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Articles: Peer-Review

Peer-Reviewed Articles: The Most Reliable Sources For Scholarship In Your Field

Your instructors may require that you use articles from peer-reviewed journals as sources for your coursework.  But what makes these articles special?

  • Before a peer-reviewed journal publishes an article, the editor submits it to the author's peers (other experts in the same field) to be reviewed for accuracy, reliability, and the quality of its research, so you know the information is accurate.

How can you find peer-reviewed articles for your assignments and research?

How To Limit Your Database Search To Peer-Reviewed Articles

In Ovid databases (like PsycINFO)


In EBSCO databases (like Academic Search Complete)



In ProQuest databases (like ProQuest Psychology Journals)