Bloomberg Help Guide: Home

Getting started with Bloomberg


Due to COVID 19, the remote access to Bloomberg terminals for School of Business students, faculty, and staff can be arranged by contacting the Business School Integrated Technology Group:

Current Columbia students, staff, and faculty who are not affiliated with the Business School can request remote access to Bloomberg by sending an email to

Bloomberg L.P. provides financial software tools and enterprise applications such as analytics and equity trading platform, data services, and news to financial companies and organizations through the Bloomberg Terminal (via its Bloomberg Professional Service), its core revenue-generating product.[9] Bloomberg L.P. also includes a wire service (Bloomberg News), a global television network (Bloomberg Television), websites, radio stations (Bloomberg Radio), subscription-only newsletters, and two magazines: Bloomberg Businessweek and Bloomberg Markets.

There are 9 Bloomberg terminals available across the Libraries:

seven in the Watson Library 
two terminals in Lehman Social Sciences Library in Lehman Library

You may create your own login by clicking on  "Create New Login" from the login page.

The Bloomberg terminal is available on a first come, first served basis. Columbia students working on assignments that require Bloomberg use have priority.







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