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What is Peer-Review?

Peer-reviewed (refereed) articles are certified by experts in the field before they are accepted for publication. 

Learn more:  Peer-Review Guide

 

Brief Glossary:

   Academic:  Refers to the audience of a publication

   Scholarly:   Refers to the audience of a publication

   Refereed:   Articles are monitored before publication

   Peer-Review:  "Blind review" by scholars and experts

Scholarly vs. Popular Articles

Finding Peer-Reviewed Articles

How do I find peer-reviewed articles?

Most article databases allow you to filter results by peer-review.  Look for the Peer-Review check box, tab, or button.

Verifying Peer-Review

How do I verify that my article is peer-reviewed?

Look up the name of the journal that published the article in one of these directories: