Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) is a data research platform that provides single-point access to a wide range of datasets across multiple disciplines including finance, accounting, economics, and sustainability.
PSU subscribes to a number of datasets and tools on WRDS. They are listed under "Current Subscriptions" on the landing page after logging in. Subscribed datasets may change depending on faculty needs. Current subscriptions (last updated Dec, 2018):
WRDS representatives approve, update, and disable user accounts. We strive to respond to your account request within 1 business day.
If you don't get a response for more than 3 business days, feel free to email us or contact WRDS support.
After logging in, click on the "Support" and "E-Learning" tabs to get access to a large number of guides, tutorials, and other documentations on how to use WRDS.
The "Support" tab also includes a link to a form where you can submit your question. The support staff at WRDS are highly trained and have the expertise with both navigation and content.