Moody’s Default and Recovery Database

Note: The libraries are closed. To request a Moody’s password for access off-campus during library closure within the lockdown period please email This is available to staff and students and involves sending your name and Imperial email address to the vendor.

Users must be logged into the database by a member of library staff and must be current students or staff of Imperial College London. Please ask at the Central Library Information Hub or the Librarian’s office on level 1 during office hours.

To access the database go to either or enter a username and password into the Log in fields.

Access is restricted to two simultaneous users at the Central Library only and username and passwords cannot be disclosed due to licence restrictions. Available on two PCs marked Moody’s PC 1 and Moody’s PC 2 in the level 1 Business and Finance Software Zone.

Access includes the Credit Risk Calculator, Monthly Default Reports and Announcements and Rating Actions. Select Default and Recovery Database from the Products and Solutions section to see corresponding files when logged in for the full database.

To arrange an appointment for help with the basic functions of Moodys DRD email your Business Librarians

You are advised to make a booking (for help see Room bookings).