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Research Help & How-Tos

Stanford GSB librarians have prepared a wide variety of resources to help you conduct business research, including personal consultations, database guides, and research tools.

Database Help

  • Guides to help you navigate the most frequently used databases
  • A comparison matrix that illustrates the differences between some of the major financial databases, such as Bloomberg, Datastream, FactSet, CRSP, and Global Financial Data
  • A guide on exporting data from databases to Microsoft Excel

Mobile Access

An increasing number of research resources are accessible on mobile devices.

Remote Login to eJournals and eBooks

This simple bookmarklet allows members of the Stanford community (with a valid SUNet ID) to directly access library-licensed eJournals or eBooks from an off-campus location.

Research Instruction

The library offers one-on-one consultations and customized classes to members of the Stanford community. Contact us for more information or assistance with company and industry market research, financial markets data, and more.