This Day in Business History: Napster Initiates Ripple of Disruption in the Music Industry

June 1, 1999: The world’s first peer-to-peer music sharing site, Napster, launched on this date. Before Napster, music lovers were limited to purchasing music as hard copies on CDs, vinyl, or cassettes. Napster enabled users to share music files in MP3 format, initiating a massive disruption in the music industry. Within just a year of…

Goizueta Faculty Interview: Professor Jeff Rosensweig on the Intersection of Theory and Practice

Professor Jeffrey Rosensweig is Associate Professor of International Business and Finance at Goizueta Business School. He is also the director of the Global Perspectives Program and the new John Robson Program for the Study of Business, Public Policy, and Government. Speaking with business librarian Saira Raza, Professor Rosensweig discusses his journey to academia and his…

Access Research Databases via GBS SharePoint

Welcome back from spring break!   As you return to your course and career research projects, you’ll notice a new authentication method for many Business Library databases.  This will include logging into GBS SharePoint with your Emory NetID, and then accessing the database. This additional layer of security ensures that we are in full compliance with…

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…