As a member of the Cranfield University alumni family, you can enjoy the benefits of a free online library service, Alumni Library Online, wherever you are in the world.

Alumni Library Online gives you quick and easy access to quality information resources in one place, specifically tailored to meet your career development needs as an alumnus. You can read a variety of journals, company profiles, industry and country reports, case studies, book reviews and interviews with leading industrial figures.

Comments? Queries? Please contact us.

New to this service? Watch our webinar on how to make the most of ALO. (Recorded February 2022)


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We have negotiated with database providers to give you access to full-text articles and papers within these quality subscription resources free of charge to support your continuing professional development.

Useful websites

We’ve provided a selection of links to freely available quality websites covering a wide range of topics.

Paid services

Although we are unable to undertake desk research on your behalf, there are organisations who offer this service for a charge.

Using other libraries

Many academic libraries are open to the public for reference purposes. There are a number of online catalogues that you can use to search across the holdings of multiple libraries to identify the best ones in your field of expertise.


Frequently asked questions about the Cranfield Alumni Library online service.

Terms and conditions

Terms and conditions for use of the Alumni Library Online.