When you add editor records to Publons you accumulate editor merit points.
Editor merit is a reflection of your handling editor contributions in your field. Each editor record starts with a base merit of 1, with additional merit awarded as follows:
- +1 merit for giving recognition to a reviewer
- +1 merit for providing feedback to a reviewer
- +1 merit for scoring the quality and significance of the manuscript
- +1 merit for each post-publication review of the manuscript on Publons You can add your editor records and give recognition to your reviewers from the editor history page of your private dashboard.