Does your journal have an up-to-date aims & scope? A well-written statement on your journal’s mission is useful to authors, readers, reviewers, and librarians alike. There may be plenty of different reasons you want to grab the attention of these groups (from attracting new submissions, to engaging new readers), but they’ll all see your aims & scope as your journal’s shop window.
If your aims & scope hasn’t been evaluated recently, it’s crucial to give it some attention now. Here’s our advice on writing a compelling aims & scope statement:
We encourage you to make this a regular activity as part of your journal’s development planning. Your aims & scope statement should be current, so consider adding it as a standing item to annual editorial board meetings.
Don’t forget, you can always get in touch with your managing editor at Taylor & Francis if you have any questions about updating your aims & scope.