UCL has trial access to WRDS (Wharton Research Data Services) until 2nd May 2016. A trial username and password is required for access, please see the UCL e-resources password page. Please note that this is case sensitive.
WRDS (Wharton Research Data Services) gives access to the following datasets (in trial mode): BoardEx, Bureau van Dijk, Compustat, CRSP, Factset, GovPX, Hedge Fund Research, ISS, LSPD, Markit Mergent Fisd, Morningstar CISDM, Option Metrics, RavenPack, TAQ, Thomson Reuters, WRDS SEC, Zacks.
Within the WRDS system, you will find:
Powerful, Yet Easy to Learn Query Options. WRDS allows users to download data through web interface -several hundred firms to an entire database.
Support Manuals and additional Documentation. Support provides access to documentation including manuals, sample programs, research applications and Frequently Asked Questions.
Professional Research and Technical Support. When the only Support does not meet your needs, you can reach our research and technical specialists at firstname.lastname@example.org. They will assist you with any difficulties including reviewing our programs, locating the right data for a particular research problem, and answering other questions concerning data content, format or access
E-learning helps to instruct users on making the most of the WRDS resources by providing interactive training sessions and On-Demand Videos.
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