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Peer-Reviewed, Refereed, Scholarly Publications

This research guide provides characteristics of peer-reviewed, refereed and scholarly articles, where to find them and how to recognize them.

How To Find a Peer-Reviewed Article

Some databases have options for choosing peer-reviewed or scholarly publications in their "limits" menu:

1- Choose a database

2- Check off the "peer-reviewed" or "scholarly" option to limit the search.

3- In some databases, you may need to go to an "advanced" or "expert" search screen, to limit to "peer-reviewed" articles.

Find Peer-Reviewed Articles - Using OneSearch

Find Peer-Reviewed Articles - Using a Database (Academic Search Complete)