Gale Virtual Reference Library is a great place to get an overview on a topic and identify some keywords you can use to search for articles.
Some Keywords for Dance include:
The Peninsula Library System Catalog includes books from libraries throughout San Mateo County. To search only for books at Cañada,under location select Cañada.
To request books from other libraries, place a Hold. You will be asked to enter your library card number and PIN. The book will be sent to Cañada in 3-5 days.
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Encyclopedias in our reference collection provide overviews on topics in anthropology. They are good starting points: