Challenge Library Guide for World Civilizations - Gavitte - Grant: Peer Reviewed Articles

Is it peer reviewed?

This 2-minute video shows you a few different ways to check whether an article is peer-reviewed or refereed.

The Peer Review Process Video

Link to video about peer review process

3 minute video on the peer review process, created by the North Carolina State University Libraries: http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/tutorials/pr/

How to Quickly Scan & Evaluate a Scholarly Article

This 3 minute video from Quinebaug Library explains the framework of a scholarly article so you can quickly scan it and decide if it will support your research. 

Ulrich's International Periodicals Directory

Peer-Reviewed? Check Ulrich's

If you find an article, check to see if it is in peer-reviewed journal in the PSU Library database, Ulrichs International Periodicals Directory. Search for the title of the journal. 

Ulrichs Peer Review Article Search

 

When you click on the title of the journal, you will see quite a bit of information about that journal. What you're looking for is whether it is refereed or peer-reviewed (Ulrich's Refereed Icon ). If you are not sure if you clicked on the right journal title, check the description and make sure it relates to your research or the topic of your article.

 

Ulrichs article information results