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Frequently asked questions

Corporate publishing services

Questions about publishing an article with Taylor & Francis? Below, we've compiled resources to help corporate researchers and publication planners at every stage of the process, from submission to peer review, production, and promotion.

Have another question or want more information? Ask our expert editorial team.

This guide from Author Services is a great place to start, with tips for assessing journal metrics, audience, open access policies, and more. 

Then, try out Journal Suggester. Currently in beta version, Journal Suggester uses artificial intelligence to match your article abstract with a shortlist of relevant Taylor & Francis journals.

We’ve also highlighted several key therapy areas for corporate researchers. Explore our journals relating to drug discovery, immunology, and oncology.

Each Taylor & Francis article includes a set of article-level metrics, including article views, citations, and Altmetric Attention Score. Explore the latest numbers for any article via Taylor & Francis Online, or find out more about how each metric is calculated.

To view article metrics within a single journal, refer to the most read and most cited features on the journal homepage. The most read articles list is updated daily, based on Taylor & Francis Online usage metrics; the most cited articles list is updated weekly with data sourced exclusively from CrossRef.

As one of the world’s largest publishers of open access research, Taylor & Francis offers a wide range of open access options for authors. Whether you are complying with a funder mandate, comparing article publishing charges, or simply curious about the benefits of open access — our complete guide can help.

Themed issues are published in the Expert Collection journals and in Postgraduate Medicine. Explore forthcoming themes and their associated deadlines in our Editorial Calendar.

All research published in Taylor & Francis journals must have been conducted according to international and local guidelines ensuring ethically conducted research. Please review our research ethics guide for more detailed information.

Research articles are assessed by independent peer reviewers for quality, validity, and relevance. Editorial teams work very hard to progress papers through peer review as quickly as possible. However, it’s important to be aware that this part of the process can take some time.

If you’ve submitted your paper via an online system, then you can use it to track the progress of your paper through peer review. Otherwise, if you need an update on the status of your paper, please get in touch with the editor. Visit Author Services for a comprehensive guide to peer review at Taylor & Francis.

Accelerated Publication speeds up the peer review process without sacrificing quality or rigor — so you can get your discoveries to market quickly. Learn about our Fast Track and Rapid Track options and view the full list of participating journals.

Video abstracts are an increasingly popular way of getting others to engage with published research, increasing the visibility of your work. Each short video (three minutes or less) is published alongside its corresponding text abstract on Taylor & Francis Online, so you can introduce readers to your article in your own words.

If you’re interested in submitting a video abstract, get in touch with your journal’s editorial contact to find out more.

Yes! Please submit your Plain Language Summary (PLS), clearly labeled, with your other manuscript files, so that it can be peer-reviewed alongside the main manuscript.

Like video abstracts, Plain Language Summaries are a great way to increase engagement with your research. Each PLS is published alongside its corresponding text abstract on Taylor & Francis Online.

Research shows that articles with supplemental material are downloaded and cited more often. Taylor & Francis Online supports ScholeXplorer data linking and hosts supplemental content on Figshare, ensuring that your materials are discoverable from your article abstract.

Visit Author Services for more information on supplemental material.

Taylor & Francis Online ranks among the world’s most-visited academic journals publishing platforms, and we’re continuously enhancing our website for even better search engine results.

There are techniques you can use while writing to increase your paper’s visibility when published. As you write, incorporate best practices for search engine optimization, and give your article a title that’s specific but concise. Read more tips for discoverability.

There are many promotional tools at your disposal to help your research make an impact. Learn how you can use social media, Google Scholar, research sharing networks, blogs, and more to drive engagement with your article.

Our advertising team can help you find the perfect place for your campaign. Send a message to learn more about our advertising solutions.

Many of our journals are managed by in-house commissioning editors; others are run by external Editors-in-Chief.

  • If an in-house editor is noted on a journal's homepage, please use the contact information provided.
  • Otherwise, refer to the Editorial Board, linked in the About section of the journal's homepage, to get in touch with the Editor-in-Chief.
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From your chosen journal's homepage on Taylor & Francis Online, follow the Instructions for Authors to submit your article.