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:


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

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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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Flash Mixing Wet End Additives
Technology to inject chemicals and additives into the wet area of paper or board making process has developed consistently during the past ten years’ time. The presentation and practical examples will help to understand and develop the production process.
Improve efficiency with a water management model that maximizes asset utilization
Water treatment assets play a vital role in producing pulp or paper. Management of those assets poses various challenges, especially with workforce expertise, aging infrastructure and changing regulatory standards.
Learn about: Water management model that maximizes asset utilization
Register today for TAPPI’s “Improve efficiency with a water management model that maximizes asset utilization” webinar. Held Tuesday, September 15th 11AM – 1:45PM EST.
Join Tomorrow's Free Webinar: Do We Need an Industry 4.0 Lexicon?
Have front row seats online and join this free webinar! Learn about PIMA IT Infrastructure SIG's efforts for an Industry 4.0 Lexicon
Free TAPPI Webinar Today: COVID-19 Coronavirus Personnel Protection Using Textile Substrates
In this exciting and topical webinar, Dr. Seshadri Ramkumar of Texas Tech University will take you through the functional applications of textile substrates given the challenges brought upon by COVID-19 Coronavirus. Register now or learn more here.
Free TAPPI Webinar – Assessing and Improving Paper Machine Clothing
Check out the latest free TAPPI webinar on January 22 as Marcel Lensvelt, founder and CEO of Feltest Equipment, discusses a variety of topics in the paper machine clothing industry.
Making the Most of Every Fiber
2 - 3PM (EDT) To be competitive, Papermakers strive to produce the highest quality at the lowest cost. There are many directions you can go; however, it's very difficult to be a successful if fundamental variation reduction is not part of your strategy.
Energy Saving & Runtime Extension Strategies for Recovery Boilers
The availability of the recovery boiler is important to the Kraft pulping process. Any extended downtime of the boiler leads to the interruption in the pulping operation which amounts to a large financial loss to the mill.
Future of MES – towards autonomous mill
We are living in a data-rich world with new technology, security and privacy concerns, increased demands and broadened connectivity. This applies to the industry and creates new challenges to follow global trends and to make the best use of technology innovations.