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Search for Print Books, eBooks & Streaming Media using the FLO Catalog

Getting Started: Keywords for Research

Suggested keywords for researching Dance Therapy.

Suggested Databases for Searching (Specialized)

Suggested Databases for Searching (Interdisciplinary)

Featured eBooks

Streaming Video Databases

Looking for streaming videos?

Try the Academic Video Online (AVON) database. Academic Video Online (AVON), also referred to as Alexander Street Video, is a multidisciplinary database offering access to tens of thousands of full-length streaming video titles including documentaries, interviews, performances, news programs and more. Videos are transcribed in addition to being indexed for subjects, people, places, release date, language, publisher, and video type.

Also try the database. produces and publishes training videos in the fields of psychotherapy, counseling, and addiction treatment. The library makes available the Full Collection and the Social Work Collection.

Selected Journals

American Journal of Dance Therapy -  current issues available from Springer.  back issues available from Proquest. Paper copies available in Lesley Library from 1987 to present. Call number: RC489.D3

Body, Movement and Dance in Psychotherapy - fulltext available from 2006-present. Paper copies available in Lesley Library from 2006 to present. Call number: RC489.D3 B63

Dance, Movement & Spiritualities - fulltext available from 2012-present. Paper copies available in Lesley Library from 2012 to present. Call number: RC489.D3 D36 new

Dance Research Journal - current issues available from Proquest. back issues from 1974- available from JSTOR.

Journal of Dance Education -  fulltext available from 2001-present.

Journal of Dance, Medicine & Science - fulltext available from 2004-present.  Paper copies available in Lesley Library from 2001-current. Call number: RC1220.D35 J68

Journal of Nonverbal Behaviorcurrent issues available from Springer. back issues from 1992- available from Ebsco.

Journal of Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance - fulltext available from 1988-present. Paper copies available in Lesley Library from 2004-current. Call number: GV201 .J6

Featured Resources

The Sherrill Library has a special resource for educators, therapists, counselors to use called the Teaching Resource Center, which is a collection of manipulatives, textbooks, picture books, leveled readers and juvenile fiction and non fiction.

The most effective way to search the collection is to go to the FLO catalog, select the "Advanced Search" option and scroll down the "Location" tab option to find "Lesley-Sherrill Teaching Resources Collection".  Once you have that highlighted, go back above to the search box and start searching!