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What Is Peer Review?

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Peer Review is the Process used to judge the quality of articles submitted for publication in a scholarly journal. Peer Reviewed articles are considered the best source to use when writing a research paper.

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What Is Peer Review?

  1. 1. What is peer review?
  2. 2. The Process used to judge the quality of articles submitted for publication in a scholarly journal. PEER REVIEW
  3. 3. YOUR INSTRUCTOR MAY REQUIRE YOU TO USE PEER REVIEWED ARTICLES WHEN WRITING A PAPER.
  4. 4. Peer reviewed articles are said to be the most reliable sources of information that you can use. They must undergo a process of review and examination before they can be published.
  5. 5. The author of the article must submit it to the journal editor who forwards the article to experts in the field. Because the reviewers specialize in the same scholarly area as the author, they are considered the author’s peers (hence “peer review”). HOW DOES THE PROCESS OF PEER REVIEW WORK?
  6. 6. Impartial reviewers are charged with carefully evaluating the quality of the submitted manuscript. HOW DOES THE PROCESS OF PEER REVIEW WORK?
  7. 7. The peer reviewers check the manuscript for accuracy and assess the validity of the research methodology and procedures. HOW DOES THE PROCESS OF PEER REVIEW WORK?
  8. 8. If appropriate, the reviews will suggest revisions. If they find the article lacking in scholarly validity and rigor, they reject it. HOW DOES THE PROCESS OF PEER REVIEW WORK?
  9. 9. The journal in which you found the article published will be sponsored by a professional scholarly society, professional association, or university academic department. HOW CAN I TELL IF AN ARTICLE IS PEER REVIEWED?
  10. 10. There is an abstract (summary) at the beginning of the article. HOW CAN I TELL IF AN ARTICLE IS PEER REVIEWED?
  11. 11. The tone of the article is thoughtful, restrained and serious. HOW CAN I TELL IF AN ARTICLE IS PEER REVIEWED? The relationship between academics and college athletics has traditionally been a point of contention in higher education. Some have argued that intercollegiate athletics complements and supports the academic missions of higher education. Others have suggested that the commercialization, exploitation, and distractions that have grown out of intercollegiate athletics are detrimental to higher education.
  12. 12. The article has footnotes or citations of other sources. HOW CAN I TELL IF AN ARTICLE IS PEER REVIEWED? Most athletics programs are not self-sufficient and cannot balance their budgets (Clotfelter, 2011; Duderstadt, 2000). While this conclusion is widely accepted, it remains difficult to make meaningful institutional comparisons between athletics programs because of the variance in accounting practices and the challenges in accessing this information (Goff, 2000; Zimbalist, 1999).
  13. 13. The article have a bibliography or list of references at the end. HOW CAN I TELL IF AN ARTICLE IS PEER REVIEWED? Flowers, R. D. (2009). Institutionalized hypocrisy: The myth of intercollegiate athletics. American Educational History Journal, 36(2), 343-360. Retrieved from http://content.ebscohost.com.proxy.lib.odu.edu Frank, R. H. (2004). Challenging the myth: A review of the links among college athletic success, student quality, and donations. Retrieved from http://www.knightcommission.org/images/pdfs/kcia_frank_report_2004.pdf
  14. 14. The author's credentials are listed. HOW CAN I TELL IF AN ARTICLE IS PEER REVIEWED? Author Affiliations: 1Department of Cellular and Structural Biology, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX, USA 2Department of Physiology, Gulhane Medical School, Ankara, Turkey
  15. 15. The article is based on either original research or authorities in the field (as opposed to personal opinion)? HOW CAN I TELL IF AN ARTICLE IS PEER REVIEWED? This review provides an insight into the efficacy and potential of antibody therapies and the characterized EBOV mAbs produced in different platforms. Among these platforms, the plant system has notable advantages for antibody production over others, including high scalability, short production time, post- translational modification, and no human pathogen contamination.
  16. 16. The article is written for readers with some prior knowledge of the subject. HOW CAN I TELL IF AN ARTICLE IS PEER REVIEWED? The effective treatment of vascular leakage and multiorgan failure by combination of ventilatory support, antibiotic treatment, and renal replacement therapy can sustain a patient with severe Ebola virus disease until virological remission. FX06 could potentially be a valuable agent in contribution to supportive therapy.
  17. 17. HOW TO FIND PEER REVIEWED ARTICLES www.galileo.usg.edu USE GALILEO
  18. 18. TYPE IN YOUR SEARCH TERMS THEN CLICK ON THE MAGNIFYING GLASS ON THE GALILEO HOME PAGE
  19. 19. YOUR SEARCH RESULTS WILL INCLUDE VARIOUS KINDS OF INFORMATION INCLUDING PEER REVIEWED ARTICLES. LOOK A THIS PART OF THE SCREEN
  20. 20. IN THE BOX ON THE LEFT HAND SIDE OF THE SCREEN, CHOOSE FULL TEXT AND SCHOLARLY (PEER REVIEWED JOURNALS.
  21. 21. ALL OF THE ITEMS IN YOUR LIST OF SEARCH RESULTS SHOUD BE PEER REVIEWED ARTICLES
  22. 22. TO VIEW A SHORT VIDEO ON THE PEER REVIEW PROCESS, GO TO THE NEXT SLIDE.

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