The Fox School of Business and the Office of Research have access to specialized research software and databases to support the important research work of our faculty and doctoral students. Some of these databases are accessible through WRDS, while others have a limited number of licenses for the Fox School. For access, please review the information listed for each database. For questions, contact Joseph Ryan at

To purchase new databases, please use these guidelines and the Database Acquisition Form  to assist you in this process.

Available on WRDS

The Wharton Research Database Services (WRDS) is the gold standard financial data provider for corporate, academic and government clients. The research platform and business intelligence tool provides the user with one location to access over 200 terabytes of data across multiple disciplines including Accounting, Banking, Economics, ESG, Finance, Healthcare, Insurance, Marketing, and Statistics. To access WRDS, create an account and select Temple University as your affiliated institution.

Available from Temple University Libraries

Temple University offers access to research data from repositories across disciplines and around the world. Through linked content and summary information, faculty and students can find data within their disciplines. To access, visit the Temple University Library’s Database A-Z Page and search for the name of the database.

Limited Accessibility Through the Research Office

The Office of Research, Doctoral Programs and Strategic Initiatives at the Fox School of Business provides access to several databases for Fox faculty and doctoral students. For access, please contact Joseph Ryan at