July 19, 2018 |
Missed our recent event? Here's the programme, slides, and a Twitter moment to help you catch up
On 28th June 2018, Taylor & Francis hosted a Scholarly Summit about research communication for our journal editors and society partners in London. Browse our bank of resources from this event, including the programme, PowerPoint slides, and a run-down of conversations about the day on social media.
April 3, 2017 |
Journals Development Coordinator
Editors are invited to attend COPE’s European Seminar in London on Thursday 25th May 2017. This year’s event focuses on the changing face of research and publication ethics, looking at where COPE is today and the challenges it faces in the future.
February 8, 2016 |
Sarah Robbie, Publishing Manager
As an editor of a journal, it’s an unfortunate fact of life that at some point you will likely have to deal with a case of suspected ethical misconduct. These tips will help guide you through the process of handling such cases.
February 2, 2016 |
Luke Peedell, Peer Review Coordinator
As a fundamental step of the peer review process, it is essential for editors to select appropriate reviewers for each manuscript. Ideally, chosen reviewers will be experts in their field and have significant area-specific knowledge on the manuscript’s topic, but why do editors also need to consider the ethics behind their choice of reviewer?
November 30, 2015 |
Ethical issues in peer review, whether gender bias, competitor delays, seniority bias, false identities, review ‘rings’, or a number of other issues, have gained much coverage in the media, on social media and on blog sites in the last twelve months. But are ethical issues in peer review as widespread as they seem? We asked researchers from across the sciences, social sciences, humanities and medicine, who had experience of publishing in a number of peer reviewed journals (with both Taylor & Francis and other publishers), to tell us about their perception of the prevalence of ethical issues in peer review.
November 12, 2015 |
Peer Review Coordinator
How do you proceed when the integrity of the data in a paper has been questioned? Read on to find out more about data falsification and fabrication, including what to do if allegations are received.
October 13, 2015 |
Peer Review Coordinator
As a journal editor, you may have experienced cases where unattributed text overlap has been identified in a paper submitted to your journal, requiring you to take action. You may have been fortunate enough not to have experienced such a situation, but are concerned that, sooner or later, you will. So, what should you do if this does happen?
October 1, 2015 |
Sarah Robbie, Peer Review Manager
Publishing ethics and ethics misconduct are something that journal editors certainly hear a lot about, whether through direct experience in dealing with misconduct on their journals, or through reading about them more and more in the media. But why are ethics important? And what is the role of the editor in ethics? Find out in this post.
May 14, 2015 |
Sarah Robbie, Peer Review Manager
The 2015 COPE European Seminar and Workshop were held on 16 and 17 April on the theme “Weighed and measured: how metrics shape publication (mis)behavior.” Sarah Robbie and Tamara Bowler from the Taylor & Francis Electronic Editorial Systems team went along to find out more …
May 6, 2015 |
External Peer Review Supervisor
Inspired by frequently asked questions from editors, our dedicated EES (Electronic Editorial Systems) team share their top tips on getting the best out of your peer review management system. In this post, what do you do if you suspect, or are notified of, a potential ethical issue regarding a manuscript in peer review? Read on.
February 11, 2015 |
We have covered the diverse range of citation metrics in previous posts and although their number continues to grow, the Impact Factor is still the most important. Despite increasing concerns about how the Impact Factor is being used, far beyond its main purpose to evaluate citation profiles of journals, it is a key metric on which authors choose journals and often editors want to ensure theirs is as high as possible.
October 27, 2014 |
Dmitri Khodjakov, Supervisor Electronic Editorial Systems US
Dmitri Khodjakov, Supervisor of the Taylor & Francis U.S. Peer Review Systems team, was invited to present at the COPE North America Seminar on August 13, 2014 as part of a panel on plagiarism-checking software. He reports on the discussion.
August 6, 2014 |
Publishing Manager - Journal Development
Peer review, also known as refereeing, is a collaborative process that allows manuscripts submitted to a journal to be evaluated and commented upon by independent experts within the same field of research. Find out more about the system and its benefits.
July 11, 2014 |
Elena Chirciu, External Peer Review Supervisor
Editorial Systems Co-Ordinator
Nip time-consuming authorship disputes in the bud
Unethical authorship practices have become increasingly common in academia in recent years. Inappropriate listing of someone as a co-author may be due to a misunderstanding over what constitutes a contribution worthy of an authorship credit as opposed to an acknowledgment; however the existence of unscrupulous practices such as “gift authorship” raises serious concerns for journal editors.
June 26, 2013 |
Helen Talbot, Editorial Systems Coordinator
Taylor & Francis is committed to peer review integrity and upholding the highest standards of review in our journals. To help us maintain these high standards, we provide guidelines for ethical publishing for authors, reviewers, and journal editors.