Articles tagged with: Community

July 13, 2017 | Andrew Malekoff Editor, 'Social Work with Groups'

How to build and sustain a healthy readership


Since 1990, Andrew Malekoff has been the Editor of Social Work with Groups, a quarterly journal of community and clinical practice. As well as this, he is the Executive Director of the children’s mental health agency, North Shore Child & Family Guidance Center. …

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March 30, 2017 | Victoria Farrimond Journals Development Coordinator

How to optimize your community links


Strengthening and enhancing links to the community around your journal is of immense benefit. Building author loyalty to the journal is crucial to long term success, as authors are more likely to submit to a journal that is familiar and known to them.…

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November 16, 2015 | Amanda Ashworth Publisher

Veto on the use of null hypothesis testing and p intervals: right or wrong?


It’s a brave editor who takes a decision to change accepted practice for submissions and peer review, particularly when he knows that his reasoning is controversial, that there are strong opposing views, and that the reaction from the scholarly community is likely to be highly polarized – and very vocal. But that didn’t stop Dr. David Trafimow, editor of Basic and Applied Social Psychology, from announcing in an editorial in the first issue of 2015 that the journal will cease accepting papers that relied on certain statistical methods – especially the null hypothesis significance testing procedure – with immediate effect. Because of the huge amount of attention the editorial has received, we’ve invited Dr. Trafimow and respected colleagues to reflect on the reaction to his editorial and what the ban may mean for future scholarly research.
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March 16, 2015 | Sibabalwe Oscar Masinyana Regional Publishing Editor

Engaging with East African researchers: the Taylor & Francis-AuthorAID research writing workshops in Kenya and Ethiopia


As part of our ongoing efforts to foster local partnerships within global networks, the Taylor & Francis office in South Africa co-organized two research writing workshops in East Africa in October 2014 and February 2015 with the International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications’ (INASP) AuthorAID. The October workshop was held in Nairobi (Kenya), recently crowned the continent’s smartest city, and the February workshop was held at the historical holy town of Lalibela (Ethiopia), famous for its eleven monolithic rock-cut churches from the twelfth century CE.
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April 23, 2014 | Fiona Townsend, Publishing Editor - Journal Development

Engaging with the journal community


If your journal adequately represents and supports the interests of its subject community of researchers, authors, reviewers, and Editorial Board members, the community will in turn support the journal. Showing engagement with the community encourages positive sentiment for the journal, motivates future submissions, creates active enthusiasm for the content, and can be a useful way to gather feedback from your readership.
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March 24, 2014 | Kate Nuttall Publisher @k8nuttall

The role of #Twinterviews

Learning from the social media successes of the Journal of Sports Sciences (JSS)


We find out how one journal which has embraced the potential of the microblogging site Twitter has gained over 5,000 followers in less than nine months; we learn what a “twinterview” is; and we interview the JSS Social Media Editor who gives us his top tips for running a successful Twitter account.
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March 11, 2014 | Leila Jones Publishing Manager - Journal Development

Peer review matters


We are pleased to be supporting Sense About Science and their Voice of Young Science (VoYS) free peer-review workshops for early-career researchers. The first VoYS peer-review workshop of 2014 will be held at King's College London on Friday April 25, 2014.
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February 10, 2014 | Joshua Pitt Publisher

Social media and academic life


In this illuminating video, prepared specifically for Taylor & Francis editors, Professor Andy Miah provides an instructive insight into the platforms, processes, and principles of using social media to generate more impact for a journal and its research articles.
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