Get Oriented Toolkit: GBS Students

Welcome to Goizueta! Your Business Librarians are looking forward to working with you. We've compiled tips for the most frequently requested research databases and services here, to ensure your day one readiness as classes start. 

Download These Apps Now!

GBL licensed apps require you to authenticate as a Goizueta student prior to use. The process varies by vendor, but the end result is the same: once you take a few minutes to set up your account, you’re good to go!   Here's our cheat sheet to get started.

Business News

Read the NYTimes, WSJ and your local city’s Business Chronicle

A note on The Economist:  Currently The Economist will not license the app version of The Economist to the academic community.

We do subscribe to The Economist 

Business Books

Overdrive Business Audiobooks include business books available to listen to on the go.

Business Book Summaries and GetAbstract contain audio and PDF book summaries.

Consult with a Business Librarian

Meet your Business Librarians

Conducting Research

Locating eJournals@Emory

Wondering if Emory subscribes to a particular journal electronically? Trying to locate an article for which you have a citation?

Search for books and ebooks

Locate a book or ebook in Library Search, the Emory Libraries' catalog, and check one out at the Library Service Desk.

Business Kindles contain frequently requested business and career ebooks and are available to checkout from GBL.

Interlibrary Loan

Looking for a book or article not available at Emory? You may request it via Interlibrary Loan.  Fill out the online request form. Articles are often emailed to you directly.  If you're requesting a book, you'll receive an email when it is ready for pick up at the Library Service Desk. 

Questions GBS Students Regularly Ask

I'd like a copy of your Advanced Google search tips.

Download a soft copy of our popular Advanced Google Cheat Sheet.

Can I download business ebooks and/or audio books?

Yes, audiobooks and ebooks are available via Overdrive, and may be checked out and downloaded to your own mobile device. 

Can I locate Harvard case studies and articles in the library so I don’t have to pay for them via

Unfortunately Harvard Publishing licenses all materials for course readings exclusively through and GBS is legally bound to comply with this requirement.  You can access HBR articles via Business Source Complete, but Harvard requires they be purchased via when readings are part of your course curriculum. Read more.

Can I find my class textbooks in the library’s collection?

Unfortunately the cost of annually purchasing updated editions of textbooks is prohibitive and would divert dollars from purchasing new databases and other important resources.  Emory Library’s Affordable Textbook and Teaching Materials Initiative includes more information for both students and faculty, including the Course Reserves FLIP Lending Library.   

For BBAs: the BBA Book Fund offers financial support for course materials; reach out to the BBA Program Office for more information.

Proper User of GBL and Emory Libraries Subscription Databases

Emory database licensing agreements allow student usage for coursework, career preparation and personal enrichment. It is illegal to use Emory Libraries databases for your employer or internship. Both the honor code and Emory policy mandate the proper use of licensed databases.

According to Emory's Copyright Infringement Policy, students, faculty and employees are required and expected to adhere to US copyright law, which restricts reproduction, distribution, and other uses of copyrighted materials.  

See our examples of appropriate and inappropriate use of Emory Libraries databases.

How to Cite Your Sources

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

Citing Sources in your Slide Decks

Giving credit to the sources you reference in your presentation is not only about compliance with copyright laws (database vendors require complete citations as part of their licensing agreements); it’s also a critical part of building credibility and trust with your client.

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

Reserve a Group Work/Study Room

Summer 2021: Study Rooms are currently closed due to COVID-19

Locations of Group Study Rooms@ GBL, GBS, and Woodruff Library Building

How to Reserve a Goizueta Business Library Group Study Space or the Bloomberg Terminal 

Looking for virtual meeting technology?  We recommend Emory's licensed access to Zoom.  

Library Hours

Building hours following the University calendar. Check our hours here for the Woodruff Library Building and the Goizueta Business Library. You will need your EmoryCard to pass through the Woodruff Library Building’s turnstyles; download this EmoryCard app as back up in case you don’t have your EmoryCard with you.

Business Librarians offer appointments and office hours.

Internship and Alumni Toolkits

Learn more about using library resources during your internship

Yes, you have access to some library resources after you graduate.