News

Event update:

ALF18 will take place on Wednesday 16 May 2018 in the Diamond Building in Sheffield. Booking will open early in 2018. The broad theme will be “Getting the word out…”

The programme is currently being developed so if you have any ideas for topics you would like us to include, or are interested in speaking then please let us know.

Email us: alf@alumnilibraryforum.com

For anyone who has not attended before here’s why you may want to join us:

  • ALF18 is a completely free event which aims to encourage, inspire and inform anyone involved in setting up and developing an alumni library service. Library, IT and Alumni Office staff are all welcome.
  • It provides a great informal forum for discussion and networking, with case studies from libraries already working in this field.
  • Attendees can also speak with alumni resource vendors.

Here’s what people said about ALF17:

“This event was such a positive and encouraging experience.”

“ALF17 was one of the most informative and practical conferences I have ever been to, I made some great contacts and picked up some useful tips to help me get started on our alumni provision.”

“Very informative. I have gone to sign up to the online resources available and have started to develop plans for improving our alumni library resources as a result.”

 

Resource News

Research Monitor for Alumni now available

We are very pleased to confirm that Euromonitor International is offering access to their Research Monitor product for Alumni use.  The licence terms remain non-commercial but users will benefit for continuing professional development.

Your institution does not have to subscribe to Passport to take up this offer.

Research Monitor is a business reference database offering high quality research on industries, countries and consumers. With access to more than 5,000 industry and country reports across 80 countries including the UK and daily articles on factors influencing the business landscape, it is an ideal resource for business research.

Research Monitor offers:

  • Timely analysis of key issues influencing the country and business environment
  • Comprehensive demographic, macro-economic and marketing statistics
  • Top-level analysis of industries
  • Market sizes and forecasts
  • Easy identification of the leading companies
  • Global trends predicted to influence markets in the future

For further information please contact Nick by email: nicholas.achilleos@euromonitor.com or by phone: 020 7251 8024 EXT 1458