Review Guide in Publons

Publons is a commercial website that provides a free service for academics to track, verify, and showcase their peer review and editorial contributions for academic journals.

Publons is a free resource for the global, multi-disciplinary scholarly research community.

The reviewer in a scientific journal must perform the following steps:


  1. Go to


2. Click on Register from the homepage:



3. Complete your Publons profile. By entering the information on the personal page, you will become a member of Publons and you will be notified via Email. The email address you use to register will be your contact email address and the email address you use to sign into Publons.


4. After completing a review of each article, enter your review in Publons. To add your review at Publons, Simply forward the review receipt (thank you email) from the intended journal to: After receiving the Publons response, this review will be added to the number of your verified reviews in the Publons system. Thus, the number of verified reviews and the name of the journals are displayed.


5. Any Publons user can endorse a journal. For this purpose, after logging into your personal page in the Publons system, you may endorse a journal. Simply hit the "Endorse this Journal" button on the journal's detail page in order to add an endorsement. Your name and photo will appear on the Publons page of the mentioned journal.