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Accessing Bloomberg Financial Accounting

Note: one account accesses both Bloomberg Tax and Bloomberg Financial Accounting.

Users with Bloomberg accounts, use this link

To set up a Bloomberg account:

Option #1: Online

You will not be automatically registered. Your information has to be sent to Bloomberg so that it can be entered into their system.
You will receive an email when you have been registered.

Option #2: Phone

  • Call 1-800-372-1033, option 3

Option #3: Email

  • Send an email to from your University of Portland email address

For Assistance

If you need assistance using Bloomberg databases, please reach out to Bloomberg's 24/7 Help Desk at (833) 697-9559.

For other assistance, please contact Reference/Instruction Librarian Heidi Senior: | (503) 943-8037.

Bloomberg Financial Accounting Restrictions and Availability

Use of the Clark Library's Bloomberg subscriptions (Tax and Financial Accounting) is restricted to 100 current UP students, faculty and staff and is limited to academic research, teaching and publication purposes only.

Bloomberg Financial Accounting is available from on campus or off campus. However, you must create an account on-campus or on a UP virtual machine to use it, and renew the account every six months. Your access will automatically discontinue for the Spring semester on June 30th and for the Fall semester on December 31st.

Searching Bloomberg Financial Accounting

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