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Performing Arts Library

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The Performing Arts Library is located at D-004 in the Center for the Performing Arts. Check our hours on our homepage.


What's in this Guide

Welcome to the Performing Arts Library guide to library resources for Dance.  This guide contains information and links to help you start finding dance resources:

Finding Resources: Tips to help you find scores, parts, sound recordings, and books about dance in the Performing Arts Library.

Selected Titles: Links to KentLINK records for books, DVDs and VHS tapes about the dance in the Performing Arts Library collection.

Databases & Encyclopedias: Links to databases, indexes, dictionaries and online sound recordings to begin your research on dance topics.

Journals: Holdings and indexing information on relevant titles.

Writing Help: Links to print and online style guides and writing resources.

Careers: Links to job postings, preparing application documents, auditioning and interviewing, resources on occupational health and books and articles on careers in the performing arts.

Grant & Fundraising Resources: Links to web sites for finding grants, as well as books, journal articles and other online resources.

Dance for Children: Resources on teaching children to dance.

Websites: Links to recommended free web sites useful for basic dance research.

Need a concise print version of this guide?  Download the PDF file here.

Looking for More?  Browse one of our other theatre or dance guides:

Performing Arts Library Introduction

This video provides a brief overview of the services and facilities available at Kent State University's Performing Arts Library. Drop by and see us soon!