Peer Reviewers

Resources for peer reviewers

Peer review is at the heart of the research process. Academics generously dedicate hours of their week to examine each other’s work, offer much-valued constructive criticism and improve the published article; helping us to transform it from a draft manuscript into the final version of record.

Springer Nature is committed to recognizing the valuable and critical role performed by peer reviewers. We support your efforts by encouraging and enabling recognition of your peer review contribution. We issue peer reviewer verification certificates and also, for enabled journals, directly transmit credit for your peer review to ORCID and/or Publons.

We do all we can to make peer reviewers’ roles easier and enjoyable. Our resources are built for you, whether you’re an early career researcher interested in the review process, or an experienced peer reviewer.

Services for Reviewers