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What it is

Bloomberg Professional provides real-time and historical financial market & economic data, with international coverage of all sectors. Use it to find company financials, stock market indices, news, analyst reports, and much more. 

Where to access Bloomberg

Bloomberg Terminal Locations

1.  Center for Science & Social Science Information

A Bloomberg terminal is available for Yale researchers at CSSSI. Appointments to use the terminal are not required. However, in order to provide access to all Yale researchers, we do ask users to be courteous and limit their use to a reasonable amount of time.  

To use Bloomberg at CSSSI, users must log onto this local machine. Sign in using the following credentials:

  • User name: yale\<your NetID>
  • Password: <your NetID password>

2.  Evans Hall 

Yale SOM students may access Bloomberg in Evans Hall. 10 terminals are available in Room 1470. This room is located just of the Ligon-Lamsam Student Commons and across the hall from the vending area/kitchen. 

Use of Bloomberg terminals is for current Yale students, staff, and faculty only.  A guest login cannot be used. 

Yale University's access to Bloomberg does not include Bloomberg Anywhere or Bloomberg Professional for devices. Access is limited to the locations listed above. 

Creating an Account

Bloomberg requires all users to have individual accounts. To create yours, follow these steps:


1.Select the Create New Login option below the username and password fields.


2. Follow the instructions to set up the account. 

Your work and mobile numbers can be the same. Use your Yale email address in the Corporate Email Address Field.


3. Keep your cell phone nearby – You will need to enter a confirmation number and can choose to receive this by text message or phone call. Bloomberg will verify the account with a text message/phone call before it is fully activated.

You will need this login each and everytime you use a Bloomberg terminal.

Librarian for Business & Management

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Erin Wachowicz
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Office Hours in Ross Library at Evans Hall:
Monday & Wednesday, 11:30am - 1:00pm
Tuesday & Thursday, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Office hours are subject to change.
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