Events and meetings

Save the date: next sherif event and AGM: Tuesday 27th February 2018: ‘What does your eResources data really tell you?’
Venue: CILIP Headquarters, 7 Ridgemount Street, London

Draft schedule, subject to change

9.45-10.15 Registration and refreshments
10.15-10.20 Welcome
10.20-11.05 James Clay (JISC) discussing 'the Intelligent Library'
11.05-11.20 Comfort break
11.20-11.50 Jeff Woods (University of Liverpool) discussing 'Electronic resource use: dispatches from the University of Liverpool'
11.50-12.05 Lightning talk - Tif Dickinson (University of Plymouth) discussing 'University of Plymouth eTextbooks service: Using learning analytics as a tool for creative budgeting and challenging conversations'
12.05-12.20 Lightning talk - Richard Nurse (Open University) discussing 'Understanding the link between eResource accesses and student success at a distance-learning digital university'
12.20-1.10 Lunch
1.10-1.30 AGM
1.30-1.45 sherif student prize presentation
1.45-2.15 GDPR talk – John Gilchrist (University of Middlesex) discussing GDPR
2.15-2.30 Lightning talk - John Taylor (Defence Science and Technology Laboratory) discussing the research perspective
2.30-2.55 Tea
2.55-3.25 Q&A
3.25-3.40 Closing remarks

Please book via the booking form. Booking closes on the 21st February.

Attendance at our events is free for one person from each member institution
Additional member institution places: £52 per person
Non-member places: £160 per person
Please note we reserve the right to charge any non-attendee the full non-member rate.

You can now pay for event places by credit card via our PayPal account. Please contact the Treasurer to let him know if you do so.

Event place prices

Any cancellations must be received by 21st February. Booked places not cancelled by this date may be invoiced at the relevant rate.

sherif annual membership costs £105 p.a. with a 3 year offer of £290 for HE institutions and £52 p.a. for FE institutions. So, signing up for annual membership allows the institution to send one member free of charge to each of the 2 events held per year.

Any queries, please contact

Feedback from our June 2017 event:

  • "Liked balance between practitioners and official organisation presentations"
  • "Useful day on a very topical subject"
  • "Thank you organisers for an excellent and interesting event"

For previous events, please go to our Past Events page