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PSYC 430 Counseling Theory and Techniques

This research guide will point you toward research resources and strategies

What is Peer Review?

Peer Review is a process by which scholarly work or research (often articles) are subjected to evaluation by other experts on the topic. Reviewers judge the work by its originality, accuracy of information, importance to the field, research methodology, and other criteria to determine if it is worthy of publication. Peer Review is also sometimes called "refereed".

Scholarly is a broader category, that includes  peer review and review by editors who are experts in the subject. Both are very different from regular magazine articles which are usually reviewed by a professional editor who isn't an expert in the subject.

How it works:

Anatomy of a Scholarly Article

Interactive presentation created by NCSU Libraries demonstrates

Scholarly vs. Popular Periodicals