Motivations for taking on editorial responsibilities vary, but a common element seems to be a desire to contribute to scholarship. Find out why Professor Marcus Haward took on the role of editor and if he’d have done it knowing what he knows now.Read more...
November 17, 2014 |
Senior eProduct Manager
Engaging readers, driving usage and citations
Authors who publish with Taylor & Francis have the option of creating a video abstract for their article. Video abstracts can help to engage readers and may lead to increased usage and citation. If you know an author who has published with Taylor & Francis Online and might like to create a video abstract, please do share our video abstract guide with them.Read more...
November 10, 2014 |
Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar,
Editor-in-Chief of IETE Technical Review
Even brilliant ideas are never new
“One should realize that ideas are never new. However brilliant, every idea is always based on previous knowledge.” Read on to discover the importance of publishing papers by authors that cite their research.Read more...
November 10, 2014 |
Editor of British Journal of Educational Studies
Referee reports and how to tackle the classic ‘yes-no-maybe’
It’s common for two academics in the same area of study to have completely different views of the same article. It is not unusual for one to say that a particular article should be published as it stands, while another is emphatic that it should not be published under any circumstances. Read on to find out about Gary McCulloch’s own experience of contradictory feedback as an author and tips for what editors can do in this situation.Read more...
November 5, 2014 |
Journals Development Editor
Duncan Nicholas reports on the event
ISMTE, the International Society of Managing and Technical Editors, connects the community of editorial office professionals committed to the peer review and publication of academic and scholarly journals. The organisation provides peer-to-peer networking, education and training, research and resources for best practice, and development of journal policy. This October was the 7th annual meeting of the ISMTE, held at Charles Darwin House, London. Read on to discover more about some of the key discussions.Read more...