Keyword searching is a more flexible way of searching. Try a keyword search for your topic word, but keep it simple - just a word or two. Results of a keyword search for Japan* and Imperial*. When keyword searching, you can also limit your search by language, material type, or location in the library.
The library has issues of many magazines and journals in print. Bound Periodicals are located on the first floor. Search the Online Catalog for print titles.
There is also an Electronic Journal Finder available for searching journal titles available online.
Examples of specific titles in the library's collections:
Journal of Japanese Studies - print, 1987-2007 or online from Project Muse, Winter 2004-present, or online from JSTOR 10/01/1974 - present (Full Text Delay: 6 years)
Journal of Asian Studies - print, 1956-2012, or online from ABI INFORM, 02/01/1988 - present (Full Text Delay: 1 year), or online from JSTOR, 11/01/1956 - present (Full Text Delay: 4 years).