Collection development Archives - Librarian Resources

We use cookies to improve your website experience. To learn about our use of cookies and how you can manage your cookie settings, please see our Cookie Policy. By closing this message, you are consenting to our use of cookies.

Collection development

20th June 2019
Understanding research metrics
Elaine Devine Associate Director, Content & Communications, Taylor & Francis
What’s a journal Impact Factor? What’s a researcher’s h-index? What’s an Altmetric score and how is it calculated? How should I use this to assess a journal or to advise colleagues on the right journal to publish in? Research metrics are a thorny and constantly evolving area, and...
7th March 2018
Research4Life’s GOALI programme launched
Laura Montgomery Communications Manager, Taylor & Francis
Researchers, law students, policymakers, judges and legal experts in low- and middle-income countries can now get free or low-cost online access to legal information, including leading research from Routledge Law, through the GOALI programme. What is GOALI? GOALI (Global Online Access to Legal...
27th February 2018
Advocating for change in the developing world: winners’ stories
Laura Montgomery Communications Manager, Taylor & Francis
Taylor & Francis is committed to a number of developing world initiatives, as part of our mission to support libraries and researchers across the globe in making real change to their own communities and the wider world through the access to evidence-based research. In 2016, our partners at Re...
27th February 2018
10 skills librarians need for the future
Laura Montgomery Communications Manager, Taylor & Francis
To keep up with the pace of change in the academic library, the traditional skillset of the librarian is expanding. In her article, "Identifying and exploring future trends impacting on academic libraries" published in New Review of Academic Librarianship, Roisin Gwyer used journal content analysis,...
19th February 2018
Taylor & Francis Group responds to the open letter from SCONUL
Laura Montgomery Communications Manager, Taylor & Francis
Taylor & Francis would like to provide the following context and statement following recent feedback from the library and academic community in relation to our new policy to introduce a rolling wall of 20 years’ courtesy access to subscribers. This replaces our prior policy of access back to 1...
5th January 2018
Insights into INASP
Laura Montgomery Communications Manager, Taylor & Francis
As a founder member of Publishers for Development, Taylor & Francis Group is committed to ensuring the widest possible distribution of its journals to the research community in developing countries. One of the key development initiatives we support is the International Network for the Availabil...
4th July 2017
White paper: facilitating access to free online resources
Content & Communications Team Taylor & Francis
A significant challenge for today’s librarian is the increasing quantity of free online content. Although it has the potential to be of great value for education purposes, how do librarians determine the quality of all these online resources and communicate their availability to end-users? This...
16th June 2016
Life as a librarian in East Africa
Content & Communications Team Taylor & Francis
As Library Director at the newly established library at Wollo University in Ethiopia, Tsegaye Misikir and his team have been striving to provide high service standards to the academic community. In this interview for the Library Voices series on establishing new library services, Tsegaye gives us h...
16th January 2016
Building a collection at Delhi Technology University
Content & Communications Team Taylor & Francis
Since 1941, the Delhi Technology University in New Delhi has continually developed a wide range of resources and services for its audiences. As part of our Library Voices series on collection development, librarian Shri Rama Kant Shukla gives an insight on how he and his team interact with their use...
16th January 2016
Library development: Monastero San Benedetto
Content & Communications Team Taylor & Francis
Ethan J. Allen is Director of Monastero San Benedetto (Norcia, Italy) and Florida Atlantic University (FAU) Libraries, John D. MacArthur Campus (Jupiter, Florida, USA). His published research includes The Library and the Web: Graduate Students’ Selection of Open Access Journals for Empirical Lite...

We use cookies to improve your website experience. To learn about our use of cookies and how you can manage your cookie settings, please see our Cookie Policy. By closing this message, you are consenting to our use of cookies.