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Dance History, Theory, and Criticism: Getting Started

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Getting Started: encyclopedias and dictionaries that provide background information.

Books: suggestions for finding books at Appalachian State University, UNC-Asheville, and Western Carolina University (WNCLN Catalog) and at other institutions (WorldCat), including a list of subject headings and call numbers.

Scholarly Articles & News: suggested databases for finding journal, magazine, and newspaper articles.

Videos & Images: Library databases, digital collections and websites for locating video and images.

Primary Sources: library digital collections of historical newspapers and papers, interviews, and other historical materials.

Web Resources: links to research guides, organizations, building codes, demographic information, as well as information on evaluating websites.

Annotated Bibliography: outlines what an annotated bibliography is and its various components.

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RAP (Research Advisory Program)

The Research Advisory Program (RAP) provides students the opportunity to meet with a librarian for in-depth reference assistance to identify appropriate sources for a research topic.

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Encyclopedias, Dictionaires, Handbooks


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