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New acquisitions and subject search

The IFoA Library Service offers these prepared searches of its library catalogue to find recent research and publications acquired on subjects of actuarial interest.

Please click on the 'Articles' or 'Books' links to search the IFoA Library catalogue for new print and e-books, or articles and papers in actuarial journals and magazines subscribed to by the Library and that it indexes on the subjects and world regions shown in the tables:

Subject Library catalogue links

Actuarial education and profession

Articles or Books

Mortality, longevity and ageing population

Articles or Books

Risk management and Enterprise ERM

Articles or Books

Statistical methods, models and data science

Articles or Books

General insurance (non-life)

Articles or Books

Health, care and protection

Articles or Books

Life insurance

Articles or Books

Pensions and retirement

Articles or Books

Environment and climate change

Articles or Books

Economics and Finance and Investment

Articles or Books

Regulation including Solvency II

Articles or Books

Reinsurance

Articles or Books

Actuarial and insurance history

Articles or Books
World region Library catalogue links
Africa

Articles or Books

America Central and South

Articles or Books

America North (Canada, USA)

Articles or Books

Asia

Articles or Books

Australia and New Zealand

Articles or Books

Europe

Articles or Books

    ​​​Notes:

    These searches mostly find articles of the current and previous year and books of a longer range of recent years. Users can adapt the search terms to more specific topics of their choice and with a longer span of publication dates, then export the results into lists using the Library catalogue tools.For example, use 'Change display' to show article references in a citation reference format.

    Select book titles and click 'Request' to email the IFoA Library Service to reserve the book and supply it on loan.

    Searches on the world regions will find publications relating to any of the other subjects shown but resulting references will have focus on a country for a case study or data set featured.

    'Books' results include print and 'ebooks' purchased by the IFoA Library for members to access via its eLibrary, and also book review articles from actuarial journals and magazines indexed.

    The IFoA Library Service welcomes feedback on these subject searches or suggestions for other broad headings that can provide reading lists for members' interest and current awareness - please contact libraries@actuaries.org.uk.

    Additional search tools for resources on subjects

    The Actuarial Knowledge Hub is a tool for search across indexed library holdings and will also find papers beyond those in the library catalogue. Users can export their search results into reading lists.
    You can search the Hub as a guest user. To access full text, there is an invitation link to 'Please login with your Athens password'.

    Members can login here through the 'Athens' portal to reach the Actuarial Knowledge Hub with full access using the same member credentials they use to access their member account on the IFoA website.

    Some resources can require an individual Athens acccount to access them. Please contact Library Service to request an Athens account, available to IFoA members and Affiliates.

    Search too for topics on the IFoA website search as for this example, replacing the 'actuarial subject' then applying filters for 'conference papers', conference presentations' and 'sessional research papers'.

     

    Contact Details

    For any library enquiries please contact:

    libraries@actuaries.org.uk

    We try to respond to email queries within one working day. Researcher access to historical resources may require notice in advance of visit in order to retrieve items from storage.