blog EBIB moves to another address!

March 6, 2013

The blog from EBIB ( moves to the new blogsystem from the KU Leuven.
The new address becomes:
Please, change the url in your Feed-reader, the new RSS-feed-link is this one:

The old messages and comments also moved with the new blog. So this is the ultimate post on this WordPress-account.


Business Game

March 1, 2013

Dear student,
The Quiet study area on the bottom floor of the FEB-library will not be accessible from 20 Feb 2013 until 22 March during the following times:
• Wednesdays from 1.30 pm till 9pm
• Fridays from 9.30 am till 12.30 noon
The other areas and bibsems will still be available
Thank you for your understanding!
Best wishes,
Faculty of Economics and Business

EBIB closes

January 25, 2013

The library EBIB will be closed the whole day on Tuesday, 5 February!

JSTOR opens archives

January 25, 2013

The archives of more than 1,200 journals are now available for limited free reading by the public, JSTOR announced today. Anyone can sign up for a JSTOR account and read up to three articles for free every two weeks.Source: Library Journal

Opening hours of EBIB in January 2013

December 20, 2012

The library EBIB has special opening hours in January 2013:
During the month the library will also be open from 10:00 until 19:00 on Saturday 12 , 18 and 26 January!
On Friday the library will close at 19:00 (and not at 17:00).
During the period of 7 January – 1 February the library will be open at 8:30 (and not at 9:00).

EBIB closed

December 19, 2012

The library will be closed on Friday 21 December from 12:00 on.
Good to know: the library will reopen next year on Wednesday, 2 January at 9:00.
We wish you a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year !

Access for students FEB@KULeuven to the Hercules databases as of Monday the 26st of November

November 27, 2012

All students of FEB@KULeuven can have access to the databases Oriana and Zephyr.

Please make a reservation, access is only possible if you do so. Please use the following links: :

Oriana :


The library staff at the infodesk will help you to access Oriana and Zephyr.

Master students of FEB@KULeuven can also apply for an account on the WRDS-platform without assistance.  The databases  Compustat, AuditAnalytics, Bankscope, Isis and Osiris  are accessible through the WRDS-platform at Students have to select the Register tab and follow the procedure. Approval of the accounts will be checked once a week.

Step 1:  Point your web browser to <>  

Step 2:  Select the Register tab or link “Register for a WRDS Account.”  

Step 3:  Complete the Account Request form.   

Step 4:  Once you submit an Account Request, an email will be sent to your WRDS Representative(s), Patrick Beullens ( and Carl Demeyere (

After receiving approval, an account will be created and you will receive an e-mail message with a special URL and instructions for setting the account password and logging into WRDS. 

Step 5:  You may log into WRDS.

Step 6: Review the WRDS Terms of Use.

Step 7: You may begin using your new account. 


Bachelor students of FEB@KULeuven have a different access to the Hercules-databases on the WRDS – platform ( Class accounts can only be created for bachelor studentswhen requested by  faculty members of FEB. . If you need access, please contact with information on the purpose of the use of this databases and the faculty member involved.

All students will further be informed via Toledo, e-mail and at the information desk of the library EBIB.

Acknowledgement of Hercules Foundation when using databases in research papers:

Whenever you as well as your students use the databases that were financed through the Hercules grant in research papers, it is required to acknowledge the Hercules Foundation for this. The following line, for example, could be included in the acknowledgements section of your paper(s): “The authors thank the Hercules Foundation

(Project No. AKUL/11/02) for the financing provided to purchase the databases (or specify the database here) in this paper”.