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Beginnings - Reference Sources


International Encyclopedia of Dance - Scholarly encyclopedia of just dance topics.  Any word typed into this db will be related to dance. Also in hard copy.

Oxford Reference [Sources] Premiere - Performance - collection of scholarly online reference sources on the performing arts, included the IED, above.

Oxford Reference [Sources] Premiere - Religion - same as above, pertaining to religion and philosphy

Duke Libraries' subject datbase page for DANCE resources - a group of reference sources and databases potentially covering dance

 Encyclopedia of Esthetics - scholarly resource for the conceptual side of the arts, excellent for dance backgrounds & theory.


International Dictionary of Modern Dance.  Lilly Reference GV1585.B46 1998

International Encyclopeda of Dance (hardcopy)


Specialized Reference


Biography Index - Contains more than one million thumbnail biographies from scholarly sources.

Biography and Geneology Master Index - Indexes readily-available biographical reference sources, people from all places, times and occupations.  NO DIRECT INFO HERE (a 2-step source to hard-copy sources).


Grove Encyclopedia of Music - scholarly encyclopedia of music and musicians.  Includes world music and dances

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