Encyclopedias relating to DANCE can be found in the reference section on the Main Level (Level Two) under these call number ranges. Other subject related books can be found under these ranges on Levels Two and Three of Hammermill Library.
Use BOOKS to find comprehensive treatment of dance, dance history and other dance related topics, full-length biographies of famous dancers and choreographers, and in-depth coverage of issues in dance.
Browsing the stacks can help you evaluate the library's collection in a given field of study. The following call number ranges contain works relevant to dance:
GV 1585 Dictionaries, Encyclopedias
GV 1588 Dance Philosophy.
GV 1590-96 General works about Dance.
GV 1600 Dance Criticism.
GV 1601-1728 Dance History.
GV 1781-1799 Theatrical Dancing (Modern, Jazz, Tap).
GV 1786-1790 Ballet.
Other call number areas useful for dance research:
GT 500-2370 Costume. Dress. Fashion
ML 3400+ Dance Music.
PN 1560-1590 Performing Arts. Show Business.
QP 310.D35 Physiology. Movement. Dancing.
RC 1220 Sports Medicine. Dance.
TR 817.5 Photography. Dance.
QP141-144 Physiology of Nutrition.
Use encyclopedias and dictionaries to gather background information for your topic. It is a good starting place to begin your research.
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