You can now WhatsApp a Librarian | Newsletter for January 2016

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WhatsApp a Librarian

We are experimenting with new ways to provide services to our users. In addition to phone, walk-in and email, you may now contact us via WhatsApp! You may WhatsApp a Librarian if you need quick help on library services and resources. Pilot hours are ​Mon – Fri, 9:00am – 9:00pm.   Add 8395-0629 to your Contacts


Resource Updates

Seven Bloomberg Terminals available for use at Business Library – There are now four Bloomberg terminals located inside the Business Lounge (Level B2), and another three Bloomberg terminals located at Level B3.  If you have any feedback about the terminals, please write to

[Book via Facilities Booking System]

 Update your links to Thomson Reuters’ Journal Citation Reports and Essential Science Indicators – Journal Citation Reports is a resource that helps to evaluate and compare journals. Citation and article counts are indicators of how frequently current researchers are using individual journals. ESI is a citation analysis tool designed for quantitative analyses of research performance. It provides info on the citation ranking data of scientists, institutions, countries, and journals; the average citation rates by field and also lists the highly cited papers by discipline.

[Access Journal Citation Reports]

[Access Essential Science Indicators]

Improved Way of Accessing e-Journals – Based on user feedback, you can now search e-Journal titles in OneSearch. In addition, it is now more convenient to search within a publication. The search box for e-Journals now comes with autocomplete.

[Access e-Journals]

Improved Way of Accessing e-Journals

NTU Insider Articles

WeChat: Connecting Mothers to Brands – This report examines Chinese mothers’ attitudes towards infant nutrition and demonstrates how brands can communicate with these mothers on social media, based on data from WeChat, the messaging app.

[PDF download via Warc]

Gartner Predicts 2016: Building the Foundation for the Digitalization of Education – The drive toward the digitalization of education spotlights certain key foundational components to achieve it. New technologies, as well as new ways of looking at existing technologies, create challenges and opportunities for education CIOs to advance the transformation of education.

[Access Gartner Core Research, search for G00292703]

The research above is only available to NTU students and staff.

Introducing the McKinsey Podcast – McKinsey’s new flagship podcast series takes you inside our global firm, featuring conversations with experts on the issues that matter most.

[Get it with RSS]

[Get it on iTunes]

What might happen in China in 2016?

[via McKinsey&Company]

Discoverability in China – why Baidu Scholar is good news for researchers

[via Wiley Exchanges]


PrivCo India 15: India’s Largest Private Companies – PrivCo screened its proprietary Private Company Financial Database with information on over 850,000 private companies to rank India’s largest private companies, based on 2014 revenue. Tata Group is the clear leader for India this year, overshadowing the second place company by nearly $68 billion.

[via PrivCo]

Top Global Consumer Trends for 2016 – This white paper produced by Euromonitor examines this year’s top consumer trends, helping you understand consumer attitudes and behaviours and strategise for the year ahead.

[via Euromonitor]

Choosing the right journal for your manuscript: 4 steps to finding the right “fit”

[via Wiley Exchanges]

Bookmetrix: From Concept to Launch – Bookmetrix is a new book metrics platform that Altmetric has built in partnership with Springer. The goal is to give authors, editors, and readers a way to explore the broader impact and engagement generated by a Springer book. 

[via Altmetric blog]

Everything you ever wanted know about ORCID, but were afraid to ask

[via CRL News]

Noteworthy Books

Broadcasting Happiness: The Science of Igniting and Sustaining Positive Change [HD58.7.G454]

Pedigree: How Elite Students get Elite Jobs [HD6278.U5R621]

Presence: Bringing your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges [BF575.S39C964]

Wired to Create: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Creative Mind [BF408.K21]

More New Arrivals…

Blog Posts

  Auditing and Auditors [via Accounting subject guide]

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