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Guide to Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS): Home

Purpose of Guide

This guide lists the databases available in the UNC subscription access to the Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) platform.

Want guidance?

  1. Contact David Ernsthausen, Kenan Flagler Business School:
  2. Schedule a consultation appointment with a business librarian.

Instructions for Creating WRDS Account

Eligibility: must be current faculty, enrolled students (Ph.D., masters, and undergraduate), and selected staff of UNC Chapel Hill.

Instructions for online account request form:

  1. Go to
  2. Click "Register" tab in upper right portion of the screen.

Contact David Ernsthausen for help.

WRDS Databases

WRDS is the access platform for a suite of databases/data sources. This is a list of databases included in the UNC subscription to WRDS, and it may be incomplete. Contact David Ernsthausen with questions about database access.

Business Research Consultant/Librarian

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David Ernsthausen, Kenan-Flagler Business Librarian

Business Research Consultant/Librarian

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Nancy Lovas
Davis Library