what is a review article in peer reviewed journals

what is a review article in peer reviewed journals

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To see if a publication is peer-reviewed, check if the journal requires:
[Excerpt from Mabee Library-Washburn University]

Reviewers play a pivotal role in scholarly publishing, and their valuable opinions certify the quality of the article under consideration. Peer review helps to ratify research, establishing a standard for evaluation within research communities.
Every article submitted to the journal is subjected to strict plagiarism check through our double check process involving software and manual checking. Once article passes through this step, articles are subjected to editorial review for scope, relevance and other standard requirements.

Keep in mind that articles from peer reviewed journals are considered scholarly, but not all scholarly articles are from peer reviewed journals (in other words, just because an article was not published in a peer reviewed journal, doesn’t automatically mean it isn’t considered a scholarly source).
Check out NCSU Libraries video, “Peer Review in Three Minutes” for more information about the peer review process.

What is a review article in peer reviewed journals
The referree jersey icon tells you if the journal is peer reviewed.
Look up the journal title Ulrich’s. Remember that you are searching for the journal that the article comes from, not the article itself.

What is a review article in peer reviewed journals
So your professor asked you to limit your research to peer reviewed articles. What does this mean?
Peer review is like quality control. You should be able to trust the scholarship of the research.

Peer-reviewed articles are articles that have been evaluated and critiqued by researchers and experts in the same field before they are accepted for publication.
You can search use the new search service FindMore and on the left select “Items from peer-reviewed journals“.