THEATER 1B: Dance on American Film and Television

Article Databases

Search an article database to find citations (title, author, title of journal, date, page numbers) for articles on a particular topic.  The Library gives you access to over 200 article databases covering different disciplines.

1.  Think about which academic disciplines might write about your topic.  Examples:  literature, film, anthropology, history...

2.  Find the appropriate article database by subject (academic discipline or department).  Look for "Recommended" databases.

Library home > Articles > Article Databases by Subject

Sample Searches - Articles

Library home > Articles > Article Databases by Subject > Dance > International Index to Performing Arts

1.  "bring it on"  (anywherel)
       danc*   (anywhere)

drat those Broadway productions!  how do I just get stuff about the film?

"bring it on film"  (anywhere)
 danc*   (anywhere)

sometimes even more narrowing is required

rent film (anywhere)
chris columbus  (anywhere)

 rihanna (anywhere)
 danc*  (anywherel)
video*  (anywhere)

Library home > Articles > Article Databases by Subject > Dance > International Bibliography of Theatre and Dance Full Text

hip hop (select a field optional)
danc*  (select a field optional)
women or gender  (select a field - optional)

limit to: scholarly (peer reviewed) journals


Search Results

  • click on the title to see full record (including abstracts and descriptors)
  • to limit by publication type (peer-reviewed journals, conferences, books, etc.) click on the appropriate tab or link
  • if necessary,look for other limits (latest update, journal articles only, english only) and more advanced searches
  • select records to save to your personalized list; lists may be e-mailed, downloaded, printed

UC-eLinks - Find Article Text/Location

Once you've searched a database to find articles, you may need to use UC-eLinks orange logo to link to a PDF or html file if the full text is not immediately available. Each database is a bit different, but a good rule of thumb is this: when you see the Uc-eLinks icon click on it to view your article access options, which can range from full text to a call number to an Interlibrary Loan request:

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For more information, here's a tutorial on using UC-eLinks.

Film Review Sources

Last Update: March 13, 2014 11:09