Will you please add my favorite sweet to the candy bowl?

We often receive requests for specific types of candy in the GBL Candy Bowl, and we do our best to provide a variety of sugary treats for studying!  We order our candy from the preferred Emory vendors who deliver to campus, thus our choices are limited to that selection.   If you don’t see your favorite, hopefully…

This Day in Business History: McDonald’s Opens First Franchise

April 15, 1955: Ray Kroc opened the first McDonald’s franchise in Des Plaines, Illinois, having purchased the rights to franchise the restaurant across the country from the founders, Maurice and Richard McDonald.  To announce the grand opening, Kroc ran in add in the Des Plaines Journal, advertising “speedee service” and “plenty of free parking,” along with…

Dooley Visits GBL, Business Essentials Class Dismissed

The Spirit of the University, Claire E. Dooley, visited Goizueta Business Library on the Friday of Dooley Week.  The Lady of Misrule was a welcome addition to the space, though she showed remarkable dis-interest in the candy bowl, perhaps preferring more ethereal snacks. Any students currently enrolled in the Business Essentials class, Map Your Major to…

Congrats Graduates! Library Resources for Lifelong Learning

Congratulations on your graduation from the Goizueta Business School! The Business Library team has enjoyed working with you as a student and we look forward to continuing after graduation. As Goizueta Alumni, you will continue to have access to a select suite of library services and resources for your career research and lifelong learning needs. All…

New for GBS Alumni: GlobalData Disruptor

Thanks to the contribution of class gifts, the Goizueta Business Library is able to provide all Goizueta Business School alumni free remote access to GlobalData Disruptor. GlobalData Disruptor focuses on disruptive technologies that are going to affect companies and industries 3-5 years from now. This includes case studies and analysis on  technology focused innovations such as…

This Day in Business History: Apple Inc. Is Founded By Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak

April 1, 1976: College dropouts Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak founded Apple Computers, Inc. The two wanted to make computers small enough for people to have in their homes and offices. Ever wondered how they came up with the company name? According to an interview that Wozniak did with Byte magazine in December 1984, he credited Jobs with…

This Day in Business History: Starbucks opens its first doors in Seattle

March 30, 1971: Well before Howard Schultz walked into the picture, a small coffee shop with a name inspired by Moby Dick opened its doors in Seattle’s Pike Place Market for the first time. What started as a humble coffee shop has boomed since then into a monolithic organization which leads the industry. Today, it…

New: Hoovers Adds Search Features + RMA Annual Statement Studies

Hoovers has recently revised their interface and offers additional ways to filter your search and generate ideas for related firms in emerging industries.  This is great for times when you wish to search more qualitative data such as “green energy”  instead of the more quantitative filters such as revenue or employee count.  To get started…

The Conference Board: Probing Global Management Challenges & Successes

If you are not familiar with this excellent resource, The Conference Board is a global business, membership-based organization that provides important analysis and insights on management-focused issues facing today’s global organizations.  Its research, covering topics such as sustainability, innovation, productivity, talent management, diversity & inclusion, corporate citizenship, communications, marketing, and more, gives executives practical, relevant…

This Day in Business History: Word’s First Internet Domain Is Registered

March 15, 1985:  The world’s first internet domain name, symbolics.com, was registered by the Symbolics Computer Corporation of Massachusetts. The international private non-profit Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers  was created in 1998 to maintain domain name coordination; there are now  over 1 billion domains in existence.      Signposts in cyberspace the Domain…