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peer review

n
1. (Education) the evaluation by fellow specialists of research that someone has done in order to assess its suitability for publication or further development
2. (Journalism & Publishing) the evaluation by fellow specialists of research that someone has done in order to assess its suitability for publication or further development
ˌpeer-reˈviewed adj
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Verb1.peer review - evaluate professionally a colleague's work
critique, review - appraise critically; "She reviews books for the New York Times"; "Please critique this performance"
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They're published when research publishers, using their 'trade' peer-reviewed publishing processes, curate (per their promise to the world) the research they publish to ensure it is a reliable as it can be.
Peer-reviewed Contributions as a Measure of Scientific Advancement
The scientific community depends upon peer-reviewed literature.
Many times I am asked what it means to be a "peer-reviewed" journal.
Since the audit of Enron and the audit of Roslyn's school district (2)--both of which were performed by peer-reviewed firms that have since gone out of existence--many questions have been raised about the efficacy of the AICPA's current peer review program.
The author wishes to thank Brent Yergensen for independently grading a subset of the students' peer-reviewed papers.
These goals were admirably met over the next 20 years with the publication of 100 volumes of peer-reviewed research articles along with those based on presentations at scientific conferences.
For example, Benny Peiser from Liverpool John Moores University (U.K.) queried: "Whatever happened to the countless research papers published in the last ten years in peer-reviewed journals that show that temperatures were generally higher during the Medieval Warm Period than today, that solar variability is most likely to be the key driver of any significant climate change and that the methods used in climate modeling are highly questionable?"
"I've never had one client ask me if I was 'peer-reviewed,' but I wouldn't hesitate to disclose the report," says Steven Saxenian, CPA, part of a two-person tax practice, Carlisto & Saxenian in Mamaroneck, New York.
Open Access is an emerging publishing model for peer-reviewed scientific research in which authors and their publishers grant free access to their work as long as the authors are acknowledged and the publisher ensures that the work is made freely available in a digital archive (1).