This blog series shares highlights from our new report: Reading and Publishing during a pandemic. In this post, learn about the search patterns we saw through global lockdowns and remote working, and download your free copy of the report today to find out more.
The way that researchers discover journal content varies a little by subject but general search engines, such as Google, and academic searches (Google Scholar) are consistently among the highest drivers of traffic to Taylor & Francis Online. Easily accessible from anywhere, we wondered whether these tools became more important when researchers found themselves working off campus during lockdowns.
We’ve mined the data from our publishing platform, Taylor & Francis Online, to answer the following key questions:
Get to know your users’ search patterns and discovery trends.
Stand-out insights include:
For full details, download the report: Reading and publishing during a pandemic.
Making the research we publish discoverable is our priority: helping readers get the right research at the right time – as seamlessly as possible.
Through global lockdowns and remote working, we’ve continued to drive discovery by indexing content in popular databases such as PubMed and Web of Science, and partnering with leading discovery services.
Find out more in the report, including what research was being discussed, publishing trends, and search habits