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Scholarly versus Popular Literature

The Peer Review Process

Peer review made easy

Peer review isn't a tough concept. It just means that the article was reviewed by scholars and meets certain standards with regards to a publication or a discipline

Peer reviewed/scholarly articles are typically written by professors or specialists.
A great clue that something is peer reviewed or scholarly: The article contains a list of references or cites.

Still confused? Check out the video...

How to read an article

    Peer review in 5 minutes

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