Help and documentation for WRDS users is available in the Support section of the WRDS website. These documents are organized into several categories:
Data on WRDS
Programming with WRDS
Archived e-learning webinars are available from the E-Learning section of the WRDS website. Each session is tagged by level (beginner, intermediate, advanced) and may include additional material such as PDFs of handouts or sample programs.
New WRDS users may wish to view the following sessions:
Overview of the WRDS Website
3 ways of working with WRDS
Using WRDS effectively
Compustat users may wish to view:
Introdution to Compustat Xpressfeed
CRSP users may wish to view:
Overview of CRSP database
Eventus software users may wish to view:
Overview of Eventus
The Research section of the WRDS website provides additional information such as research applications, research macros, research guides, and WRDS data overviews. There are also sample programs and SAS research notes with sample code and instructions.