Peer review is a process in which experts in the field analyze and evaluate a journal article or conference proceeding based on the research methods, research conducted, conclusions, and overall quality of the article before it is accepted for publication. Articles that have gone through this process are sometimes called "refereed."
When you search in a library database, limit your search to scholarly and peer reviewed journals to find the most reliable research on a topic.
Select "Scholarly and Peer Review" to limit your initial search. (Note: our "articles" search has this limit in place for you)