Taylor & Francis is excited to be able to offer free resources to help you discover and engage with topics across professional and academic communities.
From our highly respected brand Routledge as well as known branded series, Psychology Press, Eye On Education, and Focal Press, we bring you insights from expert authors and leading industry voices.
A curated collection of existing AND new content around a specific subject, which provides you with valuable insight into a topic, a short solution, or helpful tips.
We've kicked off the year with some fresh content. These carefully crafted selections of chapters from T&F titles bring you insights on topics from Psychology, to careers in Librarianship. You can browse our FreeBooks from previous years on the adjacent tabs.
From E-Learning to developing and implementing Personal Learning Plans, this FreeBook provides an overview of expert methods and advice for professionals looking to develop their careers in Librarianship.
This Freebook represents a unique cooperative venture between the Linguistic Society of America and Routledge,which have joined together to produce a series of short volumes on topics in linguistics. Inside, you'll find sample chapters from the first three volumes in the series, plus links to related free-to-view articles from Taylor & Francis journals.
The series explores the hidden psychological factors that drive us, from our subconscious desires and aversions, to our natural social instincts. Applying a psychological lens to an array of topics and contemporary concerns - from sex, to fashion, to conspiracy theories - The Psychology of Everything will make you look at everything in a new way.
We were busy all last year bringing you carefully crafted selections of some of our best content, covering topics from Aesthetic Medicine, to Museum and Heritage Studies. You can browse our FreeBooks from previous years, as well as our latest releases, on the adjacent tabs.
This FreeBook provides an exploration of library space as multifaceted, with different social, cultural, and objective meanings, while also fostering, motivating, and inspiring collaborative and informal learning processes – all of which is in light of Physical Space in the Library.
This FreeBook brings together a selection of chapters from Guilford Press and Routledge covering key topics in psychotherapy. With chapters covering psychotherapy for anxiety, trauma, depression and suicidal behaviour this FreeBook is essential reading for all clinical psychologists.
This new FreeBook brings together a selection of thought-provoking chapters from the Museum Meanings series. The collection explores diverse aspects of the shifting social, cultural and political significance of museums and is a practical resource for museum professionals, educators, and students.
Based on curated content from our PocketArchitecture: Technical Design Series, this FreeBook will help professionals and students in architecture, construction and engineering to make sound technical design decisions on areas including daylighting, lifecycle analysis, building information modeling, energy, design management and acoustics.
This FreeBook compiles work from world-renowned authors in Environment and Sustainability, European Studies, European Law and Governance. It focuses on EU environmental policy with discussions on climate change and climate change negotiations, touching on topical issues such as Brexit and the Paris climate agreement. This FreeBook is an invaluable resource for anyone interested in environmental policy, EU law and politics.
We've pulled together a selection of chapters from some of our top resources for Higher Education Professionals. Each chapter we've chosen to include is just a small sample of the kind of information you can find in these books.
Where growth and success comes, thoughts of sustainable development and responsible business always need to be present. That's why, to support the 20th anniversary AfricaCom event in 2017, we are pleased to offer a free online collection on social enterprise and sustainable development from our publishing partners at Greenleaf Publishing and Taylor & Francis Routledge.
This FreeBook introduces you to an approach that guides you to expand your clients' capacity for health and pleasure, rather than just diagnosing and fixing what is wrong. At the heart of this approach is the Four-Dimensional Wheel of Sexual Experience (4-D Wheel), an organizing template for exploring a full range of sexual issues: physical, emotional, mental, and spiritual.
This FreeBook elucidates and reflects upon the positioning of the 'other' in current and post-Jungian discourse. With chapter contributions from classic and contemporary works, it explores the 2017 IAJS conference theme of 'The Spectre of the Other in Jungian Psychology.'
This FreeBook provides a consideration around shifting scholarly publishing, open access, and declining library funding on collection budgets and digital accessibility to print resources – all of which is in light of Metadata Practices in the Library.
Brought to you by Routledge and nasen, Spotlight on Dyslexia and Dyspraxia has been written to help teachers, teaching assistants, special educational needs coordinators, and other educational professionals better support children with dyslexia and dyspraxia.
Want to help children explore and manage their emotions? The Rollercoaster series is a set of four books for primary aged children, which look at different situations or events that can cause 'big' or 'difficult' feelings, like worry, sadness, guilt and embarrassment.
