How can I confirm if an article is peer-reviewed?


Many of the library's databases have an option to search only peer-reviewed journals. Look for a checkbox that says Peer-reviewed, Scholarly, or Academic Journals/Articles.

Also, the library website has a page with a checklist that will help you determine whether an article is peer-reviewed.  It is at

The section titled "Scholarly Journals vs. Popular Magazines"  includes a checklist of things to look for to identify a peer-reviewed (or "scholarly") article.

  • Last Updated Jul 13, 2020
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