Financial Meltdown: Articles

This guide focuses on the causes and aftermath of the financial crisis in the United States (2007-present) from a societal perspective, rather than from any one discipline. Basic information on the global aspects of the crisis is also included.

Off Campus Access


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Articles Now Available in Usearch, the Library Catalog

The new library catalog, Usearch, now includes articles: scholarly, peer reviewed and popular.  Most of these articles will be full text directly from Usearch. When you use Usearch, look to the left side of the screen and you will see many ways to limit your search. Some of the most useful limits might be Peer-reviewed Journals listed in the Show Only category at the top and the various choices under Subject and Creation Date.  Click on the link below for a sample search.

If you have questions about Usearch, contact the FCS librarian or use the Email Help tab above for the Marriott Library email reference request form.

It is important to remember that for more comprehensive article search results (and advanced searching capability), you should use the article databases as advised in other boxes on this page.

Getting Started

Use the databases listed in the box below to identify articles, conference papers, and similar items from popular and scholarly sources.  To access all Marriott Library databases see Article Databases and More.

  • You will get a citation (author, title, source, date), usually an abstract (a short summary),  and often the full text of the article.
  • Marriott won't own all items listed. If not, you may request a copy through Interlibrary Loan
  • Access varies depending on your location and status-- because of licensing agreements with database providers, only UU students, faculty, and staff have access to most databases from off campus.
  • Personalized help is available at the Knowledge Commons desk on level 2 of the Marriott Library or from the Library's Get Help.

Best Bet Databases for Finding Financial Meltdown Articles

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