Reviewers

What is Publons Merit?
Publons Merit acts as a running total of your contributions as an expert reviewer and is calculated as follows: +1 merit for adding a review to Publon...
Tue, 1 Aug, 2017 at 3:39 PM
How are reviews verified? (Verifying Reviews)
Verifying reviews means confirming that you actually performed the review. A green tick appears next to all verified reviews on your profile: Verifica...
Fri, 2 Mar, 2018 at 3:14 PM
How do I add reviews to Publons? (Adding reviews)
Publons allows you to add reviews performed for journals or conferences to your public profile (with the privacy settings you choose). We can then verify yo...
Mon, 12 Mar, 2018 at 3:23 PM
What review information is displayed? (Review Display Preferences)
We've developed a comprehensive range of options to make sure you can track and verify all of your review efforts without ever infringing on journal po...
Mon, 25 Sep, 2017 at 11:35 AM
Publons Scoring
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 pe...
Fri, 23 Feb, 2018 at 10:06 AM
Can I add reviews for rejected or unpublished manuscripts?
Yes, you can. You get the same credit for your review, regardless of whether the manuscript is published or not. However, in order to maintain the autho...
Mon, 12 Mar, 2018 at 3:33 PM
What are 'excellent' reviews?
Not all reviews are equal. Some reviews are so good, they help the author(s) to advance their work and the editor to make an informed and timely publishing ...
Wed, 31 Jan, 2018 at 1:57 PM
How do I generate my verified record of service to research?
Your Publons profile allows you to collect and showcase your visible and previously unseen contributions to research. It helps you demonstrate your experti...
Fri, 27 Apr, 2018 at 12:50 PM
Can I remain blind but still get credit?
Yes, you can get credit without revealing your review or identity. For each of your pre-publication reviews you are able to choose: Content display: h...
Mon, 12 Mar, 2018 at 4:15 PM
Can I add conference reviews?
 Yes. Publons accepts manuscript reviews submitted to journals and conferences.  You are able to add your conference reviews as you would a journal revie...
Mon, 12 Mar, 2018 at 4:19 PM