Following in the steps of dance: the example of American libraries

Libraries should keep pace with dance in the rapid development which it has seen over the past three decades, and offer videos, DVDs, ephemera, programmes and choreographic annotations to its new public: professionals, (dancers, choreographers, related occupations), amateurs, critics, researchers. In the United States, the eight most important conservation organizations created in 1992, the Dance Heritage Coalition, an institutional network which has notably as its objective to improve and to coordinate the collection, the conservation and the treatment of documents, as well as the training of dance and library professionals