Extend the reach and visibility of your research by creating a video abstract. For a fee, Wiley—in partnership with Research Square—offers you the opportunity to outline the key findings of your published article in a dynamic video. Through this multimedia content, colleagues, funders and anyone else interested in your work can experience your research anytime, anywhere.
When you create a video abstract, your research becomes accessible in a whole new way. Make sure everyone around the world sees your video:
Want more tips? With your finished video, you'll also receive a toolkit to help with promoting, optimizing and tracking the success of your video.
For more information, read our FAQs below or visit the video abstract website.
A video abstract is a 2–4 minute animation of your article, designed to highlight the key findings and benefits of your research. The goal is to create an accurate synopsis of your published article.
Wiley partners with Research Square to offer this service. The video production team is composed of writers, voice-over artists, illustrators and animators with advanced degrees from top research universities.
You can submit the accepted or published version of your article. If you submit the accepted version, please alert the video production team of any substantial changes to the article prior to publication.
When you make your submission for a video abstract, your article will be matched to a writer who's also a researcher in your field. You will also be asked to provide feedback and final approval on the script for your video, ensuring that you're involved with production from beginning to end.
When uploading your work to our website, you might consider including:
• All original, high-resolution figure or image files
• A summary slide of your research
• Any short videos or other multimedia content that has been produced to accompany your article
All file types smaller than 100 MB are acceptable. For images, high-resolution (300 dpi) TIFF or JPG files are preferred. High-resolution (1000+ dpi) EPS and PDF files are most ideal for line art, such as graphs.
The price of a video abstract is 995 USD. Please keep in mind that additional script revisions (beyond the complimentary first round) are 100 USD each.
On average, it takes 3–4 weeks to create a video abstract. This can vary depending on the length of revision time.
The final version of your video abstract will be uploaded to Brightcove and Vimeo, which you can link to in your online promotion. Follow the Vimeo link to download your own copy.
No. View our list to see which journals allow you to create a video abstract.