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Datastream & Using Excel with Datastream Advance

Research Librarian

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Charles Wu
Office: JPL
One UTSA Circle
University of Texas at San Antonio
San Antonio, TX 78249

Access to Datastream at UTSA

Users cannot access the Datastream remotely.  Datastream - with its software program installed locally - is only available on two computer workstations at UTSA John Peace Library (The label number on these two computer stations are JPLLIC-014 and 015 respectively; they are located near the Quiet Study Room and by the last pillar in the Information Commons area at JPL). ​ Please ask for assistance at the Main Campus' Information Desk (John Peace Library Building, 2nd floor; (210) 458-4573).

In addition, Datastream can be accessible on a workstation in the office of doctoral students in finance / accounting and a few workstations in the Financial Studies Lab at the College of Business.

Datastream Coverage

The coverage of Datastream is well reflected in a list within the “Data Category” window (on the top left corner of the Datastream program).  Below is this list indicating the data series users can search with Datastream:   

  • Individual equities,
  • Equity indices,
  • Unit trusts / Investment Trusts (mutual funds)
  • Bonds and Convertibles
  • Bond Indices and CDS
  • Economics
  • Exchange rates
  • Interest rates
  • Commodity prices
  • Derivatives (futures, warrants, and options)  

For detailed info about the coverage of Datastream, please see a pdf file on this link.