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Datastream represents a vast resource of economic and financial data. The purpose of this guide is to familiarize the user with the content and format of Datastream in order to provide guidance on specific types of data. Also see the LSEG help pages.


Where to  use DATASTREAM
To access Datastream on the Princeton University campus you must use specific computers that have the proprietary Datastream software installed, and are authorized to access the Datastream network. Available on the workstations located near Firestone A-13-J and in Stokes Library through LSEG Workspace. The modules for commodities, economics, equities, and futures are also available through WRDS.



Bobray Bordelon
Economics, Finance, & Data Librarian



Text and graphics by Bobray Bordelon, Todd Hines, Alexander Kazazis'04, Timothy Negron'96, Cate Paskoff'99, and Martha Paskoff'01.