"Peer-reviewed [refereed] journals are publications that include only those articles that have been reviewed and/or qualified by a selected panel of acknowledged experts in the field of study covered by the journal" (Ebsco Connect).
Science Direct only contain scholarly publications. For the other databases, make sure that you limit the databases to peer-reviewed.
Note: There are many strong journals that specialize in a particular geographical region or subject area.
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