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