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Bloomberg Terminal Spring 2024 Guide: Lief Library: Bloomberg

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

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 a Bloomberg Lab, housed in Room 226A in the Leonard Lief Library.

Usage Policy: Only current students, staff, or faculty can use the Bloomberg Professional terminals.  Each user is limited to 2 hours a day, and priority is given to students and faculty of the Economics & Business Department.

 

Bloomberg Open Lab Policy

BMC Logins once you have created a Bloomberg Account. Also see video tutorial below

HOW DO I ACCESS BMC in the Bloomberg Lab?

1. Log into Bloomberg terminal and click on the Bloomberg Icon

2. Run the function BCER by entering BCER into the command line and hitting enter.

3. Click Sign Up and create a BMC account using your university email.

4. If you are taking BMC as part of a class or group, please check the box found under the password field.

5. Enter the group code provided by your professor if applicable and click OK.

 6. Check the box to confirm that you have read and agree to the Terms of Service.

7. Click Sign Up.

 8. Check your University email address, as you will be receiving a confirmation with instructions and a link to activate your account. Click on the Activate my account link.

INSTRUCTIONS FOR BLOOMBERG TERMINAL ACCESS and Bloomberg Terminal Policies

INSTRUCTIONS FOR ACCESS during June 2024

The Bloomberg Open Lab will be open during the following times through June 21, on days that the Library is open.

Summer Bloomberg Lab Open hours: June only
 
The Bloomberg Lab is open for independent work in June from 9:30-6:30 on the following dates:
June  4, 5, 11, 13, 18
The Bloomberg Lab is open in June from 9:30-5PM on the following dates:
June 7, 12, 20, 21

 

Please check the online calendar to check for schedule changes due to instruction or events.

The Bloomberg Terminals are designated for current Lehman students, faculty, and staff conducting research specifically utilizing the Bloomberg resource. Please check the online calendar re opening days and hours. Courses taught in the Lab take precedence over Open Lab times.

 

Video: How to create a Bloomberg login onsite in the Lab

Guide Author

Martha Lerski, Business Librarian

martha.lerski@lehman.cuny.edu

Video Tutorial re how to sign in to the BMC, BFF, or ESG courses

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Lehman College, video created by Enkel Mezini