Journals consist of articles written by scholars and researchers, reporting in detail on their original research, and "peer reviewed" by other experts before they’re published. Most are published by professional or academic organizations, for specialists in that field. Journals are published regularly, like magazines, but most magazine articles provide more basic information, and are written for the average person.
The Readers' Guide to Periodical Literature indexes the contents of popular magazines. You will find it located in the reference room under Ref. AI 3.R48 beginning with the first volume published in 1900. The volumes are in chronological order on the shelf. The main body of the Index consists of subject and author entries to periodical articles arranged in one alphabet. These are some titles of general history magazines that are indexed by the Readers' Guide:
The Bulletin for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies, the official peer-reviewed journal of the Association for Spanish and Portuguese Historical Studies, is an open access journal. BSPHS is an annual digital peer-reviewed journal committed to publishing high quality original scholarly pieces addressing any aspect of the history of Spain, Portugal, or their influences in the wider world.
The oldest US publication devoted exclusively to world affairs, Current History was founded by The New York Times in 1914 to provide detailed coverage of what was then known as the Great War. As a privately owned publication, Current History has continued a long tradition of groundbreaking coverage, providing a forum for leading scholars and specialists to analyze events and trends in every region of a rapidly changing world. Preston Library starts with volume 4, 1916, to the current issues (with exceptions of missing issues). The call number for this journal is D 410.C8 located on the 300 level. There is also online full-text access from 2000 to date.
The International Journal of Iberian Studies (IJIS) is the academic journal for scholars from around the world whose research focuses on contemporary Spain and Portugal from a range of disciplinary perspectives. IJIS is interested in history (20th century onwards), government and politics; foreign policy and international relations. It is indexed by Academic Search Complete and Political Science Complete.
The Journal of Spanish Cultural Studies aims to interrogate established notions of Spanish culture and hispanism by promoting innovative theoretical and critical work of the highest quality. It is indexed by Academic Search Complete and Humanities International Complete since 2000. There are full-text articles accessible until 18 months ago.
Revista Universitaria de Historia Militar is an open-access journal published semi-annually. Text is Spanish.