Answered By: Kealin McCabe
Last Updated: Jun 08, 2020     Views: 940

The easiest way to find peer-reviewed article is by using a database. Begin by going to the library website and then select the Databases tab.  Once you've chosen a database that works well for you, you can search for scholarly articles. In my example below, I am using the Academic Search Complete database. There are different ways that you can do this: 1) directly from the initial search screen or 2) using the facets on the left hand side when your results are retrieved.

1) From Search Options: Click the box that says "Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals" in the search options.



2) From the Refine Results toolbar: Click the box that says "Scholarly (Peer Reviewed) Journals" in the Refine Results toolbar

If you are still questioning whether or not the article you are looking at is peer-reviewed you can use Ulrich's or go to the journal's homepage for more details. For instructions on how to use Ulrich's click here.

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