Management 370/Wilkin: What does peer-reviewed mean?

What does peer-reviewed mean?

Here are a few quick facts about peer-reviewed articles. If you're still not sure if your article is peer-reviewed, you can find out by using Ulrichsweb from our database list here and entering the title of the journal.

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.