The UA Culverhouse College of Business and its departments subscribe to several data sets that can be searched through the WRDS interface, including CRSP, Compustat, and Eventus.
UA faculty and graduate students may request an account by choosing the “Register for a WRDS Account” link in the left column at http://wrds.wharton.upenn.edu/.
Undergraduate students may request a daypass at http://libdata.lib.ua.edu/login?url=http://wrds-web.wharton.upenn.edu/wrds/connect.
Once you are logged in, you may view and select the available datasets. Documentation is available under the support tab.
Questions about your local account can be sent to your UA WRDS representative, Karen Chapman, Angelo Bruno Business Library, firstname.lastname@example.org or 348-1096.
Questions about using WRDS can be submitted to their support team using the link at the bottom of the left menu on the support page.