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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Financial Crisis of 2008: Getting Started

A starting point for students researching the U.S. financial crisis of 2008. Includes primary, secondary, and government information sources.

UIUC Books

Library Resources

  • Library Catalog -- Search the library catalog for books, journals government documents, and films available at UIUC.
  • I-Share Catalog -- Search the catalogs of affiliated Illinois libraries for materials not found in the UIUC catalog. 
  • Online Reference Collection -- Use the Easy Search to find online articles from reference materials available instantly.

Online Resources

CQ Researcher -- Focusing on current news issues, these articles provide a good topic overview for many of today's most contentious subjects. Be sure to check out the bibliographies for further reading. Below are links to a few relevant articles:

E-Books

Government Information Services