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About Us

Taylor & Francis Group partners with researchers, scholarly societies, universities and libraries worldwide to bring knowledge to life.

As one of the world’s leading publishers of scholarly journals, books, ebooks and reference works our content spans all areas of Humanities, Social Sciences, Behavioural Sciences, Science and Technology.

The Taylor & Francis Group includes the following renowned imprints:

  • Taylor & Francis
  • Routledge
  • CRC Press
  • Psychology Press
  • Garland Science
  • Focal Press

Our Content Platforms

Taylor & Francis Group has three major content platforms that are built around the needs of our many varied and valued customers. Our aim is to facilitate discovery and allow our users to access relevant research and information quickly and easily, wherever they are.


The Science and Technology eBooks platform

CRCnetBASE is made up of over 8000 online books that span over 40 disciplines. In addition to e-books published under the imprint CRC Press, CRCnetBASE also includes online references from Auerbach and Chapman & Hall. The powerful research platform has been adopted throughout the world at academic and corporate institutions.

Taylor & Francis Online

Taylor & Francis Online

The Journal and Encyclopedia content platform

Taylor & Francis Online was launched in June 2011 as the journal content platform for the Taylor & Francis Group. The platform gives online access to all journals from Taylor & Francis, Routledge and Psychology Press. A programme of retro-digitisation means we have articles going back just over 200 years.

As well as traditional journals, Taylor & Francis Online also hosts Routledge Educational Research Abstracts Online as well as Studies in Women and Gender Abstracts and 19 distinguished encyclopedias (formerly published under the Marcel Dekker imprint) in three main collections: Agropedia, Chemistry and Engineering, and Business and Communication.

Taylor & Francis e-Books

Taylor & Francis eBooks

The Humanities and Social Sciences eBooks platform

Launched in June 2012, our newest platform contains over 23,000 eBook titles in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Behavioural Sciences STM and Law from some of the world's leading imprints, including Routledge, Psychology Press, and Garland Science.

The Taylor & Francis Group Publishing Programme

Our publishing programme includes a wide range of different product types, encompassing books, reference works, encyclopedias and journals in both print and online format, plus a range of innovative online resources. Our content spans all areas of Humanities, Social Sciences, Behavioural Sciences, and Science & Technology.

More about each part of the programme is listed below

Books, Reference Works & Encyclopedias

Taylor & Francis Group publishes books for all levels of academic study and professional development, across a wide range of subjects and disciplines including humanities, social science, behavioural science, law, and the built environment. Our imprints include Routledge, CRC Press, Garland Science, Psychology Press, Earthscan, Focal Press and Taylor & Francis.

We publish textbooks for the emerging subject areas as well as the most established and for students at all stages of their studies. Our books for professional development are written by recognized experts in their field. Our reference works and encyclopedias have earned an outstanding reputation for their accuracy and reliability and are used extensively world-wide. Our research program consists of single and multi-authored books and edited collections, and is characterized by dynamic interventions into established subjects and innovative studies on emerging topics.

For more information on individual books:

Click here for Routledge, Psychology Press, Garland Science, Earthscan & Focal Press

Click here for CRC Press


Taylor & Francis Group publishes quality peer-reviewed journals under the Psychology Press, Routledge, and Taylor & Francis imprints.

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Taylor & Francis Open

Taylor & Francis Open and Routledge Open journals are part of a high quality program of rigorously reviewed, rapid publication open-access journals. Articles published benefit from our editorial, production, and marketing expertise, and are permanently available online immediately on publication to anyone, anywhere, at any time. Find out more.

Online Resources

In addition to our three major content platforms which deliver our online journals and eBooks, Taylor & Francis Group also offer a range of separate online resources, including databases, reference works and encyclopedias as follows.

  • Europa World

An interactive online library profiling all the countries and territories of the world.


  • The Europa World of Learning

A comprehensive online resource detailing higher educational institutions world-wide.


  • World Who's Who

An online biographical resource detailing some 60,000 of the world's most eminent personalities.


  • Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy Online

A dynamic online resource for researching and studying philosophy and related disciplines.


  • Routledge Reference Online

An outstanding range of online resources incorporating leading reference titles from right across the impressive Routledge publishing sphere with new works and updates added regularly.


  • The IISS Armed Conflict Database

An authoritative online source of data and independent analysis on current and recent conflicts.


  • The Routledge Performance Archive

A developing resource produced in partnership with Digital Theatre, providing unique access to an unprecedented range of audio-visual material from past and present practitioners of performance. This ground-breaking online collection delivers essential resources direct to the classroom, lecture theatre and library.


  • South Asia Archive (coming soon)

A new, fully searchable digital archive encompassing 5 million pages of valuable research and teaching materials collected by the South Asia Research Foundation, providing access to documents ranging from the mid-18th to the mid-20th Century.