Investing for everyone: developments in digital publishing experience

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Investing for everyone: developments in digital publishing experience

This month, we’ve introduced a new Digital Publishing Excellence section for our publishing partners on Editor Resources. Why? Because we know it matters to you to know more about the key digital developments that are benefiting your journal, whether you’re a journal editor, work for a learned society, or are on one of our journal’s […]

Taylor & Francis signs the Declaration on Research Assessment (DORA)

This week we announced that Taylor & Francis has signed up to the principles outlined in DORA, which aims to improve the ways in which researchers and the outputs of scholarly research are evaluated. This follows a period of consultation with our publishing partners and internal review, to identify the technology, process, and culture changes […]

Engaged research and publication in the humanities: what connects us?

Finding ways to navigate an increasingly digitally complex research and publishing ecosystem can be a challenge, but it also presents a wonderful opportunity for those involved in scholarly communication to support new research practices now emerging. As we continue to embed ourselves more deeply in our specialist communities, how might publishers work alongside scholars to […]

COVID-19 resources and support for you

In these extraordinary times, we want to support both the drive for research into COVID-19 and all our partners across the world as they face disruption to their professional and personal lives. This includes the global research community and you, in your role as a journal editor. We therefore hope you find the following links […]

The use of metrics in research assessment

Metrics are here to stay, but our engagement with and use of them is evolving. In this post, we discuss: What are some of the issues in research assessment today? What developments are happening globally to address these? Questions about the use of the Impact Factor in assessing research quality Responsible metrics: industry initiatives including […]

Learning programs to supercharge your research career

If you want to enhance your research profile and raise the impact of your research, then look no further than our 12-week learning program for mid-career researchers. We’ve developed the program with the How Researchers Changed the World team, tackling the most common challenges mid-career researchers face, including finding funding and juggling time pressures. Who […]

Tips for dealing with online harassment in academia

As an editor, you may need to give advice and support authors who work on high-profile subjects that attract controversy and have found themselves targeted with online harassment. In contrast to healthy debate about research, online harassment in academia could include abusive emails, social media harassment and ‘trolling’, or even threats to personal safety. Explore […]

Publication ethics guidance for the arts, humanities, and social sciences

Read the latest research into publication ethics in the arts, humanities, and social sciences – download your free copy of the COPE study now.  Why do this research? COPE’s 2016-2018 strategic plan identified a new priority: to increase diversity culturally, geographically, and by discipline. Although COPE provides guidance that spans all subjects, some resources need […]

Food for Thought

For journal editors and early career researchers (ECRs) alike, it’s crucial to have a strong academic network that reaches across the research community. Having a broad network of contacts in your field can be incredibly useful. It can help career advancement, finding new research opportunities, and even personal development. For journal editors, having a wide […]