Financial Research and Learning Lab

Accessing Datastream

Datastream is only available during lab hours and can be accessed on only one terminal. Terminal must be booked in advance using the booking tool.

Click on any time to make a booking.

The daily maximum for any individual or group booking on a weekday is 4 hours.

On the weekends, individuals and groups are limited to 2 hours per day.

There is a 20 minute grace period at the beginning of your session, after this time the terminal will be considered available for other users.

**Bookings may be cancelled if there is a prior reservation of the entire lab for a class, seminar or presentation

Lab Hours and Location


Desmarais Pavillion 2186


September to April

9:00 a.m. to 8:45 p.m. (Monday to Thursday)

9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Friday)

9:00 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. (Saturday)

1:00 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. (Sunday) 




9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

Closed (Saturday and Sunday) 

June to August :

9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

Closed (Saturday and Sunday)


Datastream Professional

What is Datastream Professional?

Thomson Reuters Datastream Professional is a platform that merges cross asset analysis with economic research and strategy. The single platform allows users to connect both top down and bottom up research.

When to use Thomson Reuters Datastream Professional?

  • Researching economic environment and its volatility.
  • To research emerging markets in more detail.
  • To easily integrate both top down macro research and bottom up fundamental analysis.

Datastream Professional provides content, analytics, charting capabilities, news and research

  • Provides access to macro and cross asset financial databases.
  • Content sets include I/B/E/S Estimates, StarMine Analytics, ASSET4 (ESG) with both standardized or as reported fundamentals.
  • The customizable content (dynamic graphics, time series, and Microsoft Office integration) allows the facility to easily perform more in-depth analytics and transform data into valued information that can help discover trends and find opportunities.
  • Great Search navigation, charting features and correlation analysis
  • Includes Market monitors with connectivity to Reuters news and events (full economic calendar, real-time and historical news)

For more information on what is available please visit the Datastream Professional Website

Datastream Training and Help Videos

Datastream Training and Certification Videos

Datastream offers an extensive list of training videos along with a certification program. Training and certification videos are free but require you to enter your full name and corporate (school) email.

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