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Getting Started with Workspace: Datastream

A guide to using Workspace by LSEG, formerly known as Refinitiv

About Datastream


Datastream is a financial database featuring time series data for stocks, bonds, commodities, and other economic indicators. 

Terminal-based access to Datastream is no longer available. 

How to Access Datastream

Refintiv Datastream data is available through the following platforms: 

1.  Workspace for Students and Refinitiv Excel add-in 

Currently enrolled students and faculty at Yale can access Datastream on the Workspace platform and the Refinitiv Excel add-in for academic research projects. To request Datastream access on Workspace, please complete this form.

2. Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS)

Datastream and Refinitiv ESG Data are now available on WRDS. 

Learn more about WRDS at Yale here. 


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