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Parrish - Stand-Alone Databases

This Guide has helpful information regarding Parrish library's Stand-Alone databases

About Bloomberg

The Bloomberg Professional® service is the most powerful and flexible platform for financial professionals who need real-time data, news and analytics to make smarter, faster, more informed business decisions.

Bloomberg Access

The Bloomberg terminal is currently located in the Parrish Library and can be used on a first-come, first-served basis unless a reservation has been made. Reservations for the Bloomberg Terminal can be made online, via this link, reserve Bloomberg terminal

Login information will be available at the Bloomberg terminal.

Bloomberg Help Options

> Explore the resources on this guide, and on our Bloomberg Education page.

> Use the green <HELP> key on the Bloomberg keyboard to get information about the screen you're currently viewing.

> Hit the green <HELP> key TWICE on the Bloomberg keyboard to open a live chat with a Bloomberg specialist.

> If you still need technical assistance or need to report a problem, email parrlib@purdue.edu, call 494-2920, or visit the Parrish Library iDesk.

Cheat Sheets

Cheat sheets are a listing of Bloomberg commands for a particular topic.

Links to common cheat sheets are below and are also available on the Bloomberg Terminal by entering CHEA <GO>

Usage Limits

If you're encountering data limits while using the Bloomberg Terminal please see the document below for more information.