Refereed/Peer Reviewed Articles

Glossary of Terms

journal
a periodical containing scholarly articles and/or disseminating current information on research and development in a particular subject field
magazine
a periodical for general reading containing articles, stories, photographs and advertisements on a variety of subjects
peer-reviewed
see refereed journal
periodical
a serial appearing or intended to appear indefinitely at regular or stated intervals, generally more frequently than annually. Magazines, journals and newspapers are all periodicals.
refereed journal
a refereed journal has a structured reviewing system in which at least two reviewers, excluding in-house editors, evaluate each unsolicited manuscript and advise the editor as to acceptance or rejection. Refereed is used interchangeably with peer-reviewed in UlrichsWeb Global Serials Directory.
serial
a publication in any medium issued in successive parts bearing numerical or chronological designations and intended to be continued indefinitely

Note: The definitions on this page are adapted from the ALA Glossary of Library and Information Science (except for "refereed journal").

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