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A Wealth of Financial Services Knowledge

The Vane B. Lucas Memorial Library features one of the most robust, online collections of financial services information in the country.  Our digital collection is developed to support students across all College programs, and each resource is selected to provide you the most current and authoritative information on the topics that interest you.

Subject Guides

For those students unfamiliar with library resources, you can now browse our online subject and help guides.  Help guides include tips and tutorials on everything from using an iPad to writing a research paper.  Subject guides link you directly to publications and media on topics such as economics, estate planning, insurance, management, retirement and pension planning, taxation, aging, wealth management, and the history of the financial services industry.

Digital Resources 

In addition to our comprehensive collection of The American College study materials, our databases link student directly to the most current financial services news and data from the world’s top publications. 

Database resources such as EBSCOhost’s Business Source Complete and Proquest’s ABI/INFORM Global operate on both mobile and desktop platforms, and provide access to:

  • Nearly 18,000 business and finance eBooks
  • Nearly 5,000 scholarly journals
  • More than 3,000 trade journals and general business magazines
  • Nearly 2,500 market research reports
  • More than 9,000 Executive and Analyst interviews

Other student database resources include:

  • A.M. Best’s Library Center
  • Morningstar Investment Research Center
  • Westlaw Campus Research
  • Checkpoint

Library Resources are available 24/7 via the “Library” tab in Blackboard, or at library.theamericancollege.edu.  Library staff are available for assistance by appointment, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday.

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In order to access the library's online resources off campus, you must be logged into Blackboard.

   

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