A peer-reviewed journal contains research articles that have been reviewed and approved for publication in the journal. "Peers" (selected by the journal publisher) are other respected scholars/researchers in the same field review and recommend the research article.
Watch a short video, Peer Review in Three Minutes, from North Carolina State University.
The two tutorials recommended below show how to search for peer reviewed articles.
Many more tutorials are listed on the AU Library "Help" page. The page can be found on the library home page.
On the library's Search page, you can access over 60 databases. There are a few ways to select a database to start your research process:
Tips below apply to searching of EBSCO and ProQuest databases.