The UC-eLinks team received this question from a librarian about the recently-published article on Peer Review Indication in UC-eLinks.
Question: Because journals aren’t peer reviewed (articles are), how do you decide which journal titles get the peer-review indicator icon?
Answer: Great question! According to ExLibris (the provider of SFX, our UC-eLinks software) the source of the peer review information is the vendor or publisher. Vendors and publishers tell ExLibris whether articles in a journal are subject to peer review and ExLibris stores this information in their SFX knowledgebase at the journal level. Since this is intended to be a journal level indicator, the peer-review icon (little magnifying glass) will only appear in an A-Z journal list, not in a UC-eLinks menu window.