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Find library and research resources related to Dance.

The Leatherby Libraries has a collection of books across many disciplines. Books on dance studies, dance history, dance technique, and choreography are mostly found in the Henley Social Science Library on the second floor of the Leatherby Libraries. You will find the majority of dance books and DVDs in the call number range of GV 1580--GV 1799.

Use this search bar to find books in the catalog:


And also try looking in the ESCO Academic E-Books Collection:


You can also find books from libraries all over the world and have themn sent to the Leatherby Libraries through Interlibrary Loan.

The Leatherby Libraries also has a large number of e-books that cannot be found in the library catalog.

Search in the "Start Your Search" box on the library homepage for e-books and other materials:

Best bets for finding articles from dance journals, magazines, and professional literature:

Other databases to find dance articles:

Use Start Your Search to search across multiple databases with a single search.

Video Databases:

Online dance video resources:

Jacob’s Pillow is a National Historic Landmark, a National Medal of Arts recipient, and home to America’s longest running dance festival. Each year thousands of people from across the U.S. and around the globe experience the Festival with more than 50 dance companies and 200 free performances, talks, and events; train at The School at Jacob’s Pillow; explore the rare and extensive dance Archives; take part in numerous Community Programs; and experience the rich history of the Festival online.

The Leatherby Libraries has a large collection of dance DVDs. Most can be found in the Social Sciences li

Free and Legal Videos (Creative Commons Licensed or Public Domain)

Music resources to listen and find that perfect piece to work with or inspire your choreography:

Free and Legal Music (through Creative Commons licensing or in the public domain):