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Peer Reviewed Journals

How do I Know if an Article is Peer-Reviewed?

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Many databases allow you to specify that you want to search only in “peer-reviewed” or “refereed” sources.

Visit the journal’s webpage

Search online for your journal’s title. Sections like “about this journal” or “editorial policies” generally mention whether the journal is peer-reviewed/refereed.


Check a directory 

  • Use Ulrich's to find whether a journal has a peer review process.