Does a peer reviewed article look different than other kinds of articles? What should I look for?
Peer-reviewed articles tend to share some identifying traits:
Published with a summary (abstract)
Substantial bibliography/works cited list
May feature a note on when the paper was submitted/accepted
Author’s credentials are usually listed
Like most scholarly works, full of citations
Papers in the sciences usually have discrete sections (“methodology”, “results”, etc.), as well as graphs, charts or figures; humanities papers usually do not