Publish 3D models within your article on Taylor & Francis Online

Announcing a new partnership with Sketchfab

We’ve partnered with 3D content platform Sketchfab to develop an exciting new feature for journals on Taylor & Francis Online.  3D models, which are often produced by researchers in fields such as archaeology, conservation, and biomechanics, can now be published in the main text of an article. This pilot program makes Taylor & Francis the first major publisher to incorporate 3D models within the HTML version of online journal articles.

Publishing these models will help readers to interact with your research in a new way and promote better understanding of results. Authors using this new feature will also benefit from increased discoverability of their research, with models being openly available to view on the Sketchfab website.

Click on the image below to see a live example of a 3D model or view it within the full text of an article on Taylor & Francis Online.

Interactive digital globe after equalizing human population density (Fig. 6. Ziqiang Li & Saman Aryana, 2017, ‘Diffusion-based cartogram on spheres’, Cartography and Geographic Information Science)

How to submit 3D models with your manuscript

The option to feature 3D models within articles is currently available on the following titles. Visit the Instructions for Authors page of your chosen journal for more details about how to submit a model along with your manuscript:

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