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A guide to peer review and how to find peer-reviewed journals and articles.
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This guide provides information on the subject of peer review. It explains the concept of peer review and how to determine if a journal is peer reviewed. Use the tabs above to find information on scholarly journals and locating peer reviewed journals.



Thank you to Karen Goodell, a previous employee, who was the original author of this guide. Her efforts are greatly appreciated!


Overview - What is Peer Review?

Peer review is defined as the process by which manuscripts submitted for publication in a scholarly journal are reviewed for content accuracy by one or more experts in the subject area. Another term for peer reviewed is refereed.


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