Help for General Ledger Queries
Overview. General Ledger data is complex, and a listserv and adhoc
meetings are available to help you query the Warehouse and retrieve General
Ledger data efficiently and effectively.
Whenever possible, canned queries and reports are provided to give you
standardized perspectives on Warehouse data. Before creating your own
query, check to see if a canned query or report already exists for the
information you want.
For a list of canned Business Objects reports using financial data,
Subscription to the listserv. When you are granted access to the
General Ledger data in the Warehouse, a subscription is automatically
set up for you to participate in an E-mail listserv called FINQUERY-WH@LISTS.UPENN.EDU.
(Those with subscriptions to the list are called list members. If any
member sends an E-mail note to the list, every member of the list receives
When you have a question. If you have a question about the General
Ledger data, please send E-mail to the list -- and if you have the answer
to a list members question, please E-mail your reply to the list so all
the members can benefit from the discussion.
The list is also the place to send E-mail if you notice that some documentation
needs updating. For documentation published on the Web, please specify
the URL for the documentation that needs to be updated. For Business Objects
documentation (help for Objects), please specify the Universe, Class,
Notification about general and special meetings. From time to
time, notes are sent to the list to invite list members to general meetings
to discuss the General Ledger data in the Warehouse, or to special interest
group meetings to discuss specific issues, such as grant year reporting.