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Company and industry information: Bloomberg

Getting access to Bloomberg

Bloomberg is a financial markets database providing real-time and historical financial market & economic data, with international coverage. Use it to find company financials, stock market indices, analyst reports, and more. 

Access options:

*Note: remote access to this terminal was temporarily available during the COVID-19 outbreak but has now ceased.

Logging into Bloomberg

Barry J Marshall Library

1. Make your booking using the online booking calendar - http://library-uwa.libcal.com/booking/barryjmarshalllibraryspecialistpcs

2. At the Bloomberg terminal (Barry J Marshall Library, ground floor southwest corner) log in with your UWA Personal ID and Pheme password.

3. In the bottom left corner of the screen type Bloomberg and press enter.

4. You will be prompted for your login name and password. If you have not previously created an account choose “Create a new login” and follow the instructions to enter your name, create a password and enter your contact details (including email address and mobile phone). You will need to validate your login details by entering a code that will be sent to the email address that you have entered as part of your contact details. 

Business School

1. Log in to the computer with your UWA Personal ID details as requested. In the bottom left corner of the screen type Bloomberg and press enter.

2. Click anywhere in the screen titled “1-BLOOMBERG” (you will see this in the extreme top left of this screen).  You will then be prompted for your login name and password. If you have not previously created an account follow the instructions for setting this up (see Barry J Marshall Library Step 4 above). Once you enter the Bloomberg login details, two additional Bloomberg screens open (4 screens in total) indicating that Bloomberg is ready for access. 

Navigating Bloomberg and Help Options

To access Help, once you've opened the Bloomberg terminal, either press HELP in the top menu   

Or press the green F1 Help button on the Bloomberg keyboard

 

This will launch the Getting Started with the Bloomberg menu    

From here, access Meet the Terminal and Help Resources

 

You can access tours on navigating the terminal, customising your settings, functions, tools and getting answers  

 

For assistance using Bloomberg there is extensive help, including 24/7 live chat, within the program.  To contact Bloomberg's live 24-hour Help Desk, press the F1 Help button twice, or go to the Help & Support page.

 

Or use the "Live Help" button in the top menu:

 

 

 

Contact for support

Email your questions to our friendly library staff.

Students

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HDR Students

hdrsupport-lib@uwa.edu.au

UWA Staff

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More contact options are available on the Library Contact us page.

 

Bloomberg Handouts & Cheatsheets

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