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EAL360: Book History and Print Culture in China and Japan

Spring 2024, Prof. Moyer

Subject Headings

The new Discover interface is like trying to fish in the ocean. If you throw a net, you will likely bring up something, but it might not be exactly what you want. Using the various filters, fields, and boolean logic will give you the power to retrieve materials much more precisely. Smith has a rich collection on books about the history of publishing and print culture in East Asia. Here are some tips to help you to find them. 

Keyword searching is the equivalent of throwing the net - you will always retrieve something. Once you do, take a look at the subject headings and click on them to find other books that have been assigned similar headings. Here are some: 



Use Discover Advanced Search 

Use the Advanced page to search so that you can take advantage of the fields and filters.