Answered By: Wendy Simpson
Last Updated: Jul 11, 2018     Views: 127

When a source is Peer Reviewed, it means a group of experts have reviewed it to assure its credibility and quality. Peer-reviewed sources also are often referred to as "Refereed."

Many databases give you the option to refine your results to peer-reviewed journals only. Look for an option that says "Peer Reviewed, Scholarly or Refereed." For example, Academic Search Complete has a filter located on the lower-left side of the page. 

 

You'll find the same filter in the Library Catalog: