Articles tagged with: Social media

November 16, 2017 | James Hardcastle Research Manager

Last week's top articles

Last week’s top five Taylor & Francis Online articles (recorded by Altmetric)


Find out last week’s top five Taylor & Francis Online articles (recorded by Altmetric).
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November 1, 2017 | Victoria Farrimond Journals Development Coordinator

Social media 101

Introducing our social media guide for editors


For some, social media is a part of everyday life: sharing events on Facebook, photographs of favourite meals on Instagram, and work successes on LinkedIn. And now, a growing number of academics are also sharing their research and engaging in discussion on social media, particularly on Twitter.…

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October 30, 2017 | Victoria Farrimond Journals Development Coordinator

Tools for quick and effective social media management


Academics are increasingly using social media platforms to share research, and it’s not hard to understand why: it’s quick, easy and – if done right – can have a vast reach. Likewise, more and more editors are turning to social media marketing to promote their journal’s published work, which is not surprising when you consider that it costs nothing, and having an online presence increases your search engine rankings (Google and other search engines now use this as a significant factor in their results).…

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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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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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June 12, 2017 | Dr. Paul Taylor Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Systematic Paleontology

'Quality is not an act; it is a habit': tips for attracting high calibre content


Dr Paul TaylorDr. Paul Taylor is a Merit Researcher at the Natural History Museum and the Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Systematic Paleontology, published by Taylor & Francis on behalf of the Natural History Museum, London. The journal has a 2015 Impact Factor score of 3.143 and is ranked 2nd in the Web of Science’s Paleontology journals list.…

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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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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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May 6, 2016 | Claire Sewell Social Media Editor, New Review of Academic Librarianship & Research Skills Coordinator in the Office of Scholarly Communication, Cambridge

My new role as a social media editor

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


Graham Walton, Editor of New Review of Academic Librarianship, recently appointed a social media editor for the journal. We caught up with Claire Sewell to find out more about her new role. How did she become a social media editor? Why did the journal decide to launch social media pages? And what will she be posting about in her new role?
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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 30, 2016 | Cat Chimes, Head of Marketing, Altmetric

Putting Altmetric data to use: an introduction for journal editors


Assessing the reach of your journal, determining the levels of engagement within your field of research, helping you to shape your content strategy. Did you know these are just some of the many ways you could use the Altmetric data available at just one click on Taylor & Francis Online? Read this guest post from Altmetric for some ideas for how journal editors can put that data to use. And then, get the inside track from other editors, who told us how they’re using the data to benefit their journal.
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October 14, 2015 | Claire Doffegnies Journals Development Coordinator

Counting down to our UK Editor Round Tables


Friday 23 October will see many of our journal editors gather at St Hugh’s College in Oxford for the first of this year’s UK Editor Round Tables. Two weeks later on 6 November, we’ll be heading further north, to The Lowry at Salford Quays, to deliver the same packed program around the theme of ‘stay ahead of the curve’. The count-down begins now, and we look forward to seeing many of you there!
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September 18, 2015 | Claire Doffegnies Journals Development Coordinator

UK Editor Round Tables – what’s in store?

Check out the agenda and meet our guest speakers


We’re excited to share with you the agenda for our upcoming Editor Round Tables, taking place this autumn in Oxford at St Hugh’s College, on Friday 23 October, and Salford Quays, Manchester, at The Lowry on Friday 6 November. Read on to find out what’s in store, and to meet our guest speakers.
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June 16, 2015 | Leila Jones Publishing Manager - Journal Development

Twitter tips for editors


Many journals editors are embracing Twitter in order to reach a digital audience and promote their journal(s) more widely. A well-managed journal Twitter account, as part of a wider marketing strategy, can help build and maintain the brand and reputation of journals and enable editors to connect with authors and readers on a personal level, enhancing key relationships. To help support our editors who are already using Twitter to promote the journals they work on (and those who are keen to give it a try), we have put together some guidelines and tips. Why not share yours with us?
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June 8, 2015 | Matthew Johnson Editor of Global Discourse

Altmetric, social media, and impact


Altmetric data has now been added to Taylor & Francis Online and Cogent OA. Matthew Johnson, Editor of Global Discourse tells us how he is using these metrics to benefit the journal: “Understanding this basis for credibility and authority enables editors to think much more effectively about the development of their journals. Altmetric offers an opportunity for editors to be much more precise and focused in their efforts.”
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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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December 4, 2014 | Jodie Bell Communications Manager

How important is social media as a communication tool?


How important is social media as part of our communication? Is it worth dedicating time and effort to maintain a social media account? Taylor & Francis recently conducted research to investigate social media use and practice, and the findings have been published in a white paper.
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October 15, 2014 | Graham Hobbs, Journals Editorial Director

What do researchers want to know before they submit their paper?

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.
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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 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.”
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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.
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June 27, 2013 |

Social media guidelines


There are many forms of social media networks available – Twitter and Facebook are two of the larger, more popular social networking brands, while others include Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and YouTube.
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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.…

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