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What is Peer Review?

Peer review is a process where a researcher's work is evaluated by other experts in the same field to ensure it contains credible information before being published in an academic journal.   Peer-reviewed articles can be difficult to find online via search engines like Google, so be sure to use the Library when searching for these types of articles.

Video: Peer Review


Searching for Peer Reviewed Articles

Peer-Reviewed articles are included in OneSearch and most library databases. These search tools generally allow you to narrow your search to articles in peer-reviewed journals.

To limit to peer-reviewed articles in OneSearch select Peer-reviewed Journals from the Availability menu. 

To limit to peer-reviewed articles in databases select Peer Reviewed limit on the advanced search page or from the limits on the results page. 

Video: How to Read Scholarly Materials


Tutorial: How To Read Scholarly Materials (2019 update)