Finding Peer-Reviewed Articles

Peer-reviewed articles are evaluated by other scholars or experts within the same field. You can limit your search to peer-reviewed articles in OneSearch (the library's search engine) and many library databases.

Limiting to Peer-Reviewed Articles in OneSearch


In OneSearch you can refine your results to peer-reviewed articles by selecting the options for Scholarly & Peer-Review and Journal Article.

Screenshot of "Refine Your Search" options in OneSearch. The "Scholarly & Peer Review" and "Journal Article" options are enclosed in red rectangles to show their locations. They also have green checkmarks next to their names, which indicates these options have been selected. The other options listed are "Full Text Online," "Open Access," "Library Catalog." Under the "Content Type" filter are additional options which include: "Publication," "Book Review," "Conference Proceeding," "Book/eBook," and "More...."
Screenshot of "Refine Your Search" options in OneSearch. The "Scholarly & Peer Review" and "Journal Article" options are enclosed in red rectangles to show their locations. They also have green checkmarks next to their names, which indicates these options have been selected. The other options listed are "Full Text Online," "Open Access," "Library Catalog." Under the "Content Type" filter are additional options which include: "Publication," "Book Review," "Conference Proceeding," "Book/eBook," and "More...."

Limiting to Peer-Reviewed Articles in Databases


In many databases you can select an option to limit your search results to peer-reviewed articles.

Screenshot of limiters available in a database. Under the title "Limit to" are two options: "Open Access items only" and "Peer reviewed publications." In this screenshot, "Peer reviewed publications" is enclosed in a red rectangle to indicate its location on the database search page. There is also a checkbox with a checkmark in it preceding the option "Peer reviewed publications."
Screenshot of limiters available in a database. Under the title "Limit to" are two options: "Open Access items only" and "Peer reviewed publications." In this screenshot, "Peer reviewed publications" is enclosed in a red rectangle to indicate its location on the database search page. There is also a checkbox with a checkmark in it preceding the option "Peer reviewed publications."