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Library Lantern’s December issue is here!

A lot has happened at Taylor & Francis over the last couple of months - we've released the white paper, 'Use of social media by the library', attended the Charleston Conference and hosted workshops and events across the globe.

In the latest Library Lantern issue, we share all this exciting news with you, as well as bring you an interview with the editor of Psychology Revivals, uncover the history of NetBASE and let you know where you can find us in early 2015.

Explore the Library Lantern's final issue of 2014. We look forward to catching up with you in the New Year!

Taylor & Francis slogan writing competition winner

Read the Taylor & Francis News Bulletin here!

We've created a short bulletin to keep you up-to-date on the latest Taylor & Francis news. We bring you information on Taylor & Francis India's 10th anniversary celebrations, how-to guides on tweeting your research and enhancing your articles with supplemental material, and articles by the Editors of Strategic Analysis, South Asian History and Culture and Transactions of the Indian Ceramic Society.

Read the newsletter in full here.

Taylor & Francis slogan writing competition winner

And the WINNER of the Taylor & Francis slogan writing competition is…

Mr Shanker Sengupta, Librarian, Delhi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research. His winning entry is:

'The Library... adding life to your years'

The Taylor & Francis Group launched a slogan writing competition on the occasion of Librarians' Day 2014, celebrating the 122nd birth anniversary of Padmashri Dr. Shiyali Ramamrita Ranganathan on 12th August. We invited librarians from across South Asia to participate and received over 300 entries.

Our panel of judges felt that Mr Sengupta's entry stood out amongst the 300 entries on libraries for the simplicity of the message and the concise form in which it was presented. The slogan encapsulates the essence of a library and how it broadens our knowledge base and makes us live longer – both philosophically and physically!

Congratulations Mr Sengupta. Your quote now finds the place of honour on our specially designed t-shirts!

Taylor & Francis and Jisc Collections: Open Access offset agreement

Taylor & Francis and Jisc Collections: Open Access offset agreement

Taylor & Francis have reached agreement with Jisc Collections to provide UK libraries with a renewed and refreshed deal for access to research published in Taylor & Francis journals.

Following extensive discussions with Jisc, RLUK, and in consultation with the wider UK library community, for the first time the deal includes an offsetting agreement for articles published on an Open Access basis.

Find out more.

White Paper - Social Media use in libraries

New white paper from Taylor & Francis explores social media use in libraries

72% of librarians feel that social media is important and 88% think its importance will grow in the future. Find out why in the latest white paper from Taylor & Francis.

This white paper provides an overview of current practices relating to the use by libraries of social media, from a world-wide perspective, against which institutions can benchmark their activities and be inspired to try new approaches.

Explore the findings today and discover how librarians are using social media, the most useful social media tools, and the best applications for these tools in a library setting.

Ignite newsletter

Read the latest issue of IGNITE right here!

In Issue 4 of IGNITE, the Librarians' newsletter for South Asia, we bring to you an interview with Dr. Ishwar Goudar, who turned the Mysore University Library into a library of the future with one of the highest usage statistical growths ever recorded.

There is news on acquisitions, research from across the globe and viewpoints on social media. There are wins, congratulations and celebrations. Taylor & Francis India is hosting the annual roadshow in Bangalore in November, so we have picked 11 cafes in Bangalore for librarians to visit and explore.

Read Issue 4 of IGNITE here!

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