Publons gives editors the recognition they deserve for their efforts getting breakthrough research out to the world. 
We also help editors deal with key problems they face day-to-day. We know because
they told us

Show employers and funders how valuable you are to your field

Effortlessly keep a record of each manuscript you handle as evidence of how much the world's journals rely on your expertise.


Track where articles you handle get published & how
they perform over time

See where papers you reject end up being published and track the performance of articles you decided to publish, with article scores made on Publons and web activity measured by Altmetric.


Build your relationship with new and existing reviewers

Expand your reviewer pool with the best reviewers in your field, thank your loyal reviewers by inviting them to get recognition for their contributions, and provide confidential, constructive feedback to improve reviewer performance.

Access your powerful partner dashboard

Editors for partnered journals get access to a Journal Partner Dashboard with exclusive tools, insights and analytics into reviewer behaviour and availability.

Reviewer Connect

Our breakthrough reviewer search tool helps you find, screen and connect with expert peer reviewers. Learn more and register for exclusive free access during our limited beta testing phase.







Benefit from more motivated reviewers

Yes, I am more likely to carry out a review now. I feel that Publons does deliver on helping me get credit for peer review.
— Alex Bateman, Head of Protein Sequence Resources - EMBL European Bioinformatics Institute
Knowing that my impact can be greater acts as an incentive to accept more reviews.
— Chris Sampson, Research Assistant - Division of Rehabilitation and Ageing, University of Nottingham
It was a little easier spending [the morning] on manuscript review knowing, even if comments are ignored - I still get some credit. Thanks Publons.
— Steven B. Roberts, University of Washington

Interested in partnering with Publons?

We partner at the Publisher level.

If you're on a journal editorial board and want to recognise your reviewers with Publons, we recommend speaking with your publisher.

You can also register your interest with us here:

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