Resources for peer reviewers

Below are links to resources that may be useful for people carrying out peer review. More will be added soon.


Practical Guidance on Peer Review






PLOS resource "How to Write a Peer Review"

Elsevier peer review course

Ethical Guidance on Peer Review

COPE Guidelines

COPE Ethical Guidelines for Peer Reviewers

Peer Review Guidance from Publishers

Elsevier reviewer guide

Scholar One Manuscripts reviewer user guide

As a reviewer of a manuscript, your input is a crucial part of the peer review process. This guide is intended to give an overview of the Reviewer function in ScholarOne Manuscripts.

Receiving Credit for Reviewing

Publons is a service that allows academics to track, verify, and showcase their peer review and editorial contributions for academic journals. Reviewers can download analytics from Publons to include in their CVs.