Finance

Collection

The collection in finance contains monographs (textbooks, manuals/handbooks, theses, guides), tutorials/exercises, miscellanea (conference proceedings, festschriften/honorary publications and similar), encyclopedias, dictionaries and periodicals (reviews, yearbooks) which are indispensable for the study, research and teaching of finance.

Its fund covers Asset Management, Institutions as well as Financial Innovation. It consists primarily of literature in English, French or German.

The whole fund (both the print resources and the electronic resources) is listed in a-z.lu, the collective catalogue of the Luxembourg library network bibnet.lu.

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A selection of new print acquisitions (December 2020)

 

Dark towers : Deutsche Bank, Donald Trump, and an epic trail of destruction
David Enrich
New York, NY : Custom House
2020

Happy money : the Japanese art of making peace with your money
Ken Honda
London : John Murray Learning
2020

Flash crash : a trading savant, a global manhunt and the most mysterious market crash in history
Liam Vaughan
London : William Collins
2020

The end of alchemy : money, banking and the future of the global economy
Mervyn King
London : Abacus
2017

Uncovering changing relations in financial and monetary economics
Barbara Meller
Marburg : Tectum
2009

Ein Finanzmarkt für Euroland : Finanzmarktintegration in der EU
von Moritz Heinrich Kilger
Marburg : Tectum
2008

 

Consult all new print acquisitions.

Location

The collection in finance is located on the Belval Campus on the floor +3 of the Luxembourg Learning Centre (LLC).

The older books, on the contrary, are located in the open magazine “The Stacks” on the floor -2; the older periodicals are located in the closed magazine and have to be requested in order to be consulted.

The majority of the books are borrowable whereas periodicals are excluded from loan.

 

Classification and call number

Each title is classified and arranged according to the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC).

The classification is carried out at the bibliographic level and appears in the record of the title in the a-z.lu catalogue. It is searchable by the criterion “Any field” from the drop-down menu of the advanced search of the catalogue interface.

This bibliographic classification of each title serves as the basis for the call number on the spine label of the item.

Finance comprehends the section DDC 332:

332 Financial economics
 
332.02 Miscellany and personal finance
 
332.03 Finance—dictionaries
 
332.04 Special topics of financial economics
 
332.06 Organizations
 
332.09 History, Geography, Persons
 
332.092 Financiers,...
 
332.094 Finance—Europe
 
332.1 Banks
 
332.2 Specialized banking institutions
 
332.3 Credit and loan institutions
 
332.4 Money
 
332.5 Barter, commercial paper, social credit money
 
332.6 Investment
 
332.7 Credit
 
332.8 Interest
 
332.9 Counterfeiting, forgery, alteration

 

Reference Works

You find below reference works on finance which are available in the collection:

Dictionary of finance and investment terms

John Downes, Jordan Elliot Goodman. - 8th ed. - Hauppauge, NY : Barron’s, 2010. - 865 p.

Dictionnaire bancaire, économique et financier : [anglais-français] = Banking, economics and finance dictionary : [French-English]

Jean-Michel Cicile ; préface de la version Anglais-Français Robert Raymond ... [et al.] = Jean-Michel Cicile ; preface to the English-French version Robert Raymond ... [et al.]. - Nouv. éd. - Paris : Revue Banque, 2008. - 588 p.

Dictionnaire des termes boursiers et financiers

Philippe Brunner. - 3e éd. revue et augmentée. - Paris : De Vecchi, 2011. - 263 p.

The Princeton encyclopedia of the world economy

eds. in chief: by Kenneth A. Reinert and Ramkishen S. Rajan ; associate eds.: Amy Jocelyn Glass, Lewis S. Davis. - Princeton : Princeton University Press, 2009. - 2 vol. : ill.

 

Reviews and newspapers

The reviews on finance can be found in the LLC:

  • the current year in the display case in direct access on the floor +3.
  • the five preceding years (of the current titles) in direct access on the floor +3.
  • the archives in closed magazine.

The principal reviews and newspapers on finance which are consultable:

Electronic resources

The electronic resources (e-books, e-journals and databases) are accessible via the a-z.lu catalogue and require the user ID and password received when you registered at the Luxembourg Learning Centre. (Obtain information about training in documentary research.)

 

E-books

The library provides access to an impressive range of electronic books on finance. Most of them are accessible individually in the a-z.lu catalogue.

Sometimes accessible e-books can also be searched on the platforms of the respective publishing houses in case these are accessible in the a-z.lu catalogue as well.

Find out how to access e-books.

You will find below a selection of e-books on finance which are accessible online:

Finance: the basics, 3rd ed.

