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General Zoology Lab (04-115): Databases and peer review

How do I know if an article has been peer-reviewed?

1. Click Journal Title and enter the name of the publication 

[ journal title example ]

2. In the results list, click the matching name:

[ click the title matching your search ]

3. If the publication is peer-reviewed, the listing says Yes:

[ peer reviewed articles have yes indicator ]

Specialty databases for the Biological Sciences

JSTOR Advanced Search

ScienceDirect Advanced Search

Click Show All Fields and enter your search in the Title, abstract or author-specified keywords box:

[ ScienceDirect search example ]

Limit results to research articles:

[ limit results to research articles ONLY ]

PubMed Central tutorial

[ PubMed Central Quick Start ]

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