Alumni Toolkit

Goizueta Business School alumni have a variety of resources available - both remotely and in person at the Business Library.

Alumni Licensed Business Databases

Goizueta graduates have free remote access to an outstanding suite of research databases for personal enrichment.  

Articles & News

Business Chronicles and Books of Lists (e.g. Atlanta Business Chronicle) provide digital PDF of each city’s weekly business chronicle and book of lists including company rankings.  You may also download the app.

Business Source Alumni includes over 1,500 business magazines and academic journals, covering marketing, management, accounting, and finance.

Business Books

Business Book Summaries feature substantive (4500 word) audio and PDF summaries of the best business books, including classics and new releases.

Companies & Lists

AtoZ Databases: Target Company Lists offer customizable target lists built from 30M US business profiles. Limit your list by geography, industry, employee size and more; then download your list to Excel.

Hoovers features company profiles and the ability to create target company lists from over 80 million public and private firms worldwide.

Economics & Data

EIU provides global business ViewsWire and Industry Briefings covering six key industries, historical and forecasted data, and select Economist.com content.

Finance

Value Line includes rankings, commentary and forecasts for over 1,700 stocks in 98 industries, as well as economic and stock market forecasts.

Wall Street Oasis includes access to their Company Database, Video Library, and Private Equity Prep Package covers over 5000 firms with interview insights and compensation data.

Industries

First Research provides industry backgrounders covering over 200 industries.

Industries - Market Research

Marketline profiles companies, industries and countries; Company profiles include SWOT analysis for the top 1000 companies, and industry profiles include a five forces analysis.

Richard K. Miller Market Research Handbooks are an excellent starting point for consumer markets; they include market forecasts, sector trends, and statistics.

Proper Use of GBL Alumni Licensed Databases

It is illegal to use Emory library databases for your company. 

Emory database licensing agreements allow alumni usage for personal enrichment and career research.

Proper use of licensed databases policy.  

Use Yammer for Database Passwords, Research Tips, and More

Passwords for alumni databases are available in GBS Library Resources on Yammer.

We also post research tips and resource recommendations.

Read more and request your Alumni Yammer Account here.  

Career Consultations

In partnership with the Alumni Career Services, the Business Library offers customized research assistance to alumni who are job hunting or changing careers.

  • Personal consultations with a Business Librarian are available by appointment; request one here

Includes on-campus access to additional databases specific to your job search.

Leverage your IMPACT Business Intelligence Skills

Use advanced Google search strategies and think about where information lives.

How to Cite Your Sources

Comply with your company’s licensing terms for subscription databases.

Don’t plagiarize!  Remember your ethical and legal copyright obligations; cite all sources you use in your presentations and reports. 

For guidelines for correctly citing sources in your decks or bibliographies, see the GBL Citation Guide for PowerPoint presentations the GBL Citation Guide for papers.

Come Visit Us: Emory Library Alumni Privileges

Alumni are welcome to visit the library and check out books.

Alumni may also make an appointment to check out a laptop for use within the business library to access databases licensed for alumni use on-campus.

Visit Your Local Public Library & Access eBooks

Many public libraries subscribe to Overdrive and other eBook platforms.  All you need is your free library card.

Does your local library subscribe to Overdrive eBooks?  Just Google [your county name public library overdrive] to find out. Availability at nearby local libraries include:

DeKalb County Public Library Overdrive eBooks and AudioBooks  

Atlanta-Fulton Public Library Overdrive eBooks and AudioBooks 

Cobb County Public Library Overdrive eBooks and AudioBooks 

Gwinnett County Public Library Overdrive eBooks and AudioBooks