Answered By: Bob Flatley Last Updated: May 20, 2015 Views: 2727
Peer-reviewed simply refers to the fact that a journal article has been reviewed by a Board of the authors peers before it is published. For example, if a scholar on Thoreau writes an article, the article would be reviewed for accuracy, scholarship, and style by a board of scholars familiar with Thoreau or 19th century American literature.
So there are peer-reviewed sources in every field. What field are you looking for?
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