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Guide to Library and other resources in dance.

International Encyclopedia of Dance

International Encyclopedia of Dance With nearly 2,000 articles written by scholars from fifty countries, the International Encyclopedia of Dance covers the full spectrum of dance—theatrical, ritual, dance-drama, folk, traditional, ethnic, and social dance. Cultural and national overviews are accompanied by entries on dance forms, music and costumes, performances, and biographies of dancers and choreographers.

When searching the Encyclopedia of Dancedon't use the search blank at the top of the page! Instead, use the "Search within work" search blank on the left side of the page:

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Other Online Reference Books on Dance

Dance is an interdisciplinary topic. Dancers may find useful articles in reference books on a wide range of topics. To search for articles in the LCC Library's online reference collection, use our Online Encyclopedias webpage. To read articles from one of the reference books below, click on the link, then click on the name of the collection under where it says "Full text availability."