Articles tagged with: impact

August 7, 2017 | Dr John Harrison Associate Editor, 'Regional Studies'

Do simpler, shorter titles lead to more readership?

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.
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July 17, 2017 | Victoria Farrimond Journals Development Coordinator

Top takeaways from our Expert View on Journal Metrics webinar


We were recently joined by a panel of metrics experts for two live webinar sessions designed to provide our editors with an overview of the available usage data, as well offer the chance to answer any burning questions they may have had about the increasing basket of metrics and indexes.…

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June 28, 2017 | Victoria Farrimond Journals Development Coordinator

Journal metrics essentials


Since the start of the twentieth century, metrics have become an increasingly important part of both journal publishing and researcher evaluation . With the basket of metrics continually expanding, what exactly do they measure, and how can you use them to your advantage?…

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June 23, 2017 | Dr John Harrison Associate Editor, 'Regional Studies'

Impact is ‘the holy grail’

Getting the most out of metrics


Dr John Harrison is Reader in Human Geography at Loughborough University and is Associate Editor of the Taylor & Francis journal, Regional Studies. In his recent talk at the London Book Fair, he spoke about his need for metrics to help him in his roles as researcher, author and editor. …

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May 3, 2017 | Claire Sewell, Social Media Editor, New Review of Academic Librarianship

My role as a social media editor: one year on

Q&A with Claire Sewell, Social Media Editor, New Review of Academic Librarianship


Claire SewellLast May we interviewed Claire Sewell, who had just been appointed as a Social Media Editor (SME) for the journal New Review of Academic Librarianship, to find out about her new role and her hopes of creating an effective social media presence.…

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April 12, 2017 | Mel Phillips, Marketing Executive and Eloise Moir Ford, Managing Editor

Top takeaways from our Melbourne, Sydney & Stockholm Editor Round Tables


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.
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March 20, 2017 | Dr Keyan Tomaselli, Editor, Critical Arts: South-North Cultural and Media Studies

Getting published is just the first step


Keyan Tomaselli-croppedProf. Keyan Tomaselli is a professor and a fellow of the University of KwaZulu-Natal (UKZN). He is the editor of the journal Critical Arts: South-North Cultural and Media Studies, published by Taylor & Francis. In this article, Prof. Tomaselli shares his advice on what to consider, and what actions to take, after your latest issue goes to publication.…

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March 9, 2017 | Alice James, Content Executive

Top 10 Open Access articles of 2016: the editor perspective


We recently revealed the top 10 most read Open Access articles published in 2016 across Taylor & Francis and Routledge journals. In this post we hear from some of the editors of the journals that made the list on why they think this research resonated so widely, the importance of Open Access research, and the implications for their journals.…

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March 1, 2017 | James Hardcastle Research Manager

New Scopus metric: CiteScore


December 2016 saw the launch of a new Scopus metric, CiteScore, along with associated other metrics. The new journal-level metrics will provide an additional view of journal performance and have been published for over 22,000 journals index in Scopus. This post will give you an overview of the metric and what it could mean for your journal.…

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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’ (formerly 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.…

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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.…

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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.
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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.…

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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.
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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.
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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...
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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.
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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 Altmetric.com, 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.
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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.
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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.
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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.…

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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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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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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.
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