Accounting and Information Systems
The Oviatt Library owns several hundred books on accounting and information systems. A list of books about accounting can be found here and the various subjects within that discipline can be found here. A list of some of the books about information systems can be found here and the various subjects within that discipline here.
Periodicals (journals, newspapers, magazines)
RIA Checkpoint: Includes information such as tax codes, regulations and cases for financial and tax research.
ABI/INFORM Complete: Contains journal articles about business conditions, trends, management techniques, corporate strategies, and industry-specific topics worldwide.
ScienceDirect: Under the "Social Sciences/Humanities" tab on the left, choose access books and journals on accounting.
LexisNexis Academic: Select "Subject Areas" on the left and then Accounting to access articles.
Business Source Elite: Select "Publications" at the top and then search by subject. Type in "accounting."
Factiva: Select the "Companies/Markets" tab and then "Companies." Enter a company name or ticker symbol. Then choose "Financial Results" to see financial data.
Academic Search Elite: A multi-disciplinary database that covers a broad range of topics. Do a keyword search on your topic.
Google Scholar: Search for scholarly journal articles and books. Follow the directions in our database list to set up Scholar to also search the library's full-text articles.
Information Systems Databases
ABI/INFORM Complete: Do a keyword search. You can also limit by type of document or the source.
ACM Digital Library: Do keyword search in the box or look for a specific publication or proceeding.
ScienceDirect: Choose "Business, Management and Accounting" on the side and do a keyword search in the box.
Business Abstracts with Full Text: Keyword search on your topic.
Academic Search Elite: Search by keyword or subject.
Emerald Fulltext: Find academic journals articles on information systems, including case studies. Search by keyword.
Securities and Exchange Commission: Find financial information for public companies.
Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board: Develops general accounting standards for federal financial entities.
Financial Accounting Standards Board: Sets standards for financial accounting for non-governmental entities.
Government Auditing Standards: Sets generally accepted government auditing standards for the U.S. government.
Governmental Accounting Standards Board: Sets rules used by state and local governments in the U.S.
International Accounting Standards Board: Sets international financial reporting standards.
Internal Revenue Service: Revenue service responsible for collecting taxes.
American Accounting Association: Promotes worldwide excellence in research, education and practice.
Information Systems Websites
ISWorld Net: Information on research and scholarship in the field.
Association for Information Systems: Professional organization. Site also has an elibrary.
@Brint: Web-based magazine with articles about business technology practices.
CIO.com: Information on various topics for the information professional.
Deloitte Technology Fast 500: List of the 500 fastest-growing technology companies in the world.