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The eBook Story: The Key to a Happy Ending
Leah Chaise Associate Marketing Manager- Taylor & Francis, Library (Books)
While attending the 2018 Charleston Library Conference, Taylor & Francis joined forces with other leading industry experts to present a lively lunch on November 8th titled, “The eBook Story: The Key to a Happy Ending.” Several Taylor & Francis team members were in attendance, and we’ve…
The Taylor & Francis Virtual Library (Books)
Amy Guest Associate Marketing Manager, Digital Reference
Here at Taylor & Francis, we understand that looking through pages and pages of product information can be daunting at the best of times, especially when library budgets are shrinking, and demand for instantaneous access to information is increasing. At the same time, in a world where the librar…
Open access in the UK: insights and Solutions for Librarians
Caroline Blake Marketing Manager
The transition towards open access and open scholarship creates challenges for librarians, authors and publishers. Our recent webinar explored the move towards open scholarship and how Taylor & Francis is working with the librarian community to develop solutions to support this development. If y…
Librarian Challenges: A Poll Summary
Rebecca Bentes Associate Marketing Manager – Taylor & Francis, Library (Books)
Earlier this year, Taylor & Francis set off to discover what the greatest challenges are that librarians face in their libraries.  We created a poll exhibiting some popular challenges in the library and displayed colored tokens to represent each challenge, which librarians placed their votes wi…
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…
Student Engagement: An Experiment
Chelsea Kaiser Associate Marketing Manager – Taylor & Francis, Library (Books)
During the first half of this year, Taylor & Francis visited three different institutions to speak directly with students about the resources available to them through their libraries.  Our goal was to generate awareness of the T&F resources students have access to, and ultimately drive usa…
Communicating your library’s value to administrators
Michelle Rivera-Spann Senior Marketing Manager – Taylor & Francis, Library (Books)
Following 2016’s Creative, Evolving, Relevant: Communicating the Library’s Value, which focused on how librarians communicate a library’s value to students and faculty, the new Taylor & Francis white paper explores how librarians communicate value to decision-makers. Surveys, Statistics, Narr…
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…
The Research Support Ambassador programme at Cambridge University
Laura Montgomery Communications Manager, Taylor & Francis
The days of a librarian sitting comfortably behind a desk providing access to knowledge are behind us. Although librarians still provide access to books and journals researchers need for their work, many are now also responsible for: helping researchers to navigate their complete research journ…
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…
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,…
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…

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