Data repositories

A data repository is a storage space for researchers to deposit data sets associated with their research. If you’re an author seeking to comply with a journal data sharing policy, you’ll need to identify a suitable repository for your data. Where possible, we recommend submitting your data to a repository relevant to your discipline, and… Read more »

Data availability statement templates

If you’re submitting your paper to a Taylor & Francis journal with a data sharing policy, you’ll be prompted to provide a data availability statement with your submission. A data availability statement (sometimes referred to as a ‘data access statement’) is crucial in signposting where the data associated with a paper is available, and under… Read more »

Getting your research into parliament

Research plays an important role in the UK parliament; it can help MPs and Peers scrutinize government policy, examine pressing issues of the day and pass laws. At the same time, getting research into parliament is important for individual researchers – it is one of the ways in which they can demonstrate the impact of… Read more »

How to be an effective reviewer

What is peer review presentation : How to be a effective reviewer

Our peer review white paper, Peer review: a global view, uncovered a significant desire for more training. Over 50% of respondents who have already reviewed papers said that they had never attended a workshop or formal training on peer review but that they would like to. This rises to over 60% among those who have authored… Read more »

Registering new names in biological databases

Taylor & Francis works with authors publishing new taxonomic descriptions to make sure that all articles follow the codes governing registration for their discipline. Please read the Instructions for Authors page of the journal you are submitting to for any specific requirements. Zoological journals Taylor & Francis supports the work of ZooBank, the Official Register of… Read more »

Hands up for peer review

Huayi Huang gives an early career researcher perspective

We’ve been supporting Sense about Science’s work on peer review for some time, sponsoring their workshops and helping to spread the word about the excellent resources they create for early career researchers on peer review, like their guide on ‘The nuts and bolts of peer review’ which we regularly take along to our author workshops around the world…. Read more »