This FreeBook outlines some of the core ideas and techniques needed for thinking Lean, following each new principle with a case study from a library at an institution in the UK.
This FreeBook provides a clear introduction to human-centered design, ethnographic methods, information access and exchange, as well as the use of physical space in the library – all of which is in light of the User Experience (UX) in the library.
This FreeBook provides a discussion on traditional usability work as a subset of ethnographic practices, providing a road to transforming institutional practices – all of which is in light of Digital Ethnography in the library.
This FreeBook provides an exploration of the collective use of print and digital to style libraries as the key players in the academic world of the future, and the digital age – all of which is in light of Digital Resources in the Library.
This FreeBook provides suggestions on how librarians, and academics, can use social media to improve audience engagement, create a community of users, and enhance the libraries profile – all of which is in light of Social Media in the Library.
This FreeBook, Food as Medicine, is relevant to healthcare professionals and consumers including nutritionists and dietitians. It discusses leading topics in food and diet as roles in medicine, such as: an introduction to the benefits of the Mediterranean diet; the link between nutrition and mental health; approaches to managing acne with food, nutrients and lifestyle; and the role of Vitamin D in metabolic syndrome.
We put together this FreeBook to complement the publication of the 8th edition of The Economics of Health and Health Care, the market-leading textbook covering all aspects of health economics. The six chapters included here focus on different elements of the field of health and health care economics, and range from the theoretical to the more practical. Our intention in selecting these chapters was to provide you with an overview of the work that's been done in this subject area over the past decade, highlight the breadth and depth of this field of study, and provide you with a research-rich resource to complement The Economics of Health and Health Care.
This MRCGP Revision Guide FreeBook will be a valuable resource for students embarking upon their Medical degrees and those planning to undertake the Membership of the Royal College of General Practitioners (MRCGP), and will help students discover titles that will guide them throughout their studies.
This FreeBook brings together a collection of chapters on using digital tools in landscape architecture. Written by leading experts, the chapters showcase key topics such as fabrication, 3D modelling, responsive technologies and digital tools for BIM.
Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common complication of hospitalised patients with one million patients diagnosed annually in the United States alone. This FreeBook, published in partnership with the Royal Society of Medicine, presents chapters from our latest nephrology titles covering acute renal dysfunction, acid-base disturbance and electrolyte disorders and more.
Sustainable agriculture can help reduce the risks associated with a changing climate and growing human population. This FreeBook, published in partnership with the ESRC STEPS Centre, highlights some of the major findings that have emerged over the last decade.
Sepsis is a global healthcare problem and a condition that crosses all boundaries with worldwide infection related deaths estimated to still be around 8 million people p.a.. All clinicians and healthcare providers will encounter this during their practice. This FreeBook, published in partnership with the Royal Society of Medicine, contains a selection of chapters covering the fundamental basics of sepsis identification and management.
Emergency Medicine is a FreeBook brought to you by CRC Press, containing a collection of selected chapters from four key titles, it is designed to help students achieve their full potential in their emergency medicine related studies. The FreeBook we have created for you provides a handy collection of chapters from a range of EM-related publications that have been selected based on their relevance and importance for the RCEM examinations.
Aesthetic medicine is one of the most rapidly expanding areas of medicine. This FreeBook, published in partnership with the Royal Society of Medicine, presents chapters from some of the latest books in the field covering fillers, lasers, cosmeceuticals and more.
We are delighted to announce a new Routledge | Focal Press FreeBook created specifically for current and future instructors in photography. Tips for Teaching Photography brings together key chapters from a selection of our textbooks written specifically to aid instructors in how best to engage and prepare students for a career in this field.
Issues in Ethics explores current debates in Applied Ethics, from terrorism to human genetic engineering. Compiled from chapters taken from some of our recent publications in the field, this FreeBook offers you an insight into some of the most challenging discussions in the field.
Wellbeing and Perinatal Health is a FreeBook brought to you by Routledge, to help raise awareness about mental health and wellbeing during the perinatal period. It contains a collection of curated content from some of our top titles and leading experts.
New Directions in Social Work is a FreeBook brought to you by Routledge, covering key topics in social work. It contains a collection of curated content from some of our top titles and leading experts.
This FreeBook compiles key chapters from The Art and Practice of Directing for Theatre, The Production Manager's Toolkit, The Stage Manager's Toolkit, and The Technical Director's Toolkit. These chapters provide introductory information, helpful tips, diagrams and templates across topics such as: technical direction, production management, rights and permissions, rehearsal schedules, and more.
