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What is "peer review?"

Peer-review refers to the process that journal articles must go through in order to be published in a scholarly journal. Before an article is published, it must be reviewed and critiqued by a panel of other researchers in that field. This process ensures that the highest standards of research are upheld. These articles are known as peer-reviewed or scholarly articles.

For more information about peer review, and to see a sample journal, click the Peer Review tab.

Online Journals

While it is best to search one of our research databases for articles, the link below provides examples of peer-reviewed journal articles.

Find Articles in Our Education Databases

Articles generally include the most recent research, hot new strategies, trends, and current information about a topic. For background information, try references sources or books.

From off-campus, members of the Holy Family community will need to log in using Canvas credentials.

Related Databases for Education

Need the full article?

Our databases include abstracts (summaries) and selected full text of articles. If the complete article you want is NOT in one database, it may be available in another. Look for the "linked full text" icon. You can also use the Journal Locator to manually search by journal name to see which database includes the full text of selected journal titles. 

We can always locate articles for you via interlibrary loan. Click on the interlibrary loan icon in your search results or fill out the ILL form.

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