Publons Private Dashboard: Community

What happens when I refer my colleagues from my private dashboard
If you’re enjoying Publons and think it is a tool your friends and colleagues might see value in, why not spread the word!  You can use the “Refer colleague...
Wed, 5 Dec, 2018 at 9:05 AM
What are publication scores for on Publons?
A Publons Score gives a quick insight into how the experts (the Publons community of expert reviewers) rate a manuscript. It is not intended to replace peer...
Wed, 5 Dec, 2018 at 9:04 AM
What am I scoring when I score a publication?
Publons publication scores are often submitted by reviewers and as such it is not always clear what version of the manuscript should be scored.  Where a pap...
Wed, 5 Dec, 2018 at 9:04 AM
How do I score a publication?
Publication scores are generated by selecting a number from 1-10 in two fields, these fields are "Quality" and "Significance" where &qu...
Wed, 5 Dec, 2018 at 9:04 AM
How are multiple scores aggregated for a single publication?
Multiple parties (reviewer, editor, reader) may submit publication scores for the same manuscript.  These are displayed in aggregate as a single number wher...
Wed, 5 Dec, 2018 at 9:04 AM
What are followed publications?
Followed publications are publications you’ve taken an interest in but have not authored.  You might follow them because there is an interesting discussion...
Fri, 30 Nov, 2018 at 11:16 AM
How do I follow publications?
On the publication detail page (e.g. https://publons.com/p/1) you will see a “Followers on Publons” section.  If you are not following the paper and are lo...
Fri, 30 Nov, 2018 at 11:17 AM
What is shown on the “My endorsements” page of my private dashboard?
The “My endorsements” page of your private dashboard displays three different class of information which are not strictly related but which are kept togethe...
Wed, 5 Dec, 2018 at 9:05 AM
How do I endorse a review and what does it mean?
A review endorsement should indicate that you think a review is particularly significant or worth commending.  Reviews with two endorsements will receive DO...
Wed, 5 Dec, 2018 at 9:06 AM
How do I endorse a journal and what does it mean?
A journal endorsement should indicate that you have a particularly positive opinion of the journal in question whether that stems from your experience as a ...
Wed, 5 Dec, 2018 at 9:06 AM