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Financial Institutions

This Guide focuses on research tools about financial institutions and banking.

Database Instructions

Here are lists of databases that might help you, organized by category. All of these databases are available for on and off-campus users here or by going through the Library's Home Page at

To find these databases from the Library Home Page:

  • Choose the Databases tab from the Library home page
  • Click Browse Databases by Title
  • Look in alphabetical order for the name of the database, as listed to the left.

Please note: For off-campus access use your first and last name, and your Banner ID number.

Business Databases

These resources are used to search for business articles in business journals, business magazines, trade publications, economic working papers, company reports, and business news.


By far the best-known resource for economics and finance research is EconLit. Be sure to try EconLit first when looking for research articles on finance!