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Peer reviewed articles?

Post by biology_06er » Sun Mar 09, 2008 1:11 am

Hi there,

Just wondering what exaclty a peer reviewed article?--we are told to write up our report using peer reviewed do we know if they are peer reviewed or not??


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Post by mith » Sun Mar 09, 2008 1:22 am

means published in respected journals
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Post by Darby » Mon Mar 10, 2008 4:46 pm

An article submitted to a peer-reviewed journal will be sent out to a few reviewers who work in the same field (those are the peers) - they'll be the ones to decide whether it is worth publishing, and what changes may need to be made. There is often a back-and-forth (through the editor) with the article authors.

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Post by canalon » Mon Mar 10, 2008 4:48 pm

From a university library, with an interesting link:

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