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Understanding Peer-Reviewed Articles

How Can I Find Peer-Reviewed Articles in the CSU Library?

Many of the library's research databases can be limited to search within only peer-reviewed or scholarly journals. Look for the "peer-reviewed" limiter when searching in the library databases:


Scholarly/peer-reviewed journals also contain articles that are not research-based articles, such as editorials, letters, or book reviews. Before selecting a peer-reviewed article to use for your research, make sure its contents reflect the characteristics of a peer-reviewed article described in this guide.

This tutorial can help you locate peer-reviewed articles in the library's databases.