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Peer Review

This guide gives general information on the peer review process, including how to determine if a journal publishes peer reviewed articles.


  • The two videos used in this guide were developed by Dylanne Dearborn and Stephanie Orfano for the course BIO 120 under the direction of Heather Cunningham in September 2010.
  • Based on information developed by Pearl Jacobson in 2007.
  • Brought up to date by Susanne Tabur at Gerstein Science Information Centre in August 2012; humanities and social sciences examples supplied by Judith Logan of the Reference and Research Service, Robarts Library, September 2012.
  • All journal article references in this guide are given in Vancouver style.

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