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VIC168 Identity and Equality in the Public Sphere

Explanation of the terms scholarly and peer-reviewed

This short video explain the terms scholarly/academic and peer-reviewed/refereed.

If you found a source via the internet at large or via Google Scholar, it won't be clear whether the article is from a peer-reviewed journal.
You can use the directory below (Ulrich's Web) to check whether the journal the article is published in is a peer-reviewed journal or not.

You can also enter the title of the article into LibrarySearch and if turns up there, if it's from a peer-reviewed journal, it should have a "peer-reviewed" label indicating this. Non-peer-reviewed scholarly journals are still reliable, there is normally always an editorial process but it may differ from the established "peer-review process".