Bloomberg terminals are available on the ground floor of the Barry J Marshall Library and from several locations in the Business School. Bloomberg is not web based and it is not available off-campus. More information on how to access Bloomberg can be found in the "Getting access to Bloomberg" PDF to the right.
You can book the Bloomberg terminal in the Barry J Marshall Library at: http://is.uwa.libcal.com/booking/barryjmarshalllibrary
Bloomberg have produced a detailed user guide called "Getting Started Guide for Students". It covers the basics of using the keyboard, key functions and navigating to find, analyse and export data. Click on the link to the right to read or download the guide.
Bloomberg has a distinctive keyboard.
|EQUITIES AND INDUSTRIES|
|SPLC||Supply chain break down|
|RV||Relative valuation (for benchmarking against comparable companies)|
|GP||Standard price chart for a company (graphs)|
|GIP||Intraday price chart and chart options|
|BRC||Research - e.g. broker reports|
|EQS||Equity screening - set screens to customise criteria for equities analysis|
|BI||Bloomberg Industries - industry level analysis|
|READ||Financial news, most read items etc|
|WEI||World Equity Indices - market surveillance of the world's equity indices|
|MA||Mergers and Acquisitions|
|BTMM||Treasury and Money Markets|
|WB||World Bond markets|
|ECST||World Economic Statistics|
|ECTR||Interactive trade flow data from the IMF showing trade flows from 1980|
|FXC||Data on currencies updated in real time|
|WCRS||World currency rankings|
|CMDS||Current global or regional commodities landscape|
|CMBQ||Singe commodity overview|
|BMAP||Visualisation of commodity production and flow at a global or local level|