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Books in the Library and Learning Resources  (LLR) are arranged using a classification scheme.  The main collection of books is located on the first floor.  Some books on dance are also located in the XL collection which is on the ground floor.  You can use the catalogue to search for specific titles and subjects, but here are some useful classification numbers to get you started:

792.6 Musical Plays
792.7 Variety Shows and Theatrical Dancing
792.8 Ballet and Modern Dance
792.9 Stage Production
793.308604 Gays/Social Dance
793.3087 Disabled Social Dance
793.309012 Social Dance to 4000 B.C.
793.31 Folk and National Dancing
793.32 Clog Dancing
793.33 Ballroom Dancing
793.34 Square Dancing
793.35 Dances with accessories
793.36 Line Dancing
793.38 Balls


Both print and e-books are available from the library and learning resources.  You can access e-books via the library catalogue or via the individual ebook packages.

Current journals and back issues are kept on the ground floor of the library, arranged alphabetically by title.  You can use the catalogue to search for relevant items.  Some relevant journals for Dance are:

A selection of full-text journals, as well as the indexes and abstracts for others, are available via the library and learning resource

To search for full text e-journal articles by subject you can search the catalogue by subject.  Some useful e-resources for Dance are:


Academic Search Premier

Academic Search Premier is an excellent database - a good all rounder for most subjects.





 The internet is a very useful tool for finding information and resources but it can be very difficult and time consuming to find relevant, up-to-date and accurate information and should be used with care:

José Limón Dance Foundation

Martha Graham Dance Company