Datastream Navigator updates

In the past few weeks the Datastream Navigator has been updated to version 4.2. With this comes a number of changes to the way you search and browse for series and datatypes. This post covers the main changes:

The Explorer function that was available for Data Categories such as Economics has been incorporated into the main search:

Default Search

Default Search

Explore Economics

Explore Economics

The default search provides a variety of options for refining your results including by source, frequency and adjustment:

Refine Results

Refine Results

You can preview a series and view charts of key datatypes by selecting it in the results list:

Series Preview

Series Preview

More detailed information about the enhancements can be found on the Datastream Extranet which is accessible from within the Excel Add-in (you will need to register for a free account).

A short video introducing the enhancements can also be viewed on the Thomson Reuters Knowledge Network. And an updated Datastream factsheet to help you get started can be found on the Library website.


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