When To Use: 

Use to retrieve current and historical data for large numbers of companies or securities.

Wharton Research Data Services is available from the computers in the Management Library, and is strictly limited to use by current students, faculty, and staff of Cornell.

To connect: 
Must be using Management Library public computer to connect.
Description: 

Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) is a comprehensive data management system that allows retrieval of information from a wide variety of financial, economic, and marketing data sources such as Compustat, Center for Research in Security Prices (CRSP), Ivy DB (Option Metrics), Penn World Tables, IBES, and more. Ideal for large research projects covering thousands of companies and securities.