The Bloomberg Professional service is the world’s leading interactive financial information network, seamlessly integrating the very best in real-time data, news and analytics. Within the business community and especially in the fields of finance, economics, banking and investment management, the use of information from Bloomberg has become an integral part of research and management. The importance of Bloomberg extends beyond business applications. As a major news outlet, frequently cited in all sorts of news stories, Bloomberg employs over 2,400 journalists.
Creating your personal Bloomberg login is quick and easy. Then, with just a few basic navigation commands and an orientation to the custom Bloomberg keyboard, users looking for company or industry information, economic data sets and world-wide economic releases, or news on people, places and events will find a wealth of information. Those wishing to develop more in-depth expertise can take advantage of the Bloomberg Essentials Online Training Program, a series of online videos that can lead to Bloomberg Certification. Bloomberg provides 24/7 online help.
There are 11 dedicated Bloomberg terminals in the Business and Student Technology Center, located on the first floor of Stanger Hall (C-109), which is where the introductory sessions will be held.
Joseph Middleton, the Head Reference Librarian and Liaison to the Business Administration Department will conduct the sessions.
Each “Introduction to Bloomberg Professional” session is 30 minutes long and is aimed at getting you up and running with Bloomberg. In the session, you will learn what Bloomberg is. You will create your own Bloomberg account, be introduced to the Bloomberg keyboard and navigation methods, and learn about the training and help that Bloomberg provides. Open to Stonehill Students, Faculty and Staff. Enrollment is limited to two persons per session. The sessions are as follows:]
- Monday, November 24th, 3-3:30 pm
- Tuesday, December 2nd, 11-11:30 am
- Wednesday, December 3rd, 11-11:30 am
To register for a session, click here. Interested, but the scheduled sessions don’t work for you? Make an individual appointment with Joe, or contact him directly at 508 565-1433 or firstname.lastname@example.org.