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SMU Libraries

Accounting Research Navigator: Financial databases

Research guide on accounting related resources

Find information from high-end financial databases in Investment Studio

User Manuals for Finance databases

Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS)

WRDS is an Internet-based business data research service from The Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania. WRDS provides access to Compustat, CRSP, NYSE TAQ, I/B/E/S, Institutional (13F), Mutual Funds, Insiders Filing Data, and other important business research databases.

Undergraduate Students: Email the Library for a WRDS account. In your email, please provide the following information so that we may expedite the application process:

i) Purpose and duration of use of WRDS account.
ii) Project name and name of supervising Faculty. For class projects, please indicate course module name.
iii) Likely data/databases that you will be using. This is to circumvent termination of subscriptions before projects are completed.

Faculty/Postgraduate Students/Staff: Register with WRDS for a personal account.

The following databases are available with our subscription:

The use of electronic resources must comply with the Appropriate Use of Electronic Resources Policy and Singapore Management University Acceptable Use Policy