Thomson Reuters Datastream is a key resource for researchers who need to gather large amounts of quantitative company and financial markets data. We will walk you through these steps:
1] Create basic types of data request (static and time series).
2] Lookup equities and data items available using the Datastream Navigator.
3] Use Datastreams Excel Add-In to create portfolio lists and retrieve data.
The session lasts for 1 hour. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions and put MLE workshops in the subject line.
This session is a workshop to help you think about the basics when searching for information relating to an assignment topic. You will learn a number of different steps which can be taken in order to help refine your results and pinpoint relevant information and resources as quickly as possible. Interactive exercises will give you practical experience of structuring a comprehensive search and help you to develop your own strategies for searching by working through common difficulties.