As tribute to William Shakespeare on the 400th anniversary of his death, we bring you this FreeBook which draws together a unique selection of Routledge content on Shakespeare's Language.
To help you take your students’ writing to the next level, this FreeBook brings together a handpicked selection of Descriptosaurus story writing resources. Each chapter focuses on a different genre, which we’ve selected from Alison Wilcox’s latest Descriptosaurus writing guides.
In support of the 2016 Being Human Festival, this FreeBook brings together a Routledge Classics collection of chapters on the festival’s theme – ‘Hope and Fear’ – written by some of the most significant writers of our time.
Alternative Processes: A Few Essentials is a FreeBook brought to you by Routledge | Focal Press. It contains a collection of curated content from some of our top books on Alternative Process Photography.
This freebook is a one-stop shop for great sound engineering tips from some of today’s leading audio experts. Whether you are recording music or shooting live audio, you are bound to find some useful information within these pages.
Selected Work of the Members of the Institute of International Shipping and Trade Law (Swansea University) is a FreeBook brought to you by Routledge. It contains a collection of curated content from some of our top titles and leading experts.
Providing free access to guidance and advice, this Study Skills FreeBook will help you to improve your study skills. Whether you are entering higher education for the first time, or returning to formal study after time in the workplace, you will learn how to get the most out of your time spent studying so you can get the best possible result.
The chapters presented here cover topics of perennial interest and debate: The presidential nominating process, the primary season, the Electoral College, the role of the media, and getting out the vote.
This FreeBook brings together a collection of chapters from some of our most recent and most significant titles in Olympic and Paralympic Studies, written by leading experts and showcasing key themes, issues and perspectives.
This collection of forthcoming and published Routledge material related to the approaching British EU membership referendum offers timely and expert commentary from academics and journalists on this crucial event.
This FreeBook is aimed at those who have suffered a brain injury, their families and carers, and professionals who are involved in neuropsychological rehabilitation.
23rd April 2016 marks the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare. The chapters selected for this FreeBook represent some of our publishing in the field of Shakespeare and Film.
Download your FreeBook for a unique insight into Loris Malaguzzi and the schools of Reggio Emilia. This carefully curated selection of chapters is ideal for educators, as well as educational researchers, who would like to extend their knowledge of this important figure in 20th century education.
This FreeBook is a collection of chapters from key titles from our Japanese Studies range, all written by experts in their field on a variety of topics ranging from cuisine to religion.
This FreeBook contains selected chapters from four key titles that highlight and showcase the broad and interesting range of our publications within applied linguistics.
A representative set of chapters from just seven of our recent publications unified around ASPA's 2016 theme, 'Reflecting on Challenges, Harnessing Opportunities'.
This FreeBook covers topics of current interest and ongoing academic debate: the global governance of migration, trans-regionalism and nationalism, immigration control and policy, securing borders, the politicization of immigration, and national identity.
What are the benefits to approaching the study of history thematically? How can you choose the themes that work best for both students and instructors? Peter N. Stearns addresses these questions and more.
As the U.S. prison system approaches meltdown, probation and parole continue to grow in importance and the effect of prisons to punish and rehabilitate are constantly evaluated and discussed. This FreeBook takes a deeper look.
This book pulls together skills and best practices from three Focal Press books, designed to introduce the wedding photographer to a broader range of photographic practice.
Feel happier, calmer, and gain the confidence to make changes that can help you live the life you want with a new FreeBook from Routledge and Guilford Press.
This FreeBook is a compilation of chapters from several Focal Press and American Film Market Presents books. Learn about film budgets and financing from some of the industry’s most prolific voices.
To help teachers and school leaders, this FreeBook provides a handy compendium of direct insights and practical advice, as well as an exclusive statement from the National Literacy Trust.
Routledge and the ILA are pleased to present a FreeBook featuring an introduction by Ron Riggio and including original content from Michael Genovese, Michael Harvey and Al Bolea.
Students of entrepreneurship will benefit from the accessible, comprehensive approach taken by our expert authors, who explore topics ranging from bootstrapping to public policy.
The field of sociolegal studies draws on a wealth of different contexts and provides an exciting, interdisciplinary approach to the study of the law.
