You can access online content from a number of print journals subscribed to by the library
By logging into OpenAthens & selecting the International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance (IBTD) database from the resources list you can browse issues of these journals, as well as view and print full text articles:
If you are onsite you can access the database directly on any networked computer.OpenAthens IBTD | Onsite Access
By accessing the Ingentaconnect platform on any NSCD networked computer or from home via OpenAthens you can browse issues of these journals, as well as view and print full text articles:
All new & archived content for the following journal titles has moved to the Intellect Discover platform:
Whilst you will still be able to access pre-2023 content archives for these titles on the IngentaConnect platform, we recommend you utilise Intellect Discover to ensure you access the most up-to-date content relating to these titles.OpenAthens Ingenta | Onsite Access
By accessing the Intellect Discover platform on any NSCD networked computer or from home via OpenAthens you can browse issues of these journals, as well as view and print full text articles:
By accessing the Taylor & Francis platform on any NSCD networked computer or from home via OpenAthens you can browse issues of these journals, as well as view and print full text articles:
Animated is published by People Dancing (formerly known as The Foundation for Community Dance), the title can be accessed & browsed online.
You can use the online archive tool to search past issues of the journal for articles of interest. Then simply locate the back issue in the library & archive collections or on the People Dancing website, allowing you to read any articles that relate to your area of research.Animated Archive Search
Arts Professional creates & curates the most relevant content for those with a professional interest in the arts sector. Content includes : news, jobs, events, courses, directories & features.
You can access Arts Professional paywall content from any networked NSCD computer without having to log on (IP authentication). If you are a staff member working off-site you can also access paywall content via your remote desktop.
Arts Professional | Onsite Access
Contact Quarterly, the journal of dance, improvisation, performance, & contemporary movement arts, is the longest living, independent, artist-made, not-for-profit, reader-supported magazine devoted to the dancer’s voice.
In January 2020, after producing the final issue of CQ as a print periodical (Vol. 45.1), CQ have transitioned to publishing their year-round online journal – CQ Unbound – allowing subscribers to access original writings from 2008 ongoing.
From any networked NSCD computer you can now access full text content on the CQ website:
• CQ Unbound | 2008 – to date
• CI Newsletter | 2010 – to date
You can also use the CQ Journal of Dance & Improvisation section as an index to back issues of the discontinued journal, which can then be located in the NSCD Library’s journal collection.
You can access full text issues of Contact Quarterly from 01/01/2005 to 2020 via the IBTD database.CQ Unbound | Onsite Access CI Newsletter | Onsite Access
Dance Index was founded by Lincoln Kirstein in 1942. Over the following seven years, 56 issues were published, presenting original scholarship on a wide range of dance subjects.
In the spirit of its predecessor the new Dance Index, launched in 2017 by Eakins Press Foundation, examines the multi-dimensional richness & diversity of the world of dance. Its intention is to surprise & excite a general audience with a new level of understanding and appreciation of the real & critical importance of dance in contemporary culture.
You can use the online ‘past issues’ tool to search & view the original 56 issues of the journal, published between 1942-1948.
18 of the original print issues from 1944-1948 & all issues published from 2017 can be found in the library Journal Collections. The most recent print issue can be found on the journal rack in the library.Dance Index
Dance Research, the journal of the Society for Dance Research, is essential reading for those involved in the study & practice of dance. It provides an international forum for the presentation & discussion of contemporary dance research & contains a section of comprehensive book & journal reviews.
Dance Research is addressed to scholars & practitioners working within the many disciplines which constitute Dance Studies – Studies of Dancers; Ballet; Choreography; Dance & Movement; Dance & Music; Dance History & Social History; Folk Dance; Injuries, Fitness & Nutrition Studies; Performance Technique; The Sociology of Dance; The Anthropology of Dance.
The print copy of the journal is available in the library. You can also access a full index, back issues from 2005 onwards & the current issue of the title on the Edinburgh University Press (EUP) website. Any content marked with ‘s’ or ‘f’ is available full text as part of our subscription or for free.
