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 shared via social media, blogged about, and picked… Read more »
Although it may feel like the end of the process, getting your article published is the beginning of a new journey. Ensuring that your work is read (and ultimately cited) by as many researchers as possible is at the very center of what we do at Taylor & Francis. Here are just a few of the… Read more »
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 »
“I have been particularly delighted with the feedback I have received from outside of academia, demonstrating that our work can and should be promoted to all.” How can the media benefit your research and how should you go about engaging with them? In this latest research story, Dr Gary James tells us about his work on… Read more »
“Public scholarship re-envisions the roles and purposes of scholarship, and it is closely aligned to the ethos of the open movement wherein knowledge is not only shared broadly but is also co-constructed…” George Veletsianos is the author of the book Social Media in Academia: Networked Scholars, which examines the day-to-day realities of social media and online… Read more »
In July I had the pleasure of attending the PE Institute in North Carolina. I was invited to give the keynote address because of my work on social media, and because of the sharing community I have become involved in over the last six years on Twitter. When I entered the conference venue I kept… Read more »
I have been recently challenged by the editorial team of the journal Regional Studies, Regional Science (RSRS) to briefly share my ideas and experience on sharing my publications, specifically my article published in the early career section of RSRS on social media platforms. With this post, I aim to share my view on how sharing published research… Read more »
Times have changed for researchers. Gone are the days when you could publish your article and then just wait for your work to be discovered and recognized by your peers.
Twitter can be one of the most valuable tools you can use to publicize your work, reaching people who may never have heard of you or your research before, increasing downloads of your article, citations, and impact.
Blogging can hone your writing skills, pushing you to write in a more accessible style. Such a skill is highly valuable as researchers strive to ensure their work has as wide a readership as possible, driving tweets, shares, likes, impact, and citations.