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Bloomberg: Getting Started


Bloomberg Terminal | Bloomberg Professional Services

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Jennifer Moore
Scribner Library 224
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We have two terminals located in the corridor outside study room 128C, next to the vending machines.


Creating an Account with Bloomberg

Note: Bloomberg terminals could be reserved online at

Please make sure you have the reservation for the right time before using the Bloomberg terminal. 

Step 1. Click on the Bloomberg desktop icon. 

Step 2. Hit either Enter or <GO>.

Step 3. Click on "Create a new Login" and fill out your information and follow the instructions. 

Note: Please leave the "Your Bloomberg Profile" section empty. 

Step 4. Select a verification method and input the validation code.

Step 5. You will create a password that meets their requirements.

Step 6. When you are done, Bloomberg will restart and then you can log in using your credentials.

You may also consult Bloomberg's instructions below.