To see if a publication is peer-reviewed, check if the journal requires:
One of the best places to find out if a journal is peer-reviewed is to go to the journal web site.
Most publishers have a web site for a journal that tells you about the journal, how authors can submit an article, and what the process is for getting published.
If you find the journal web site, look for the link that says information for authors, instructions for authors, submitting an article or something similar.
The following characteristics list provides features of a Scholarly Article:
[Excerpt from Mabee Library-Washburn University]