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Accounting standards (CICA Handbook, IFRS), annual reports, articles, bankruptcy research, books, corporate governance, dictionaries & encyclopedias, tax research, writing & citing.

What's in the Guide

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Welcome to the Accounting Research Guide! 

This research guide is targeted at Brock University students, faculty, and staff who are conducting research on accounting.  It includes print sources, e-books, and databases available in our Library, as well as some useful websites. For more links, please see my bookmarks on delicious:

The Accounting Research Guide contains the following pages:

  • Accounting Standards: CPA Handbook (formerly the CICA Handbook) and IFRS. International auditing standards.
  • Annual Reports: tips on finding corporate annual reports, 10Ks, proxy circulars, and other securities filings.
  • Articles: the best databases to use to find newspaper, magazine and journal articles on accounting topics.
  • Books: tips on searching the Library Catalogue to find print and ebooks.
  • Dictionaries:
  • Encyclopedias, Guides, & Handbooks:
  • Financial Data Sources: Bloomberg, Compustat, Datastream, and much more.
  • Writing and Citing: writing guides and tips on citing your sources in AAA style, as well as links to APA, Chicago, MLA, and Refworks. Learn about academic integrity and plagiarism.
There are also Special Topics pages devoted to the following types of accounting research:

    New Books on Accounting

    Accounting Course Guides

    Other Helpful Guides

    Business Research Questions

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