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…

This Day in Business History: Pan Am Airways Takes Flight

March 14, 1927: Initially designed to be just an air mail and passenger service operation between Key West, Florida and Havana, Cuba, Pan Am grew to be one of the most influential and innovative airline companies of the twentieth century. Within the same year of its launch as a mail carrier, the company was selected…

Spring Break Hours

Business Librarians Are Here and Available to Help You Just a reminder that the Business Librarians are here and available to help you with projects and interview prep during Spring Break – so don’t hesitate to reach out to us at GBS Ask a Librarian. Spring Break Library Hours and Business Librarian Desk Hours The…

NEW: Thomson Reuters EIKON Available to GBS Students

Over the winter break, the Goizueta Business Library went live with the Thomson Reuters EIKON platform – a much improved version of Thomson ONE.  A competitor to Bloomberg and FactSet, EIKON is a premium resource for monitoring and analyzing financial data, including market, company and industry fundamental data, deals and private equity transaction data, and…

This Day in Business History: The Birth of the Commercial Typewriter

March 1, 1873: While the history of the development of the typewriter dates back to the 16th century, in the U.S., production on one of the first commercially made typewriters began on March 1, 1873 by E. Remington & Sons, known for manufacturing sewing machines.  Initially marketed under the name Sholes and Glidden Type-Writer for the…

This Day in Business History: America’s First Five and Dime Store Opens

February 22, 1878: The first F.W. Woolworth store was opened by Frank Winfield Woolworth on February 22, 1878 in Utica, NY. Marketed as “Woolworth’s Great Five Cent Store” it had a less than stellar beginning and the store soon closed. Frank brought his brother, Charles Sumner Woolworth, into the business and the next store, located…

7 Things to Do at the Library before You Graduate from the Bschool

So it’s finally safe to countdown the days to graduation. Congratulations! You’re almost to the finish line. But before you leave, here are some things you want to do at the library before you lose all your awesome student privileges! Check out a Business Kindle: There are over 150 business books, including bestsellers and career books….

Merriam-Webster Dictionary Business Words of the Year: 1929-1938

As we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Goizueta Business School, the business librarians thought it might be fun to explore the evolution of business terminology between 1919 and 2019. So each month we will post a blog identifying business words and concepts that were captured in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary for the decades that GBS…

Can I search Bloomberg Businessweek magazine using a GBL database?

Yes!  The full text is available in Business Source Complete.  Browse and search full text articles in PDF from 12/30/1996 to the present. Just follow these steps. To browse recent issues Run the following search; the most recent issue will display first. To search for articles Include your keywords; the most relevant articles will display…