When an article is peer-reviewed, the article is examined by scholars who are experts on the article's topic.The reviewers check the article for accuracy and determine the signifigance it has to the field of study. Based on their assessment, reviewers can accept a scholar's article for publication in a scholarly journal, return it to the scholar for editing, or reject the article.
Peer-Reviewed Journals, also known as referreed journals, are all scholarly, but go through the extra process of review as described above.
So how do you know that it is peer-reviewed? Try the following ways to verify:
Peer-Reviewed journals are scholarly journals, but not all scholarly journals undergo peer-review before publication.
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