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If you're just starting out as an actuarial sciences student and are learning the fundamentals of this subject, the following can help. These resources are available for check-out from Schewe Library:
To search all of Schewe's databases, use the following:
These databases will be the best bets for starting your research in Actuarial Sciences. If you are having trouble finding articles, see our Finding Articles guide, or ask a librarian for help!
Business (Gale OneFile)
This business database – covering the areas of accounting, economics, finance, marketing, management, strategy, and company news – provides full-text coverage of nearly 4,000 business and professional journals.
Business Source Elite
This business database provides full-text coverage of nearly 1,100 journals and magazines relating to business, management and economics (with over 500 being scholarly). Also good for company profiles and business videos.
Economics & Theory (Gale OneFile)
This business database includes full-text access to almost 1,800 scholarly and professional journals. This database attempts to provide full-text coverage of many of the titles contained in the EconLit database.
The best place to find books about actuarial science is in the Schewe Library Catalog or in the library on the shelves primarily in the 368 range on the lower level. If you are having trouble finding more books, see our Finding Books guide. Here are some suggested titles:
Here are some websites which might be helpful for an actuarial sciences student:
For help citing in the APA format, which is often used in actuarial science, consider using Schewe Library's APA citation guide: