Databases by subject: Dance

Major indexes

General OneFile

Find news and periodical articles on a wide range of topics.

International Bibliography of Theatre and Dance

Find articles in theatre, performing arts, and dance.

International Index to Performing Arts Full Text (IIPA)

Find articles on the arts and entertainment industry, including dance, theater, opera, film, and television.

Additional databases

Dance in Video

Find streaming video of dance production, documentaries in jazz, ballet, tap, contemporary dance, experimental and improvisational dance.

Additional indexes

Arts & Humanities Citation Index (included in Web of Science)

Find fine arts and humanities journal articles from 1975 to present.

International Index to Music Periodicals Full Text

Find articles on music topics and genres, including performance, ethnomusicology, composition, and music education.

Music Index

Find articles, book reviews, magazines on classical and popular music.

Readers' Guide Retrospective

Search an index of articles published in the most popular general-interest periodicals published in the United States.

RILM Abstracts of Music Literature

Find articles, conference proceedings, books, dissertations in ethnomusicology, popular music, jazz studies, classical music, instruments, and musicology.