What are scholarly peer-reviewed articles?
How do you know if a journal contains peer-reviewed articles?
Google the name of the journal and on their
website you will see if the journal articles are peer reviewed.
e.g.: Communication Research
Some journals contain scholarly articles but
they may not have been peer-reviewed.
e.g.: Phi Delta Kappan
How do I to locate peer-reviewed articles?
Use online databases such as:
Academic Search Complete - articles on a wide range of topics
Project Muse - mainly full-text articles
Many databases allow you to limit your search to scholarly peer-reviewed articles.
To identify other online databases for your topic, go to http://library.umaine.edu/indexesdb/Indexes.asp