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 do I add peer reviews to Publons?
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...
Wed, 28 Nov, 2018 at 4:29 PM
What security measures do you use to ensure my privacy?
We're serious about respecting and maintaining your privacy.  When you sign up to Publons, your default review preference settings are configured as:...
Tue, 13 Mar, 2018 at 10:39 AM
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
Exporting verified reviews to ORCID - is this possible?
Absolutely! In order to provide maximum flexibility and utility, we have partnered with ORCID so that you can export your verified review history from Publ...
Tue, 13 Mar, 2018 at 4:38 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...
Mon, 25 Sep, 2017 at 12:29 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 lin...
Mon, 25 Sep, 2017 at 12:31 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