WRDS is a source of financial, accounting, economic, management, marketing, banking, and insurance data.

Username and password access
First time users will be asked to register to receive a username and password.
Request a username and password for further features available for advanced research. Currently available for undergraduates, master’s and PhD students, faculty staff and research assistants. 

IP address (Day Pass) access
Available from PC clusters in Central Library and the Business School. Enter your Imperial email address to be provided with a Day Pass. Access for other locations on the South Kensington campus and off-campus is via username and password.

The Library provides access to the following databases within WRDS:

  • COMPUSTAT
  • CRSP 
  • OptionMetrics
  • RepRisk
  • DealScan

There are also a number of free access data sets, and a list of these are available under the My Subscriptions section of the WRDS homepage.