Why is there only one Bloomberg terminal for the business students?

Good question, and one we get often.  The very short answer is the cost as Bloomberg now charges academic institutions the full commercial price for each terminal.  But there is a part two to that answer:  You also have access to two other very comparable Wall Street financial analysis tools – FactSet and Thomson ONE…

BBAs: Improve Your Research Skills and Earn Junior Seminar Credit with Business Essentials

Business Essentials, an exclusive program for BBAs kicks off the Fall 2016 season with FactSet on September 27. The Business Librarian team is offering 15 classes ranging from to How to Narrow Your Target Market to  Creating Thematic Maps using Business Data. All classes earn Junior Seminar credit. Complete 4 classes during your time at…

My faculty is requiring me to use JMP and Palisade for class assignments. Do I have access to these in the Business Library? Can I download them to my laptop and work from home?

This is a great question.  First, a little context:  In almost all cases, either the faculty or GBS IT negotiate a set number of licenses for use by the students for class assignments. Options such as  downloading the software onto your laptop, shared licenses, (e.g. can access be shared via installation on computers or must…

This Day in Business History: The Invention of Multiline Insurance

September 12, 1950: The Pennsylvania Insurance Department approves the Insurance Company of North America’s request to go to market with a new “package” that allowed homeowners to insure their properties against multiple risks including fire, theft, storms, explosions, and vandalism, rather than the multiple policies required previously. This innovation saved customers over 20% and has become the standard in…

Now Available: Access to the NYTimes.com for the Goizueta Community

    The Goizueta Business School and Business Library have partnered to bring digital access to the NYTimes to current Goizueta faculty, staff, and students.  Viewable via the NYTimes.com website and all mobile devices, this is a great addition to the growing suite of global business news apps already available to the Goizueta community, including WSJ.com, FT.com, and…

New Faculty Get Oriented with Goizueta Business Library

Goizueta Business School welcomes nine new faculty members this academic year. In addition to learning about the Goizueta Business Library’s Faculty Toolkit, document delivery services, and course reserves, they also had a brief tour of the Stuart A. Rose Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Book Library. Formally known as MARBL, the Rose Library is named after the…

Now Available on the GBL Website: Make Reservations for Bloomberg Online!

We heard your feedback, and now, GBS students, staff, and faculty can make online reservations for the Bloomberg terminal at the Goizueta Business Library. Reserve up to one hour sessions by submitting a reservation online on the GBL website. If you’re already in the library, you can also use the iPad kiosk next to the Bloomberg terminal….

Must-Have Apps for Goizueta Business Students

Did you know that as a Goizueta business student, you have free subscriptions (including mobile apps access), to news, e-books, audiobooks, and much more through the library? Be sure to download these 8 apps onto your phone or tablet to stay informed and make the most of your Goizueta experience. 1.   The New York Times…

Goizueta Faculty Interview: Stephen Nowicki on Understanding Our Locus of Control

In his book Choice or Chance, Charles Howard Candler Professor of Psychology (Emeritus) Stephen Nowicki discusses the importance of understanding your Locus of Control (LOC), a concept that reflects the impact our behavior will have on what happens to us. If we perceive that luck, fate, chance or powerful others determine outcomes, we are External. If we…