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Library Insights

Read the latest blogs and access free resources designed to support your library community

Librarian Skills & Development

Whether you are an experienced librarian, mid-career or perhaps just starting out, Taylor & Francis has all the resources to help you face key challenges in your role and to develop skills for the future.

For any librarians looking to gain new skills our Librarian Skills & Development section is an indispensable source of information.

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Librarians and Fake News: “Trust me, I’m a librarian!”

In an era where information is now so accessible, how do we know what is real and what is fake?

Collection Development & Management

Having the knowledge and skills to run your library efficiently, now and in the future, is essential for any academic librarian.

Keep updated about the latest products and releases from Taylor & Francis, and discover ways to make the most of your collection.

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Metadata Practices in the Library

See how current technical services operations within libraries need to be redirected and refocused in terms of format priorities. 

Library Advocacy

Along with library management, developing collections, and updating traditional library skills, librarians and library managers still need to find time to communicate the value of their collections to a wide range of stakeholders.

Read our Library Advocacy section to find materials to help you communicate the value of your library, promote your collections and build valuable partnerships.

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How do libraries use social media?

Some top tips to learn about the use of social media in library services, from strategic planning to best practice.

Library Management

Taylor & Francis online platforms provide you with the latest information on how best to manage your academic library.

From day-to-day management of the library to forward planning, our Library Management insights provide advice on everything from leveraging budget to managing records, as well as practical ways to support students and researchers.

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3 Ways to Successfully Connect with Students

It is more important than ever for academic librarians to support students. Here are 3 ways to successfully connect with students whilst social distancing.

Open Access Resources

Taylor & Francis offers a wide range of open access options to support researchers at your University. This includes open access memberships and our Research Dashboard tool.

The Open Access Resources area provides key information on managing Open Access for your library community.

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Helsinki opens 37 books open access with Taylor & Francis

University of Helsinki have converted 37 academic titles to open access with Taylor & Francis, giving researchers worldwide the ability to read and build on the work opened.

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