Data Tools

On this page, you will find links to software tools, data sources, and educational resources that support research, data-driven inquiry and decision-making.

Research Consultations 

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Contact the Liaison Librarian to book a research consultation for your assignment, academic or professional research, or Work-Integrated Learning research project.

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Advanced Analytics in Power BI with R and Python: Ingesting, Transforming, Visualizing
Wade, Ryan
Berkeley, CA: Apress L. P
2020
 
This easy-to-follow guide provides R and…
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Anaconda

Anaconda is a free and open-source distribution of the Python and R programming languages for scientific computing (data science, machine learning…

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Free web download

Automate the Boring Stuff with Python

This online book is described as "Practical programming for total beginners" and can help those unfamiliar with programming to begin using this…

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The online book is free, and the Udemy video course can be accessed at deep discount. 

Beginning Microsoft Power BI: A Practical Guide to Self-Service Data Analytics

Clark, Dan

Berkeley, CA: Apress L. P

2020

Analyze company data quickly and easily using Microsoft’s powerful data tools.…

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Bloomberg

The Bloomberg system is a leading information service for global financial markets. At least 250,000 terminals are used by investment…

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All Management students can access the Bloomberg terminal at The BRIDGE Lab.

Bloomberg Market Concepts

A free, self-paced e-learning course for students that provides the basics on both finance and Bloomberg.

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Students can register with their utoronto.ca email addresses here: Bloomberg for Education

Capital IQ

S&P Capital IQ

Capital IQ is a research and data analysis tool used to retrieve information on public & private companies,…

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Faculty can request anytime-anywhere access by emailing The BRIDGE.

 

Students currently enrolled in the Department of Management have remote access to S&P Capital IQ. Students will receive an email from 
support.ciq@spglobal.com 
with login credentials. Follow the activation link in your email to complete account setup. 

 

All users can continue to remote into The BRIDGE Lab and access Capital IQ and the Excel Add-in. Instructions for remote access can be found here.

 

 

Data Studio

Google Data Studio templates, courses and tutorials.

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Free web access.

Dataverse

Research data repository where you can store, share, publish and discover datasets.

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Derivatives analytics with python

Supercharge options analytics and hedging using the power of Python. Derivatives Analytics with Python shows you how to implement market-…

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eMarketer

eMarketer is a media and marketing data resource for digital marketing, social media, advertising, and e-commerce. It includes infographics,…

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On/off campus via link

 

Emerging Markets Information System

EMIS delivers news, company, industry, financial data and some market research direct from more than 80 emerging markets in Asia, Latin America,…

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On/off campus via link

 

Excel e-books

A catalogue list of all recent Excel e-books available via the library. If you have issues accessing the link, please clear your browser cache.…

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Excel help centre

Free, online guides from Microsoft.

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FactSet

FactSet is a research platform that consolidates all the analytics and data professionals need to monitor global markets, public and private…

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At The BRIDGE Lab or online with account request and approval.

 

Gartner

Technology research and analytics, industry and product information.

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On/off campus via link

 

GCF Global Excel tutorial

Self-paced courses and tutorials on organizing and calculating data in Excel.

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Free web access.

Global Financial Data

Global Financial Data is a collection of financial and economic data provided in ASCII or Excel format. Data includes: long-term historical…

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On/off campus via link; select "Sign Up Now" to create a free account.

Google Data Studio

Google Data Studio is a dashboard and reporting tool that is easy to use, customize, and share. It allows you to transform your data into…

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Google python class

Intermediate-level python from Linkedin Learning

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Indiastat

A comprehensive source of socio-economic statistical data about India. The data is compiled from…

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On/off campus via link

Please note, access is limited to 1 concurrent user.

Introduction to Data Analytics for Business

This course will expose you to the data analytics practices executed in the business world. We will explore such key areas as the analytical…

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Introduction to R

This guide is suitable for new R-users or advanced level R-users looking for information on specific topics.

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Free online access to tutotial

Key Business Ratios

Solvency, efficiency, profitability and other business ratios.

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On/off campus via link

 

Learn data with python

Get started using Python in data analysis with this compact practical guide. This book includes three exercises and a case study on getting data…

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Learning Python

Beginner -level python from Linkedin Learning

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Mergent

Financials for more than 25,000 companies with historical numbers back 15 years in some cases. Download EDGAR filings in Excel format and create…

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On/off campus via link

 

Microsoft Professional Program in Data Analysis

By learning the fundamentals of data analysis, including visualization, descriptive and inferential statistics, and using logic for querying data…

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NVivo

A tool for analyzing qualitative research, NVivo software is designed to help researchers organize and code qualitative and mixed methods…

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Free of charge to University of Toronto faculty, staff and students. See NVivo Software License Request.

OpenRefine

OpenRefine (formerly Google Refine) is a powerful tool for working with messy data: cleaning it; transforming it from one format into another; and…

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Pandas Essential Training

Intermediate-level python from LInkedin Learning

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Power BI courses

Power BI courses provided by LInkedin Learning. Select level from filters for best results.

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PowerBI

Power BI is a business analytics service that delivers insights to enable fast, informed decisions.
During lab closures: PC…

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Available in The BRIDGE Lab.
During lab closures, see About this Database for more information on accessing.

Professional Financial Computing using Excel and VBA

This title provides reusable, flexible, real-world implementations of financial models. It explores financial models, like derivatives pricings,…

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Project Jupyter

JupyterHub is open source software that "gives users access to computational environments and resources without burdening the users with…

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Python

Python is an interpreted, high-level, general-purpose programming language.

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Free web download

Python 3.4

A YouTube video playlist about Python programming.

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Python Data Analysis Library (PANDAS)

An open source Python library enabling high-performance data structures and analysis tools

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Python for data science essential training

Beginner-level python from LInkedin Learning

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Python: Data Analysis

Intermediate-level python from LInkedin Learning

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R Software

R is a free software environment for statistical computing and graphics.

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Free web download

R Studio

RStudio is a set of integrated tools designed to help you be more productive with R.

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Free web download

SimplyAnalytics

Create maps or business lists in Canada or the US. Includes demographic data. The mapping tool generates business lists and includes demographic…

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On/off campus via link

 

Stata
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STATA is available for graduate students only via remote access. Login instructions are available in the Masters of Accounting and Finance Quercus course page. For access issues, please email The BRIDGE.

Tableau

Tableau can help anyone see and understand their data. Connect to almost any database, drag and drop to create visualizations.

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Free web download

Tableau Public

Tableau Public is a free service that lets anyone publish interactive data visualizations to the web. Visualizations that have been published to…

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The BRIDGE Excel Learning Series

The Excel Learning Series features a compilation of short instructional videos where students can follow along and apply their learning. These…

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The BRIDGE Excel Learning Series

This resource is a compilation of Pre-beginner Excel presentations, brought to you by The BRIDGE. Presentations can be used by students to learn…

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VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) 101

Introduces Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) in Excel 2010 to the Excel power user who is not yet a programmer.

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