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Accounting Research

This Library Research Guide provides a great starting point for students & faculty researching accounting & auditing topics.

Teaching Resources

Suggested Books:

Streaming Film Collections

  • Films on Demand offers thousands of educational films on Social Science, Business & Economy, Science topics. Films on Demand also offers special collections by well known, respected media outlets such as Frontline, CNBC Specials, the Biography Channel, and PBS NewsHour.
  • Kanopy provides over 50,000 films in a variety of genres: from documentaries to business case studies. Subject areas include business, education, global studies and languages, and technical training. Producers include: PBS, Kino Lorber, Media Education Foundation, and Great Courses.

Suggested Journals:

  • Accounting education (Journal) available online through Business Source Complete (EBSCO).
    Library also has in hardcopy.
  • Issues in accounting education (Journal) available online through Accounting, Tax & Banking (ProQuest).
    Library also has in hardcopy.
  • Journal of accounting education (Journal) available online through ScienceDirect (Elsevier).
    Library also has in hardcopy.
  • International journal of accounting (Journal) available online through ScienceDirect (Elsevier).
    Library also has in hardcopy.
  • Critical perspectives on accounting (Journal) available online through ScienceDirect (Elsevier).
    Library also has in hardcopy.
  • Advances in accounting (Journal) available online through ScienceDirect (Elsevier).
    Library also has in hardcopy.

*Accounting, Tax & Banking (ProQuest), Business Source Complete (EBSCO) & ScienceDirect (Elsevier) are all available from Databases A to Z

Suggested Education Database

  • ERIC (EBSCO) the Educational Resource Information Center is a database which contains more than 2,200 digests along with references for additional information and citations and abstracts from over 980 educational and education-related journals.

Suggested Productivity Tool:

  • Endnote is a bibliographic management tool. Contact the Reference Desk for access..

Publishing Resources

Journal Publishing:

  • Cabell`s Directories
    Each directory helps you select those journals that are most likely to publish your manuscript.
    • **Match the characteristics of your manuscript to the topic areas the journal emphasizes, the type of review process, acceptance rate and number of external reviewers.
    • **Find information on the style and format of most journals to assist you in organizing and preparing your manuscripts. If a journal has its own set of manuscript guidelines, a copy of these guidelines is published in the Directory.
    • **Find out the type of review process used by the editor(s) of a journal, number of reviewers, acceptance rate, time required for review, availability of reviewer's comments, fees charged to review or publish the manuscript, copies required and manuscript topics.
  • ISI Journal Citation Reports 
    Please note: The link to "Journal Citation Reports" is under the Products area of the Web of Science landing page
  • Allows you to evaluate and compare journals using citation data drawn from over 7,500 scholarly and technical journals from more than 3,300 publishers in over 60 countries. It includes virtually all areas of science, technology, and social sciences.
  • Journal Citation Reports can show you the:
    • Most frequently cited journals in a field
    • Highest impact journals in a field

Book Publishing:

Suggested Productivity Tools:

  • EndNote. Contact the Reference Desk for information about this bibliographic management tool.
  • Zotero. Free bibliographic management tool.