Performing Arts: Selected Reference Resources

Web Resources

  • Dance Research Guide
    An extensive list of electronic and print resources maintained by UCI's Research Librarian for Dance.  Includes the most important resources for conducting dance research, including the New York Public Library's online dance catalog and the Web edition of the New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians, which covers dance extensively.

Printed Materials

  • Research in dance: a guide to resources by Mary S. Bopp.  New York: G.K. Hall, 1994.
  • Biographical dictionary of dance by Barbara N. Cohen-Stratyner.  New York: Schirmer, 1982.
  • Dance archives: a practical manual for documenting and preserving the ephemeral art.  Lee, MA: Preserve, Inc., 1995.
  • Dictionary of the dance by Walter G. Raffé.  New York: Barnes, 1965.