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Finance Research Guide

A research guide for students studying finance.



Finance at Columbia State


The Finance emphasis is a two-year program for students planning to complete a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Management or Marketing. Students pursuing careers in business management, sales, retail management, marketing, finance or advertising should consider this degree

Finding Finance Resources in the Library

Library of Congress Classification &

Relevant Subject Headings

  • Subclass HG
    • HG1-9999 Finance
    • HG178 Liquidity HG179 Personal finance
    • HG201-1496 Money
    • HG258-312 Precious metals. Bullion
    • HG315 Small coins
    • HG321-329 Mints. Assaying
    • HG335-339 Counterfeiting
    • HG348-353.5 Paper money
    • HG361-363 Legal tender
    • HG381-395 International coinage
    • HG401-421 Bimetallism
    • HG451-1496 By region or country
    • HG1501-3550 Banking
    • HG1621-1638 Interest rates. Interest tables
    • HG1641-1643 Bank loans. Bank credit. Commercial loans
    • HG1651-1654 Discount
    • HG1655 Acceptances
    • HG1656 Bank reserves. Bank liquidity. Loan loss reserves
    • HG1660 Bank accounts. Bank deposits. Deposit banking
    • HG1662 Insurance of deposits. Deposit insurance
    • HG1685-1704 Drafts. Checks
    • HG1706-1708 Accounting. Bookkeeping
    • HG1709 Data processing
    • HG1710-1710.5 Electronic funds transfers
    • HG1722 Bank mergers
    • HG1723 Bank stocks. Banking as an investment
    • HG1725-1778 Banks and the state. State supervision of banks
    • HG1811-2351 Special classes of banks and financial institutions
    • HG2397-3550 By region or country
    • HG3691-3769 Credit. Debt. Loans Including credit institutions, credit instruments, consumer credit, bankruptcy
    • HG3810-4000 Foreign exchange. International finance. International monetary system
    • HG4001-4285 Finance management. Business finance. Corporation finance
    • HG4301-4480.9 Trust services. Trust companies
    • HG4501-6051 Investment, capital formation, speculation
    • HG4530 Investment companies. Investment trusts. Mutual funds
    • HG4538 Foreign investments
    • HG4551-4598 Stock exchanges
    • HG4621 Stockbrokers. Security dealers. Investment advisers
    • HG4701-4751 Government securities. Industrial securities. Venture capital
    • HG4900-5993 By region or country
    • HG6001-6051 Speculation
    • HG6105-6270.9 Lotteries
    • HG8011-9999 Insurance
    • HG8053.5-8054.45 Insurance for professions. Malpractice insurance. Professional liability insurance
    • HG8059 Business insurance
    • HG8075-8107 Insurance business. Insurance management
    • HG8111-8123 Government policy. State supervision
    • HG8205-8220 Government insurance
    • HG8501-8745 By region or country
    • HG8751-9295 Life insurance
    • HG8779-8793 Actuarial science. Statistical theory and methodology applied to insurance
    • HG8799-8830 By class insured, by risk, by plan
    • HG8835-8899 Life insurance business. Management
    • HG8901-8914 Government policy. State supervision
    • HG8941-9200.5 By region or country
    • HG9201-9245 Mutual life insurance. Assessment life insurance. Fraternal life insurance
    • HG9251-9262 Industrial life insurance
    • HG9271 Child insurance. Life insurance for children
    • HG9291-9295 Maternity insurance
    • HG9301-9343 Accident insurance
    • HG9371-9399 Health insurance
    • HG9651-9899 Fire insurance
    • HG9956-9969 Casualty insurance
    • HG9969.5-9999 Other insurance Including automobile, burglary, credit, disaster, title insurance
  • Subclass HJ
    • HJ9-9940 Public finance
    • HJ9-99.8 Periodicals. Serials. By region or country
    • HJ210-240 History
    • HJ241-1620 By region or country
    • HJ2005-2216 Income and expenditure. Budget
    • HJ2240-5908 Revenue. Taxation. Internal revenue
    • HJ2321-2323 Tax incidence. Tax shifting. Tax equity
    • HJ2326-2327 Progressive taxation
    • HJ2336-2337 Tax exemption
    • HJ2338 Taxation of government property
    • HJ2351 Inflation and taxation
    • HJ2351.4 Tax revenue estimating
    • HJ2361-3192.7 By region or country
    • HJ3801-3844 Revenue from sources other than taxation
    • HJ3863-3925 Direct taxation
    • HJ4113-4601 Property tax
    • HJ4629-4830 Income tax
    • HJ4919-4936 Capitation. Poll tax
    • HJ5309-5510 Administrative fees. User charges. License fees
    • HJ6603-7390 Customs administration
    • HJ7461-7980 Expenditures. Government spending
    • HJ8001-8899 Public debts
    • HJ8052 Sinking funds. Amortization
    • HJ8101-8899 By region or country
    • HJ9103-9695 Local finance. Municipal finance Including the revenue, budget, expenditure, etc. of counties, boroughs, communes, municipalities, etc.
    • HJ9701-9940 Public accounting. Auditing

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