This is the main portal to databases and other library sources for dance research at Van Wylen Library, Hope College.
Last Updated: Mar 5, 2014
When you find a citation in a database that doesn't have the full text of the article included, look for these links:
Following these links will search our system to see if we have it available somewhere else. Be patient, sometimes you have to click through several links to get to the article!
- Physical Education Index
Index of scholarly, trade, and popular articles on all topics related to athletics, physical education, and recreation, including dance
- Humanities Abstracts
Index of articles and other materials published in humanities-related journals
- RILM Music Abstracts
Index of articles from music journals as well as books, bibliographies, conference proceedings, discographies, dissertations, ethnographic recordings, videos, and other materials
- Historical Abstracts
Helpful for researching non-US dance history topics.
- America: History and Life
This database is helpful for researching US dance history topics.
- Web of Science
Citation index for all disciplines (1955-present)
- Google Scholar
Search the open web for scholarly literature (journal articles and abstracts, books and book previews, theses, etc.). Access to some full-text articles may not be available from off-campus. Please contact a librarian for access issues.