How can I tell if a journal is peer-reviewed or refereed?

Peer reviewed articles are written by recognized experts, show attention to detail, often include footnotes or bibliographies, identifying the source of material.  “Refereed” means that the article was evaluated and either accepted or rejected by a scholarly editorial board or panel of experts before publication. Use the e-resourcUlrichsweb: Global Serials Directory.  When you retrieve information for each title, check the 11th item "Refereed."  If it says "yes," the journal is peer-reviewed.

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