What gets peer reviewed?
Peer review is required for any educational material that is
- published as a UC ANR product
- assigned an ANR number
- may be included in the ANR catalog
This include publications, curriculum kits, videos, and CD-DVDs.
Peer-reviewed materials should
- be directed at the needs of ANR clientele
- relate research-based information to practical techniques or concepts
- be written for a lay and/or professional user audience
- contain the author’s original expression of the information
- contain sufficient content to convey extension-related information, techniques or concepts
- be available and useful to clientele over a period of time
- be intended for statewide or national use, although some regional materials may be acceptable.
Not appropriate as ANR-numbered publications
- conference proceedings
- textbooks intended primarily for academic audiences
- primary reports of research results
- one-time or limited-use materials such as newsletters, meeting handouts, short course materials, and public relations materials
- stand-alone cost studies
- information for single-county or local use.