Erik Banks, Routledge, 2016, xx, 302 p.

 

Reference Works

Reference titles in electronic format on finance are accessible in the Business, Finance & Economics collection on Credo Reference.

 

Strada lex (Belgium)/Strada lex Luxembourg

The Strada lex (Belgium) and Strada lex Luxembourg databases provide access to the electronic versions of most of the books from the publishing houses Larcier, Bruylant and Larcier Luxembourg (previously Promoculture-Larcier) in case they have been acquired by the LLC:

Strada lex (Belgium) > Books > Tick Only my subscriptions

Strada lex Luxembourg > Books > Tick Only my subscriptions

 

LexNow

The LexNow database provides access to the electronic versions of the books from the publishing house Legitech as well as of most of the books from the publishing houses Éditions Saint-Paul and Anthemis in case they have been acquired by the LLC:

LexNow > Ma bibliothèque > Type: select Ouvrage > Filtrer

LexNow > Bibliothèque gratuite > Type: select Ouvrage > Filtrer

 

E-journals

You will find the alphabetic list of e-journals in the a-z.lu catalogue under “Advanced Search” on the right side of the search bar. Please choose “Digital Library” and the button for the alphabetic list of e-journals will be displayed.

Under “Advanced Search” you also have the possibility to search for e-journals by category and subject. After having chosen “Digital Library”, you may filter for “Search Scope” and choose e-journals. Below, a new menu with the different categories will pop up. Please choose a category and click the search button (magnifying glass).
Please remember that subject search is only possible for e-journals and databases.

You will find below a selection of important e-journals on finance which are accessible online:

 

Databases

You will find the alphabetic list of databases in the a-z.lu catalogue under “Advanced Search” on the right side of the search bar. Please choose “Digital Library” and the button for the alphabetic list of databases will be displayed.

Under “Advanced Search” you also have the possibility to search for databases by category and subject. After having chosen “Digital Library”, you may filter for “Search Scope” and choose databases. Below, a new menu with the different categories will pop up. Please choose a category and click the search button (magnifying glass).
Please remember that subject search is only possible for databases and e-journals.

You will find below a selection of important databases on finance which are accessible online:

Bloomberg

A Bloomberg Terminal is accessible in the Welcome Zone of the LLC. On arrival, please see the librarian in the Welcome Zone.
Accessing Bloomberg requires a username and a password. These credentials are not provided by the library. University members who need access to the terminal receive the login information during specific training sessions.
On Kirchberg Campus there are also one Bloomberg Terminal for researchers/professors and nine Bloomberg Terminals for students, as part of the Bloomberg FinanceLab of the FDEF.
If you have any questions about the access to the terminals or more specific information on the Kirchberg equipment please contact Prof Dr Denitsa Stefanova, who is in charge of the University’s educational licence for Bloomberg and of the FinanceLab.

Business Source Premier

It is a full text business database, covering management, economics, finance, accounting, international business of the 10,000 biggest companies worldwide.

EconLit

Mainly Anglo-American literature from economics, economic politics, economic theory, economic history and demography

Factiva

It provides essential business news and information together with the content delivery tools and services that enable professionals to make better decisions faster.

OECD iLibrary

It contains all the publications and datasets released by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development and other organisations.

Orbis Bank Focus ( formerly Bankscope)

Information on over 30,000 banks around the world.

Studies at the University of Luxembourg

Masters:

          - Banking

          - Investment Management

          - Risk Management

          - Financial Economics

          - Sustainable Finance

 

Doctoral Education:

 

Lifelong Learning:

 

Research at the University of Luxembourg:

 

Interesting websites

The following sites may be of interest if you are studying finance (free online access):

American economic Association: resources for economists on the internet

It lists more than 2,000 resources in 97 sections and sub-sections available on the Internet of interest to academic and practicing economists, and those interested in economics.

Forbes

Finance, business, investing, and marketing news. Recent articles and data from Forbes Magazine

International Monetary Fund data

The IMF publishes a range of time series data on lending, exchange rates and other economic and financial indicators. Manuals, guides, and other material on statistical practices at the IMF, in member countries, and of the statistical community at large are also available.

Investopedia

Investopedia is the largest financial education website in the world. Investopedia's free tools include annual reports, a dictionary, financial calculators, articles, reports, and tools.

United Nations data

Statistical data from the UN and its agencies. The numerous databases, tables and glossaries containing over 60 million data points cover a wide range of themes.

World Bank open data

Free and open access to global development data.

World Trade Organisation documents and resources

It provides access to the official documents of the WTO councils and committees as well as to a range of other resources, such as trade statistics, economic research, publications, videos, audio and photos.