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Scholarly, Academic, Peer Reviewed - What does it mean?
describes the process an article goes through before publication. Peer reviewed articles are often called scholarly, academic, refereed or juried.
Articles in peer reviewed or scholarly journals are usually reporting on original research. The article typically have the following elements:
- Author(s) credentials or academic affiliation
- A lengthy abstract
- Report on the research methodology
- Conclusion or results of the research
- Footnotes or in-text references
- A lengthy bibliography*
and the kind of information they contain.
Journal articles - scholarly or professional.
Magazine articles - popular or current topics.
Newspaper articles - current events and news.
Methods (Material and Methods)
Selected Biology Databases
Scholarly journals in health, medicine, psychology and life sciences.
Scholarly journals, newspapers, magazines, and newsletters in medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, healthcare administration and pre-clinical sciences.
CINAHL Plus with Full Text
Scholarly journals, professional journals and reports in nursing and allied health fields.
Health Source: Nursing/Academic Edition
Scholarly journals on medical topics, and the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide with generic drug patient education sheets.
The Peer Review Process