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What is Scholarly Peer-Reviewed? v2

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by Anicia Kuchesky

Introduction

Peer-reviewed articles are reviewed by experts in a discipline before being accepted for publication. This guide will explain more in detail and help you locate these articles.

    • Includes authors’ names, credentials, addresses or affiliations.

    • Written in a formal tone for experts and college students. Look for technical & discipline-specific terminology.

    • Articles that report research findings in great detail and include support from other researchers. These articles can be lengthy (more than 1-2 pages).

    • Authors always cite their sources throughout the paper, and include a list of references.

    • Uses tables or graphs of data to illustrate findings.

  1. After conducting a search, look on the left side of your screen for limiters Check the Peer Reviewed limiter
    • After conducting a search, look on the left side of your screen for limiters

    • Check the Peer Reviewed limiter

  2. After conducting a search, look below in the Basic Search box Check the Review Articles limiter
    • After conducting a search, look below in the Basic Search box

    • Check the Review Articles limiter

Conclusion

This video is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 United States license.

Published April 2014 by NC State University Libraries

Anicia Kuchesky

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