Peer Reviewed Journals
Peer reviewed or refereed journals are scholarly publications that publish articles that have been through a review process by a peer group.
- article is critically evaluated by other specialists or scholars in article’s subject area during the review process and before publication.
- how do scholarly publications differ from magazines read "What’s the Difference? Scholarly Journals vs. Magazines" http://guides.ucf.edu/c.php?g=78405
How do I find a peer reviewed or refereed journal article?
- Easiest way is use the limiter in a database.
- Check the Help section of the database for assistance in using available limiters.
- Many databases allow you to limit to scholarly journals directly from the results list.
- Some databases contain only scholarly resources.
- Look for information that describes the database or check the Help section.
Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory is a database that provides detailed information about journals, magazines, and newspapers.
- Search by journal title to find publication and format information, where the journal is indexed, and if it's refereed (peer reviewed).
- Do not use Ulrich's to search for articles or article titles.
- Ulrichsweb Global Serials Directory is available via Articles & Databases from the UCF Library home page (login required).
More information can be found on the following web sites:
Peer-Reviewed or Refereed Journals
NCSU Peer Reviewed in Three Minutes