Articles tagged with: Metrics

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.…

September 14, 2015 | Paul Naish Publisher

“Father” of the impact factor examines the metric in a new article

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 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.
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.
February 4, 2014 | James Hardcastle Senior Research Executive

Measuring the metrics

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.
February 4, 2014 | Leila Jones Publishing Manager – Journal Development

Ten questions on…Kudos

In these bite-size videos, Leila Mills (Publishing Manager – Journal Development) talks to Charlie Rapple, co-founder of Kudos.
January 2, 2014 | Leila Jones Publishing Manager - Journal Development

What is Kudos?

The Kudos initiative fits very well with T&F’s wider support for authors and their institutions and so we are excited to have been involved from the early stages of development...
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.
November 22, 2013 | Catriona Hauer Global Marketing and Customer Services Director

Marketing and metrics for maximum impact

Catriona Hauer from the Taylor & Francis Marketing team discusses maximizing the impact of individual articles, whilst also “thinking big.”
October 31, 2013 | Michelle Phillips, Publisher

Seismic shift

Metrics, media, marketing and the changing world of journals

In this changing world of journal publishing, issues of discoverability, accessibility, and effective impact are becoming more important to both editors and authors. We recently held two Editor Workshops in Oxford and York chaired by Dr David Green, Global Publishing Director of Taylor & Francis Group, to explore the topics of metrics, media, and marketing directly with Taylor & Francis editors.
September 19, 2013 | Dr David Green, Global Journals Publishing Director

Editor Workshops in the UK

October 2013 Following the very successful Society Workshops earlier in the year in London and Washington, DC, on the ‘Seismic Shifts’ in journal publishing, in October 2013...
June 27, 2013 |

My Authored Works

All published authors with Taylor & Francis have access to the My Authored Works area of our website. This section of Taylor & Francis Online has recently been redesigned to make it an even more useful resource for authors.
June 26, 2013 | Felicity Davies, Research Executive

Citations and the Impact Factor

What are Impact Factors?

Impact Factors give the average number of citations received by articles in a particular journal; essentially, the average number of times that articles in a particular journal are referenced by other articles.

The Impact Factors, published annually in the Journal Citation Reports (JCR), are defined as follows:

Number of citations (references) received in the Impact Factor year to articles published in the two previous years, divided by the number of articles published in these two years.…

January 27, 2013 |

Raising the profile of my journal

The contribution of editors and editorial board members to the marketing process is greatly valued and can have a real impact on the continued success of a journal. Board members play a vital role in distributing information and news to the networks they are involved with.…