Banking affects our lives when we write a check, make deposits or withdrawals from various accounts, learn of interest rate increases and decreases, and apply for a loan or mortgage. Government agencies produce a variety of publications dealing with banks, savings and loan associations, and credit unions. Publications from government agencies dealing with banking and financial services are primarily located in the Parrish MEL and HSSE Libraries. Subject headings you can use to search the Library Catalog for government information on banking include:
Banks and Banking United States
Credit Unions United States
Electronic Funds Transfers
Interstate Banking Law and Legislation United States
Savings and Loan Associations United States
The principal index for U.S. Government Publications is the Monthly Catalog of U.S. Government Publications HSSE Periodicals 016.353 UN36 which is searchable from 1976-present. Other useful indexees to U.S. Government Information include ProQuest Statistical and the Congressional Information Service (CIS) Index HSSE Ref & Periodicals 328.73005 C76 covering congressional publications. Additional indexes for historical research on banking and financial services include the ProQuest Congressional 1789-1969 HSSE REF 328.73 C761c, CIS Index to U.S. Executive Branch Documents 1789-1909 HSSE REF 351.73 C497 1990, CIS Index to U.S. Executive Branch Documents 1910-1932 HSSE REF 351.73 C497 1996. and CIS Congressional Committee Hearings Index 1833-1969 HSSE REF 348.731 C76. Click HERE for information on downloading Purdue Libraries ebooks.