Overwhelmed by research? There are many tools you can use to stay organized and on track.
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What is a peer-reviewed journal?
Is it scholarly?
It can be a tough job to decide if information is accurate or authoritative, which is one reason why instructors and librarians often require or encourage you to look at scholarly (academic) sources.
Curious? Are you thinking 'what is "peer review" anyway'? Watch our video describing Scholarly Journals and Peer Review.
Here are some tips to getting your hands on scholarly information:
There are several different free tools you can use to organize your research. A citation management tool lets you import citations (and sometimes PDFs), organize and sort them, and even generate a bibliography.