Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Datastream Guide

Learn how to access and use Datastream at NYU Libraries.

Datastream Unavailable

Datastream is temporarily unavailable via Bobst Library as we migrate to new, web-based platforms for the product.

What is Datastream?

Datastream is a global financial database that contains current and historical time series data on stocks, indices, bonds, funds, futures, options, interest rates, commodities, currencies, and economic indicators. The Bobst terminal includes both the Datastream software and Excel API.

Where is the Datastream Terminal?

NYU Libraries:

  • Elmer Holmes Bobst Library, 5th Floor: Not currently available. Faculty and PhDs may email us to inquire about access.
  • NYU Abu Dhabi Library, Digital Studio: Contact the Abu Dhabi Library for more information.

Stern School of Business:

  • Stern faculty and PhD students can have Datastream installed on their computer by contacting Stern Research Computing.

Alternatives to Datastream