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Dance Education

Guide to library research in dance education.

Guide to Dance call numbers

Rutgers Libraries uses the Library of Congress Classification system for call numbers. 


  • GV 1585 - Dictionaries, encyclopedias
  • GV 1587 - Terminology, abbreviations, notation
  • GV 1587.5 - Directories
  • GV 1588 - Philosophy (and theory)
  • GV 1589- Study and teaching
  • GV 1590-GV 1594 - General works
  • GV 1595 - Special aspects of the subject as a whole
  • GV 1596 - Pictorial works
  • GV 1596.5 - Juvenile works
  • GV 1597 - Dancing as a profession
  • GV 1600 - Dance criticism, appreciation
  • GV 1645-GV 1728 - Dance history (and historical dance)
  • GV 1743 - National dances. Folk dances and dancing (General)
  • GV 1746-GV 1771 - Social dancing. Ballroom dancing
  • GV 1781-GV 1795 - Theatrical dancing (Biography: GV 1785)
  • GV 1796 - Special dances.
  • M 1450 - Dance music
  • M 1520 - M 1526 Ballets (full scores, piano scores, excerpts)
  • QM 1- QM 511 - General human anatomy
  • QP 1 - QP 345 - General physiology

Education and Cognition:

  • BF231-299 Sensation. Aesthesiology
  • BF309-499 Consciousness. Cognition, including learning, attention, comprehension, memory, imagination, genius, intelligence, thought and thinking, psycholinguistics, mental fatigue
  • BF712-724.85 Developmental psychology, including infant psychology, child psychology, adolescence, adulthood
  • BF725-727 Class psychology
  • LB5-3640     Theory and practice of education
  • LB5-45     General
  • LB51-885     Systems of individual educators and writers
  • LB1025-1050.75     Teaching (Principles and practice)
  • LB1049.9-1050.75     Reading (General)
  • LB1050.9-1091     Educational psychology
  • LB1101-1139     Child study
  • LB1139.2-1139.5     Early childhood education
  • LB1140-1140.5     Preschool education. Nursery schools
  • LB1141-1489     Kindergarten
  • LB1501-1547     Primary education
  • LB1555-1602     Elementary or public school education
  • LB1603-1696.6     Secondary education. High schools
  • LB1705-2286     Education and training of teachers and administrators
  • LB1771-1773     Certification of teachers 
  • LC8-6691 Special aspects of education (such as special education, education of different demographics, types of education, etc).

Interlibrary Loan, EZ Borrow and Other Mysteries

A decision-making guide for requesting books, book chapters or journal articles from Rutgers.

Ummm, how do I locate/retrieve this book or book chapter?

1.       Is it in the Library catalog? If not, search for the book in WorldCat.

            a.        Is the book or chapter in the Rutgers Catalog and available? If the book circulates, Click  in the item’s catalog record, complete the form. If  not available go to

                        i.      EZ Borrow and request the book be deliver to a Rutgers Library. You will be notified by email when the book arrives. Go pick up the book from Access Services in the Library you selected for delivery.

                                1.     If the book is not available from EZ Borrow, request the book from UBorrow

                                 2.   If the book is not available from UBorrow, request the book or chapter from InterLibrary Loan to be delivered to a Rutgers Library. You will be notified by email when the book arrives. Go pick up the book from Access Services in the Library you selected for delivery

Noooo, I need a journal article

1.       Did you search a journal index and want to retrieve a full text article?

            a.       If there is a .pdf or   symbol, click on it.

                       i.      If it isn’t available full text as above, click on  and look for  Fill out the ILL form and request the article. An email will be sent to you directing you back to your Account page to retrieve the article electronically.


But, but, what if I requested a dissertation?

1.        Use ILL  and request as a book.

But, but what if I requested conference proceedings?

1.        Use ILL and request as a book, unless you only want some pages from the proceedings, then request as a book chapter.

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