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Dance Research Guide

Find Books 

Looking for books and/or eBooks?  Maybe a specific title, or maybe just "books about..."?  You're in the right place! 

If you need recommendations, or if you ultimately can't find what you're looking for through the guidance and tools on this page, just reach out to Performing Arts Librarian, Sam Crawford (

Search the Library Catalog

The CalArts Library offers an incredibly wide range of resources — from books, eBooks, music scores, and sound recordings, to films, periodicals (journals, magazines, newspapers) and more.  Many of the Library's resources are accesible through Special Collections, Artists' Books, Film Services, Reference, Library Reserves, and other distinct collections.  Explore the CalArts Library catalog (feel free to use the search bar below!) to get started!

Not sure how? Watch the video tutorial below the search bar to learn!

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Finding Books in the CalArts Library: Video Tutorial

How to Read a Book Citation