Finding Peer Reviewed Articles

peer reviewed article is reviewed by experts or scholars in the field who judge the article for quality and new contributions of knowledge to the discipline. The best place to search for peer reviewed articles is in Laser Search or Database A-Z List.

Limit Your Search to Peer Reviewed Sources

Look for a checkbox that limits the search to peer reviewed journals or articles. This image shows where to limit a search to peer reviewed journals in Laser Search.

Peer Reviewed Limiter in Laser Search

You can also limit a search to peer reviewed journals using a subject-specific database. This image shows how to limit search results in Academic Search Complete, a popular research database.

Peer Reviewed Limiter in EBSCOhost

Is My Article from a Peer Reviewed Journal?

Watch this video from PSU Libraries to learn how to determine if an article is from a peer reviewed journal.