Author Feedback

What is the ‘Author Feedback’ feature?
The Author Feedback feature is a way for Authors to recognize peer reviewers who go above and beyond to improve the quality of manuscripts. It’s designed to...
Wed, 11 Apr, 2018 at 4:33 PM
What’s the scope of the the Author Feedback feature?
At the moment, the feature is only live for open reviews for open review journals.
Wed, 11 Apr, 2018 at 4:34 PM
How do I use the Author Feedback feature?
If an open review of one of your papers is on Publons and you would like to rate it, simply: Navigate to your publication history on Publons. Add or i...
Wed, 11 Apr, 2018 at 4:35 PM
I published in a journal with single/double blind policies. Can I rate the review using the Author Feedback feature?
Not at present. Only authors of open review journals can rate reviews using our Author Feedback. However, we will continue to iterate and improve this f...
Wed, 11 Apr, 2018 at 4:35 PM
If I rate a peer review, what information is revealed to the reviewer?
Our Author Feedback feature is designed to recognize researchers who go above and beyond to improve your work. With that in mind, reviewers will only be ale...
Wed, 11 Apr, 2018 at 4:37 PM
If an author rates one of my reviews, will they learn my identity?
The Author Feedback feature is limited to open review journals.  Open review policies mean author and referee identities may be disclosed at any stage d...
Wed, 11 Apr, 2018 at 4:37 PM
How do you prevent people from scoring their own reviews?
The Author Feedback feature is restricted to the author/s of each publication reviewed. Unless a researcher is listed as an author of the publication or we ...
Wed, 11 Apr, 2018 at 4:41 PM
What feedback from authors is publicly available on my profile?
Author Feedback scores with seven or more points (out of a possible nine) are deemed ‘Excellent.’ In these cases you will receive an ‘Excellent Review’ badg...
Wed, 11 Apr, 2018 at 4:42 PM
Will this feedback allow authors to unfairly criticise a negative review?
Rewarding high-quality reviews is important. At the same time, we are trying to build a positive site where all contributions are welcome.  So, rather than ...
Wed, 11 Apr, 2018 at 4:43 PM