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Use electronic databases to find journal articles, book chapters and reviews. The library has over 200 databases for finding journal articles. The Performing Arts page includes the databases relevent to Dance, most importantly, the International Index of the Performing Arts.
Remember, these databases include articles from scholarly journals, magazines and newspapers. If your professor requires that you use scholarly journal articles for your project, take a look at this website help you decide whether your articles are appropriate! When in doubt, ASK your professor or a librarian!
Multidisciplinary, Historical and Sports Databases
"America: History and Life provides abstracts and citations from reviews and dissertations about the history and culture of the United States and Canada from the earliest recorded times to the present. See Historical Abstracts for world history."
"Historical Abstracts provides indexing and abstracts for journal articles, books, and dissertations covering the history of the world from 1450 -- except the U.S. and Canada. For similar coverage of the U.S. and Canada, use America History and Life."
(for dance injuries, or dance as physical therapy)
"Topics include physical education curricula, sports medicine, dance, sport law, kinesiology, motor learning, recreation, standardized fitness tests, sports equipment, business and marketing, coaching and training, sport sociology/psychology, health education and physical therapy."
"Citations and some abstracts from periodicals, books, conference proceedings, dissertations and theses, research papers, etc. SPORTDiscus covers the areas of: sport, physical fitness, sport science and recreation."