Welcome to TAPPI’s eLibrary

TAPPI’s members only eLibrary has over 25,000 documents from 1990 to the present.  These resources cover  area of your job, your mill, and your industry. The TAPPI eLibrary is a powerful resource for keeping up with industry developments, researching solutions to problems and challenges, learning about leading edge technologies and business strategies—in short, this is your portal to the information you need to do your job better, and it’s all free to TAPPI members. Here are just some of the features:


Step 1

Click here and enter a search term for a particular topic or product.

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Step 2

Use the dropdown filters to narrow your results by content type (book, webinar, etc.), topic, or industry.

Step 3

Your product(s) or publication will be found inside of the listings.








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For document delivery on items printed prior to 1990 please send your request to [email protected]; or call TAPPI’s Member Connection Center from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (EST) at 1.800.332.8686 (US), 1.800.446.9431 (Canada), or +1.770.446.1400 (Worldwide).

Members: Please log in to the TAPPI Website to take advantage of the TAPPI e-Library.  Use the search bar on any page to search by keyword, title, author, events or industry segment.  Select the elibrary documents that you are interested in downloading and they will be placed in the shopping cart at no charge.  Please note that the search engine will also offer TAPPI PRESS products that are available for sale as part of your search. 

Non-Members:  Join TAPPI now to get immediate access to the information you need, plus a host of other benefits. With free, unlimited access to e-Library documents, TAPPI membership pays for itself with just a few downloads! Membership also guarantees discounts on TAPPI PRESS items, reduced fees for events hosted by TAPPI and selected sister associations, and unparalleled networking access to your peers and industry experts through committees, Local Sections, Special Interest Groups.

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Learn how to keep your project alive after you’ve moved on!
Learn how you can keep your process improvement project alive after you’ve moved on! Register today for another TAPPI informative webinar. Held on Thursday, August 6th 12:00 PM EST.
Expert Held Webinar: An Overview of Meltblown Media for PPE
Don't miss the chance to register today for TAPPI's latest free webinar! At the Heart of the Pandemic Response: An Overview of Meltblown Media for PPE. Held on Wednesday, July 15th at 12:00 PM EST.
Free TAPPI Webinar: Assessing and Improving Paper Machine Clothing
Learn how to increase your bottom line through improved performance of machines by means of better-performing felts and fabrics in this free upcoming TAPPI webinar.
Valmet Tissue Technology Webinar
Valmet's flexible tissue making technology provides high quality, sustainable production of all types of grades from plain to textured and structured tissue products. But we are not only limited to be a supplier of innovative solutions for the entire mill. We support you in planning, realization, installation and training as well as during the entire life cycle to make sure the mill operates at its optimum level over the years.
Sustainable Fibers for Nonwovens Webinar
How to Keep Advanced Process Controls (APCs) operational longer than 24-months
Michael von Grumbkow and David Zerr present: The startling fact is that over 50% of all Advanced Process Controls get turned off within 24-months! It’s the elephant in the room that no one wants to talk about. If you are a supplier, engineer or project manager, who wants to discuss that their multi-million-dollar APC project was turned off? Intent of this webinar is to bring attention to this challenge and offer solutions to ensure your APCs stay operational for many years.
Technical information papers
Inspection Charts
Estimation Charts are TAPPI’s most popular and reliable tools for quality control through visual inspection.
Damage Prevention & Freight Claim Committee Meeting
Summer Meeting Webinar
How to make sure your process improvement project lives on after you’ve moved on
This webinar explores why equipment installed in paper mills to generate data that gets left idle after a few years because the person who championed the project has retired or moved on.
Best Practices for Building Ventilation Improvements and Efficiency Webinar
Presented by the Papermaking Technology and Operations Committee (PTOC).