In the series of Tool tips, Library staff reviews handy research tools. Think of tools that can help you with publishing your research, accessing literature, and managing data. In this tip we introduce Publons, a platform that helps you to record, verify and showcase your peer review contributions.
Your peer reviews visible with Publons
With Publons you can create and display a profile of your peer review and editorial contributions for academic journals. The journals will verify and endorse your contributions. In doing so, you make your contributions visible for others.
You can download and include your verified profile in, for example, curriculum vitae, funding applications, promotions and performance evaluations.
Read more on the Open Science blog
But what is Publons? How does it work? Why is it useful? Are there alternatives? These questions and more will be answered in the blogpost by Chantal Hukkelhoven, Rewarding your peer review and editorial contributions: Publons.