Our aim in selecting the excerpts included here was to highlight some of our newest practitioner-oriented titles, and share the goal of making urban areas functional, attractive, and sustainable.
Featuring a chapter from each of James Paul Gee's books with Routledge and curated by the author himself, this FreeBook addresses fundamental questions about language.
Developing and improving literacy for primary-aged pupils is a key focus for many schools; teachers continue to look for new ideas or tips to support their literacy teaching practice.
This unique FreeBook examines the spa industry across geographical borders and throughout history, exploring questions relating to socio-economics, national identity, psychology, and more.
With concrete tips and practical advice to make positive changes all year round, this book offers you the tools you need to address areas in which we could all benefit from a little help.
Short and accessible, Snapshots are a quick look at an industry issue, solution, or information on a specific topic.
Need help and advice on getting your book reviewed? This snapshot guide gives you tips that will be helpful when approaching journals, and includes advice from reviewers themselves! We also share a glimpse into the review process a journal takes to give you an idea of the hard work behind every review.
This paper will demonstrate the benefits of blogging within academia, how to get started, and will provide key pointers to help make your blog a success.
This snapshot will help you put that knowledge into the marketing of your own book, with tips on how to gain a strong online and offline presence to maintain discoverability, even after publication.
We have taken insights from our global editorial team across Routledge and CRC Press to develop guidance on how to prepare a successful book proposal. In doing so, we’ve identified four important themes. Following these will increase your chances of publishing success from conception to publication.
Toxic employees not only get under our skin, but also erode the financial worth of any organization. Explore five of the best strategies when dealing with toxic employees from expert and author Dr. Mitchell Kusy.
What is the best way to assess our students? And what does the future of assessment look like in a rapidly changing world? Download your Snapshot for 5 expert views.
As an author, the information you share on social media can help you gain exposure and encourage your work’s sales. Whether you are social media novice or already established, the 5 Key Tips in this paper will help give advice on building and reaching audiences.
Some PhD theses make for excellent books, but a book is a very different product from a thesis. The 5 key tips in this paper will help you assess and adapt your own work before presenting it to your publisher.
Read about the real issues that librarians face as they work to advocate for themselves and their libraries as crucial aspects of the university community.
These simple techniques will help teachers seize control of negative stresses, with an emphasis on our living, breathing – and no doubt tired – physical selves.
This Snapshot, based on Dennis Shirley's new book The New Imperatives of Educational Change, outlines the five new imperatives that are driving change forward today and for the years to come, leading us towards achievement with integrity.
This free paper by Gráinne Smith, author of Surviving Family Care Giving, offers advice and guidance on how to support a loved one with an eating disorder.
To get students ready teachers can of course give practice tests. However, there are also some things that teachers can do throughout the year to give students the necessary skills to succeed.
Building Effective Home and Family Care-Giving: Communication, Collaboration, Coordination is a free white paper by Gráinne Smith, author of Surviving Family Care Giving.
Motivating struggling learners is a critical skill teacher’s need but it’s also an area educators struggle with. What can teachers do? Motivating Struggling Learners: Three Keys to Success is here to help you motivate your students! Brought to you by Routledge Eye on Education.
Join our live events or watch our recorded sessions where we host a talk on a timely topic that features Routledge authors and discipline leaders sharing their opinions, research, and knowledge.
A reduction in the energy demand of buildings can make a major contribution to achieving national and international carbon reduction goals. This video establishes the link between built environment energy and climate change, and discusses how the built environment and sustainability sectors are addressing this increasingly important issue and what the long term solutions might be, and consider whether we are making enough progress.
As the U.S. prison system approaches meltdown, the need to evaluate correctional programs and policies has never been more important. This webinar explores the topic of punishment alongside other criminal sanctions like probation, parole, alternative sentencing, and community–based programs as a means of changing behavior. Specific examples are presented to show why a one-size-fits-all approach does not deliver the best results.
Drugs in Sport is still a contentious issue and has been increasingly prevalent in the media over recent years. But is doping as big of an issue as we are led to believe?
Three experts in the field, Christopher Coutts, Gayle Souter-Brown, and Catharine Ward Thompson, discuss the prime importance of landscape design on health and the ways that you can change this dynamic through effective design and specific interventions.
Watch a recording of the live webinar hosted by Harold Davis on December 5th 2014, based on his book “Achieving Your Potential As A Digital Photographer”.
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