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Actuarial Studies

A guide to resources for Actuarial Studies.


Find the recommended textbooks for your subject in the Subject Reading Lists (search by subject name or code).

These books are available for overnight loan and/or two hour loan and are located in the High Use Collection on the Ground Floor of the Giblin Eunson Library. 

   Searching on your topic

To find books on a particular topic, use a keyword search in the Library Catalogue. Grouping terms in inverted commas allows searching for particular phrases e.g. "derivative securities"

To narrow a search, add more keywords e.g. "collateralized debt obligations" and CDOs

To increase the number of search results, use synonyms e.g. (probabilit* or "frequency distribution") and "stochastic models"

The asterisk symbol * finds alternate word endings e.g. actuar* finds actuary, actuaries, actuarial etc.

  Browsing for Books 

Find books under these broad categories on the shelves.

The ERC Library holds most of the mathematics collection in the 500's range.

Number   Subject
332 Financial economics
332.024 Personal finance
332.1 Banks and banking
332.4 Money
332.6 Investment and investments
332.7 Credit
338.5 General production economics (incl.risk)
338.60112 Forecasting
368 Insurance
519.5 Statistical mathematics

Financial risk management

658.47 Business intelligence and security

Actuarial Encyclopedia 

Can't find the book you need?

If the book you need is out on loan, or is not held at the University of Melbourne, you can easily request it online from another BONUS+ library, then collect it a few days later from the pick-up location of your choice.

Graduate students and staff can request books and other material via Interlibrary Loans.

You can also get a CAVAL card from the Library to borrow from other university libraries in Victoria.