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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

Upcoming Webinars

  • Learn how to make your research impactful from the resources available near you (Exclusively for the members of SANLIC) – July 19, 2022, | 11:30 AM- 12:30 PM SAST, Register here

  • A Walk-Through of How to Access the High-Impact Research (Exclusively for the members of SANLIC) – Oct 13, 2022, | 11:30 AM- 12:30 PM SAST, Register here

Past Events: Watch the Recording

Increasing the visibility and impact of your research

Taylor & Francis Group and The Conversation Africa, in association with SANLIC, are pleased to present an interactive webinar on how authors can increase the impact of their research using a range of tools.

More journal articles are being published than ever before and authors need to learn to leverage opportunities to promote their work. We’ll focus on press campaigns and social media engagement as well as giving tips on SEO and conference participation. The content will be relevant to southern African researchers of all experience levels. All are welcome and there is no charge.

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. 

You can watch more event recordings for researchers in Africa here

Access Your Content

All institutions of the South African National Library and Information Consortium have access:

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Social Science & Humanities Library:

1,450 peer-reviewed journals covering a huge range of disciplines including:

  • Anthropology, Archaeology & Heritage

  • Arts & Humanities

  • Business, Management & Economics

    • Criminology & Law

    • Mental Health & Social Care

    • Psychology

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    Science & Technology Library

    A highly regarded library of 530+ journals, covering the following subjects:

    • Biological, Earth, Environment & Food Science

    • Chemistry

    • Engineering, Computing & Technology

    • Physics

    • Mathematics and Statistics

    • Sports Science & Medicine

    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

    Article Journal Citations
    Guidelines for the use and interpretation of assays for monitoring autophagy (3rd edition) Autophagy 2706
    Minimal information for studies of extracellular vesicles 2018 (MISEV2018): a position statement of the International Society for Extracellular Vesicles and update of the MISEV2014 guidelines Journal Of Extracellular Vesicles 872
    Resistance, acquiescence or incorporation? An introduction to land grabbing and political reactions 'from below' Journal Of Peasant Studies 201
    An introduction to quantum machine learning Contemporary Physics 150
    Trauma and PTSD in the WHO World Mental Health Surveys European Journal Of Psychotraumatology 149
    Modelling quality dynamics, business value and firm performance in a big data analytics environment International Journal Of Production Research 148
    The three meanings of meaning in life: Distinguishing coherence, purpose, and significance Journal Of Positive Psychology 143
    Evaluation of residual stress in stainless steel 316L and Ti6Al4V samples produced by selective laser melting This paper investigates the residual stress distribution in SLM-made parts and suggests thermal gradient control strategies Virtual And Physical Prototyping 116
    Study on the removal of heavy metal ions from industry waste by carbon nanotubes: Effect of the surface modification: a review Critical Reviews In Environmental Science And Technology 112
    The Global Trachoma Mapping Project: Methodology of a 34-Country Population-Based Study Ophthalmic Epidemiology 104

    Altmetrics

    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.

    The Long New Deal

    Raj Patel, Jim Goodman

    Published in Journal of Peasant Studies, April 2020

    mentioned by 1 blog  and 644 tweeters

    When are experiments corrupt?

    Nimi Hoffmann

    published in Journal of Contemporary African Studies, February 2019

    Mentioned by 9 news outlets, 1 blog, and 308 tweeters

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