Learners

FAQs for learners

How does co-reviewing with a mentor work on the Web of Science Academy platform?
We have courses on the Web of Science Academy that teaches you how to peer review manuscripts for journals. However, if you'd like some practical exper...
Wed, 26 May, 2021 at 11:41 AM
What manuscript should I select for my practice review?
Please choose a published paper from your field of research to review. Pre-prints (such as those from osf.io) are excellent papers to practice reviewing as ...
Tue, 1 Jun, 2021 at 3:19 PM
I have completed a course, why can't I download my certificate?
Once you have completed all the modules and final knowledge check of a course you have to click 'exit the course' in order for the system to recog...
Tue, 11 May, 2021 at 1:02 PM
Once graduated will I start to receive reviewer requests?
We recommend Academy graduates with at least one authored publication that is indexed in the Web of Science to our partner journal editors within our servic...
Tue, 1 Jun, 2021 at 3:22 PM
Who can enrol in Web of Science Academy courses?
The courses on the Web of Science Academy platform are aimed at and designed for early career researchers that have already started publishing their researc...
Tue, 1 Jun, 2021 at 3:17 PM
Can I get academic credit for completing courses on the Web of Science Academy
If you are a grad student, clinical researcher, PhD or postdoctoral scholar there's a chance that doing external courses for your own professional or a...
Tue, 1 Jun, 2021 at 3:24 PM
What happened to the Publons Academy?
The Publons Academy was a peer review course within the Publons platform that facilitated co-review with a mentor. In order to provide a better user experie...
Tue, 1 Jun, 2021 at 2:41 PM
Publons Academy moving platforms - what you need to know
**This change only affects the Publons Academy peer review training course, Publons profiles are unaffected** On May 3rd we informed all current learners ...
Thu, 6 May, 2021 at 10:46 AM
How do I get the Academy graduate badge on my Publons profile?
All courses on the Web of Science Academy results in a certificate once successfully completed. We are working on setting up a connection between the Web of...
Thu, 3 Jun, 2021 at 2:40 PM