This Day in Business History: Facebook IPOs

May 18 2012: Facebook started trading on NASDAQ as FB, with common stock priced at $38 per share. This gave Facebook a $104B valuation, nearly four times Google’s $23B valuation at it’s 2004 IPO. The IPO was notable for more than its size; as technical glitches at NASDAQ later led to lawsuits from shareholders. Sources: …

New for Emory Alumni: DataPlanet

  Emory University is able to provide all Goizueta Business School alumni free remote access to DataPlanet.  This database includes over 65 billion U.S. and international data points, allowing users to create customized tables, trends charts, geo maps and more.  All this data can be downloaded into Excel. DataPlanet covers many industries and topics such…

This Day in Business History: Happy Birthday NYSE!

May 17, 1792: Outside of 66 Wall Street, under a buttonwood tree, 24 stockbrokers and merchants signed what became known as the Buttonwood Agreement, which established The New York Stock Exchange. The very first listed company on the exchange was Bank of New York. Source: History of the New York Stock Exchange via Library of Congress Read more…

This Day in Business History: New York Stock Exchange Founded

May 17, 1792 – Outside of 68 Wall Street under a Buttonwood Tree, 24 New York City stockbrokers and merchants signed the Buttonwood Agreement which began the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). Stock Exchanges have been around for while in United States. In 1790, the Philadelphia Stock Exchange, originally named the Board of Brokers of Philadelphia, was founded, and was…

This Day in Business History: The Chunnel Opens

May 6, 1994: The “Chunnel,” a rail tunnel under the English Channel, officially opened. This 31 mile tunnel connects Folkstone, England with Sangatte, France.  Construction began in 1988, with drilling commencing from both countries.  The tunnel goes down as far as 50 feet deep, and the underwater section is 23.5 miles, the longest undersea tunnel in…

NYT for 2022 Grads

If you are graduating this spring, be sure you’ve registered and activated your NYTimes.com student account.  Your student access will remain active until December 31, 2021! If you wish to continue access beyond this point, New York Times current promotional rates are $1.50/week for an all access account, or $1.00 for news only. Sign up…

Congrats Graduates! Library Resources for Lifelong Learning

Congratulations Goizueta Graduates! The Business Library team has enjoyed working with you as a student and we look forward to continuing this relationship after graduation. Alumni Toolkit – The easiest way to get started; this features a variety of library resources and services available to you for lifelong learning. Remote Research Databases for Alumni –…

WSJ for 2022 Grads

If you’re graduating this spring, be sure that you’ve activated your Wall Street Journal / WSJ.com student account. Your student access will continue until 90 days post the graduation. If you wish to continue your WSJ access post graduation, keep your eyes open for an email from WSJ offering the WSJ Grad Pack, available when…

GBL Shorts: Library Questionary with Amelia Schaffner

Stephen Colbert’s Colbert Questionert has nothing on the business librarians when it comes to asking just the right questions to learn things about our Goizueta community that we never knew before! We are continuing our newest video series, GBL Shorts: Library Questionary with Amelia Schaffner. Check it out!

Business Research Database Blog Series: Overdrive Business eBooks and Audiobooks

The Emory community has access to a wealth of business research databases. This series highlights many of these great resources, including content and the best applications for classes and career prep. Overdrive: Business eBooks and Audiobooks What You Will Find Overdrive is a platform for easy access to a wealth of ebooks and audiobooks.  Licensed…