In September 2017 Taylor & Francis launched a new ebook platform that merges the current Taylor & Francis eBooks platform with the CRCnetBASE platform. Taylor & Francis Group is one of the world’s leading publishers of scholarly journals, books, ebooks, reference works, and databases. The majority of the ebooks on Taylor & Francis eBooks are published by Routledge, but there are also books from other imprints, including David Fulton, CRC Press, Earthscan, Focal Press and Psychology Press.
Please note that Lund University Libraries does not have access to all content on Taylor & Francis eBooks. LU currently have perpetual access to 2937 ebooks as well as 621 Open Access books (December 2020). When searching or browsing you can filter the results by checking the box 'Show content I have access to', books owned by LU are marked with in the hit list and in the record of the book.
There are three types of ebooks available on Taylor & Francis:
1) Books without DRM - these books have an unlimited number of concurrent users and can be read online or downloaded on both computers and mobile devices, including smart phones.
2) Books with DRM - these book have only one (1) concurrent user and can only be read online, not downloaded. The limit for one user to access a book with DRM is no more than 120 minutes per session. LU owns 17 titles with DRM (see title list below).
3) Open Access books - these books are marked with and are licensed under a Creative Commons CC-BY-NC-ND license.
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E-resources from Taylor & Francis are made available on more than one platform, Lund University Libraries have access to a collection of e-journals on Taylor & Francis Online. A green icon means we have full access to a journal = , but please note that some journals only have partial access =
|Name||Taylor & Francis eBooks|
|Publisher/Provider||Taylor & Francis Group, an Informa Company|
|Subjects included||Humanities, Social Sciences, Behavioral Sciences, Science, Technology, and Medicine.|
|Type of resource||Platform with ebooks in fulltext.|
|Fulltext format||HTML, PDF|
|Accessibility||Via IP address|
|Login authentication required||No, not on LU-campus. If you are off-campus you will be prompted to login via LU's Central Authentication Service (CAS) with a Student Account or LUCAT-ID.|
|Number of concurrent users||Multiple concurrent access (multiple people reading at the same time). A small number of ebooks only have one (1) concurrent user.|
|Must be borrowed||No|
|Number of days for download||- -|
|Download and read offline||Yes, ebooks without DRM can be downloaded and read offline in PDF-format (chapter and entire ebook).|
|Download to a portable device||Yes, ebooks without DRM can be downloaded to a portable device, however there may be some features which will only be enabled on a desktop or on tablet devices but not mobile phone devices. Please note that ebooks with DRM cannot be downloaded, only read online. Most ebooks larger than 200 MB cannot be read online, they can only be downloaded.|
|Copying||You may copy and paste any part of the licensed materials but only for personal use. You may not email or otherwise in any way distribute any part of the licensed materials, not even for personal use, to anyone other than authorized users at Lund University (registered students and staff).
DRM-protected titles: You can copy/paste up to 20%, when the limit has been reached, an error message will be displayed. The allowance is refreshed every 30 days.
|Printing||You may print any part of the licensed materials but only for personal use. You may not email or otherwise in any way distribute any part of the licensed materials, not even for personal use, to anyone other than authorized users at Lund University (registered students and staff).
DRM-protected titles: You can print up to 20%, when the limit has been reached, an error message will be displayed. The allowance is refreshed every 30 days.
|Text to speech||No|
|Export formats?||The RIS format can be imported by all major citation management software, such as EndNote, ProCite, RefWorks and Reference Manager.|
|How do I suggest a purchase||Students and staff: Please contact your faculty library.
Librarians: Se Förvärv av elektroniska resurser för mer info.
|Restrictions||Walk-in users: Users not affiliated with Lund University may be permitted access to 'Taylor & Francis eBook' fulltext content, but only within the physical premises of Lund University Libraries from designated terminals.
Course Packs: No, you may not incorporate any part of the ebooks as a collection or compilation (electronic or physical copy) for use by any other parties, persons, staff or students at Lund University without the prior written consent of the Publisher. Please contact Taylor & Francis customer services by emailing: firstname.lastname@example.org
|Interlibrary loan / Fjärrlån||Yes, Taylor & Francis allows for ILL requests to non-commercial libraries for research or private study purposes. The ILL fulfilment may only consist of one (1) single paper copy of an individual document (one chapter or article), but not a complete ebook. If an electronic file is created for the purpose of ILL, the file must be deleted immediately after printing.|
|Text and Data Mining Policy||Yes, authorised users at Lund University may obtain prior written permission from Taylor & Francis to perform and engage in text and data mining activities in relation to the licensed material. Please contact Taylor & Francis Rights & Permissions for prior written consent.|
|Miscellaneous||For librarians: Taylor & Francis LibSIte|