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Library Newsletter: The Coronavirus Outbreak

Since the World Health Organization declared the coronavirus outbreak a pandemic on March 11, COVID-19 has disrupted just about every facet of daily life. Not only have the economy, health systems, business activity and company stocks been affected by the virus; for many even the daily ritual of going to the office has been halted! …
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Library Newsletter: Fintech Revolution

FinTech is increasingly embedded in every day financial transactions. The term is used to describe both innovative technology-enabled financial services and the novel business models that come with them. Faster than ever before, new technologies are tested and introduced into finance, rapidly becoming a global phenomenon. No longer the exclusive domain of start-ups, fintech services …
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Library Newsletter: Ageing Society

Global population ageing is one of the most important issues facing human societies in the early twenty-first century. In more developed regions, the proportion of older people has already surpassed that of children, and according to the UN, by 2050 one in six people in the world will be over age 65. This unprecedent transformation …
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Library Newsletter: AI in Business

Artificial intelligence technologies are having an incremental impact in the business world as well as on our everyday lives. According to the 2019 Gartner CIO Survey, 14% of organizations employ AI and nearly 50% intend to do so by 2020. These technologies are critical to bringing about innovation, providing new business opportunities and reshaping the …
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Library Newsletter: Best Summer Reading

Summer is a great time for book lovers to catch up on their reading. The Library’s 2019 Summer Reading List is brimming with many of the latest business best-sellers. Find a selection of refreshing stories about business success to inspire new generations of leaders, entertaining and enlightening books on the trends that are radically transforming …
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Library Newsletter: Think Tanks

In crisis times, demand for expert knowledge rises. To help meet that demand think tanks have emerged as laboratories of ideas that can help us better understand today’s realities and more easily imagine tomorrow’s world. Originally conceived as “universities without teaching”, they have gradually evolved to become anything form quasi-academic institutions to politically engaged organizations. …
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Library Newsletter: Trends Watching

New Years’ is a time of resolutions and fresh beginnings. As business people, it also makes us look ahead to try to divine the top trends that are most likely to affect our business over the years to come. Library resources are useful for tracking deep, broad-based trends that are happening right now or poised …
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Library Newsletter: Company Research

Executives, job-seekers and researchers often need quick access to trusted and up-to-date information about firms. Whether you want to ace a job interview, build a list of prospective customers or study a company’s investment performance, company databases offer a world of valuable data, insights and reports. By using powerful financial software, screening tools or just …
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Library Newsletter: Summer Reading, Deep Reading

Summer is finally here, meaning it will soon be time to kick back and enjoy some great books. Our selection for 2018 is brimming with profound thoughts and insights, selected to help you feed your brain over the hot summer months. In an age saturated with fake news and junk reading, what could be better …
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Library Newsletter: Entrepreneurship

Enterprise is the core engine of economic growth. It’s broadly accepted that without enterprise and entrepreneurs there would be very little innovation, less productivity growth and even fewer new jobs being created. According to the management consultant and author John Hagel, entrepreneurs are people who see an opportunity to create value and are willing to …
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