Your instructor may require you to use what are called "peer-reviewed" journals for a research project. This often denotes the most authoritative and credible information available, written by experts in the field. But what exactly constitutes "peer-review"? And why is it sometimes important to your own research?
View this detailed tutorial to learn about the process and implications of peer review in research.
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