Mentors

FAQs for peer review mentors

Technical issues on the Web of Science Academy
Currently known technical issues on the Web of Science Academy - last updated Nov 5th 2021 'Ask the experts' and the review 'Comment...
Thu, 4 Nov, 2021 at 10:48 PM
How do I invite my students to the Web of Science Academy?
You can share this link with your junior colleagues (PhD students, post docs) and let them know if you are happy to serve as their peer review mentor and he...
Thu, 29 Jul, 2021 at 11:56 PM
What are community volunteer mentors?
Within the Web of Science Academy we have courses where early career researchers can learn to peer review manuscripts for academic journals. Learners can s...
Sun, 15 Aug, 2021 at 10:00 PM
How do I use the Web of Science Academy to co-review?
The Web of Science Academy platform contains courses on how to peer review, as well as a course called 'Co-review with a mentor'. You can encourag...
Thu, 29 Jul, 2021 at 11:47 PM
What kind of co-review feedback and mentoring should I provide my students?
Junior colleagues benefit greatly from receiving mentoring in peer review. Giving constructive feedback is a valuable skill that reviewers but also peer rev...
Mon, 31 May, 2021 at 11:08 PM
Do I get public recognition and a certificate for mentoring in the Web of Science Academy?
All courses on the Web of Science Academy results in a certificate once successfully completed. Completing the 'Mentoring in peer review course' w...
Thu, 29 Jul, 2021 at 11:46 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...
Mon, 31 May, 2021 at 11:25 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 ...
Tue, 4 May, 2021 at 10:51 PM