There are several Bloomberg "terminals" on campus, within Colleges and Departments. A terminal inside the Library can be used by:
current Georgia Tech faculty, staff, and students
for academic purposes
Ask at the Library Service Desk to be logged on to the computer.
You will need to set up a Bloomberg account. A validation code is required; you will need your cellphone with you (a text message with the code will be sent within 1 minute).
The Library access was made possible by special Provost funds.
The guide listed below links to Bloomberg training materials, explains the color-coded keys, and has an excellent "getting started" keyboard navigation chart.
Bloomberg was founded in 1981 as Innovative Market Systems. In 1985, it became Bloomberg Business News. Per the company's website, Bloomberg "delivers data, news, and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately, to individuals and across enterprises". It also "provides real-time and historical pricing, indicative data, reporting, research, estimates, analytics, portfolio management tools". Current company name is Bloomberg L.P. Source: Journal of Business Strategy, Sept./Oct. 1995 (p.28); Hoover's Company Profiles.