Some databases will have a box on the search page which you can select to limit your results to peer-reviewed journal articles. Others may have a tab on the results page for "scholarly articles." If the database doesn't identify the journals as peer-reviewed, you can look the journal up in Ulrich's International Periodicals Directory. Ulrich's identifies peer-reviewed (refereed) journals with this icon:
Review articles provide an overview of a given topic, highlighting the major works and providing many key references. These articles range from very broad coverage to highly specialized areas of research. Review articles may appear in many different types of journals, often interspersed with primary research articles. Review journals, a special type of journal, restrict their content to review articles. Examples of just a few of the review journals in the Boston College Libraries include:
Search for review articles, wherever they are published, by using the various journal article databases. All of them allow you to limit your searching to review articles.