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A refereed journal contains articles that have been through a peer review process. This means that before being accepted for publication, the articles have been reviewed for their quality by recognized academics or experts in the field.

They can also be called "peer reviewed" or "scholarly" journals articles.

When you search for an article in Library Search, you can limit to Peer Reviewed by using a filter. See the step-by-step instructions below.

Library Search will also tell you when an article is Peer Reviewed by displaying a purple icon and the words "Peer Reviewed".

If you want to know whether an entire journal is peer-reviewed, see the link below to access Ulrich's database.

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