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University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Financial Crisis of 2008: Relevant Links

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

Suggested Websites and Organizations

Executive Branch
Legislative Branch
Government Transparency
  • Archives.gov -- Online documents available from the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA).
  • GovTrack.us -- "Easily track the activities of the United States Congress."
  • FDsys -- The digital repository of Government Printing Office (GPO). The central source for government produced information.
  • OpenCongress.org -- Full text, commentary, news, and community forums related to congressional activity.
  • Recovery.gov -- Track the money spent to stimulate the economy in the wake of the financial crisis.
  • WikiLeaks.org -- A wiki of leaked documents from governments and corporations.
Private Organizations
Multimedia Links

Government Information Services