Extended Kindle Checkouts Begin TODAY!

Looking for a way to stay sharp over your Winter holiday? Starting November 28, you can check out a Kindle from the Goizueta Business Library and keep it until January 17. The Business Kindles are pre-loaded with over 150 business best-sellers, GBS faculty books, and career titles. Kindles will be available on a first come,…

HOLIDAY HOURS: Goizueta Business Library is CLOSED for Thanksgiving

The Goizueta Business Library will be closed on November 24th and 25th for the Thanksgiving holiday. You can still request consultations via GBS Ask a Librarian, and we will respond when we are back in the office on Monday, November 28th. The Woodruff Library Building will be open Saturday, November 26 from 11-6 and Sunday, November…

This Day in Business History: Happy Birthday, Mr. Goizueta!

November 18, 1931: Roberto C. Goizueta is born in Havana, Cuba. He studied chemical engineering at Yale University and after graduating in 1953, returned to Cuba where he started out in an entry-level chemist position at The Coca-Cola Company. He and his family left Cuba after Fidel Castro’s rise to power and relocated in Miami, where…

Goizueta Faculty Interview: Melissa Williams on Power, Backlash, and the Current Presidential Election

Melissa Williams joined the Goizueta Business School faculty in 2011 and is Assistant Professor of Organization & Management. She earned her PhD in psychology from University of California Berkeley, after which she completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Graduate School of Business at Standford. In this interview with business librarian Saira Raza, Professor William’s discusses…

BBAs: Improve Your Research Skills and Earn Junior Seminar Credit with Business Essentials

Business Essentials, an exclusive program for BBAs kicks off the Fall 2016 season with FactSet on September 27. The Business Librarian team is offering 15 classes ranging from to How to Narrow Your Target Market to  Creating Thematic Maps using Business Data. All classes earn Junior Seminar credit. Complete 4 classes during your time at…

My faculty is requiring me to use JMP and Palisade for class assignments. Do I have access to these in the Business Library? Can I download them to my laptop and work from home?

This is a great question.  First, a little context:  In almost all cases, either the faculty or GBS IT negotiate a set number of licenses for use by the students for class assignments. Options such as  downloading the software onto your laptop, shared licenses, (e.g. can access be shared via installation on computers or must…

Now Available: Access to the NYTimes.com for the Goizueta Community

    The Goizueta Business School and Business Library have partnered to bring digital access to the NYTimes to current Goizueta faculty, staff, and students.  Viewable via the NYTimes.com website and all mobile devices, this is a great addition to the growing suite of global business news apps already available to the Goizueta community, including WSJ.com, FT.com, and…

New Faculty Get Oriented with Goizueta Business Library

Goizueta Business School welcomes nine new faculty members this academic year. In addition to learning about the Goizueta Business Library’s Faculty Toolkit, document delivery services, and course reserves, they also had a brief tour of the Stuart A. Rose Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Book Library. Formally known as MARBL, the Rose Library is named after the…

Now Available on the GBL Website: Make Reservations for Bloomberg Online!

We heard your feedback, and now, GBS students, staff, and faculty can make online reservations for the Bloomberg terminal at the Goizueta Business Library. Reserve up to one hour sessions by submitting a reservation online on the GBL website. If you’re already in the library, you can also use the iPad kiosk next to the Bloomberg terminal….

Goizueta Faculty Interview: Stephen Nowicki on Understanding Our Locus of Control

In his book Choice or Chance, Charles Howard Candler Professor of Psychology (Emeritus) Stephen Nowicki discusses the importance of understanding your Locus of Control (LOC), a concept that reflects the impact our behavior will have on what happens to us. If we perceive that luck, fate, chance or powerful others determine outcomes, we are External. If we…