Dance: Searching for Books

Resources for Dance

Summit Catalog

Summit is a catalog that searches other academic libraries in Washington and Oregon. If Western doesn't have a book you need, you can request an item from Summit and have it delivered to the circulation desk in Haggard Hall.

Use the same search tips you used for the catalog. You can duplicate a search in Summit directly from Western's Catalog by clicking on the "Repeat search in Summit" link at the top of the page.

Locating Books

To search for books on Dance in Western's library catalog you may use the subject heading template below. Most dance books are found in the GV1580-GV1799 call number range. The following are selected Library of Congress Subject Headings used by the Western Libraries.

Art and Dance Dance Notation Movement Notation
Ballet Dance Psychological Aspects Music and Dance
Ballet Companies Dance Therapy Music in Physical Education
Ballroom Dancing Folk Dancing Perceptual Motor Learning
Choreography Improvisation in Dance Religious Dance Modern
Country Dance Indian Dance Sex in Dance
Dance Anthropological Aspects Jazz Dance Square Dancing
Dance Companies Labanotation Tap Dancing
Dance for Children Modern Dance Tango
Dance Music Movement Education Waltz


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