Lecture 6-2 - Peer-Reviewed Journals and the Format of...

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“Peer-Reviewed” Journals and the Format of “Scholarly” Articles What is a peer-reviewed journal? One in which each feature article has been examined by people with credentials in the article’s field of study before it is published Collections of papers from conferences may be considered as peer reviewed…if the original presentations were “invited” or examined by experts before being accepted Double-blind peer review means that neither the author nor the reviewers know each others’ identities. When searching the Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature (CINAHL) database, it is possible to limit the search results to: peer reviewed journals, blind peer reviewed journals, double blind peer reviewed journals and/or expert peer reviewed journals If you can’t tell from the front of a journal, go to the online Serials Directory to check to see if your article is from a peer-reviewed journal. o On the AHSL Web page [http://www.ahsl.Arizona.edu] click on the Databases tab, then click on ‘S’, and from the resulting list of
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This note was uploaded on 01/30/2011 for the course PSIO 445 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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Lecture 6-2 - Peer-Reviewed Journals and the Format of...

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