What security measures do you use to ensure my privacy?
Publication Peer Review We're serious about respecting and maintaining your privacy.  When you sign up to Publons, your default review preference...
Tue, 3 Dec, 2019 at 2:38 PM
Not all reviews are created equal. How do you reward great reviews?
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 ...
Mon, 25 Sep, 2017 at 12:02 PM
Who owns the Review?
Unless you have signed a waiver, you own the copyright to your review. You can read more about this on our blog.
Fri, 9 Dec, 2016 at 4:56 AM
Does the author have a say in what review information is available on Publons?
As an author of a reviewed publication, you can decide whether or not reviewers can publicly display the content of their reviews. This will only affect...
Fri, 12 Apr, 2019 at 1:55 PM
How do I add a post-publication review?
Writing post-publication reviews is a good way to demonstrate your expertise and writing them on Publons is a great way to bring this expertise to the atten...
Tue, 13 Mar, 2018 at 4:55 PM
Why do I need to verify my email address?
Email verification is needed to ensure that we safely assign your review to the correct profile. To verify your email address you need to follow the link ...
Fri, 12 Apr, 2019 at 2:09 PM
How do I get a DOI for my review?
Publons mints DOIs for reviews which have received at least two endorsements. You can see an example of such a review here. Any researcher on Publons ca...
Tue, 13 Mar, 2018 at 5:01 PM
What are review endorsements?
Any researcher on Publons can endorse a review. An endorsement shows that the endorser considers the review to be worthy of their advocacy. Rewarding hi...
Thu, 30 Apr, 2020 at 3:40 PM
How can I indicate my interest in reviewing for a certain journal?
Publons users can volunteer to review for any journal on Publons.  If that journal is partnered with us we will then share your interest and your primary em...
Thu, 2 Apr, 2020 at 12:15 PM
Show or hide your personal reviewing statistics
Publons provides you with exclusive and personalised statistics and insights about your reviewing activity and how with compares with others at your institu...
Thu, 1 Jun, 2017 at 11:04 AM