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Leah Sherman
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Guide Author

This guide created by Caley Cannon (2009); updated by Jessica Evans Brady (2013) and Leah Sherman (2016.)

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Welcome!

Welcome to FSU Libraries' Dance research guide!

Questions? Comments? Suggestions? Please contact me!

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Catalog Tips and Tricks

These are my recommendations for your best bets in researching Dance topics. For additional links and resources please see the navigation bar on the left side of this research guide.

Use the Library of Congress Classification Outline to browse for serendipitous discovery of books in your subject area. Here are the call number ranges for Dance:

  • GV (1580-1799.4) --- Dancing
  • GV (1587) --- Dance Terminology, Abbreviations, Notation
  • GV (1588) --- Philosophy and Theory
  • GV (1589) --- Study and Teaching
  • GV (1597) --- Dancing as a Profession
  • GV (1600) --- Dance Criticism and Appreciation
  • GV (1645-1728) --- Dance History and Historical Dancing
  • GV (1743) --- National Dances; Folk Dancing
  • GV (1746-1771) --- Social Dancing; Ballroom Dancing
  • GV (1781-1795) --- Theatrical Dancing
  • M (1450) --- Dance Music
  • M (1520-1526) --- Ballet Dance Music
  • QM (1-511) --- General Human Anatomy
  • QP (1-345) --- General Physiology
  • RC (489.D3) --- Dance Therapy for Adults
  • RJ (505.D3) --- Dance Therapy for Children

The following are just a few subject headings that may be used when searching the Libraries' catalog:

  • Art and Dance
  • Body Language
  • Choreography
  • Dance -- History
  • Dance -- Philosophy
  • Dance -- Religious Aspects
  • Dance -- Sociological Aspects
  • Dance -- Study and Teaching
  • Modern Dance
  • Performing Arts

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