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.
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...
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 …
March 9, 2015 |
A special issue enables a journal to publish papers focusing on specific themes, often related to a “hot topic” in that particular field of research. A special issue can deliver a number of benefits to the journal …
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.
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.
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.
October 15, 2014 |
Graham Hobbs, Journals Editorial Director
Insights from a “How to get published” workshop
Perplexed about peer review? Stumped by social media? Find out what early-career researchers want to know before they submit their research to an academic journal or book. Journals Editorial Director, Graham Hobbs, reveals the common questions asked in a “How to get published” workshop.
October 2, 2014 |
Jessica Feinstein, Head of Quality Management
Taylor & Francis offers a rapid publication option called Accepted Manuscripts Online (AMO) that enables authors to see their peer-reviewed, accepted manuscripts on the Taylor & Francis website before they have been copy-edited. These articles are available in PDF format only. This option allows new knowledge to be made available to readers in the shortest possible time.
August 11, 2014 |
We’ve created a series of short videos to familiarize you with some of the new features on Taylor & Francis Online in 2014. This is a short introduction to the addition of new citation information to the platform, including Scopus and Web of Science citation information.