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Search a database for specific articles.
- Academic Search Complete This link opens in a new windowContains both magazines and peer-reviewed/scholarly journal articles related to all topics, including dance.
- Humanities Source This link opens in a new windowScholarly articles in the humanities, including dance history and dance.
- SPORTDiscus with Full Text This link opens in a new windowIncludes information related to dance in terms of human movement, exercise physiology, and recreation.
- JSTOR This link opens in a new windowFull-text peer-reviewed journals but does NOT have current issues (not the last 5 years or so). Dance journals are listed under Advanced Search in the "Performing Arts" category.
Use these databases if you need to find historical or cultural information about a country or place where a dance originated.
- GenderWatch This link opens in a new windowFull-text database of unique and diverse publications that focus on how gender impacts a broad spectrum of subject areas. Coverage is from 1970-present.
- Ethnic NewsWatch This link opens in a new windowAn interdisciplinary, bilingual (English and Spanish) and comprehensive full text database of the newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, minority and native press. ENW titles offer additional viewpoints from those proffered by the mainstream press. 1990- current.
- Business Research GuideUse the business research guide for more business information.
- Business Source CompleteUse to find information about running a business, starting a (dance) company, etc.
- Newspaper Source Plus This link opens in a new windowIncludes 1570 full-text newspapers from around the world and more than 583,100 television and radio news transcripts, videos & podcasts.
- Newspaper Research guideUse this guide for more links to Newspapers, including the New York Times.
- Contact Quarterly WebsiteThe Search button is on the RIGHT SIDE of the first page.
We have the journal Contact Quarterly in print. You can search through its index online to find what articles it has. We will then scan and email the article to you.
Search in every database through our Library Search.
Google ScholarUse this link to search Google Scholar AND have the results available in full-text, as a Brockport student, faculty or staff member.
Search for books from libraries worldwide
WorldCat is a database of books, videos and other items available in libraries worldwide. We have a few different ways to search WorldCat:
- WorldCat DiscoveryWorldCat Beta is the newest version of WorldCat.
Items in Drake Library
Here are some general places to start if you want to browse for a topic on the top floor. For more specifics, please use the Library Catalog.
- Dance byCall Number: GV1588.3 .D33 2012ISBN: 9780262517775
- A Century of Dance byCall Number: GV1619 .D759 2001ISBN: 0815411332