How to find a peer-reviewed journal article (2017)

How to find a peer-reviewed journal article (2017)


how to find a peer-reviewed journal
article learning outcomes after completing the tutorial you should be
able to use onesearch to find scholarly and peer-reviewed journal articles find
out if a journal article is peer reviewed or checking a journals homepage
limited database search to peer-reviewed journals only we were searching for
peer-reviewed articles about social media and privacy type social media and
privacy in the search box and then click the search button select a scholarly and peer-reviewed
text box to remove popular material you now have significantly less results
containing high quality scholarly material however scholarly does not
necessarily mean peer-reviewed it’s up to you to assess your sources to ensure
that they’re fully peer-reviewed usually you can do this by finding out more
about the journal select full-text online you will see a link to the full-text of
the article in this example there’s also a link to more information about the
journal in this example the database provides a description of the journal
this indicates that the journal is peer-reviewed if we select another
example from the results screen click on the full-text link in this example we are brought to the
journal’s homepage usually you can find out if
it’s peer-reviewed by clicking on author guidelines or they’re sometimes called
submission guidelines if the information is not available under author guidelines
it may be under about the journal or editorial policy now select author
guidelines in this example the author guidelines
state that the journal uses blind refereeing this means peer-reviewed journal it can
also say blind reviewed or double-blind reviewed to indicate that it’s
peer-reviewed if you cannot find information about the journal through UCD Library’s onesearch do a web search using the journal title and check the
information on the journal web page limit the database search to peer-reviewed
journals only some databases such as MEDLINE include only peer-reviewed
journal articles other databases such as academic search complete allow you to
limit your search to peer-reviewed journal articles type academic search
complete in the search box and then click the search button select the academic search complete database link then select scholarly peer-reviewed
journals before conducting your search in summary remember there are a number
of ways to check for peer-reviewed status use onesearch to find more information
about the journal search the web for the home page of the journal or where applicable use a peer-reviewed only database or
limit a database search to peer-reviewed journals only you will find our full
suite of tutorials at the following URL you can also email feedback to the
following [email protected] thank you

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