Winter storm warning? 60 mile per hour winds? That won’t keep us away from research! This past week, the library was crowded with students and faculty working hard and asking fascinating questions. Some topics making their way to our desk and inboxes this week:
- Japanese food culture
- Karel Husa
- Merit pay for teachers
- John Bodenham’s “Belvedere or The Garden of the Muses“
- Housing policy and environmental justice
And, a more in-depth look at one of our questions:
Question: How can I find the original prices of books published in the 1880s?
Answer: Book prices in the US can be found in a few publications, including Publisher’s Weekly and the American Bookseller. Both are available in full text via the HathiTrust through 1922.