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Bloomberg: Getting Started

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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).

Atlanta Campus Library                     2 Terminals

Available in the microform reader area which is located on the first floor of Library North

Law Library                                          1 Terminal 

Andrew Young School                        1 Terminal

Buckhead                                             4 Terminals

(Restricted only to students taking class at Buckhead campus)

 

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.

 

https://youtu.be/ph7PRsUBBrA

Understand the Keyboard

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