How can you tell if a journal is peer-reviewed? Why might it be important to select research that has been published in peer-reviewed journals? Can you provide a list of three journals that you can locate related to counseling, including the name of the journal, the database the journal can be found in, and the focus of the journal?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 25, 2018, 7:31 am ad1c9bdddf
*Question: How can you tell if a journal is peer-reviewed?
There are 3 major ways to find out if a particular journal is peer reviewed.
1. If you are searching for articles in specific interfaces, such as EBSCO or Scholars Portal CINAHL, you can always limit your search to peer-reviewed sources by selecting one of the tabs-(any tab) or checking a box on the search screen.
2. If you are actually seeing/viewing the journal itself, just review the editorial statement and/or the instructions to author. These are usually in the first several pages or at the end of the journal itself. There, you will see the references to the peer-review process.
3. Finally, you can also go to Ulrichsweb.com (Ulrich's International Periodicals Directory) and search for the journal itself to see whether or not that particular journal is peer reviewed. What is the way to tell? If the site (Ulrich's website) says the journal is "refereed," then this simply means it is peer- reviewed.
- An even easier way is to go to the Ulrichsweb.com and click the Get it! Button for the article. At the bottom, click "More Options" then "Learn more about this journal." This will take you to Ulrich's automatically and there you will be able to see info for the journal, including if it's peer-reviewed (refereed) or not.
- You can also contact the editor of the journal. Typically he/she should be able to and willing to explain whether a particular article is peer-reviewed, and there is more about the journal/periodical reviewing process.
- A full-text journal library is http://www.Questia.com/Journals, a great source.
Scholarly, Trade, and Popular Sources: How to Spot the Differences
Periodical is a term typically used to describe publications that have been published multiple times (as in periodically). They include materials ...
The solution is comprised of a detailed and extensive 1180-word discussion filled with tips and tricks for telling if something has been peer-reviewed as well as a history of peer review and the importance of the practice. Includes references and a helpful table of peer-reviewed journals in an attachment.
Searching for and Downloading Resources: How to tell if they are Peer Reviewed?
I am not sure if I am thinking the right way. I need guidance. I know what to do about the first sentence. I have to explain what is the importance of a peer-review scholarly journal to my professor. the second one I am not to sure. I need to figure out if they are peer-reviewed journals, even though I went to the library and made sure they are peer-reviewed before I download them to my computer. I am confused. I need help.
? Write a paragraph explaining the importance of peer-review of scholarly journals to a scholar-practitioner and another paragraph explaining how you know that that the two articles you downloaded are, in fact, from peer-reviewed journals.
Whitwham, Sarah,Judith McBrian, and Wendy Broom. Should we refer for a dementia assessment? A checklist to help know when to be concerned about dementia in adults with Down sydrome and other intellectual disabilities. British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 39, pages 17-21. Blackwell Publishing Ltd, 2010.
Joseph Piven, and Peter Rabins. Autism Spectrum Disorders in Older Adults: Toward Defining a Research Agenda. The American Geriatrics Society, 2011.View Full Posting Details