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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…
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…
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…
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…
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.     …
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…
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…
Chelsea Kaiser Associate Marketing Manager- Taylor & Francis, Library (Books)
Taylor & Francis works diligently to deliver timely solutions to our library customers. One of the ways we’ve stepped up our game in providing better solutions is by better understanding the challenges libraries are facing in a time where the industry is rapidly advancing in technology, educat…
Ruby Glasspool Communications Manager, 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…
Amy Guest Associate Marketing Manager – Taylor & Francis, Library (Books)
 Taylor & Francis is excited to be able to offer free resources to help you discover and engage with topics across professional and academic communities. With insights from expert authors and leading industry voices, we have a range of topical explorations, shareable snapshots, and cutting…
Leonie Heath Marketing Assistant – Taylor & Francis, Library (Books)
In 2018 Taylor & Francis set out to find the biggest discoverability challenges faced by librarians. We visited an array of conferences and libraries around the world and asked librarians to take part in a poll, voting for the biggest discoverability challenge they would like to overcome. Ove…
Leah Chaise Associate Marketing Manager- Taylor & Francis, Library (Books)
Podcast Series: Discussing Empathy This four part podcast series is based on the Choice Outstanding Academic Title “The Routledge Handbook of Philosophy of Empathy.” Listen as Dr. Randolph Cornelius, professor of psychological science at Vassar College, interviews Dr. Heidi Maibom, professor of p…

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