EAS 302: Methods and Materials in East Asian Studies: Periodicals, Newspapers and Microfilm

This is a course guide for the linked courses of EAS 302 (Methods and Materials in East Asian Studies) and LIBR 302 (Library Research Paper Tutorial).

Seminal Periodical Titles

As an East Asian Studies major it is important to become familiar with seminal periodicals available for the study of Asia, such as:

Note:  These titles are available in different formats such as in print, on microfilm or online/full text.

How to find periodicals, newspapers, and microfilm

Search the online catalog:

To locate periodicals by title:

                  Example:  subject search:  asia periodicals (for all periodicals pertaining to Asia in Western's Online Catalog)

                  Example:  subject search:  japan periodicals (for all periodicals pertaining to Japan in Western's Online Catalog)

 

For newspapers:

                  Example:  subject search: china newspapers (for all newspapers pertaining to China in Western's Online Catalog)

                  Example:  subject search:  shangahi (china) newspapers (for all newspapers pertaining to Shanghai in Western's Online Catalog)

 

For videos: 

                  Example:  advanced keyword search:  china   AND  material type: Video (DVD)  (for all DVDs on China in Western's Online Catalog)

 

To locate specific topics in perioidicals search the databases in the guide using specific keywords.

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