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  • Dance in Video  
    Productions and documentaries covering ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational dance. Includes documentaries about choreographers and videos on dance training.

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    Searchable backfiles of core journals in the humanities, social sciences and sciences. (Backfiles end 3 - 5 years prior to current date).
  • International Index to the Performing Arts (IIPA)
    Citations and abstracts for 200 international performing arts periodicals from 1998 forward. Includes retrospective citations from about 46 periodicals.
  • SPORTDiscus with Full Text
    Abstracts of articles from the international literature on sport and recreation research, with full-text coverage of 530 journals back to 1985. Includes contents of 3 foreign-language databases: Atlantes, Heracles, and Catalogue du Musee Olympique.

Dance Research and Writing

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Writing about Dance - Wendy R. Oliver
Call Number: Cabell Library GV1594.O45 2010
Will guide you through writing about dance, from the informal (journal writing and free writing) to the formal (critiques, essays, and research papers). This book includes rubrics for evaluating critiques, essays, and research papers; tips for writing dance critiques; strategies to organize your thoughts and address aspects of each type of dance writing.

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Research Methods in Physical Activity
Call Number: Cabell Library GV361.T47 2011


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