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Search Tips

When looking for a book, think different aspects. For example:

  • What kind of dance?  Ballet? Modern? Jazz? For starters?
  • Dance of a particular country or ethnic group?
  • A particular dancer, choroeographer, or other people or groups?

Sample searches:

Notice the search results are large for these broad topics. Browse these lists for additional terms to narrow your search. Then, conduct a keyword search to bring several ideas together.

Dance of particular countries, e.g.:

Particular dancers or choreographers:

Notice these are all subject searches, using the same terminology used in the library catalog.

Beyond UMKC

As a UMKC student, you can borrow books, scores, recordings, and more from other libraries and have them delivered to UMKC, for free.

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