What does peer reviewed mean?
Last Updated: Oct 06, 2023     Views: 23

Your professors will often require that you use peer reviewed articles for your papers. Peer reviewed articles have gone through a rigorous review process by experts in the field before the article can be published in that journal. Watch the first video for a quick overview.

You can limit (or refine) your search to peer reviewed articles and often in the meta-data it will confirm that the journal is peer reviewed. You can also go to a journal's website to check to see if is a peer reviewed journal.

View the videos and resources linked below. If you have questions about finding peer reviewed articles and/or whether a journal is peer reviewed, please contact us. Never pay for an article online without talking to us first! If USM does not own the article, typically you can request to get the article for free with your ILLiad account (InterLibrary Loan).


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