WRDS use is restricted to authorized UST faculty, staff, and students.
Commercial use is not permitted.
Faculty, Staff, Graduate Students, and Research Assistants Access Only:
Users in this category are eligible for "regular" WRDS accounts allowing you to access all subscribed datasets, save queries, etc.. Please submit a request for your individual username and password to access WRDS. The request will be sent to the WRDS administrators at St Thomas for review. We will process your request upon receipt.
Undergraduate Students Access:
Undergraduate students are eligible for a WRDS "Day Pass", allowing you access to the system for 3 days. These accounts can only be used on 4 individual computers (directly across from the reference desk) inside the Charles J. Keffer Library on the Minneapolis campus when the library is open. To use the Day Pass system:
RSS Feed published regularly by WRDS.
WRDS data is compiled from independent sources that specialize in specific historical data. The main sources for St Thomas are The Center for Research in Security Prices (CRSP), Standard & Poor's CompuStat, and The Institutional Brokers Estimate System (I/B/E/S), as detailed below.
We have access to several other datasets as well. See the WRDS website for more information.