Research Data at Taylor & Francis

As a partner to the global research community, Taylor & Francis supports data sharing and open data. Sharing research data enables greater transparency in scholarly communications, increases the reproducibility of experimental results and speeds up the pace of important discoveries. Research data should be Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Reusable, in line with FAIR data principles.

Taylor & Francis commits to helping researchers maximize the full potential of their work through a range of research data solutions across books, journals and our innovative open research publishing platform F1000Research.

What is research data?

Research data refers to all of the information created, collected, and recorded by researchers during the course of their research. This can include statistical data, lab results, clinical data, databases, videos and images, interview transcripts, musical scores, maps, and any other related files.

Why share research data?

There are many benefits to sharing your research data. Sharing your research data can help fellow researchers to replicate your study and validate your results, making it easier to question, share, replicate, validate, confirm, and build upon the evidence which underpins the results. Other benefits of sharing research data include:

Publishing data notes

Data notes are a short peer-reviewed article type that concisely describe research data stored in a repository. They increase the discoverability and transparency of your research, helping to comply with funder mandates on data sharing and make data FAIR. You can find information about data note templates, author instructions and options for publishing data notes at Taylor & Francis and at F1000 through the buttons below.​

Author Support Services

Taylor & Francis encourages authors to share research data and make data open when appropriate, as well as to cite data and provide data availability statements in their publications. Learn more about how to share research data at Taylor & Francis.
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Data sharing across disciplines:

Data Sharing Policies

Over 2,000 Taylor & Francis journals have data policies which state how research data should be shared. We’re also the first publisher that sets a data policy across all books content, and launched the industry’s first open and FAIR data policy at F1000Research. Familiarize yourself with different data policies available at Taylor & Francis:

Community Initiatives & Guidelines

We partner with a range of leading data organizations and communities to pioneer new data initiatives and promote best practices: