Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Research Skills: A Blog Series from your ELI Library staff

3) What is Peer Review?
An important feature of scholarly journals is that they are written by experts in their field--scholars, professors, and researchers.  Most importantly, the articles in scholarly journals are peer reviewed.  Peer review is a process by which other experts will review the journal article before it can be published.  They are making sure that the research is sound and that the idea presented is original.

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