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Research Resources

Learn how to take your research o the next level.

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Expansive dataset subscriptions available to the LCOB

Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) is the award-winning research platform and business intelligence tool for 50,000+ corporate, academic, government and nonprofit users at 450+ institutions in 35+ countries.

WRDS provides researchers with one location to access over 350 terabytes of data across multiple disciplines including Accounting, Banking, Economics, ESG, Finance, Healthcare, Insurance, Marketing, and Statistics. Flexible data delivery options include a powerful web query method that reduces research time, the WRDS Cloud for executing research and strategy development, and the WRDS client server using PCSAS, Matlab, and R. Their Analytics team, doctoral-level support and rigorous data review and validation give you the confidence to tailor research within complex databases and create a wide range of reliable data models.


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Research financial & accounting data like never before

Calcbench is a next-generation financial data platform for data-intensive analysts and investors looking to go a level deeper. Created by former investment professionals to bring usability to the detailed, hard-to-get information in financial filings. Academics use Calcbench to aid in classroom instruction and perform cutting edge research. Our interactive platform plus Excel add-in is used to collect and analyze data for academic research purposes, or augment students’ learning with an innovative yet affordable tool.

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Sophisticated research made simple

Understand your market, your customers and your competitors better than ever before. Qualtrics Brand Experience™ puts you in control with powerful, easy-to-use tools to help grow your brand.

Get the data you need to make the most important decisions. From product, pricing and ad testing to customer feedback and brand tracking, join the 9,000+ brands and 99 of the top 100 business schools that make Qualtrics the world’s most-trusted research platform.

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An exciting upgrade from our previous Business Source Premier subscription

Business Source Ultimate works for your students like a solid business plan – it offers an unprecedented wealth of peer-reviewed, full-text journals and other resources that provide historical information and current trends in business that spark discussion on future developments and changes in the business world.

Access to all areas of business, national and international, and includes full text articles from scholarly journals, trade publications, case studies, industry profiles, SWOT analyses, market research and country reports, news videos, and detailed company profiles.

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The Journal Blacklist - fighting back against a growing trend that threatens to undermine scholarly communication

A searchable list of journals whose practices have been described as deceptive. The Blacklist exists to aid scholars avoiding the submitting manuscripts to publications of questionable reputation. Specialists analyze over 60 behavioral indicators to keep the community aware of the growing threats and to keep academia protected from exploitative operations.

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