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Bloomberg Professional

A guide on how to use the Bloomberg Professional service - a key research tool for accounting, finance, economics and business research.

What is the Bloomberg Professional Service?

Bloomberg Professional

The Bloomberg Professional Service (also known as the Bloomberg Terminal) is a research tool for financial professionals as well as business academics who require in depth and timely access to current business and company news, and financial and economic data.




Accessing Bloomberg Professional Service at Brock University

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The Bloomberg Professional Service is now available in the following locations at the Brock University campus in St. Catharines:

1. In the Goodman School of Business:

  • There are eight terminals temporarily located in GSB 245 while the Canada Games are on campus.
    • Access is restricted to current Brock University students, faculty and staff.

2. In the Brock University Library: Access is restricted to current Brock University students, faculty, and staff (from any academic program).

  • There are two  Bloomberg terminals in the Library:
    • One Library desktop workstation in the Learning Commons has Bloomberg Professional installed on it and includes the Bloomberg keyboard. It is physically located on the desk around the corner from the Ask Us Desk (just look for the sign).
    • One Library laptop has Bloomberg Professional installed on it. 
      • You can sign it out at the Ask Us Desk for a four hour loan period. Overnight loan is also permitted. 
      • It comes with a Bloomberg Keyboard, which you can connect to the laptop with the attached USB connector. Remember to ask for The Bloomberg Laptop. However, it can also be used without the special keyboard. 
      • Please note: a strong wireless connection is required. If you have problems connecting to Bloomberg, check your wireless connection by connecting to the Brock University Wireless network

Access to the Bloomberg Professional Service in the Library including the database subscription and hardware, is available thanks to the generosity of the Goodman School of Business, Brock University.

Please note: Access to the Bloomberg Professional Service is restricted to faculty, staff, and currently registered undergraduate and graduate students of Brock University. It is not available to visitors with a temporary computer account.

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