AAS 360 - Asian American Immigration: Peer Review

Your professor is asking you to find a peer reviewed / scholarly article. This can sometimes be tricky, so this page is going to explain what a peer reviewed article is, and how to see if a journal is peer reviewed.

 

Scholarly Journals (Peer-reviewed/Referreed)

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  • Authors are authorities in their fields.
  • Authors cite their sources in endnotes, footnotes, or bibliographies.
  • Individual issues have little or no advertising.
  • Articles must go through a peer-review or refereed process.
  • Articles are usually reports on scholarly research.
  • Illustrations usually take the form of charts and graphs.
  • Articles use jargon of the discipline.