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FINA 441: Introduction

Recommended strategies and resources for the StockTrak assignment and investment research.

Library Instruction Goals

This guide should help you:

Explore the library's information resources.

Become familiar with important library tools (i.e. discipline-specific databases, reference titles, etc.).

Start to gather information for an assignment.


    Sometimes, a structured approach to research can help to organize ideas and the way you think about information sources:

    1. Background Information Sources (investment guides, dictionaries, handbooks)

    2. Current News, Data & Analysis (web and library databases)

    3. Research & Writing Help (research librarians & learning commons)


    Many of the resources on this guide can be useful for the class and investment research overall.

    Specific information is geared toward the StockTrak Assignment.