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How do I identify scholarly peer-reviewed articles?

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When searching in a database you can apply a peer reviewed limiter, or you can read the article and identify if it contains all of the necessary elements of a peer reviewed article. Consult this Research Guide for more information on scholarly vs. popular sources, scholarly sources evaluation, searching for peer reviewed articles, parts of a research article, and the anatomy of a research article. Also view this online tutorial on how to identify Popular vs Scholarly Sources.

An additional way to find out if an article is peer reviewed is to google the title of the journal the article is published in, and read what the journal's review process is.