Business Resources: Accounting and Information Systems

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)

We subscribe to hundreds of accounting and information systems periodicals, both electronically and in print. Here is a link to the accounting list and the information systems list.





Accounting Databases

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 "Advanced Options" under the search bar and then look up Accounting as an Index Term to select Accounting sources and articles.

Accounting Content on LexisNexis Academic (Selected):


Accountant’s Handbook


Accounting Today


AICPA Accounting and Auditing Publications


AICPA CPA Letters (1988-1999)


AICPA Publications Archive (1934-1995)


AICPA Tax Division Newsletter (1988-1992)


CPA Practice Advisor


International Journal of Academic Research in Accounting, Finance and Management Sciences


IOMA Accounting Publications Combined


John Wiley Publications


Journal of Accountancy


The Tax Adviser


The Ultimate Accountants' Reference





Tax Law Content on LexisNexis Academic (Selected)


All State Tax Statutes, Regulations, Cases and Admin Decisions


Combined Federal & State Tax Journals


Federal Tax Cases and IRS Administrative Decisions


Federal Tax Legislation, Congressional Reports & Bills


Internal Revenue Code


Internal Revenue Manual


IRS Bulletins, Letter Rulings & Memoranda Decisions, Combined


John Wiley Publications


The Practical Tax Lawyer


State Tax Newsletters


The Tax Adviser


Tax Analysts Tax Magazines, Combined


Tax Analysts Tax Publications and Treatises


Tax Facts Intelligence


The Tax Lawyer


Treasury Regulations—Final, Temporary and Proposed




Business Source Premier: Select "Publications" at the top and then search by subject. Type in "accounting."

Academic Search Premier: 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 Premier: Search by keyword or subject.

Emerald Fulltext: Find academic journals articles on information systems, including case studies. Search by keyword.



Accounting Websites

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. Information on various topics for the information professional.

Deloitte Technology Fast 500: List of the 500 fastest-growing technology companies in the world.