GBL Fall Break Hours

Don’t forget that the library will be operating on a special schedule for Fall Break! – the same as the rest of the Woodruff Library Building. For a list of complete hours during Fall Break, please see below:  

This Day in Business History: Henry Ford’s Model-T hits the market

October 1, 1908: Also known as the Tin Lizzie, the Leaping Lena, and the “flivver,” the Model T was designed to be an accessible automobile for the masses. Inventor Henry Ford innovated the car making process by implementing assembly line production (as opposed to handcrafting), making the cars more affordable for the middle class and…

This Day in Business History: Happy Birthday, Jim Henson!

September 24, 1936: Jim Henson, creator of the Muppets, was born in Greenville, Mississippi. His passion for puppets started in high school, and he would go on to create lovable characters such as Kermit the Frog, Miss Piggy, Bert & Ernie, and Oscar the Grouch. His organizations The Jim Henson Company and the Jim Henson…

More Group Study Spaces in the Goizueta Business Library

This summer we add an additional group study area in the business library. Located at the back, right corner of the library, next to Bloomberg Terminal 1, there is comfortable seating for up to 8 students, and a 65” digital monitor using Solstice technology. Using WiFi, Solstice allows an unlimited number of students to project images on…

Two Bloomberg Terminals Now in GBL

Over the summer, a second Bloomberg Terminal was added to the Goizueta Business Library. Located at the back of the library, opposite the original terminal, it is set up with a table that will accommodate 3+ students working together, and has the same quad monitor set up just like the other terminal. Now identified as Bloomberg Terminal 1 and Bloomberg Terminal 2,…

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. (Note: Goizueta faculty and staff…

This Day in Business History: Best Buy Celebrates its Golden Anniversary

August 22, 1966: In St. Paul, Minnesota, a small store called Sound of Music opened its doors to customers in late August of 1966. Fifty years later, Best Buy (the company changed its name in 1983) is a multinational retailer with nearly $40 billion in annual revenue. Source: Company Website Read more from the Goizueta…

This Day in Business History: Happy Birthday Otis Elevator!

August 3, 1811: It’s the birthday of Elisha Graves Otis, born 205 years ago in Halifax, Vt. who found his inspiration while working in a Yonkers, N.Y., factory that needed to move heavy equipment to its upper floor. Using a hoist came with the risk of equipment crashing to the ground if the cable broke, so…

This Day in Business History: Happy Birthday, Milton Friedman!

July 31, 1912: Milton Friedman is born in Brooklyn, NY. Friedman, winner of the 1976 Nobel Prize for Economics, is best known for his scholarship on the free market economy and monetary policy, namely the quantity theory of money which states that the amount of money in circulation has a direct and proportional relationship to prices. Sources: Milton Friedman: A…