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Dance and Dance History

A guide to academic research in the study of dance and dance history.


About this Guide

Use this guide to get an idea of the types of resources the Ball State University Libraries have covering the field of dance and dance history.

  • Background Information -- will help you get titles of specialized encyclopedias on dance and choreographers
  • Finding Articles -- will clue you in to the best databases you can use to search by your dance topic for articles in magazines and journals
  • Finding Books -- will give you tips for searching OneSearch for dance topics
  • Finding Video -- will highlight databases that includes curated, quality videos on a wide variety of dance styles and subjects

Explore and enjoy!

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