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Collection Guidelines: Dance: Subject Info

Collection development guidelines for dance.

About This Guide



These are the guidelines by which materials are purchased for the Dance collections of the UW Libraries (Seattle Campus). 

For questions or more information, please contact the Fine & Performing Arts Librarian (

UW Libraries Collection Goals

The UW Libraries is committed to providing convenient and timely access to collections and information resources that are outstanding with respect to their quality, depth, diversity, format and currency to support the research and teaching missions of the University of Washington.

Subject Definition

Dance is the art form in which human movement becomes the medium for sensing, understanding, and communicating ideas, feelings, and experiences.


Subject Classification

Library of Congress Classification (LC):

GV:  Dancing