May 23, 2018 |
Editor-in-Chief of The Clinical Neuropsychologist
As a journal editor or an editorial board member, have you noticed the demographic make-up of your editorial board? Does it look diverse to you? I asked myself these questions three years ago and quickly came to realize that women and professionals from different ethnic backgrounds were under-represented on the editorial boards of journals in the field of clinical neuropsychology.
April 11, 2018 |
Dr Maureen Perkins
Editor of Life Writing
Dr Maureen Perkins reflects on our recent event
From journal development ideas to increasing journal impact, Dr Maureen Perkins, Editor of Life Writing, reflects on what she learned at our recent Scholarly Summit in Australia.
March 29, 2018 |
Prof Xiliang Zhang
Associate Editor, Climate Policy
Q&A with Prof Xiliang Zhang following his attendance at the 23rd United Nations Climate Conference
Prof Xiliang Zhang is Associate Editor of Climate Policy, published by Taylor & Francis. As well as this, he is Director of the Institute of Energy, Environmental and Economic Research, Tsinghua University, and leader of the research team on Energy Management and Climate Planning Innovation.
June 7, 2017 |
Editor-in-Chief, International Journal of Radiation Biology
Q&A with Dr. Gayle Woloschak
Dr. Gayle Woloschak is a Professor of Radiation Oncology at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine. She is the Editor-in-Chief of International Journal of Radiation Biology, published by Taylor & Francis. We caught up with Dr. Woloschak about the journal, the field of radiation biology, and her tips for fellow journal editors.
February 27, 2017 |
Dr. Claudia Lament
Editor-in-Chief, The Psychoanalytic Study of the Child
Q&A with Dr. Claudia Lament
Dr. Claudia Lament is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the New York University Langone Medical Center, and a Training and Supervising Analyst at the Institute for Psychoanalytic Education. She is the Editor-in-Chief of The Psychoanalytic Study of the Child (The PSC), now published by Taylor & Francis. We spoke to Dr. Lament about the journal, child psychoanalysis, and The PSC’s partnership with Taylor and Francis.
February 2, 2017 |
Dr. Juan Manuel Guayasamin
Editor-in-Chief, Neotropical Biodiversity
Q&A with Dr. Juan Manuel Guayasamin
Dr. Juan Manuel Guayasamin is a specialist in evolutionary biology, who teaches at the Universidad San Francisco de Quito of Ecuador. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Neotropical Biodiversity, an open access journal published on behalf of SENESCYT, the Ecuadorean Department for Higher Education, Science, Technology and Innovation. We caught up with Dr. Guayasamin about the challenges of launching a journal, his advice to early career researchers and what he sees for the future of the journal.
April 19, 2016 |
Journals Development Coordinator
Our latest Editor Resources newsletter
Are you a new journal editor? Or a seasoned editor looking for fresh ideas and insights? Perhaps you are a reviewer wanting to find out more about the role of an editor, or an author keen to edit a journal in the future. Whatever your story, read our latest Editor Resources newsletter for information, news and tips. In this issue, we focus on the role of a journal editor.
January 25, 2016 |
Assistant Director (Academic and User Services), Library, and Honorary Research Fellow, Centre for Information Management, Loughborough University, U.K.
As a journal editor you want your journal to be read, but in a world of ever growing resources, available at the click of a mouse or the tap of a screen, how do researchers get to the information they need, and how can this experience be improved?
October 27, 2015 |
Communications Manager, Taylor & Francis
The view from journal authors, reviewers and editors on peer review
What do journal authors, reviewers and editors think of the system still very much at the heart of scholarly communication? Read one of the largest research studies into peer review in recent years, as we launch ‘Peer review in 2015: a global view’.
August 21, 2015 |
Assistant Director (Academic and User Services), Library, and Honorary Research Fellow, Centre for Information Management, Loughborough University, UK
“When I became a journal editor in 1998, I naively made the assumption that the work was primarily about deciding which papers should be published and in what order.” Graham Walton reflects on eighteen years of hard-won experience as a journal editor and what the role looks like in 2015.
January 9, 2015 |
Elaine Devine, Communications Manager (Author Relations), Richard Steele, Editorial Director &
Open Access Publisher
Introducing clearer information for authors
Are you confused by copyright? Finding yourself being asked about it by researchers submitting to your journal? Not sure how authors can share their published articles? Learn more about the guidance we offer authors on our Author Services website, and why we’ve made it simpler and clearer.
January 7, 2015 |
Vicki Luker, Executive Editor The Journal of Pacific History
An unexpected but serendipitous discovery
“Authors and editors aim for the same thing: for words that fly on their own wings, off the page or the screen, to our readers!”
For Vicki Luker, articles by non-native speakers have sharpened her love of words. Read on to find out more about this unexpected, but serendipitous, result of her experience as an editor.
December 8, 2014 |
Dr. Tom McDaniel
Executive Editor of The Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas &
Dr. Pamela Childers
Executive Editor of The Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas
Co-editing is a happy marriage, and divorce is not an option!
Join Thomas McDaniel and Pamela Childers in this special co-editor edition of the “What I wish I’d known” blog series. Executive Editors of The Clearing House: A Journal of Educational Strategies, Issues and Ideas, Thomas and Pamela reflect on the benefits of co-editing a journal, the ups and downs of the relationship, and how many hands can make light work.
November 17, 2014 |
Professor Marcus Haward
Editor of Australian Journal of Maritime and Ocean Affairs
A shared journey
Motivations for taking on editorial responsibilities vary, but a common element seems to be a desire to contribute to scholarship. Find out why Professor Marcus Haward took on the role of editor and if he’d have done it knowing what he knows now.
November 10, 2014 |
Mamidala Jagadesh Kumar
Editor-in-Chief of IETE Technical Review
Even brilliant ideas are never new
“One should realize that ideas are never new. However brilliant, every idea is always based on previous knowledge.” Read on to discover the importance of publishing papers by authors that cite their research.
November 10, 2014 |
Editor of British Journal of Educational Studies
Referee reports and how to tackle the classic ‘yes-no-maybe’
It’s common for two academics in the same area of study to have completely different views of the same article. It is not unusual for one to say that a particular article should be published as it stands, while another is emphatic that it should not be published under any circumstances. Read on to find out about Gary McCulloch’s own experience of contradictory feedback as an author and tips for what editors can do in this situation.