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Scholarly Communication: Peer Review

Basics of Peer Review

 A Wiley infographic

Council of Science Editors:
Reviewer Roles & Responsibilities

Committee on Publication Ethics
Ethical Guidelines for Peer Reviewers (pdf)

Get credit for your peer reviews:
Publishers are teaming up with Publons to recognize reviewers for their contributions.

Peer Review Training

Publons Academy: "a practical peer review training course for early career researchers." Learn the core competencies of peer review from experts.


Nature: Focus on Peer Review
Free online course on peer review, containing 4 modules with bite-size videos and interactive activities.


Peer Review: the Nuts and Bolts. 2014.
Download this 28-page guide to peer review written by early career researchers for early career researchers.


Understanding peer review. An Infographic from Taylor & Francis Group, 2017.

Transpose has launched! Quickly find publisher policies for peer review

Home page of Transpose Website

Transpose is a new (and growing) time-saving author resource where the peer review policies of over 2,900 journals can quickly be found. Authors are invited to submit new journals for inclusion.

Transpose record for F1000: Publisher Policies for Peer Review

Three main categories of peer review policy are covered: co-referees; posting preprints, and pre-publication discussion of results with the public. Not sure of journal yet? Filters help you browse options.

Peer Review: A Global View. A 2016 global survey from Taylor & Francis. (3:01)

Publons: Peer Review Management and Credit System

Publons Dashboard for University of Pittsburgh Reviewers New from Clarivate: PUBLONS!

  • Add your institutional affiliation in your profile for a more informative Publons Dashboard.

Click here to see reviewers from the University of Pittsburgh.

  • Join Publons to track your reviews
  • Use your ORCID iD to accurately track your peer reviews
  • Get credit for your reviewing activities
  • Raise University of Pittsburgh visibility
  • Identify collaborators
  • Create global networks
  • Search by Research Field or Country

Rubriq Peer Review Management & Transfer System

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