The Marshall School of Business subscribes to multiple databases used in financial industries and business and accounting research.
Access: Available to current faculty, staff and students PLEASE NOTE, DATABASES ARE FOR ACADEMIC USE ONLY. See individual tabs for instructions for creating an account and additional help.
Please note: Bloomberg is typically not available virtually, however, during COVID-19 Bloomberg is making Bloomberg available via its Disaster Relief (DR) Bloomberg product on a month by month basis. Please see the Bloomberg tab for more information.
Marshall provides access several databases via the Wharton Research Data Service (WRDS). All current USC users can access WRDS via a day-pass that is generated by WRDS; just enter your USC e-mail as prompted. If you are a graduate student or faculty member, you can apply for an account. Please follow the instructions for application, the accounts are generally approved within 24-48 hours. Accounts typically expire when the user graduates. Both user groups have access to the same data. however account holders are able to save their information/datasets on WRDS.
Marshall has subscriptions to the following commercial databases that are used in finance and other industries. Some have certification or classes to train the users.
USC VPN (Anytime Connect): Help: consult.usc.edu / (213) 740-0050. Detailed instructions for installing and using the VPN: https://itservices.usc.edu/vpn/
Detailed instructions for Bloomberg can be found on the Bloomberg Research Guide: http://libguides.usc.edu/bloomberg
Bloomberg terminals are located in the Accounting Library, the Gaughan & Tiberti Library located in Fertitta Hall, 1st Floor) & JKP Computer Lab
Collection of databases designed for standardized quantitative analysis. Available datasets include:
Equities information and Wall Street analyst reports, news and financial information on companies and industries.
Use the attached guide for searching Analysts' reports and 'non broker' research reports from MarketLine and GlobalData that contain SWOT analysis.
Thomson One is only available via Internet Explorer 8, 9, or 11
Find data on M&A's, IPOS's, global new issues and venture capital funding. For access instructions and a step-by-step guide to creating an M&A report, please see attached instructions.