An alliane of major dance collections, formed to document and preserve America's dance.
Dance Heritage Coalition

Choreographing Your Search

Exercises to practice searching in Eureka

  1. Select the books (BKS) file. How many entries contain the words dance and nature in their titles? Were any published before 1800?
    • Answer:
      • Search by typing fin tw dance nature. Result: At least 17 entries.
      • At least two titles were published before 1800.
  2. Select the Archival and Mixed Collections (AMC) file. How many entries contain the word Ballet or Balet in their titles? Which institution holds George Antheil's materials relating to Ballet Mechanique?
    • Answer:
      • Search by typing fin tw ballet or tw balet. Result: At least 71 entries.
      • Antheil's Ballet Mechanique materials are held by the Getty Center for the History of Art and the Humanities, Archives of the History of Art.
  3. Where are records of the Choreogram Dance Studio located? Does the Collection contain photographs? (Hint: use CW for Corporate Word to search for this collection.)
    • Answer:
      • Search by typing fin cw Choreogram. Result: At least 1 entry.
      • Yes, the collection does contain photographs.