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Research Services for Corporate Clients

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About Research Services for Corporate Clients

Information is the new currency of the future. Whether required for policy-making, research initiatives or business decisions, the key to information acquisition today is accessibility, speed, relevance and interactivity.

The National Library Board (NLB) provides professional and customised research services to meet the needs of corporations, government ministries and statutory boards. Acting as a knowledge arbitrageur, NLB is the knowledge gateway to a wide range of subject areas with a focus on media, health sciences, defence, education, employment, and library leadership.

To engage our services, you may reach us at enquiry@nlb.gov.sg .

Our Resources

Our research librarians draw on a rich array of available library resources, both print and non-print, to provide you with the most relevant and timely information.

Over 600,000 items in the National Library's collections on various subjects and disciplines, including books, journals, manuscripts, newspapers, audio-visual materials, microfilms, maps, posters and ephemera.

Over 60 database subscriptions, 3,000,000 e-book titles and 2,000 newspaper titles available through the NLB Digital Library.

Our Services and Products

  • Industry Digests
    Track the latest market trends and updates on topics relevant to corporate decision-makers and industry specialists.
  • Trend Alerts
    A summary of new developments in specific subject areas related to an organisation's needs, Alerts track the latest trends across a broad range of subjects in any industry. Delivered at scheduled intervals, these updates provide information that is current and timely. Each Alert consists of 15-25 annotated citations.
  • Research Reports
    Customised reports with analysis on specific topics, reports may be customised to include tools such as SWOT, Scenario Planning, Value Innovation and Balance Scorecard. Each report consolidates trends, statistics, charts, graphs and news-sources in a concise package to facilitate understanding and decision-making.

Sample of Research Papers

Industry Digests
Consumer Behaviours in China Beer Market
Measuring Innovation Performance

Executive Brief: Performance 2005, Outlook 2006

Research Reports
Creative Industries: A Global Overview

The Print Industry: An Overview

Trend Alerts
Human Resource and Education Alerts

Benefits

  • Save time and effort
    We collect, verify, analyse, evaluate and package the most relevant and timely information based on your requirements.
  • Access to accurate and relevant information
    We offer enhanced search skills, subject knowledge and access to the latest information from NLB's rich collection of resources.
  • Professionalism
    We carry out an environmental audit of your research topic and recommend suitable sources of information to be used, thus ensuring that the outcomes of the research project are met. We engage in consultation and discussion before, and during the course of the project to ensure professional service is rendered.
  • Accurate and easy-to-digest information
    We present information in a user-friendly and comprehensive manner, with statistics, tables, charts and graphs. News announcements, trend updates and industry developments are presented in a concise manner for easy reading.

Last Updated On 12 June 2017

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