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Journalism - Bloomberg Basics: Home


Access is available to anyone visiting the Journalism Library

The Bloomberg Terminal is in the northwest corner of the Journalism Library's main floor.

Access is available for non-commercial use only

Content:  1980-Present

Bloomberg Basics

 Logging on: 

  • Double click on the green Bloomberg icon on the left side of the screen
  • Press the red "CONN/DFLT" key on the keyboard
  • Login using the "login" and "password" located on the top of the CPU
  • Press the green "GO" key on the keyboard

The Bloomberg Terminal

Bloomberg integrates news, real-time and historical market data, people profiles and multimedia into a single platform with a dual-screen display.

  • Monitor people, companies, industries, topics
  • Follow live events, monitoring the effect on markets and news, nationally and globally
  • Review historical events, corporate actions and stock prices
  • Compare stocks, companies, indices

Guides and Cheatsheets

Type IPCB and GO for a complete page of Bloomberg cheatsheets and brochures

Great Bloomberg guides from Business School Libraries:


Cornell University

Emory University

University of Florida

University of Illinois - Business & Economics Library

12 Awesome Things You can Do With Your Bloomberg Terminal from Business Insider

Contact Us

Journalism Library

Email us at

Library: 573-882-7502

Vera Elwood
Head, Journalism Library
103A Reynolds Journalism Institute
Phone: 573-882-6591

Sandy Schiefer
Journalism Librarian
103B Reynolds Journalism Institute
Phone: 573-882-0660

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