What are peer-reviewed /
scholarly journal articles?
refereed articles or scholarly
journal articles are usually considered to be the
same kind of publication. These articles are reviewed
by experts in a specific discipline ( the author's "peers"
) before they are published in a journal. The purpose
of peer review is to ensure that the highest quality articles
How to search for peer-reviewed
Library databases are
the best tool to search for peer-reviewed/scholarly journal
articles. Many databases allow
you to limit your search to only peer-reviewed / scholarly