August 7, 2017 |
Dr John Harrison
Associate Editor, 'Regional Studies'
Advice on engaging readers through titles and abstracts
Dr John Harrison is Reader in Human Geography at Loughborough University and is Associate Editor of the Taylor & Francis journal, Regional Studies. Dr Harrison recently appeared on our Expert View of Journal Metrics webinar to advise Editors on how to maximize the impact of the research in their journals. One of the points he put forward to Editors was the importance of working with authors to improve titles and abstracts to bridge the gap between those looking at research and those reading it.
June 21, 2017 |
Emma Cianchi, Communications Executive
Join our expert panel for an overview of different journal metrics
Our Expert View webinar series covers a range of key topics that matter to journal editors. In the first episode, we have lined up a panel of experts to help you explore the different kinds of metrics available and discuss how you can use them to develop your journal. Find out how you can join in!
April 12, 2017 |
Mel Phillips, Marketing Executive and Eloise Moir Ford, Managing Editor
Last month, Taylor & Francis journal editors and editorial board members took part in three Editor Round Table events in Melbourne, Sydney and Stockholm, exploring the themes of research quality, impact and engagement, research integrity and journal development.
April 25, 2016 |
Felicity Davies, Product Data Analyst
Would you like to increase the impact of your journal? Do you have a paper that you feel should be especially well-cited? Here are some of the most popular ideas on how to achieve this...
March 15, 2016 |
On a balmy Monday evening, scholars, academic administrators, research funders, and librarians joined Taylor & Francis representatives at the former Singapore-branch of the Kwangtung Provincial Bank for an evening of ‘conversazione’ around current best practices for promoting and measuring the impact and engagement of research output. Read the top takeaways from the event.
September 14, 2015 |
Eugene Garfield is widely known as the “father” of the impact factor. He first suggested the concept of an impact factor in 1955, and he jointly created them in the early 1960s, along with Irving H. Sher. The use and value of impact factors is controversial for a number of reasons; however their importance is not in doubt, and they remain a key metric in journal publishing today.
May 14, 2015 |
Sarah Robbie, Peer Review Manager
The 2015 COPE European Seminar and Workshop were held on 16 and 17 April on the theme “Weighed and measured: how metrics shape publication (mis)behavior.” Sarah Robbie and Tamara Bowler from the Taylor & Francis Electronic Editorial Systems team went along to find out more …
February 11, 2015 |
We have covered the diverse range of citation metrics in previous posts and although their number continues to grow, the Impact Factor is still the most important. Despite increasing concerns about how the Impact Factor is being used, far beyond its main purpose to evaluate citation profiles of journals, it is a key metric on which authors choose journals and often editors want to ensure theirs is as high as possible.
July 22, 2014 |
From summer 2014, Scopus and the Centre for Science and Technology Studies (CWTS) at Leiden University will be publishing a new journal-level metric called Impact per Publication (IPP). This metric is similar to Thomson Reuters’ journal Impact Factor (IF), but there are several key differences.
February 4, 2014 |
Senior Research Executive
During 2013 Taylor & Francis Senior Research Executive James Hardcastle gave a presentation at the Publishers for Development 2013 Conference in London. Watch the video which discusses existing journal- and article-level metrics.
December 12, 2013 |
This is the first in a short series of posts on metrics, giving an overview of what they measure, why we use them, and some of their issues.
November 5, 2013 |
David Burgoyne, Senior eProduct Manager
Usage data for our customers
COUNTER4 comes into force on December 31, 2013, and Taylor & Francis will be upgrading Taylor & Francis Online...