When you add editorial records to Publons you accumulate editor merit points.

Editor merit is a reflection of your editorial contributions in your field. Each editorial 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 editorial history page¬†of your private dashboard.