This journal is unique in its approach of eclecticism because Medical or any science is becoming more and more multidisciplinary. In this regard it will be better to publish reviews under single umbrella than individual or unique topics. Additionally this practice paves the way for better impact of the journal and articles. Time to time reviews of latest developments in the field of medicine and clinical aspects serves scientific, academic and hospital research based communities.
The library staff is here to help you find the material that you need for research. Please contact us with your questions: To make sure that scholarship meets the highest standards, first it is evaluated by the editor s of the journal.
This is sometimes called "internal review.
This peer-review process is sometimes called "external review. How appropriate and exacting was the research method? Were the results presented in the best way possible?
Was the literature review thorough?
Does the article make a significant contribution to the scholarship of that field? Does it meet the scope of this particular journal?
There are many criteria for judgment! The exact peer-review process will vary from granting agency to journal. And the whole value of peer review, as it now exists, is often hotly debated.
Some believe that the Open Access OA movement of publishing research on the web and inviting scrutiny and comment will eventually eliminate the need for peer review. However, as of now, peer-reviewed literature is still considered the highest form of scholarship.
More importantly, your professor will likely say that they want you to use peer-reviewed articles in your paper--sometimes exclusively.
Apr 12, 1:But, as a peer reviewer, I know enough now to state that as a woman, signing my reviews is likely detrimental to the process and integrity of peer review.
For about two-thirds of the articles I have reviewed, the authors do not seem to have responded to my reviews any differently than for those I did as a blind reviewer.
Peer review is at the heart of the processes of not just medical journals but of all of science. It is the method by which grants are allocated, papers published, academics promoted, and Nobel prizes won. Additional Resources Ask a Librarian. We're here to help you! How Do I Find Peer-Reviewed Articles?
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Anne Burke: Project Co-Lead, Script, Storyboards; Andreas. Aug 31, · Scholarly Articles (also known as Peer-Reviewed Articles or Academic Articles): A scholarly article can be found in journals both online (found by using the Library Databases) or in print.
These articles are written by experts in a field of study and tend to longer, more in-depth then articles you find in newspapers and magazines. Guidelines for Using Peer-Reviewed Articles in Written Work. Some assignments require the incorporation of outside sources beyond the course texts.