Western Libraries


Business Research Help

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C.B. "Bud" Johnston Library
text: 226-777-3039
call: 519-661-3941

What is Bloomberg Professional?

Bloomberg provides global financial and business information on market sectors such as equities, indices, derivatives, commodities and futures, currencies, industries and more. Bloomberg provides live and historical data, news, charts, graphs, and filings.

How to Access Bloomberg

Bloomberg can only be accessed from the dedicated terminals or workstations. There are 8 located at the Business Library.

Users cannot access the workstations remotely.

The Bloomberg computers require an active Western Identity - alumni and guests are not eligible for access.

Book a Bloomberg

Any of the workstations in the Business Library can be booked in advance of your visit for up to 2 hours per day.

Create an Account

To use Bloomberg you need to create your own account:

  1. Login to a Bloomberg terminal with your Western ID
  2. Open the Bloomberg program on the desktop
  3. Select Create a New Login and fill out the information required (use your @uwo.ca email to sign up)
  4. Bloomberg will either text or call you with an activation code