Turning your PhD into a successful book

Requests regularly arrive in the Author Services inbox asking for advice about turning PhD research into journal articles or books. In this guide, first posted on the LSE Impact Blog, Terry Clague from Routledge gives a useful insight into what publishers are looking for when they receive new book proposals.   Research conducted as part… Read more »

Scholars in social media: an interview with George Veletsianos

“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 »

5 tips for using online submissions systems

Submitting to a journal using an online submission system can seem like a daunting task. However, a little preparation goes a long way and our top 5 tips for using online submissions systems will help to ensure that your paper makes its way through peer review as swiftly as possible. 1) Have you checked the… Read more »

Using ScholarOne Manuscripts to submit your paper

At Taylor & Francis many of our journals use ScholarOne Manuscripts for online submission and manuscript tracking. You can check which system is used by the journal you are sending your manuscript to by going to the journal’s Instructions for Authors.

How to choose a journal

Choosing the right journal for your research can seem daunting, but it doesn’t need to be. Once you have a shortlist, refine it by asking the right questions.

Abstracts and titles

Your abstract is the shop window of your article – this is where customers (researchers) can sample your wares and decide whether to read and cite your content or instead look elsewhere.