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Library Insights Blog

Data repository selection: criteria that matter
Matt Cannon & Nick Everitt Head of Open Research, Taylor & Francis and Head of Digital Production, Taylor & Francis
Support your researchers with new learning programs
Caitlin Sheeder-Borrelli Library Marketing Associate
We all know that a library’s impact reaches far beyond the shelves. An academic library is much more than housing for books and sleep-deprived students. It provides a space for academics to find support for their research and empowers them by connecting them with the information they need, when th…
Connect with Taylor & Francis Group at the 2019 Charleston Library Conference
This year, there are even more opportunities to connect with Taylor & Francis. Learn more about our sponsored sessions, luncheons, and where to find us at the Vendor Showcase below.  Click on any event or session title to learn more and save it to your conference schedule!  Here…
Routledge and Knowledge Unlatched
Rebecca Barratt Associate Marketing Manager – Taylor & Francis, Library (Books)
Routledge partners with Knowledge Unlatched to publish Open Access books on African Studies and Gender Studies Routledge is collaborating with Knowledge Unlatched (KU) to form a collection of Open Access books on African Studies and Gender Studies.  Combining the publishing know-how of Routled…
What are the most common discoverability challenges among librarians?
Chelsea Kaiser Associate Marketing Manager- Taylor & Francis, Library (Books)
In 2018, Taylor & Francis set out to engage with librarians to help identify Discoverability issues. We developed and conducted a poll at 6 major library conferences to determine what the most popular Discoverability challenges are among librarians. By engaging directly with librarians during th…
A day in the life of a Data Steward
Kees den Heijer Data Steward for Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences, Delft University of Technology
What is a Data Steward (DS), and how does the role fit within a library? Delft University of Technology has appointed dedicated Data Stewards within its faculties as part of an ongoing project until 2020. We spoke to Kees den Heijer, Data Steward for the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geoscienc…
Sustainable Development Goals Online
Elaine Roberts Marketing Manager – Taylor & Francis, Library (Books)
Today’s Students Aren’t Dreaming of a Sustainable Future. They’re Working Out How to Make it Happen According to a global survey of 1,800 recent university graduates, 96% expect to be involved in sustainability in some way during their careers. 70% of respondents also believe that sustainabil…
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…
Discover Librarian Insights from UKSG19
Elaine Roberts Marketing Manager – Taylor & Francis, Library (Books)
At this year’s UKSG conference, Taylor & Francis spoke with librarians about some of the big topics being discussed in the library community. We received some great insights from librarians at different career stages and with varied responsibilities, and a few key themes emerged. These incl…
Take a Sad Song and Make it Better: Evidence-Based Acquisitions for E-Books
Leah Chaise Associate Marketing Manager- Taylor & Francis, Library (Books)
At the 2019 Electronic Resources & Libraries Conference, Taylor & Francis presented a joint session with Western University. The premise of the session was to hear how library-vendor relations are built on a foundation of trust that can be mutually beneficial to both stakeholders.     …
What Students and Faculty Need in a Research Database
Rebecca Bentes Associate Marketing Manager- Taylor & Francis, Library (Books)
Taylor & Francis recently attended an ACRL-Choice webinar on what students and faculty need in a research database. We are pleased to provide you a summary of the session, highlighting the most important key takeaways.  In a survey sponsored by ProQuest, 1,353 faculty and students as we…
Insights from Selected Sessions, a Roundtable Event, and Librarian Interviews at UKSG19
Leonie Heath Associate Marketing Manager- Taylor & Francis, Library (Books)
At the recent UKSG19 conference, Taylor & Francis attended several sessions, hosted their own roundtable event, and recorded interviews with librarians on some of the big topics being discussed in the library community.   Scroll down to discover the key themes that emerged from sel…

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