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Digital landscape

1st August 2018
A Summary of Charleston’s Digital Age of Reading Webinar
Chelsea Kaiser Associate Marketing Manager - Taylor & Francis, Library (Books)
If you missed out on the valuable information presented during Charleston’s Digital Age of Reading webinar in March, you are in luck!  Taylor & Francis attended the webinar and we are pleased to provide you a summary of the session, highlighting the most important arguments, questions and ans...
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,...
26th February 2018
What makes a successful informal learning space?
Rachel Bergan Communications Coordinator, Taylor & Francis
Academic libraries across the world are going through a number of significant shifts to meet the requirements of its modern day users, one being the design of the physical space itself. The digital era brings with it new ways of learning and accessing information - often all that is required is a...
18th December 2017
Librarians and Fake News: “Trust me, I’m a Librarian!”
Rachel Bergan Communications Coordinator, Taylor & Francis
‘Fake news’ was the word of 2017, defined by the Collins dictionary as “false, often sensational, information disseminated under the guise of news reporting.” In an era where information is now so accessible, with information platforms competing for hits through such tactics as clickbait, ho...
13th December 2017
The story behind the pictures: Oxford Brookes University’s Headington Library
Rachel Bergan Communications Coordinator, Taylor & Francis
With the way knowledge is acquired and produced ever changing, and the role of the librarian evolving, libraries are under increasing pressure to rethink their use of space on campus. In this series of images and blog posts, we will showcase how libraries are transforming their spaces and services t...
23rd November 2017
How libraries are applying social media
Content & Communications Team Taylor & Francis
How are libraries using social media to the advantage of their institutions, and how do they go about doing this? Taylor & Francis went out to investigate exactly that in our white paper, using our three focus groups based in the UK, US and India. Click to enlarge infographic: Our case s...
20th October 2017
How libraries are using social media
Content & Communications Team Taylor & Francis
How are libraries using social media? What challenges and opportunities does social media present to librarians, and how does your library’s social media strategy compare with others? Our white paper provides a global overview of library social media use, against which individual institutions can ...
23rd August 2017
How libraries are measuring the effectiveness of social media
Content & Communications Team Taylor & Francis
Our white paper on the use of social media in the library revealed that, whilst most librarians agreed that social media was an important tool for an institution, one of the challenges they face was having the time and human resources to manage it effectively. So, what are libraries currently doi...
23rd August 2017
A practical guide to using social media in the library
Content & Communications Team Taylor & Francis
Over 70% of librarians feel social media is important, and 30% post to social media at least once a day. As a part of our research for Taylor & Francis’ Social Media in the Library White Paper, we held a twitter party inviting librarians to tell us the one piece of advice they would offer a...
16th January 2017
A day in the life of Moses Munyao, Library Assistant, USISU, Kenya
Content & Communications Team Taylor & Francis
Moses Munyao completed his Bachelor studies in Information Science at Inoorero University, Kenya and has been Library Assistant at USIU-Africa since July, 2013. Continuing our series of Library Voices on the impact of digital change, we asked him to share with us what he does in a typical day. A ...
16th January 2017
Raising awareness of digital resources at National Institute of Technology (NIT) Patna
Content & Communications Team Taylor & Francis
Dr Mahesh Singh is Assistant Librarian at the National Institute of Technology (NIT) Patna. As part of the Library Voices series on the impact of digital change, we interviewed him about the importance of raising awareness of an increasing number of electronic resources in the library. What does a ...
16th January 2017
The importance of supporting research outputs at South Asian University
Content & Communications Team Taylor & Francis
South Asian University in New Delhi was established by eight countries of South Asia that were called the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation. Continuing our Library Voices series on the impact of digital change around the world, in this short film librarian Abdullah Al–Modabber talks...

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