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Bloomberg: Getting Started

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Joel Glogowski
404-413-2806
jglogowski@gsu.edu

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Laura Carscaddon
Contact:
Library South 542 (Subject Librarian suite)
404-413-2804

Find a Bloomberg Terminal On Campus

RCB                                                       7 Terminals

1 at 2nd floor (Econ Forecasting), 1 at 6th floor (CMC), 1 at 11th floor (RMI), and 4 at 12th floor (Finance).

Main Library                                          2 Terminals

 Available in CURVE, which is located on the second floor of library south.

Law Library                                           1 Terminal 

Andrew Young School                         1 Terminal

Buckhead                                               2 Terminals

(Restricted only to students taking class at Buckhead campus)

Alpharetta                                               1 Terminal

Located at the computer lab.

Setting up an account

In order to use the Bloomberg Terminal, you will first need to create a login name and password. In order to receive your validation code, you will need a phone with voice or texting ability.

  • Log on to the terminal. The Bloomberg application will open automatically.
  • Press the red <CONN DEFAULT> key once. 
  • Press the <GO> key
  • Complete the required information. Depending upon your selection, you will receive a call or a text message with your validation code shortly.
  • Enter the validation code. Make a note of your login name.
  • You may now login from the main page.

 

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Understand the Keyboard

These files from Bloomberg will help you set up your account and understand the Bloomberg keyboard.