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Anthropology Plus

As a compilation of the Anthropological Index and Anthropological Literature databases, Anthropology Plus is the world's most comprehensive index of bibliographic materials covering the fields of anthropology, archaeology, and related interdisciplinary research. This database offers worldwide indexing of all core periodical and lesser-known journals from the early 19th century to today.

International Encyclopedia of Dance

The International Encyclopedia of Dance covers the full spectrum of dance-theatrical, ritual, dance-drama, folk, traditional, ethnic, and social dance. Cultural and National overviews are accompanied by entries on dance forms, music and costumes, performances, and biographies of dancers and coreographers. 

International Index to the Performing Arts

Covers a broad spectrum of the arts and entertainment industry - including dance, drama, theater, stagecraft, musical theater, circus performance, opera, pantomime, puppetry, magic, performance art, film, television and more.

Lexis Nexis

Provides full-text documents from over 5900 news, business, legal, medical and reference publications.

New York Public Library: the Jerome Robbins Dance Division

The Jerome Robbins Dance Division of the New York Public Library is the largest and most comprehensive archive in the world devoted to the documentation of dance. The Jerome Robbins Dance Division is located on the third floor of the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, and most materials are retrieved from closed stacks. Additionally, a growing portion of our collection is stored at NYPL's offsite facilities. All materials are noncirculating and must be studied on the premises. Bibliographic access to the archive is provided through the dance divisions online catalog, which is part of the online catalog of the New York Public Library. To search the online catalog, go here: http://catalog.nypl.org/.

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature

An index of music literature that contains records in over 1,000 languages from 3,700 journals. Dates of coverage are 1967-present.