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ENG 210W - Writing for Allied Health

Library Course guide for Writing for Allied Health

What is a scholarly article?

Thank you to Vanderbilt University's Peabody Library.
Created by Eli Moody, 2007.

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Finding Peer-review articles via OneSearch

Peer-review? and Evaluating articles

What does Peer-Reviewed mean? 

A scholarly periodical which requires that each article submitted for publication be judged by an independent panel of experts (scholarly or scientific peers). Articles not approved by a majority of these peers are not accepted for publication by the journal. Peer-reviewed articles are generally considered to be scholarly and reliable resources.

Peer-Review Process Explained: 

How do I tell what articles I find are considered scholarly and what are popular or trade resources?

From the University of Maine at Farmington: Guide to identifying scholarly sources