peer review

A ‘Nuts and bolts of peer review’ workshop: 5 take home messages

We’ve been supporting Sense about Science’s work on peer review for some time, including sponsoring their ‘Nuts and bolts of peer review’ workshops. To give you an insight into these events, and just what researchers can gain from taking part, we asked one attendee to tell us what they thought afterwards. “Speakers included seasoned academics who shared their… 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 »

A new approach to peer review

In August, Taylor & Francis announced a new trial with Peerage of Science, a free service which facilitates a streamlined peer review process for authors. The thirty Taylor & Francis journals included in the trial are now benefiting from the enhanced services Peerage of Science offers. So as an author, should you be considering Peerage of… Read more »

Catch up with our peer review Twitter discussion

Ever wanted the opportunity to ask a journal editor’s advice on peer review? Wondered how they see the process, as the person overseeing decisions to accept, revise or reject papers? A panel of journal editors joined us from Argentina, Puerto Rico and the UK, taking a rare opportunity to share peer review expertise across regions and disciplines…. Read more »

The Taylor & Francis in-house peer review team

  At Taylor & Francis, our In-House Peer Review (IHPR) team support journals through the peer review process, setting up and supervising individual journal Editorial Offices and using CrossRef Similarity Check software. But what does that involve, especially when working across some 300+ journals that reach across all disciplines? Lucy Francis, Editorial Office Team Leader,… Read more »

Peer review: behind the scenes

The peer review process is vital to the strength of a journal, ensuring all submissions receive a fair assessment. But what actually goes on in peer review? What role does the editor play in the process? Who is involved? Why does it take time? If these questions sound familiar to you, read on. We’ll take… Read more »

Peer review | a global view

Interested in what motivates researchers to peer review? Or what training and support people would like to see in place? Now published is Peer review: a global view, the latest supplement from one of the largest research studies into peer review in recent years. 5 key findings: Making a contribution to the field and sharing… Read more »

A new scholar’s perspective on open peer review

Maha Bali is an Associate Professor of Practice at the Center for Learning and Teaching at the American University in Cairo. Responding to the Taylor & Francis survey on peer review inspired me to write my own article, arguing for open peer review. Coincidentally, I published my article in a Taylor & Francis journal, Teaching… Read more »

Peer review in 2015: a global view

Read our latest white paper, one of the largest research studies into peer review in recent years. Exploring researchers’ views on the system still very much at the heart of scholarly communication, Peer review in 2015: a global view, gathers opinions from those who author research articles, those who review them, and the journal editors… Read more »