This Day in Business History: Happy Birthday, André Michelin!

January 16, 1853: André Michelin, founder of Michelin Tire Company, is born in Paris. Michelin took over his family’s failing farm equipment company, which manufactured rubber parts such as belts and valves, in 1886. A few years later, he was approached by a cyclist who was having trouble with his tires. At that time, bicycle…

Too Much Free Time? Earn a LinkedIn Learning Certificate!

Has COVID-19 stopped you from attending various workshops, trainings, or classes that would have given you valuable skills to add to your resume? Don’t despair! Instead, take advantage of the wide variety of courses and tutorials available to you from LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com). Once you complete a course, you will be awarded a certificate…

This Day in Business History: Burj Khalifa opens

Jan. 4, 2010:  Burj Khalifa in Dubai, U.A.E., opens as the worlds tallest building at 2,717 feet (828m).  At over 160 stories tall, it also has the highest occupied floor in the world.  The building includes 900 residential apartments, office space and a 304 room hotel, as well as an observation deck. Sources: Burj Khalifa…

This Day in Business History: The European Economic Community Is Formed

January 1, 1958: The European Economic Community, known as the Common Market, becomes official. Belgium, France, West Germany, Italy, Luxembourg, and The Netherlands signed the Treaty of Rome in March 1957, which laid the plan for this trade community, and was later joined by the United Kingdom, Denmark, Ireland, Greece, Portugal,and Spain. East Germany also…

Emory Libraries’ Holiday Reading: OverDrive and 2020 books

Emory Libraries’ recently posted a blog about some amazing reading opportunities over Winter Break. Can’t come to the library in person? No problem! All these title suggestions are available online in either audiobook or eBook formats. For the full list of suggested resources, please visit the Emory Libraries’ blog post.

Free Time Over Winter Break? Check out getAbstract’s Trends in Learning 2021!

It’s been an undeniably unusual year for both school and work, but hopefully you will all take the opportunity over Winter Break to rest and relax before next semester kicks off. In your downtime, take some time to catch up on what you might have missed during your busy semester and look forward to interesting…

IFIM Business School Renamed After Professor Jagdish Sheth

In exciting Goizueta Business School news, Professor Jagdish Sheth (the Charles H. Kellstadt Chair in Marketing) was recently honored by having a business school named after him. What was formerly known as the IFIM Business School in Bangalore, India will henceforth be known as the Jagdish Sheth School of Management (JAGSOM).  For more information on…

Goizueta Business Librarians Office Hours | Winter Break 2020

Although the end of the semester is fast approaching, your business librarians are still here to help you over the winter break. Our hours will be a little different over the holidays, but you can always reach out to us at GBSaskalibrarian emory edu and we would be happy to find a time…

World AIDS Day 2020 and the virtual AIDS Memorial Quilt

World AIDS Day 2020 is Tuesday, December 1st and the theme for 2020 is “Ending the HIV/AIDS Epidemic: Resilience and Impact” (“Erradicar la epidemia del VIH/SIDA: Resiliencia e Impacto”). Traditionally, Quilt on the Quad Emory, in collaboration with the NAMES Project, organizes one of the largest collegiate displays of the AIDS memorial quilt panels. Due…

Will the library buy market research reports that I find on Google?

Students often ask if the library is able to purchase access to market research reports that they have found online. The question might go something like this: “Why doesn’t the library have more market research reports?  I found a summary of one on Google from Research and Markets and it’s perfect for my class project….