Merriam-Webster Dictionary Business Words of the Year: 1969-1978

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…

PitchBook: Search firms and investors by industry, vertical and more

PitchBook covers startups, VC and PE-backed companies, as well as mature private and public firms, investors, buyers, and funds.  You can research and target firms by industry or vertical, as well as financing history. PitchBook’s competitors lists are great for identifying both large and small competitors to firms – great for target company lists when contemplating your…

Economist Intelligent Unit (EIU): Content Changes

This summer we made some changes in the content we license from the EIU.  Due to redundancy in content in other resources and low usage, we decided not to renew EIU’s Viewswire, Data Tool, and Financial Services Report.  But don’t worry! – comparable credible data is available in sources such as the World Development Indicators,…

Did You Know?: Lynda.com Transitioning to LinkedIn Learning Platform

As of this summer (June 20th to be precise), Lynda.com will be getting a new name and transitioning over to the LinkedIn Learning platform. Since 2015, LinkedIn has owned Lynda and, with this transition, will retire the Lynda brand altogether, relaunching as LinkedIn Learning. The Emory Libraries’ blog team wrote a great post detailing exactly…

Why doesn’t the business library have IBISWorld?

Why doesn’t the business library have IBISWorld? I keep coming across it when I am researching for class projects and the company I interned at had it. I know that some of my friends who are attending other MBA programs have access to it as well. It would be great if the library could get…

Merriam-Webster Dictionary Business Words of the Year: 1959-1968

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…

Merriam-Webster Dictionary Business Words of the Year: 1949-1958

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…

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…

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…

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…