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

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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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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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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.
TAPPI-PIMA Innovation and Leadership Series #8
Recording: This prestigious panel discussion is traditionally a lynchpin of the PIMA program. With a focus on leadership that fosters a culture of innovation, Senior Editors Graeme Rodden and Mark Rushton will moderate a virtual discussion with C-Suite level leaders from both the manufacturing and supplier side of our industry.
TAPPI-PIMA Innovation and Leadership Series #7
Recording: Teamwork is inherent in our day-to-day roles as problem-solvers. It is also one of our greatest opportunities to demonstrate leadership. Enhance your skills and effectiveness to succeed as we discuss how to avoid common traps leaders and teams face.
TAPPI-PIMA Innovation and Leadership Series #6
Recording: Hear experts discuss how to lead Mills in a time of COVID-19. Panelists will share key challenges they are currently facing and how they are leading their mill through this difficult time.
TAPPI-PIMA Innovation and Leadership Series #5
Recording: Workplace culture in an important factor to all workplaces. It determines how pleasant or toxic your work environment is. It has a direct influence on how your employees fit into the organization and your organization’s ability to attract and retain employees because it shapes the environment that they work in.
TAPPI-PIMA Innovation and Leadership Series #4
Recording: The Pillars of the Digital Mill Recording. In this new revolution of industrial operations that we call Industry 4.0, we cannot forget the foundations to make the fruits of progress tangible.
TAPPI-PIMA Innovation and Leadership Series #3
Recording: Models for developing future leaders, how the nature of developing leadership capabilities is shifting, how to equip employees with the right tools, the myth of work / life balance, and role of ego as it pertains to leadership and multigenerational work force cohesion.
TAPPI-PIMA Innovation and Leadership Series #2
Recording: Young professionals make up more than 50% of the global workforce, however, retaining young talent has been a struggle for employers across all industries.