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*TE 100/PSCI 110

Collaborative Research Project (CRP) resources to assist with the annotated bibliography and the policy project.

Verify Peer Review

Check whether a journal is peer reviewed with Ulrich's Periodicals Directory.

Search for the title of the journal (not article) in the search box:


If the journal has a referee shirt, then it is peer-reviewed.  Double-check each journal title - your instructor will be checking also!

All three journal titles are the exact same publication.  Note that the only difference is that they are in different formats (print, online, and microform).

Check The Journal's Website

Journal websites will typically discuss editorial processes, including peer review.

This information is often listed in the following areas:

  • about us
  • editorial policies
  • instructions for authors
  • submission guidelines

A simple Google search for the journal will usually locate the journal's website.

Examples of Editorial Policies: