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Dance 453 History of Ballet Annotated Bibliography Assignment : Home

 

Welcome to the D453 Annotated Bibliography Research Guide.  This guide covers Finding an Individual from recent ballet history and performance videos; Finding reviews; Finding a scholarly article or book.; Citing Sources. The resources in each section will open in a new tab/page. There is a pop up how-to video to show you how to use each resource.    

Even though the library is closed to the public, you still have access to these materials.

If you have an questions please feel free contact me.

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FINDING AN INDIVIDUAL FROM RECENT BALLET HISTORY AND PERFORMANCE VIDEOS  

American Ballet Theatre Archive is a great site to look for choreographers. You can search by decade and get brief biographical information along with a list of performances they worked on. 

How to Search American Ballet Theatre Archive (2:00) 

 

Google / Bing  / Wikipedia  (Internet Searching) for individuals in ballet history and videos. 

Tips for Searching Internet for Ballet Individuals and Video Performances (6:00) 

 

 

 

Films on Demand is a library database that may have full performances, interviews, and clips  

 
 

 

FINDING REVIEWS OF THEIR WORK 

Google is a good place to look for reviews on specific performances. Search by title of the performance and performer/choreographer/individual. The Library has possible access if you hit a pay wall: Journal/Newspaper Access by Title. 

Searching the Web for Reviews and Getting From Sites With Pay Walls (5:48) 

 

 

FINDING A BOOK OR SCHOLARLY ARTICLE   

International Bibliography of Theater and Dance -- articles / Library database 

Academic Search Premier -- articles / Library database

JSTOR - articles / library database 

Searching Library Databases for Articles (6:20) 

 

 

Search our library catalog to find books. While the library building is closed to the public at this time, you can access both e-books and print books. All print books will have scan and deliver options to have chapters e-mailed to you as a PDF.
 

How to Find Books and eBooks at WOU (4:56) 

 

CITING YOUR SOURCES 

Modern Language Association (MLA) Style Aid 

The MLA Style Aid includes in-text and works cited page examples, sample formatted papers, and links to additional MLA resources.


Noodle Tools - a cloud based software to help with your citations. Free for WOU students