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Financial Institutions

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

Finding Library Books

http://www.library.ncat.edu

Use the Location and Call Number together to find your book. The Location (usually on the left of the screen) will help you figure out what floor to start on. The Call Number (usually in the center of the screen) is how the books are organized on the shelf.

A&T STACKS books with call numbers starting A - L are on the 2nd floor.

A&T STACKS books with call numbers starting M - Z are on the 3rd floor.

A&T BLK STUDIES books are on the 3rd floor in the front.

A&T XXX (oversized books) are located on the 3rd floor next to Black Studies.

A&T LRC books are located on the 3rd floor next to Black Studies.

Some books "do not circulate" or cannot be checked out of the building.

A&T RESERVE books can be asked for at the first floor Circulation desk.

A&T READY REF books can be asked for at the first floor Reference desk.

A&T REF books are just past the Reference desk, on the first floor.

Reference Books

Reference books are located on the first floor, past the Reference desk. They cannot be taken out of the library, which guarantees they are available for you to use.

Circulating books on general finance topics

These books you can check out are mostly found on the second floor.

LC Classification

Library of Congress Classification used hereWhen looking for books in the F. D. Bluford Library it is good to remember that we use the Library of Congress (LC) Classification System. Call numbers in the LC Classification System use a mix of letters and numbers but always start with one, two, or three letters.

If you want to browse the shelves in the library you may want to start at:

 

HG
1-9999 Finance
    1-178 History, Reference
    179-199 Personal finance; Financial Planners
    201-1496 Money
    1500-3550 Banking
        1811-1880     Central Banks
        1881-1967     Savings Banks
        2032-2039     Credit Unions
        2040     Mortgage Agencies
        2121-2056     Savings & Loans
    3691-3769 Credits, Debts, Loans
        3751     Finance Companies
    3810-4000 International Finance
    4001-4280.7 Financial Management, Business Finance, Corporate Finance
    4301-4480.9     Trust Services
    4501-6051 Investments
        4530     Mutual Funds
        4534     Investment Banking
        4621-4625     Brokers, Advidors
    6105-6270.9 Lotteries
    7920-7933 Thrift and Saving
    8010-9999 Insurance
        8751-9299     Life
        9300-9343     Accident
        9371-9399     Health
        9651-9899     Fire
        9900-9999     Casualty, and other
HQ 1-2030 The Family
     1062-1064 Retirement

Circulating Books

These books you can check out are mostly found on the second floor.