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.
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:
- Cartography and Geographic Information Science
- Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering
- Computer Methods in Biomechanics and Biomedical Engineering: Imaging & Visualization
- Connective Tissue Research
- Conservation and Management of Archaeological Sites
- International Biomechanics
- International journal of Neuroscience
- Journal of Coordination Chemistry
- Journal of Field archaeology
- Journal of the Institute of Conservation
- Journal of Statistical Computation and Simulation
- Studies in Conservation
- Supramolecular Chemistry
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