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Use the following databases to locate journal articles, reviews, online music and other resources for contemporary dance, dance history, cultural studies and new media. If you need additional help finding resources for dance research or performance studies, contact Sylvia Roberts, Liaison Librarian for Contemporary Arts, at sroberts@sfu.ca or 778-782-3681.

Top Resources

  1. Multidisciplinary index to journals for the performing arts (drama, theater, dance, film, television).
  2. Streaming video of dance productions & documentaries by the most influential performers and companies of the 20th century.

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  1. Multidisciplinary index to academic & popular journals.
  2. A multidisciplinary index to the journal literature of the arts and humanities. Some of the disciplines covered include: Archaeology, Architecture, Art, Asian Studies, Classics, Dance, Folklore, History, Language, Linguistics, Literary Reviews, Literature, Music, Philosophy, Poetry, Radio, Television, & Film, Religion, Theatre.
  3. Searchable database of online music, from classical to contemporary.
  4. DRAM (Database of Recorded American Music) provides high-quality streaming access to recordings by New World Records, CRI and other important labels. Includes folk, opera, jazz, musical theatre, contemporary and electronic music.
  5. Index to high-quality, peer-reviewed publications of regional importance and in emerging scientific fields.
  6. Search specifically for scholarly literature.
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  7. Searchable, archival collection of core academic articles, books, and primary sources in arts, humanities and social sciences.
  8. Searchable database of online music from around the world. Includes sound effects and spoken word recordings.
  9. Humanities and social science ebooks and journals.
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