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Financial Research and Learning Lab

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Access Link & Instructions

User Account Required

Library Proxy Access

Use your @uottawa.ca email address to create an account and/or log in.

Bloomberg (In-person access only @ 2186)

Instructions Yes  
EbscoHost Business Source Complete (BSC) Access Link   Yes
Capital IQ

Instructions

Access Link

Yes Yes
CRMRC

Access Link

   
Factiva Access Link   Yes
Factset

Instructions

Access Link

Yes  
Haver

Instructions

   
IBIS World Access Link   Yes
Ideagen (Audit Analytics)

Instructions

Access Link

Yes  

LSEG Workspace (EIKON | Refinitiv)

Instructions

Bookings

Access Link

Yes  
NRG finlab@uottawa.ca    
Passport Access Link   Yes
Pitchbook Access Link   Yes

RIT (In-person access only @ 2186)

Instructions    
Statista Access Link   Yes
WRDS (Including Ideagen)

Instructions

Access Link

Yes Yes
All Library databases Access Link    

Bloomberg

In-Person Access Only:

  • To create a Bloomberg account, follow these instructions:
    • Look for a BB terminal in the lab and log onto it using your student credentials (desktops with colorful keyboards)
    • Click on the Bloomberg desktop icon to startup up the application (it's a desktop application, NOT online)
    • Create your account and log on
  • For the BMC certificate: 
    • When logged on in your account, in the search bar, top left corner, type BCER to see the list of tutorials. Sign up, no code required.
    • Click on "Login with SSO" and "Launch Course".

N.B. Bloomberg may only be used for non-commercial research purposes.

EbscoHost Business Source Complete (BSC)

Capital IQ

In-Person Access

  • Cap IQ can be accessed on any desktop in the lab.

Online Access

  • You can access your account or create one by using your uOttawa email and following this link.
  • Downloading the Excel Plugin: You can download data into Excel or extract data in Excel using the Capital IQ plug-in (for Windows PCs only). For plug-in options on a Mac PC, please contact us.

Tutorial

N.B. S&P Capital IQ may only be used for non-commercial research purposes.

CFMRC | TSX

In-Person & Online Access:

  • This database is accessible on campus from any computer lab, including the Financial Research and Learning Lab (DMS2186), using this portal.
  • CFMRC/TSX database is also accessible through the remote lab and sessions are limited to 90 minutes.

N.B. CFMRC/TSX may only be used for non-commercial research purposes.

Datastream

via LSEG

  • Datastream is available through LSEG Workspace which is reserved for faculty and graduate students only.  For access instructions, please refer to LSEG Workspace.  

N.B. Datastream may only be used for non-commercial research purposes.

Factiva

Factset

In-Person Access:

  • Factset can be accessed on any desktop in the lab.

Online Access:

  • FactSet can easily be accessed using their online web portal. Using your uOttawa student email, simply create a FactSet account using this link. Note, the web version does not offer the Excel API functionality. However, data can still be downloaded into Excel. Once you have received your login credentials, go to the FactSet login page here.

FactSet on your Smartphone: 

  • FactSet has a mobile app for Android, iOS and Blackberry Devices. Apps can be downloaded via Google Play Store, App Store, and Blackberry World.

Tutorial 

N.B. FactSet may only be used for non-commercial research purposes.

Haver

In-Person Access:

  • Haver is available in the Lab.
  • May be under the application called "DLXVG3" where the icon looks like: 

Online Access:

N.B. Haver Analytics may only be used for non-commercial research purposes.

IBIS World

Ideagen Audit Analytics (online portal)

Access to Audit Analytics’ website is complimentary for users whose school subscribes to Audit Analytics via WRDS. Using your university email address, register for access at their Academic User Registration site.  However, you must first create a WRDS account.

N.B. WRDS may only be used for non-commercial research purposes.

LSEG Workspace (Refinitiv: Eikon | Datastream | SDC Platinum)

To access LSEG Workspace, follow these steps:

  1. First ask to be added to the Approved User List:
    • Contact finlab to get your name on the approved user list.
    • Note: Workspace is reserved for faculty members and graduate students.
  2. Once on the Approved User List, book your session by clicking on the View Schedule.
    • 9 seats are available 24/7, but reservations must be made during regular business hours Monday to Friday between 9h00 and 17h00 EST.
    • Use you uottawa.ca email only.
  3. Once your session is booked, an account will be created and access instructions will follow 
    • The logon can be through Web Access or through a downloaded app on your own PC.
      • The downloaded app offers the Excel plugin
      • For Datastream or SDC Platinum: Type Datastream or SDC in search box on the top left corner.

N.B: LSEG Workspace may only be used for non-commercial research purposes.

NRG Metrics

Contact finlab@uottawa.ca to get access.

Passport

PitchBook

RIT

  • Online Access to the RIT Client Application Server (LT3 only)

Rotman runs a special demo server and if you install it and run the RIT Client Application, you will be able to able to connect to its RIT Liability Trading 3 Case featuring dynamic order arrival and liquidity risk.

  • Install instructions can be found here.
  • The LT3 case brief can be found here.
  • In-Person Access to the RIT Client Application Server in the Lab:
    • The RIT Client is accessible on all computer terminals located in the Financial Research and Learning Lab (DMS2186).
      • It is also available in the following DMS computer labs: DMS2130, DMS2140, DMS2150.
    • Log onto a desktop using your uOttawa credentials and click on the RIT icon.  You will see this pop up:

  • Use Server: rit.telfer.uottawa.ca
  • The following cases are running constantly on these ports:
    • LT3: 10019
    • COM1: 10011
    • OP3: 10013
    • Case briefs are available when you enter the case server by clicking on case files on the toolbar
    • Please email us at finlab if you can't access the cases.

SDC Platinum

via LSEG

  • SDC Platinum is available through LSEG Workspace which is reserved for faculty and graduate students only.  For access instructions, please refer to LSEG Workspace. 

N.B. SDC Platinum may only be used for non-commercial research purposes.

Statista

WRDS

In-Person Access:

  • WRDS is available on all computers in the Financial Research and Learning Lab (DMS2186). Additionally, WRDS is also available in the following computer labs: DMS2130, DMS2140, DMS2150.  Please note that you may need to request a temporary account. 

Online Access

  • A WRDS account can be created using their online web online web portal. Please note that it may take a few business days before your request is approved. Once you have received your login credentials, go to the WRDS login page.

Ideagen Audit Analytics:

N.B. WRDS may only be used for non-commercial research purposes.