undergo an extensive editorial process and professional scrutiny (often blind or anonymous) to ensure accuracy and high quality
are also known as refereed articles.
How can you tell a journal is peer-reviewed?
search for the journal title on Ulrichsweb and look for this icon
the journal's website may list peer-review information
some databases can limit search results to peer-reviewed articles only [select the 'Scholarly' or 'Peer-reviewed articles' limiter]. Check the database help page to discover if this feature is available.
In an ACU Library Search results list, select the 'Peer-reviewed journals' option.
are written by experts with academic qualifications and/or authoritative knowledge in the field
are aimed at a scholarly audience
are not always peer-reviewed, and therefore warrant checking.