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Spring 2020 Online Bloomberg Terminal Guide: Lief Library: Bloomberg

Bloomberg Terminal Online, Spring 2020

What is Bloomberg?

What is Bloomberg?

The Bloomberg terminal is a premier international financial services database providing news and analytics for over 129 countries and 250 exchanges. Features include 24-hour historical and 15-minute delayed securities pricing in addition to news, data, and analysis on companies, markets and economies. Lehman College has introduced one Bloomberg Terminal, housed in the Leonard Lief Library, commencing Spring Term 2018.

Usage Policy: Only current students, staff, or faculty can use the Bloomberg Professional terminals. Each user is limited to 90 minutes, and priority is given to students and faculty of the Economics & Business Department.

Location & Reservation information: There is one Bloomberg Professional terminal available to the  Lehman community.  You must reserve a time slot online and then follow the instructions for logging in.

Temporary Online Booking Guidelines and Bloomberg Terminal Policies

The Bloomberg Terminal is designated for current Lehman students, faculty, and staff conducting research specifically utilizing the Bloomberg resource or Certification module.

Guidelines for Room Use


  1. Use LibCal (in the box to the right) to schedule up to 90 minutes in any one day online. 
  2. Please respect Scheduling period designated uses
  3. Enter Appointments promptly to avoid conflicts
  4. Room may be scheduled for half an hour periods (90 minute limit per day)
  5. Students and Faculty registering for research use may consult Business Librarian, Martha Lerski, x7763, who can assist if feasible.

Instructions to reserve the online/remote Bloomberg Terminal:

1.  Click on the Bloomberg Research Guide:

2.  Click the button: “RESERVE TERMINAL for Bloomberg Certification Work”

To sign on to the virtual Bloomberg terminal during your scheduled time only, you can create a username and password. If you already have a username and password, you can reset it.  In the online setting, you will need to get a verification code each time that you sign on.

Use your username and password and they will ask you to verify via a code that Bloomberg will send to you.  You can receive that code via text, email or phone.


  1. Booking time is available for Lehman College students, faculty, and staff only
  2. If you go over your scheduled time, you will be bumped off of your session.
  3. Please report technology issues promptly to


This Guide has been heavily adapted from the Brooklyn College Bloomberg Terminal Research Guide originally created by Frans Albarillo