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Bloomberg Guide: Bloomberg Professional Services

This webpage explains the normal operation of Bloomberg Professional service.

For details on the operation considering COVID-19, ask a reference librarian at your home library.

What is Bloomberg Professional?

Bloomberg Professional is a leading source for detailed market data, news, and analytics that is globally used in trading markets and financial institutions. Bloomberg is available only on the designated terminals in Mita Media Center and Shonan Fujisawa Media Center.

How to Use

Who can use Bloomberg Professional?

  • Keio University students, faculty and staff members
  • Correspondence course students (Mita only)
  • Senior Researcher / Researcher, Keio Research Institute at SFC (SFC only)

*Alumni and visitors may not use the database.

Where can I use it?

  • Mita
    • Database Area, the 1st floor of the Main Library
  • SFC
    • Database Search Corner, the 2nd floor

Service Hours

*Out of service Saturdays, Sundays and any other library closing days.

  • Mita
    • 8:45 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. on weekdays; the application must be made online by 8:00 a.m. of the day of use.
  • SFC
    • During semester: 9:15 a.m. - 11:00 p.m. on weekdays; the application must be made by 7:40 p.m.
    • Between semesters: 9:15 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. on weekdays; the application must be made by 5:00 p.m.

*You may use Bloomberg Professional for up to 90 minutes at a time. It is possible to extend your time if no one else is waiting to use the database.
*There is a limit to the amount of data to be downloaded in a month.


Though we provide Bloomberg Professional on a first-come-first-served basis, we accept reservation as well.
All you have to do for reservation is visiting the Reference Counter/Desk or sending us an email including the following:

  • "Bloomberg Reservation" in the subject line
  • Your full name
  • Your student ID/library card ID/campus ID
  • Preferred date and time to use Bloomberg

The sending email address for each Media Center is shown below:

  • For Mita, 
  • For SFC, 

For those affiliated with Mita Campus, the online form is the best preferred option. Submit the form before 8:00 a.m. of the desired day of use.

Contact info (Mita)

Keio University Mita Media Center
(Keio University Library)


Online Reference


Contact (SFC)

Shonan Fujisawa Media Center (Library)
Reference desk (2nd Floor)

TEL: 0466-49-3433 (ex. 52520)
FAX: 0466-49-1135

Service hours:
9:15 a.m.-5:00 p.m. on weekdays

Online Reference 
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