Citation metrics go beyond basic citation counts. They comprise various measures to quantify the citation impact of authors, articles, and journals. This page gives you information on how to use various tools to find citation information for entire journals, as well as for specific articles and authors. You will also find information on how to check if an article is peer reviewed.
For more detailed information on citation/impact metrics please take a look at UTL's LibGuide on Scholarly Communication.
There are a few fairly evolved tools for measuring citations to whole journals rather than tracking citations per article.
For obtaining citation data per article, the following are good tools for tracking citations. It is important to keep in mind that no single citation tool will be comprehensive.
Articles in peer-reviewed journals are reviewed by a group of the writer's peers (aka other academics in his/her field) before the articles are published.
How do you know if the articles in a journal are peer-reviewed?
Type the JOURNAL TITLE (not the article title) into the search box, and click search:
This is an example of a record in Ulrich's. "Refereed" is a synonym for "peer-reviewd"; Arab Studies Quarterly is a peer-reviewed journal:
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