Intro to Dance Research: Media Resources

Image & Video Databases

Videos and images can provide information and a visual element to your paper/presentation.

Sound & Music

Sound and Music design resources can be found in my Theatre: Production & Design guide.

Dance on DVD and VHS

Marriott Library owns hundreds of dance performances, interviews, and master classes on DVD and VHS. Most of these items are not available from online/streaming sources.

Click here for a list of dance-related DVDs owned by Marriott Library (sorted by most recent to oldest)

Click here for a list of dance-related VHS tapes owned by Marriott Library (sorted by most recent to oldest)

Special Collections: Multimedia Archives

Marriott Library's Special Collections Audio Visual Archives department houses copies of local/regional materials, including films, related to dance, such as performances of Ririe-Woodbury Dance Company and Ballet West.

  • For materials that are already digitized and available for viewing in the Special Collections Reading Room, start here, then click "For Users", then "Materials Available in the Reading Room".
  • For materials that are available online, look in the Digital Library.
  • For a list of all the materials held by the Marriott Library's Special Collections, search Archives West. You can request to view these items at the Special Collections desk on Level 4 by giving them to Acquisitions Number.
    • If the records don't specifically identify that something is video or photographs, contact Special Collections directly and ask them.
  • Also check out this Dance in Utah guide.

Marriott Library Digital Collections

Marriott Library hosts more than 100 oustanding digital collections, containing 1+ million digital photographs, newspapers, maps, books, audio recordings, and other items. The following may be of particular interest for Architecture research.

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