Datastream 5.1 (Thomson Reuters)

Be sure to click the “Details” button and read the Notes section to learn information vital to accessing Datastream, which is available only on certain clearly-labeled workstations in the 2nd Floor Computing Lab. It is not available from this or any other Web page.
Datastream Advance
, version 5.1, is a Thomson Reuters-produced global numeric database with millions of time series for financial instruments, securities, and indicators, covering more than 75 countries and 60 markets worldwide, with 30 years or more historical depth for some series. 


If you are having problems connecting to a database, please check the following:

  1. Confirm you have the proper access privileges for this database.
  2. Make sure you have the proxy server properly configured.
  3. Check if the database requires a special account.
  4. Check if the database requires a specific web browser.

If you continue to have problems, please contact your area of computer support:

Anderson Faculty/Staff/PhD Students:
CS Response

Anderson Full Time MBA/EMBA/FEMBA/GEMBA/MFE Students:
Student Technology Services (STS)

Non-Anderson UCLA Faculty/Staff/Students
Bruin OnLine

Special Request (see notes)

Available on-site only, within the Rosenfeld Library Room E2.14 Computing Lab, on these two workstations only: LAB15-E214-01 and LAB15-E214-02 (at the front of the room, closest to the east wall). The Excel Charting Add-In is also available on these two installations.

Access to any workstation in the lab requires an Anderson Network logon.

Restricted to current UCLA faculty, students, and staff. No walk-in access (including alumni). Eligible UCLA users without a current Anderson Network account login: please contact

First-time users must go to the STS Service Window (Room D-209) to request that a STS staff member initiate a Datastream Login Profile. During academic quarters, when classes are in session, STS is staffed Monday-Friday 8 am to 6 pm, and Saturday 8 am to 4 pm.

The UCLA/Anderson School Datastream license is for 2 (two) accounts, or “seats.” 

Please note that at any given time, both accounts (“seats”) may already be in use.

Detailed Guide: Datastream Advance 5.1 User Guide 

ADDITIONAL HELP:  Viewable on the Anderson Network only

Database Usage

Electronic resources, or databases, are covered by licenses limiting access to academic use by UCLA faculty, staff, and current UCLA students, with some limited to Anderson School use only. Please also read the UCLA Library policy on Appropriate Use of Licensed Electronic Resources. Violations of the University's contractual agreements with electronic resources vendors can and do result in the suspension of access to those resources for the entire UCLA community.