Publons is a free resource for the global, multi-disciplinary scholarly research community. After registering with Publons, you get a Web of Science ResearcherID number. This number doesn't change, even if you change your name or institution affiliation. 

You can create an online profile to show your publication history. Publons draws a connection between you and your work, and assures an accurate record of output and attribution. It also helps your colleagues quickly find your published work and identify you as a potential collaborator.


Publons Features

Publons is a profile used by researchers in the scholarly research community to claim, manage, and showcase their work. This includes:

  • Claiming their publications in the Web of Science
  • Managing and showing their full publication history 
  • Tracking their Web of Science Core Collection times cited counts and h-index 
  • Tracking their peer review history and editorial board memberships for scholarly journals
  • Identifying potential collaborators
  • Helping avoid author misidentification 

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