Kitt Investing and Trading Center

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Usage Agreement

Kitt Investing and Trading Center Usage Agreement

The Kitt Investing and Trading Center is available for the exclusive use of the students, faculty, and staff of Southern Methodist University. As a user of the Kitt Investing and Trading Center, you are required to sign and submit the agreement found below prior to using the resources available within the Kitt Investing and Trading Center.

I desire to use the information and resources of the Kitt Investing and Trading Center, and in consideration thereof, I hereby acknowledge and agree as follows:

As an Authorized User of the Kitt Investing and Trading Center and the Business Library, I agree to limit my access to Restricted databases that use Business Library usernames and passwords only at the authorized computers within the Kitt Investing and Trading Center and at the authorized computers within the Business Library. In addition, I will not access Restricted resources outside of the library, share library usernames and passwords with anyone, or allow unauthorized persons to access the information or resources contained on Kitt Investing and Trading Center computers or on other Business Library computers (See chart below).

As an Authorized User, I shall be permitted to extract or use information contained in the databases for educational, scientific, or research purposes, including extraction and manipulation of information for the purpose of illustration, explanation, example, comment, criticism, teaching, research, or analysis. Furthermore, I will not sell, lease, furnish, or otherwise permit or provide access to the information to any other Persons or Organizations. 

I shall properly source any data, graphics, or other information from the Kitt Investing and Trading Center resources used in any form of publication including but not limited to papers, reports, websites, presentations, and projects. 

I shall not install other software onto the Kitt Investing and Trading Center computers.

I agree to adhere to the Academic Code of Honor that applies to Southern Methodist University and the Cox School of Business.

I shall bring only water with a lid into the Kitt Investing and Trading Center and agree to follow the policies of no food or other beverages.

I shall respect the furniture and equipment in the Kitt Investing and Trading Center (e.g., no feet on desks).

Resource Name

Password Required?

In Library Only

Bloomberg

Yes

Yes

S&P   Capital IQ

Yes

  Yes*

Morningstar   Direct

Yes

Yes

PANARAY

No

Yes

*As a student in the Portfolio Management Practicum who is being provided a unique username and password for use with S&P Capital IQ:

I agree that my unique username and password are meant for individual academic use.

I will not share my unique username and password with anyone.

In addition, I may only log into one computer at a time when using my unique username and password.

I have read and understand the above, and I agree to use the Kitt Investing and Trading Center upon and subject to the provisions hereof.

Name ___________________________________  

Signature ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­___________________________________    Date ____/____/____

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