Not all scholarly journals are peer-reviewed journals.
Most scholarly and peer-reviewed journal articles share the following characteristics:
Where to find a scholarly or peer-reviewed journal: University and college libraries; subscription-based online databases
Examples: The Journal of the American Medical Association; Journal of Comparative Psychology; Journal of Applied Physics; Journal of Management Information Systems.
(Text adapted from: What is Peer Review?, Brigitte Bell, University of St. Francis, LaVerne and Dorothy Brown Library http://libguides.stfrancis.edu/peerreview Accessed January 29, 2013)