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For commercial websites, the UCI Libraries do not offer premium memberships or subscriptions.


Access is available to all users ON the UCI campus and at GML.

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Access requires an active UCInetID and password.

Authorized Affiliates are users with an active UCInetID and password, i.e. current UCI students, faculty, and staff.


These resources are not licensed by the UCI Libraries, but librarians occasionally promote them when they are relevant for certain types of research.

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Finance and Investing Literature

Finance and Investing Literature


Journal of Portfolio Management
Access: UCI
Peer reviewed journal of analyses and practical techniques that many institutional investors turn to for insight on the financial markets.  JPM offers research on all major topics in investments, including asset allocation, performance measurement, market trends, portfolio optimization, and risk management. Complete coverage from 1974 - present.  

  • The UCI Libraries' subscription is for JPM only; it doesn't include any other journals on the Portfolio Management Research website.  


Access: UCI- Authorized Affiliates
For casual personal finance reading, the UCI Libraries have OverDrive, a platform for borrowing "popular and recreational reading" ebooks. 


UC Library Search: Personal Finance eBooks
Access: UCI
This custom link searches the UC Library catalog for books with the subject heading Finance, Personal.  In addition to browsing these titles, you can also do a New Search using your own keywords and the filters on the left side of the page.  


Business Source Complete
Access: UCI
Geography: Global

Thousands of business articles from news, trade, and scholarly publications, including titles like the Journal of Alternative Investments.

Institutional Investor (via Nexis Uni)
Access: UCI
Limited access is provided via the Nexis Uni (formerly Lexis Nexis Academic) database; some content may be missing compared to the premium website, and there may be a 2-4 week delay on new content.  This is a trade magazine, produced by Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, for the hedge fund industry.  The UCI Libraries do not have a direct subscription to the premium website.  

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