peer review Evaluation of scientific, academic, or professional work by others working in the same field.
When you are determining whether or not the article you found is a peer-reviewed article, you should consider the following.
Many library databases let you limit your search results to peer reviewed articles, e.g. on the EBSCOHost platform:
In OneSearch, you can filter your results:
In some academic literature databases, e.g. SCOPUS, most of the articles are peer reviewed, although they are not explicitly labeled as such:
For more about peer review, see
Peer review in three minutes. Video from NCSU Libraries. With dinosaurs.
I don't know what to believe: Making sense of science stories. From the Sense about Science group.
Meet science: What is peer review? From Maggie Koerth-Baker the science editor at BoingBoing.net
Peer review; The 'least worst' barrier to bad science. September 26, 2017
Peer review: The nuts and bolts. A guide for early career researchers from Sense about Science.