Alumni Toolkit

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

    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.

    Career Research 

    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.

    Finance 

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

    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.

    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.  

     

    Passwords for alumni databases are available in the Goizueta Job Board and Resume Database (GO), and by request using this form.

    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.

    Emory Connects is an Emory-specific “warmer” connection platform that can instantly expand your professional network. You can use your LinkedIn or Facebook account to register.  

    Questions about registering? Email eaa <at> emory <dot> edu 

    Emory alumni chapters meet across the U.S. and internationally.

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

    Remember to consider the best practices and pitfalls for conducting credible research.

    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.

    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 a limited set of databases licensed for alumni use on-campus.

    Emory Libraries also licenses for walk-in access to a limited number of databases; most relevant to business are the academic journals.

    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