Peer review is an editing process in which a scholar's work is reviewed by experts in a field before being accepted for publication.
More credence is given to journal articles that have gone through a peer review process, ensuring accuracy of content..
- ALL peer reviewed journals are scholarly journals.
- Not all scholarly journals are peer reviewed.
- Most databases (journal indexes) allow user to select "peer reviewed" as a limiter.
- Use Ulrich's Global Serials Directory to determine if a journal is peer reviewed.