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

IP address access 
Available from PC clusters in the Central Library and Business School. Enter your Imperial email address to be provided with a day pass via email. Access for other locations on the South Kensington campus and off-campus is via username and password for Imperial Master's, PhD students, research assistants and faculty staff.

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 for faculty staff, PhD and research assistants. 

The Library provides access to the following databases within WRDS:

  • CRSP 
  • ETF Global
  • OptionMetrics

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.