Monkey Business 新年好 | Newsletter for February 2016

We’re Continuing Our WhatsApp service

Our WhatsApp service is available during our Library’s regular operating hours (9am–9pm Monday–Friday, 9am–5pm Saturday, excluding Public Holidays).  If you wish to speak to our staff, the existing number (6790 5210) is still available for use.  [More on our WhatsApp a Librarian Service]

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Resource Updates
Vault Career Intelligence

Are you graduating, and missed making an appointment with us at Career Fair 2016? Check out Vault’s latest guides

Vault’s newest guides are now available online, covering topics such as networking, landing a job overseas, as well as an insider’s perspective on IT and HR. Remember to create an account to personalize your access to Vault.

[Access Vault]


RESEARCHERS: Find, follow and stay current with key journals with help from BrowZine

Staying current with key journals is now more important than ever. Use BrowZine’s My Bookshelf feature: search for your key journals, then click Add to My Bookshelf. New article notifications are sent automatically, synced across devices, and BrowZine will point you to full text (as long as our Library has access), whether you’re within NTU or working remotely.

[Access BrowZine web]

[Download BrowZine app]

 NTU Insider Articles 
Forrester's 2015 Singapore Mobile Banking Functionality Benchmark by Category

The eCommerce Globalization Playbook – 2015 marked the year China surpassed the US as the world’s largest eCommerce market. Online shoppers do not have the same expectations in every market, however, and no one international expansion model is right for every company. This playbook helps eCommerce leaders identify the most relevant markets for their businesses, plan effectively for global expansion, build and launch new localized international offerings, and optimize these offerings over time. It is relevant for companies just starting out with their global plans as well as those that have operated internationally for decades. [Login Forrester Research, or Search for PLA700]

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

What is venture capital? – Venture capital is a type of financial capital supplied to startups. Venture capital (VC) firms invest a sum of money – typically in the millions – in these companies in exchange for equity. [via TechInAsia]

2015 Singapore Mobile Banking Functionality Benchmark – This report uses Forrester’s Mobile Banking Functionality Benchmark methodology to evaluate the mobile banking offerings of four retail banks in Singapore on 41 criteria. DBS Bank tops the review of banks’ mobile services in Singapore, OCBC Bank hot on its heels. [Login Forrester Research, or Search for 122264]

IKEA Bookbook

2015 IKEA Bookbook launch – This case study describes how IKEA, the homeware retailer, used a humorous video to reignite Singaporeans interest in its catalogue, resulting in increased buzz and sales uplift. [via Warc]  [Watch the video]

16 Books That Will Make You a Better Entrepreneur for 2016 These books are intended to help you boost your creativity, reduce stress and learn when to cut your losses. [via Inc]

Writing your research assignment and need to cite your sources in APA style? 

[Consult the Purdue Online Writing Lab]

 Noteworthy Books

Coach and Couch : The Psychology of Making Better Leaders 2nd Edition [HD57.7.C652 2015]

The 7 day startup: You Don’t Learn Until You Launch [HD62.5.N854] 

How Would You Like to Pay? How Technology is Changing the Future of Money [HG1710.M453]

Learning to Love Data Science: Explorations of emerging technologies and platforms for predictive analytics, machine learning, digital manufacturing, and supply chain optimization [QA76.9.D343B258]

New Arrivals…


Noteworthy Books

 Blog Posts

 Top 10 most downloaded BCC reports of 2015

[via Business Library blog]

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Libraries
Business Library e-Newsletter February 2016



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