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 tutorial, 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.
With the complete citation, enter the PERIODICAL (JOURNAL) TITLE (NOT the title of the article) in the search box after clicking the link below:
If you can't find your article through a periodical title search, please place a request using ILLiad. This could take up to a week.
NOTE: You should always check Phillips Library subscription databases first. For assistance please contact a librarian through the green chat button or by phone 630 844 7534.
Tips below apply to searching of EBSCO and ProQuest databases.