Articles tagged with: impact

February 13, 2017 | James Hardcastle, Research Manager and Tiffany Drake, Product Data Analyst

What is the Emerging Sources Citation Index?

The Emerging Sources Citation Index (ESCI) was launched in late 2015 as a new database within Clarivate Analytics’ (formally Thomson Reuters’) Web of Science.  Around 3,000 journals were selected for coverage at launch, spanning the full range of subject areas. As of February 2017, the database contains 5,578 journals, approximately 530 of which are Taylor & Francis journals.…

February 7, 2017 | Miles Richardson, Multimedia & Social Media Editor of 'Ergonomics'

Creating an online identity: a social media editor’s perspective

Miles Richardson, Multimedia & Social Media Editor of 'Ergonomics' shares his expertise

Dr Miles RichardsonMany journal editors are embracing social media to create an online identity and reach a digital audience to promote their journals more widely. Miles Richardson, Multimedia & Social Media Editor of Ergonomics, shares his tips on getting started, making an impact, and how the data can be used to improve the overall quality and performance of a publication.…

January 17, 2017 | Jodie Bell, Press & Media Relations Manager

Helping your journal hit the headlines in 2017

To mark the start of the new year, the Taylor & Francis Newsroom has a fresh new look. Find out about some recent developments which will help your journal reach the press in 2017.
January 16, 2017 | Daniel Pullin, Marketing Coordinator

5 reasons to sign up to Taylor & Francis Insights

5 reasons to sign up to InsightsKeeping up with the latest news from the research community can be hard. Submissions deadlines, papers to mark, conferences to attend – it’s easy to push it all to one side.

That’s why we’ve introduced Insights: a weekly round-up of the latest research news, stories, and tips for researchers at all stages.…

May 31, 2016 | Becca Bray, OA Marketing Executive

Open access: what are the opportunities for marketing and publicity?

Marketing open access (OA) journals and articles offers a huge amount of opportunities to maximize the visibility of research, not only within academia but also beyond. Becca Bray, OA Marketing Executive at Taylor & Francis, gives an insight into the impact publishing OA can have, with real life examples to inspire and inform.
May 24, 2016 | Becca Bray, OA Marketing Executive

The role of marketing in open access

Applying tactics and channels to journal articles

What is the role of marketing in open access (OA) publishing? How are marketing tactics and channels applied to individual journal articles and on specific journals? With OA meaning an individual piece of research has the potential to be read by anyone, our OA Marketing Executive, Becca Bray, lifts the lid on the many and varied ways the team works to maximize the number of people reading.
April 25, 2016 | Felicity Davies, Product Data Analyst

Citations top tips

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 | Jennifer Lien Managing Editor

Building a Conversazione around impact and engagement in today’s publishing world

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.
May 28, 2015 | Euan Adie Founder of Altmetric

Enhancing the journal platform with Altmetric

We talked to Euan Adie, founder of Altmetric

We are excited to be partnering with Altmetric to enhance the article metrics currently available on Taylor & Francis Online and Cogent OA. Added to all journal articles published since January 2012, Altmetric data will offer users a more complete picture of how people are engaging with research articles from Taylor & Francis Group, whether via traditional or social media, blogs, or online reference managers. We spoke to Euan Adie, founder of, to find out more about Altmetric and how he thinks the addition of these metrics will improve the user experience for authors, editors, and readers.
January 29, 2015 | Paula Muraca Associate Editor, Journal of Intercultural Studies

Adventures into Twitter

Convinced enough by claims about the benefits of social media for enhancing reach and impact (and perhaps also to satisfy a latent sense of adventure), the editors of the Journal of Intercultural Studies began an official Twitter account for the journal in June last year. In this post Paula Muraca, Associate Editor, shares what she has learnt so far.
December 19, 2014 | Robinson Raju Publishing Editor, Journals, Taylor & Francis India

“The author – impact, engagement and social media”

The Journals Editorial Roundtables in India

Taylor & Francis organized The Journals Editorial Roundtables in New Delhi (10 November) and Kolkata (14 November). The chosen theme this year was “The author – impact, engagement and social media.” Robinson Raju, Publishing Editor, reports on the events.
September 26, 2014 | James Hardcastle Research Manager

Author-level metrics and the H-Index

In a previous post I wrote about journal-level citation metrics. This post will discuss the rise of article- and author-level metrics.

As tools such as Web of Science, Scopus, and Google Scholar have become more widely accessible, it has become much easier to create metrics at the article level.…

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.
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.
November 29, 2013 | Mariette Enslin, Regional Managing Editor

What’s up in South African journals publishing?

Insights from our 2013 Editorial indabas

The purple jacarandas were in full bloom in Midrand near Johannesburg, and Table Mountain in Cape Town was looking its best, as we congregated for our two Editorial indabas (gatherings) in October. The two meetings were well attended by journal editors, co-publishers, society partners, and funders.