Instructions and tips for getting started on the Bloomberg Professional terminals for research in business, finance, real estate and economics.

Your Librarians

Milton S. Eisenhower Library
Heather Tapager
(410) 234-9286

Carey Business School Harbor East Library
Heather Tapager
(410) 234-9286

Washington Resource Center
1717 Massachusetts Avenue
Sharon Morris, Mike Houck, Zena Harley-Mason
(202) 452-0714

School for Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
Stephen Sears, Jenny Gelman, Sheila Thalheimer 
(202) 663-5900


What Is Bloomberg?

Created by Michael Bloomberg, founder of Bloomberg LP, the Bloomberg Financial Service provides in-depth, company profiles; real-time news; current and historical financial and industrial data; real estate data; U.S. and international economic indicators; and quotes and technical analysis on U.S. and international securities.  Historical coverage varies.

Who Can Access It?

This resource is available solely to current JHU faculty, staff, and students for their academic research.  JHU authentication (JHED ID/password) is required for access, in addition to your designated Bloomberg login and password.

Where Can I Access It?

Bloomberg is not a networked resource. A special keyboard accompanies each terminal.  Access is available from specific terminals at these JHU campuses:

Please bring relevant sections of this guide with you to the terminals for your convenience. 

Access Policy for Harbor East and Eisenhower Library Bloomberg Terminals:

To ensure availability of the service, the Harbor East and Eisenhower Library Bloomberg terminals are designated primarily for Bloomberg research. Access is on a first-come, first-served basis. Please use other library terminals for non-Bloomberg related research.