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*Dance

Welcome

Welcome to the FSU Libraries' Dance Research Guide

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Jazz Dance Theatre, 2012.

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 books in your subject area. Here are some to get started in 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

These FSU Research Guides may be of interest to your research; a full list of guides can be found here. Each guide will also include contact information for the subject librarian in that area of study:

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