Accounting Databases

RIA Checkpoint

Students have access to primary tax documents and secondary analysis for research in federal, state, and local taxation, estate planning, pensions and benefits, international taxation and payroll taxation. It includes AICPA, IFRS/GAAP, FSAB, GASB, & IAS standards, and journals such as the Journal of Taxation and Practical Tax Strategies. It also includes the Federal Tax Coordinator Cases and Rulings. Students may create a personal account. Accounts expire on January 1 and August 1 every year and must be recreated for continued use. Faculty contact Tom Marini in the McLeod Library to establish an account. Note that a personal account is not required for access to the database.

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GAAP Standards

Academic Accounting Access Login. Username & password is provided by instructor.

Bloomberg BNA

Students can access this database through the Wolf Law Library. The Tax and Accounting Center contains comprehensive data for Federal, State, and International localities as well data for topics such as Compensation & Benefits, Estate Planning, Sales & Use and Payroll.

On the Wolf Law Library Home page click the link for Law Databases (A-Z). Click on BNA Libraries and Newsletters, then click on the link for Tax and Accounting Center.

LexisNexis Academic

Click on Subjects-Accounting to search accounting specific resources.

Click on US Legal-Tax Law to search across resources related to tax law such as AICPA Tax Advisor, IRS Actions and Memoranda, Combined State Attorney Tax Opinions, and more.

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Article Databases
ABI/INFORM

Academic and industry oriented business periodical literature, with full-text access to selected newspapers and business journals. Browse Accounting and Taxation Topics; Click on Browse Topics Path Business & Industry Accounting & Taxation. Use the Advanced Search form and search for your topic in Citation and Abstract for one of the following terms in subject.

  • Accounting & review statements
  • Accounting policies
  • Accounting standards
  • AICPA statements of position
  • FASB statements
  • GAAP
  • GASB statements
  • SEC accounting policies, staff accounting bulletins, statements if standard accounting practices.
Accounting Research Links
Business Source Complete

Peer-reviewed journals covering topics such as management, economics, finance, accounting, and international business.

EconLit

Subject indexing and abstracts of economic journals and books, dissertations, and working papers from 1969 forward. Topics include economic theory and history, monetary theory and financial institutions, labor economics, international, regional, and urban economics.

Factiva

Peer-reviewed journals covering topics such as management, economics, finance, accounting, and international business.

JSTOR

Full-run full text archive of core scholarly journals from a variety of academic disciplines; (Humanities and Social Sciences) JSTOR is completely searchable, and articles may be downloaded or printed in their entirety.

Library Catalog

Search the Library Catalog for accounting journals (print/online) books, and e-books.

Science Direct

Includes full-text access to Business, Management & Accounting articles.

Wiley Online Library

Browse Wiley accounting books. Access books and journals covering accounting topics including external and internal auditing; corporate taxation and financial accounting; corporate treasury management; international accounting.

Print Resources
  • Accountant’s Handbook (Swem: HF5621 .G73 2012 v.1)
  • Accounting Ethics (Swem: HF5625.15 .D87 2011)
  • Controllership, the Work of the Managerial Accountant (McLeod Business Library: HG4026. H43 2009)