open access

OA research stories: Elisa Bonaccorso

In this latest research story, co-author Elisa Bonaccorso tells us how publishing open access (OA) enabled her work to reach the scientific world in “real time”. “Understanding the evolutionary history of a high Andean endemic: the Ecuadorian hillstar (Oreotrochilus chimborazo)” published in Neotropical Biodiversity. Published Open Access in March 2016. Downloads: 1,367* I am an… Read more »

Reaching “on-the-ground practitioners”

In January 2017, we revealed the top 10 most popular Open Access (OA) articles published in 2016 across our Open and Open Select journals. Open Access research can be read by anyone, anywhere, immediately on publication. This allows articles published OA to work up quite a storm (like the above-mentioned articles did last year –  being… Read more »

Open access: new agreement benefits Max Planck researchers

If you are a Max Planck researcher, a new agreement will enable you to publish open access in 2,390 Taylor & Francis journals without having to pay an article publishing charge. Under the centrally funded scheme all corresponding authors based at a Max Planck Institute are now eligible to have their manuscript published gold OA… Read more »

5 reasons to sign up to Taylor & Francis Insights

Keeping up with the latest news from the research community can be hard. Submissions deadlines, papers to mark, conferences to attend – it’s easy to push it all to one side. That’s why we’ve introduced Insights: a weekly round-up of the latest news, stories and tips for researchers at all stages. From reviewer guidelines to making an impact through social media,… Read more »

Open Access: 2016’s most popular research

We’ve been crunching the numbers to reveal the ten most downloaded open access (OA) articles published in 2016. Read on to discover what new research has been most read across our Open and Open Select journals in the last year. Interested in what media, blogs, and social media mentions each article has received? Just hover over or… Read more »

16 things you might not know about early career researchers

ECR in the library

What do early career researchers (ECRs) really think about peer review, open access, or Impact Factors? What motivates them to undertake research, how do they choose which journal to publish in, and how do they build their reputation amongst the scholarly community? Recent research from CIBER, an interdisciplinary and independent UK-based research group, analyzes interviews… Read more »

OA research stories: Rob Kitchin

How can research be highlighted and shared after publication, especially when it is Open Access (OA) and available for anyone to read? In this latest research story, Rob Kitchin tells us about his work on smart cities, and how publishing through a learned society journal helped to extend the reach of his research. “Knowing and governing… Read more »