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A-Z Databases

This page is an A-Z list of all databases available through WMU Libraries. Search by database name or browse alphabetically.


New / Trial Databases

The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
Access to the weekly magazine for the most recent five years, including intraday stories, market and global equity indices, yield curves, global bonds, commodities, and more.

FIRST: Register for an account.
First time registrants MUST follow this link and use their email addresses to register for a Barron's account.

For the security of the WMU network, please make sure that your password on the Barron's platform is different from the password associated with your BroncoNet ID

NEXT: Log in using this link or the link at the top of this entry with your newly created WMU account, and check your email inbox or spam folder for a confirmation message from Barron's.

NOTE: Users may also see an "Order Confirmation" email, which can be ignored. Barron's is currently working on deactivating this message for WMU users.

Mobile APPS: Your WMU account access to Barron's also includes access to the platform through through the mobile app in the app store and on Google Play.
  • Restricted to WMU users
Contains digital images of virtually every work printed in England, Ireland, Scotland, Wales and British North America and works in English printed elsewhere from 1473-1700 - from the first book printed in English by William Caxton, through the age of Spenser and Shakespeare and the tumult of the English Civil War. The collection is indexed at the British Library website. The index (in print) and images (on microfilm) are also available in Waldo Library.
The New Play Exchange is an index of scripts written by living writers. Users can search for plays, playwrights, and theatre-related organizations. Script samples are available for download.
Full-text access to over 10,000 news, business, and legal sources, including both deep archive and up-to-the-minute stories in regional, national, and international newspapers, wire services, broadcast transcripts, and non-English language news services. Company Dossier can be used to retrieve detailed company information and financial performance measures, or to identify and compare companies matching specific criteria. Also included is Shepard's Citations service for all federal and state court cases 1789-present.

NOTE: Users must register for a NexisUni account using their WMU email address in order to save content and searches on this platform.
WRDS provides WMU users with over 50 datasets across multiple disciplines including accounting, banking, economics, finance, healthcare, insurance, marketing, statistics, and more. Users must create an account with their email address.

Account approval is mediated, which will cause a time delay between requesting access and receiving a confirmation message. There are several account types. You can click here for a complete list and description of account types.

WMU users who otherwise do not qualify for any of the listed account types can register for an Access Pass here. Accessing the WRDS platform through this method does not provide disk storage or access to the WRDS computing cloud.

Classroom Tools by WRDS is a teaching and learning toolkit designed specifically for faculty who are introducing finance and business concepts in the classroom.
WindowsWear database provides access to industry news and trend reports for e-commerce, interior design, product packaging and visual merchandising. Archive access from 1931.

Users are required to create an account with their email account.

Trial ends November 30, 2019.

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