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Taylor & Francis in Africa

Explore a variety of African content and see the Impact of research from African Authors

Publishing webinars for authors and researchers in Africa

Excellence in Peer Review

19th April 11:30-13:00 CAT/SAST

Join us for a live webinar on how to become an effective peer reviewer conducted by our Reviewer Training Network.

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Past Events: Watch the Recording

How to Get Your Article Published in an Academic Journal

This webinar for early career researchers from March 2021 featured presentations from our in-house experts and external editors on the research publication cycle. Register below to watch the recording and the Q&A session that followed


Publishing Trends & How to get Published in Academic Journals 

This webinar from November 2020 covered trends in publishing, both globally and in Africa, with a guide on how to get published presented by our Journal Editor Board. Register below to watch the recording and the Q&A session that followed

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African Content Published by Taylor & Francis

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.

African Books 

Our range of African Studies books includes titles on subject areas such as Business, Economics, Education, Politics, History, Health, and Literature.  A selection of our African Studies book content is available Open Access, and therefore is freely available to read online.  The top row of titles noted below are all available Open Access, and you can explore all our Open Access book content on Taylor & Francis eBooks.


African Journals published by Taylor & Francis

Taylor & Francis publishes 67 African journals, 65% of which are co-published with three Africa-based publishers: NISC, Medpharm, and Unisa Press.

The African Studies collection covers a diverse range of topics including Anthropology, Behavioural Medicine, Cultural Studies, Economics, Literature, and Music. You can find out more about the African studies collection here, or select some of the highlights below to read more about the aims and scope of each journal and read open access articles. 

Library Insights

We've created a website that brings together the latest thinking, trends, issues, and best practices in librarianship in collaboration with the library and information science community.

Here you'll find a collection of useful white papers covering important topics like optimizing usage, supporting faculty outreach and remote working, and global librarianship.

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Highly-cited Taylor & Francis content from 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 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

mentioned in 56 news outlets and 91 tweets

A novel archosauromorph from Antarctica and an updated review of a high-latitude vertebrate assemblage in the wake of the end-Permian mass extinction

Brandon R. Peecook, Roger M. H. Smith, Christian A. Sidor

Published in Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, January 2019

mentioned in 57 news outlets, 8 blogs, and 26 tweets,

Cross-conservation of T-cell epitopes

Anne S De Groot

Published in Human vaccines immunotherapeutics, February 2014

mentioned in 59 news outlets


Introduction to Adalatherium hui (Gondwanatheria, Mammalia) from the Late Cretaceous of Madagascar

David W. Krause, Joseph R. Groenke, Simone Hoffmann, Raymond R. Rogers, Lydia J. Rahantarisoa

Published in Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology, December 2020

mentioned in 44 news outlets, 4 blogs, and 70 tweets

Goliath frogs build nests for spawning – the reason for their gigantism?

Marvin Schäfer, Sedrick Junior Tsekané, F. Arnaud M. Tchassem, Sanja Drakulić, Marina Kameni, Nono L. Gonwouo, Mark-Oliver Rödel

Published in Journal of Natural History Series 13, August 2019

Mentioned in 36 news outlets, 6 blogs, and 49 tweets

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