UCLA-LoPucki Bankruptcy Research Database (BRD)

Library Subscription Request

Eligibility. To be eligible, the requester must
(1) be a not-for-profit educational institution, a government agency, or a tax-exempt not-for-profit organization,
(2) certify that it will restrict access to the data, as indicated for the subscription type,
(3) provide the information indicated below.

Delivery. We update the BRD monthly, during the first week of each month. We post the data in .xlsx and .csv formats in a zip file. The file is approximately 2 MB. Students, faculty and staff using IP numbers within the permitted range will be able to download the file from the UCLA-LoPucki Bankruptcy Research Database home page. Alternatively, we can email updates to the library’s contact person monthly, and the library can distribute them to students, faculty, and staff.

Subscribing Library

Contact person    

After you submit your credit card information, you will receive an automated confirmation of your order. We determine eligibility manually. We are usually able to provide access to the data and documentation on the business day following your request.


Terms and Conditions of Use
  • Access. Access to the database is restricted to students, faculty, and staff of the Subscribing Institution or Division.
  • Scope of authorization. Users will use the data only in connection with academic research.
  • Non-disclosure. Each user agrees not to disclose the database or data from the database, except that a user may disclose the database or data from the database, for the purpose of the user’s research, to a co-researcher or a research assistant who has consented to these conditions of use.
  • Acknowledgement. Users will acknowledge the “UCLA-LoPucki Bankruptcy Research Database,” by that or equivalent language, as a data source in any publication or private report based in whole or in part on BRD data.
  • Publication of data. Authorized users may publish, by web-posting or inclusion in the article, any portion of the data that is necessary to reproduce the user’s findings reported in an article in an academic journal that regularly publishes research by university professors.