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Using the Philippine Studies Journal

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About the Philippine Studies Journal

“Philippine Studies is an internationally refereed journal that publishes scholarly and original articles from a range of disciplines that provide historical and ethnographic viewpoints on the Philippines and its peoples. Founded in 1953, Philippine Studies is published quarterly by the Ateneo de Manila University.” Philippine Studies is an example of a scholarly Journal.

Why use a scholarly journal?

ODLIS defines scholarly journal as “a periodical devoted to disseminating original research and commentary on current developments in a specific discipline or field of study”.

Journals are good sources of original researches on topics as well as articles and essays written by scholars or subject experts. 

Searching for Articles from Philippine Studies Journal 
Go to and search using your keywords.
Take note of the volume and issue number.
In this example, the article can be found in Philippine Studies volume 54, issue 1, published in year 2006. The cover story is State Relations.
Copies of Philippine Studies journal can be found in the Bound Periodicals Section (near the Reference Section) of the AHS Library. Look for the specified volume and issue number and refer to the table of contents for the exact page where the article can be found.
Open Access to Articles published from 1953-1996
All articles and reviews published in Philippine Studies prior to 2007 are available for download. Click on the PDF icon to download the full-text article.
The articles can be downloaded for free (registration is required).
Citing a Journal Article (MLA format)
Follow the following format for works cited page.
Author(s). "Title of Article." Title of Journal Volume.Issue (Year): pages. Medium of publication.
Fuwa, Nobuhiko and James Anderson. “Filipina Encounters with Japan: Stories Beyond the Stereotype from a Pangasinan Barangay.” Philippine Studies 54.1 (2006) : 111-141. Print.
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