Answered By: Cynthia Churchwell
Last Updated: Sep 17, 2020     Views: 47

Signing up for Capital IQ

How do I get a Capital IQ account?


Capital IQ provides data on public and private companies, investment firms, capital transactions, and people. To access Capital IQ an individual account is required. To setup your account, follow the steps below:

  1. Start on Baker Library homepage. Look for Capital IQ under TOP DATABASES and click the question mark (?) next to Capital IQ. This will take you to the Capital IQ profile page.Capital IQ details page link
  2. From the Capital IQ profile page go to the section, IF YOU DO NOT HAVE A CAPITAL IQ ACCOUNT, and click on the link to Signup for a Capital IQ Account (Harvard Key required).Capital IQ details page
  3. Follow the instructions on the SIGNUP FOR CAPITAL IQ, page (Harvard Key Required).Capital IQ signup details
  4. Below is the Harvard Capital IQ page. Click on “New User?”Capital IQ Harvard signup page
  5. When you click on “New User?” it will take you to the Capital IQ registration page, where you will be prompted to enter your email address. You must use a current Harvard Email.Capital IQ Harvard registration page details
  6. You will then be asked to check your email to continue. Follow the link in the email and provide the requested information.   When your account is set-up you will be emailed with a link to re-set your password.
  7. When your Capital IQ account is set-up, you must access it through the Capital IQ Profile page by clicking on, Go To Capital IQ (New accounts as of 8/8/2018).Capital IQ login link

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