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Music Library Guide: Dance

Library guide for Music & Dance students & staff

Dance Databases


The WH Bell Music Library has a vast collection of books, CD's, DVDs and journals on Dance and the Performing Arts.  

We also have a number of databases covering dance and theatre like:

Dance in Video (part of the Music Online collection from Alexander Street Press)

International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance with Full Text - via EBSCOhost

The Centre for Theatre, Dance and the Performing Arts have departments that are situated on the different campuses, the Music Library predominantly houses sources in Contemporary Dance, African Dance, Classical Ballet and movement approaches such as improvisation and somatic dance as well as dance pedagogy and other.

Some recent acquisitions:  The Oxford Handbook of dance and the popular screen

                                           The Oxford Handbook of screendance studies

                                           Dancing Jewish


                                           Getting started in Ballet