The LRC, with an aim of providing “Anytime, Anywhere Access”, subscribes to some of the best e-resources and online databases and systematically adds resources to its existing collection. In a short span of time, the Centre has acquired over 58 databases to cater to the different needs of our users and these databases are categorized as mentioned below.
The ISB is the first school in Asia to have Wharton Research Data Services, or WRDS. It is the de facto standard for business data, providing researchers worldwide with instant access to financial, economic, and marketing data though a uniform, web-based interface. LRC users may access the following information through WRDS:
- Historical financial data from CRSP and COMPUSTAT
- Security prices and trading volume, income and balance sheet items for over 30,000 companies
- IBES' analyst projections for earnings and sales
- Stock market indices, bond prices and interest rates
- Mutual fund and stock ownership information
- Options data
- Macroeconomic time series
- International data, marketing and industry reports
- Web usage data
If any users would like the LRC to procure a database, you may make a request through the Database Suggestion Form or email to learning resource centre and subject to certain guidelines.
The LRC has clearly defined policies for database usage on photocopying and distribution of articles, and users are expected to adhere to the same.As a policy, Students, Faculty, and the staff of ISB shouldn’t entertain downloading, forwarding any content to any outsider who is not an authorized user and also shouldn't disclose the user id and password with the outsiders. The annual license to the subscribed database allows the licensee only to access, browse, and search the database. The licensee shouldn’t save the search results on to his/her system.
Compustat Bank Data
It provides up to 20 years of annual and 12 years of quarterly data history for approximately 2,000 North American banks and Savings & Loan institutions.
Compustat Historical Segment
A database of historical fundamental and market data for active and inactive companies with annual data back to 1950 and quarterly data back to 1962.
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR)
CRSP Mutual Fund Datasets
Mutual Fund Database includes a history of each mutual fund’s name, investment style, fee structure, holdings, and asset allocation. Also included are monthly total returns, monthly total net assets, monthly/daily net asset values, and dividends. Additionally, schedules of rear and front load fees, asset class codes, and management company contact information are provided.
It offers extensive, transparent executive compensation data, including current, historical, total compensation, executive options, and compensation of industry peers. Focus on the key factors underlying each company's compensation policies and decisions, making it easier to identify trends within an industry, within the company, or among peers. ExecuComp also allows you to link a company's performance to actual compensation levels.
Factiva.com offers a premier collection of the world's top media outlets, trade and consumer publications, and thousands of Web sites—more than 35,000 global news and information sources from 200 countries in 28 languages. Top news sources include The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, The New York Times, The Sydney Morning Herald and Le Monde. It covers more than 400 continuously updated newswires, thousands of business sources unavailable on the free Web and over 3,700 sources available on or before the date of publication. Also it provides in-depth company, executive and industry profiles, expert analysis, market data and detailed reports
Thomson-Reuters Institutional Holdings (13F) Database provides Institutional Common Stock Holdings and Transactions, as reported on Form 13F filed with the SEC. This database is formerly known as CDA/Spectrum 3 4 database, and contains ownership information by institutional managers with $100 million or more in assets under management (Section 13(f) Securities).
Thomson Reuters Mutual Fund Holdings
This database provides security holding information for all registered mutual funds that report their holdings with the SEC, plus 3,000 global funds.
Wharton Research Data Services
CEIC-India Premium Database
Henry Stewart Talks
Business Source Complete
Business Source Complete is the world's definitive scholarly business database, providing the leading collection of bibliographic and full text content. As part of the comprehensive coverage offered by this database, indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back as far as 1886 are included. In addition, searchable cited references are provided for more than 1,300 journals.
Oxford Scholorship Online
Oxford Handbooks online provides access to 27 Oxford Handbook titles on Business and Management Collection.
Scopus is the largest abstract and citation database containing both peer-reviewed research literature and quality web sources. With over 19,000 titles from more than 5,000 international publishers, SciVerse Scopus offers researchers a quick, easy and comprehensive resource to support their research needs in the scientific, technical, medical and social sciences fields and, more recently, also in the arts and humanities.
World Scientific eBooks
Deliverying Essential Research Information Online from all the core subject areas with seamless delivery of information direct to your desktop with printing and saving options.
Business Monitor International (BMI) is a leading source of market intelligence encompassing Country Risk, Financial Markets and Industry Research. Country Risk covers Country research, macroeconomic forecasts, political risk analysis and operational stability in the format of daily news analysis, country reports and forecasts. Financial Markets covers Analysis, forecasts and risk ratings on fixed income, currencies, interest rates, commodities and equity indices across an unparalleled spectrum of developed, emerging and frontier markets. Industry Research covers Daily industry news and analysis, quarterly country reports with 10-year industry forecasts and competitive intelligence over 22 sectors.
Consumer Pyramids DX
Consumer Pyramids dx provides record-level data of a large household survey conducted in India. Consumer Pyramids data is delivered in the form of population estimations and analytical tools using such estimations. The data covers the People of India, Composition of Incomes, Unemployment, Consumer Sentiments, Household Income & Expenses, Household Expenses Details, Household Amenities, Assets & Liabilities.
Frost & Sullivan
Frost & Sullivan enables clients to accelerate growth and achieve best-in-class positions in growth, innovation and leadership. The company's Growth Partnership Service provides the CEO and the CEO's Growth Team with disciplined research and best-practice models to drive the generation, evaluation, and implementation of powerful growth strategies. This database provides in-depth research coverage of these industries: Aerospace & Defense; Automotive & Transportation; Chemicals, Materials and Food; Electronics & Security; Energy & Power Supplies; Environment & Building Technologies; Healthcare; Industrial Automation & Process Control; Information & Communication Technologies; Measurement & Instrumentation and access to the services Economic Research & Analytics, Market Engineering Research, Technical Research, Financial Benchmarking and Analysis and Market Insights.
LRC subscribes to international career resource providing many interviewing tips, and industry guides, which become handy for the aspirants to prepare well for the interviews.
- Vault Online Career Library comprises company history, industry career guides, hiring info and other crucial company data.