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FCS 4370: Nutrition Research

Overview of Subject Guide for FCS 4370

Peer Review

Articles submitted for peer review go through a vigorous process of inspection and consideration.

Watch the video, "Peer Review in 5 Minutes" for all the basics on peer reviewed journal articles.

 

Finding Peer Reviewed Articles in the Databases

Finding Peer Reviewed Articles in the Databases

 

When searching in the SPU Library Article Databases, look for the peer reviewed or scholarly check box when you begin your search:

Limit your results

or after your search you can pull out the peer reviewed/scholarly articles from your results:

Refine your results

Finding Peer Reviewed Articles on the Internet

 

Finding Peer Reviewed Articles on the Internet

 

When you find an article on the Internet, it may not be clear whether it is from a peer reviewed journal.

To determine whether a journal is peer reviewed,

  • Check the website for the journal.
    • It may say on the main page that the journal is peer reviewed.
    • If not, check the "About" or "Mission" section of the journal's website
    • If not, check the "Guidelines for Authors" or "Submission Guidelines" section of the journal's website
  • Ask me or another librarian