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The Accounting guide has links to information about accounting standards and regulations, organizations, and annual reports and financial data.

Subject Guide: Accounting

Welcome to the Accounting Research Guide. You will find a comprehensive range of resources to support your exploration of accounting and related topics. Alongside access to scholarly journals and databases in this guide, CSM Librarians can help you throughout your research in-person, via chat, or through one-on-one appointments.

Starting Research in Accounting

  1. Begin by identifying an area of interest, topic, or aspect of accounting you would like to research
  2. Do some informal background research using Google or Wikipedia if you need to understand more about a topic, and keep track of what you find.
  3. Narrow down your topic to a specific question or issue, and isolate the major keywords of your topic or issue.
  4. Using your keywords, try searching several different sources including the OneSearch catalog and individual databases
  5. Consider consulting with a CSM librarian or your instructors for guidance and recommendations on relevant sources.
  6. As you gather information, critically evaluate sources for credibility and relevance to your research topic.
  7. Keep track of citations and take thorough notes to aid in the organization of your research findings.

Start with these databases

Then try these databases

Top Pick for Accounting Software Ebooks: O'Reilly Learning

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Searching OneSearch

OneSearch is the CSM Library's catalog of all of print and ebooks, and millions of articles from magazines, journals, newspapers, and more. OneSearch is a great place to start your search, but we recommend searching in individual databases as you proceed in your research.

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