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Business Tutorial: WRDS

Access Instructions

Current Boston University students (except undergraduates) faculty and staff (library and IS&T staff only) may access WRDS.

Boston University doctoral students, master’s degree students, faculty and staff may request a WRDS account by following the instructions listed below. WRDS does not permit undergraduates to have their own accounts.

  • Click on this WRDS link:
  • Under the Register tab, select Boston University from the list of institutions.
  • Select the account type and enter a Boston University email address and a username.

Please note that WRDS restricts Masters students from using WRDS during the summer, since many students have corporate internships.  If you have questions regarding these restrictions, please email

Boston University undergraduate students may email to inquire about financial data sources available to them.  



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Kathleen Berger
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