Q. What is peer review?


Peer review in an academic setting refers to the evaluation of one's scholarly publications by other experts with similar competence in the field. Other similar terms for peer reviewed publications include:

  • scholarly
  • academic
  • refereed

To learn more about how to recognize scholarly, or peer-reviewed publications when you find them in library databases, please see our Scholarly vs Popular web page.

  • Last Updated Sep 09, 2015
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