Peer-review is an evaluation process in which qualified individuals within specialized field of study reviews literature before it becomes published. This process helps keep standards held by the profession, improves the quality of work being published, and provides credibility & reliability to published work & authors publishing the work. The 3-minute video below describes and discusses the importance of peer-review and its process.
(NCSU video, 3 min.)
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Academic Search Premier (ASP) is a full-text interdisciplinary database that can quickly refocus on just peer-reviewed articles or just one-click access to full text articles. This is great resource for starting your research. Includes broad based coverage of the Social Sciences in general, as well as including Arts, Humanties, Politics, Engineering technology and the Sciences.