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The following is a selected list of resources for starting research in Dance. Most of these resources are located in the Knight Library on the second floor, with reference resources on the third floor in the Music Services reference collection.

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This guide is intended to help you access core research materials for Dance.  Use the menu options on the left of the page to find information about specific types of resources.

If you want more specific research help, or if you have a question, please email me using the contact box on the right side of this page.

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Image credit: "Ruth St. Denis in Greek Veil Plastique" by Arthur Kales (1918), from The Denishawn Collection, via the New York Public Library on Flickr Commons.

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Music and Dance Librarian

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Ann Shaffer
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I currently work on campus on Wednesdays and Thursdays, and work remotely on Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays. I am available for in-person research consultations on Wednesdays and Thursdays, and for virtual consultations (via Zoom, Teams, or phone) on any weekday.
Subjects: Dance, Music