Taylor and Francis in South Africa
Explore your content and see the impact of research from South Africa
Webinars for students and researchers in Southern Africa
Ethics & Integrity in Scholarly Publishing, Wednesday 3rd November
This interactive webinar will cover common ethical issues in scholarly publishing and provide tips on how to avoid these pitfalls. We will go into detail on the responsibilities of authorship and the importance of ensuring the integrity of the scholarly record. . There will be plenty of time for questions. The material will be relevant to science, social science, and humanities researchers.
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Increasing the visibility and impact of your research
Hear from our social media expert and head of researcher marketing on how to identify the best channels, platforms, and techniques to promote your research.
Introduction to Open Research & Open Access
An introduction to the Global Open Research movement in publishing, including the basics of how Open Access works, and advice on how to identify and avoid predatory publishing.
The Research Publication Cycle
Watch presentations from our in-house experts and external editors on the research publication cycle.
Publishing Trends & How to get Published in Academic Journals
Understand publishing trends, both globally and in Africa, with a guide on how to get published from our Journal Editor Board.
Access Your Content
All institutions of the South African National Library and Information Consortium have access:
Science & Technology Library
A highly regarded library of 530+ journals, covering the following subjects:
- Biological, Earth, Environment & Food Science
- Engineering, Computing & Technology
- Mathematics and Statistics
- Sports Science & Medicine
Social Science & Humanities Library
1,450 peer-reviewed journals covering a huge range of disciplines including:
- Anthropology, Archaeology and Heritage
- Arts & Humanities
- Business, Management & Economics
- Criminology & Law
- Mental Health & Social Care
South African journals published by Taylor & Francis
Taylor & Francis publish a range of journals specific to South Africa. You can browse through these journals here. Below are some highlights:
Co-publication with UNISA (University of South Africa) Press and NISC
As the only international academic publisher with an editorial team on the continent, Taylor & Francis Africa is embedded in the local and regional environment. This puts us in a strong position to work closely with key institutions, learned societies, and government stakeholders to enable the creation and dissemination of African research in the global arena.
Key to our success in the region are our long-standing co-publishing partnerships with South African publishers, with around half of the South African portfolio co-published with NISC and Unisa Press.
We also work closely with co-publishers, institutes, and organizations to provide workshops, training, and resources for researchers.
South African Research published by Taylor & Francis
Researchers in South Africa have published over 50,000 articles with Taylor & Francis.
In 2020, 3428 articles were published, accounting for 17.2% of the total research output from South Africa that year. These numbers are steadily rising, from 2802 in 2019, and 2669 in 2018.
Highly-cited Taylor & Francis content from South Africa
Altmetric Attention Scores are tracked and collated mentions and shares of journal articles and other outputs across social media outlets, blogs, public policy documents, patent citations, post-publication peer-review forums, and online reference managers.
Altmetric LLP, collect article-level metrics and the online conversations around articles on Taylor & Francis Online, to give an indicator of digital impact and reach. “Mentions” that contain links to any version of the same article are picked up and collated. The result is the Altmetric Attention Score.
Altmetrics demonstrate the impact of research beyond academia. These are some of the highest-scoring South African articles from the last few years.
Effects of the safari hunting tourism ban on rural livelihoods and wildlife conservation in Northern Botswana
Joseph E. Mbaiwa
Published in The South African Geographic Journal, March 2017
Hao Yun, Glenn A. Brock, Xingliang Zhang, Luoyang Li, Diego C. García-Bellido, John R. Paterson
Published in Journal of Systematic Palaeontology, January 2019
Herman Wasserman, Dani Madrid-Morales
Published in African Journalism Studies, August 2019