Extended Kindle Checkouts Begin TODAY!

Looking for a way to stay sharp over your Winter holiday? Starting November 28, you can check out a Kindle from the Goizueta Business Library and keep it until January 17. The Business Kindles are pre-loaded with over 150 business best-sellers, GBS faculty books, and career titles. Kindles will be available on a first come,…

HOLIDAY HOURS: Goizueta Business Library is CLOSED for Thanksgiving

The Goizueta Business Library will be closed on November 24th and 25th for the Thanksgiving holiday. You can still request consultations via GBS Ask a Librarian, and we will respond when we are back in the office on Monday, November 28th. The Woodruff Library Building will be open Saturday, November 26 from 11-6 and Sunday, November…

This Day in Business History: Happy Birthday, Mr. Goizueta!

November 18, 1931: Roberto C. Goizueta is born in Havana, Cuba. He studied chemical engineering at Yale University and after graduating in 1953, returned to Cuba where he started out in an entry-level chemist position at The Coca-Cola Company. He and his family left Cuba after Fidel Castro’s rise to power and relocated in Miami, where…

This Day in Business History: Happy Birthday, Procter & Gamble!

October 31, 1837: Two European immigrants, William Procter and James Gamble, happened to marry sisters Olivia and Elizabeth Norris in Cincinnati in the early 19th century. Their father-in-law Alexander Norris convinced Procter, a candle maker, and Gamble, a soap maker, to join their businesses since they used common raw ingredients. Starting with total assets of just…

Goizueta Faculty Interview: Melissa Williams on Power, Backlash, and the Current Presidential Election

Melissa Williams joined the Goizueta Business School faculty in 2011 and is Assistant Professor of Organization & Management. She earned her PhD in psychology from University of California Berkeley, after which she completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Graduate School of Business at Standford. In this interview with business librarian Saira Raza, Professor William’s discusses…

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…