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Database Help: Peer-Review

What is peer-review?

Peer-reviewed articles are:

  • written by subject experts
  • reviewed by other subject experts ("peers')
  • published in peer-reviewed journals.

Peer-reviewed journals are sometimes called refereed journals.

Peer-reviewed articles and journals are regarded as being more scholarly and authoritative than article and journals that are not peer-reviewed.

Peer Review - Video

Watch this video for an explanation of peer review and how to check that a journal is peer-reviewed. For written explanations, see the next page - How to check if a journal is peer-reviewed.

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