Publons **FREE** Webinar - Qualified Journals and Criteria: The Importance of Peer Review - 21st May.

Date of news item: 15 May 2020

Further to our previous announcement, regarding **FREE** Web of Science group webinars scheduled in May, please find details of an additional Publons webinar which may be of interest:

Title: Qualified Journals and Criteria: The Importance of Peer Review

Gain insights into peer review practices worldwide, including what distinguishes the world’s best (and the world’s worst) journals. This webinar looks at the importance of a robust peer review process for high quality, international journals. It explores some of the identifying characteristics of such journals, whilst also providing insights into peer review practices worldwide using a series of reports from Publons, the world’s largest peer review platform. The issue of predatory journals – including how to identify them – will also be addressed.

The following topics will be covered:

  • An introduction to Publons
  • Publons and predatory journals
  • What do we mean by ‘an international, high quality journal’?
  • What have we learnt about peer review?
  • The Global State of Peer Review Series: Publication Peer Review study and Grant Peer Review study
  • AVES success story. AVES, an Istanbul-based independent publisher of academic journals will share how their editors and reviewers are benefiting from Publons

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