Full Text access is also available via the IBTD database, with the last 12 months content embargoed.Dance Research OpenAthens
The Feldenkrais Research Journal focuses on research into the Feldenkrais Method® and related fields of practice, thought, research, action, and awareness. This peer reviewed Journal seeks to engage in a dialogue about research within the Feldenkrais professional field and beyond.
You can view all the issues of the journal online.Feldenkrais Research Journal
A journal published once a year by Dance Info Finland… exploring Artists, phenomena, & ideas across the Finnish dance scene. Available from the NSCD Library journal collections or online…
Published by Dance Info Finland who promote the development of Finnish dance art & work to improve its status/operating conditions in society. Its activities include both domestic & internationally oriented work.Finnish Dance in Focus | Full Text Dance Info Finland
Medical Problems of Performing Artists is available online from any school computer.
Simply go to the MPPA website, select ‘access journal’ & you’ll be taken to the journal page on the IngentaConnect portal.
If you are off-site simply log into OpenAthens & access the IngentaConnect portal to view current & back issues of the MPPA journal.mppa
NIVEL is the open access publication series of the Theatre Academy Helsinki at the University of the Arts Helsinki.
Publications on the site come in a range of languages including Finnish & English, covering topics ranging from artistic research to the poetics of form.NIVEL
You can access online copies of Pulse magazine by going to their website & clicking on the cover image of the current or previous issue.Pulse
You can access online copies of The Stage from 2018 onwards.
The Stage is a British weekly newspaper & website covering the entertainment industry, & particularly theatre. It was founded in 1880. It contains news, reviews, opinion, features, & recruitment advertising, mainly directed at those who work in theatre & the performing arts.
You can access The Stage content on the Exact Editions platform from any networked NSCD computer without having to log on (IP authentication). If you are a student or staff member working off-site you can also access the archive & current issues via OpenAthens.
The Stage | Onsite Access The Stage | OpenAthens
The Drama Review is available online from any NSCD computer via the MIT & Cambridge Core portals:
TDR traces the broad spectrum of performances – studying performances in their aesthetic, social, economic, & political contexts. With an emphasis on experimental, avant-garde, intercultural, & interdisciplinary performance, TDR covers performance art, theatre, dance, music, visual art, popular entertainments, media, sports, rituals, & the performance in and of politics & everyday life. Long known as the basic resource for current scholarship in performance studies, TDR continues to be the liveliest forum for debate on important performances in every medium, setting, & culture.
To access the TDR archive from outside the NSCD network, log into OpenAthens & select MIT or Cambridge Core from the resource list. You can also use the International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance (IBTD) database via OpenAthens. Please note whilst you can access many TDR full text articles via IBTD you can’t see the most recent (last 12 months) or some of the older issues – use MIT & Cambridge Core to access these.
MIT | 2009-2020 Cambridge Core | 2021 onwards
Writings on Dance is a journal of analysis, commentary, theory of the moving body – committed to supporting alternative practices in dance & other arts through documentation, critical reflection, & commentary. It is primarily a journal by & for artists & was published in Australia from 1985 to 2012.
We hold the full print run in the Library & Archive journal collection. You can use the online content listings on the Writing on Dance website to locate content in our print collection.Writings on Dance | Content Listing
We don’t hold print copies of the following journals in the library & archive collections but you can access full text content online:
A searchable collection of scholarly journal Tables of Contents (TOCs). It contains articles’ metadata of TOCs for over 22,053 journals directly collected from over 1795 publishers.
Comprehensive research database, giving you access to over 28,500 journals & more than 52 million article citations & conference papers through the British Library’s electronic table of contents.JournalTOCS ZETOC
DOJA offers open access to scientific & scholarly journals.
DOAJ is a community-curated online directory that indexes & provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals. DOAJ is independent. All funding is via donations, from sponsors & from members & publisher members. All DOAJ services are free of charge & all data is freely available.DOAJ