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Financial Literacy

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Below is the search box that appears on the UMD Libraries' home page. Don't worry about being too precise at first; you can easily narrow down your results later to books, publication date, etc. 

Finding Books

Subject Headings

Library of Congress Subject Headings can help you discover additional materials on your topic.  You can search these headings directly by selecting the "Subjects" field on WorldCat UMD's Advanced Search page.  Some representative financial literacy subject headings are listed below:

  • Finance, personal
  • Investment analysis
  • Banks and banking
  • Financial crises
  • Consumer behavior
  • Student loans

Once you find a book on your topic, check the "Related Subjects" section of the catalog record (shown below) to find more Subject Headings and use them to find similar resources, or to revise your search strategies.