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Dance Research Guide

Finding Books

Books, eBooks, and other Library materials can be searched using the Online Catalog. Books for Dance are located in sections GV 1587- GV 1799 in the Library's collection. There are two main categories of books: general and reference. General books (located in the "Stacks" on the lower floor) can be checked out and are often used for more in-depth research. Reference books (located on the upper floor) do not circulate but can be useful for acquiring an overview on a topic.

Course Reserves

The Library maintains a collection of instructor reserve materials. These consist of textbooks, videos, and supplemental course materials that instructors have put in the Library for student use. To find what materials are available for Dance, search Course Reserves in the Online Catalog. It is best to search by "Course Number" (ex. KIN 103) in that an instructor other than yours may have placed an item on reserve. Materials can be requested at the Periodicals counter and generally must be used in the Library on a two-hour loan period. Photocopy machines are available for 10¢ a copy.

A few selected Library general and reference titles for Dance are listed below.