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LS 3031 - Ballón - Social Sciences and the Liberal Arts

Research Guide for LS 3031 to support searching for peer reviewed sources

Peer Reviewed (Refereed) Articles


What are Peer Reviewed Articles?

  • Peer reviewed articles are also known as "refereed" articles. They undergo a stricter editorial process.
  • The Cal Poly Pomona Library website defines "peer reviewed" or "refereed" articles as articles that "have been read and evaluated (refereed) by scholars/experts in that field to make sure that published articles reflect solid scholarship and advance the state of knowledge in a discipline."
  • The University Library Catalog (OneSearch) and databases allow you to adjust your search filters to find only peer reviewed articles
  • For more information, visit this University Library webpage on peer reviewed sources.