Course Guides: Advanced Accounting (AC 428)

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QuickFitz MnPALS Library Catalog

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You may also search other libraries (including WorldCat) to locate materials not in our library. See our Interlibrary Loan page for more information about how to obtain these items.


Reference Universe

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Databases and Indexes--find articles


Academic Search Premier

Large, scholarly, multi-disciplinary database containing indexing for over 8,000 journals with full text for more than 4,600 scholarly publications. Covers all subjects. (from EBSCO )

1975--current | Some full text | More info


Business Source Premier

Designed for business researchers, provides more than 2,300 full text scholarly publications, including more than 1,100 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to the full text, this database provides indexing and abstracts for more than 4,600 journals. Includes country economic data, company profiles, industry information, SWOT analyses, and market research reports. For easiest access to these special features plus the journals use the Business Searching Interface. (from EBSCO )

1965--current | Some full text | More info 


Campus Research

Powered by Westlaw, a comprehensive collection of news, business, and law-related information sources.  Includes hundreds of newspapers--national and international, magazines, newswires, trade journals, and company information.

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Retrieves SEC filings required for publicly-owned companies as of May, 1996.

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Database containing all peer reviewed journal titles focusing on management issues. Subjects covered include management, HRM, marketing, librarianship, mechanical engineering, and electronic and electrical engineering.

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

Includes access to Business Plans Handbook (volumes 11 and 12).

Full text e-book


Management and Organization Studies Collection

Full text access to Sage publications in the fields of organization studies, management, business, human resources, marketing, public policy, public administration, and industrial relations.

1947--current | Full text | More info


Mergent Online

Access to U.S. and international company data including business description, history, property, subsidiaries, officers and directors, long-term debt and capital stock. Provides 15 years of detailed financial information. Includes country reports and Edgar filings.

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Access to over 500 national and international newspapers. Includes full text for the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal. (from ProQuest)

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Regional Business News

Regional Business News incorporates 50 business journals, newspapers and newswires covering all metropolitan and rural areas within the United States.

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One of the world's largest providers of scientific, technical, and medical literature with a database of some 2 million articles and 59 million abstracts from all fields of science. Access to journals in the social sciences, arts and humanities, and business as well.

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Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage

Good source for business and investment information.  Includes industry surveys, stock reports, company descriptions  and financials, and mutual fund research.

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Urban Studies and Planning

Access to SAGE publications in the areas of anthropology, economic development, economics, education, planning theory, political science, public administration, and urban policy. Scholarly.

1965 --current | Full text


Value Line Investment Survey

Access to Value Line's Ratings and Reports, Selection and Opinions, and Summary and Index. Current week and back issues of current year as well as an archive of past issues available.

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Wall Street Journal

Search for full text newspaper articles. (from ProQuest)

1984-current | Full text


World factbook CIA

Country information - demographics, economies, climate, geography, government, military, and more.

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Journals A-Z

Search an A-Z list of all journals, magazines, and newspapers in the Fitzgerald collection both online and in print. If we do not have the journal you need to access your article, you may order the article through interlibrary loan.


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Reference Books


Almanac of Business and Industrial Financial Ratios (ToolKit Media, 1997--current)

R338.5 T86 | 5 vols.


Encyclopedia of the Great Depression (Thomson Gale, 2004)

R973.916 E56 | 2 vols.


International Directory of Business Biographies (CCH, 2004)

R338.0922 I61 | 4 vols.


International Directory of Company Histories (Gale, 1988--current)

R338.7409 I61| 98 vols.


Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History (Oxford, 2003)

R330.03 O98 | 5 vols.


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Recommended Web sites


Financial Accounting Foundation

The FAF is an independent, private-sector organization with responsibility for the oversight, administration, and finances of the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), the Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB), and their advisory councils, the Financial Accounting Standards Advisory Council (FASAC) and the Governmental Accounting Standards Advisory Council (GASAC). Includes recent letters to Congress and the President about changes to accounting standards.


Google Scholar 

Google Scholar provides a simple way to search for scholarly literature. When accessing this database through the link provided here you will find free connections to the pay for view materials that are located in our subscription sources.  Just click on "Find Full Text @SMU."

Some full text, some pay for view


International Accounting Standards Board

Includes a PDF IASC guide to the foundation with "who we are and what we do."


International Monetary Fund (IMF)

Contains numerous working papers, reports, and data sets relating to the international financial situation, as well as current fund rates and exchange rates worldwide. Updated daily.


Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)

Provides a wealth of documents and statistical information on international markets and country development.


Public Company Accounting Oversight Board

Site of the "private sector, non-profit corporation created by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 to oversee the auditors of public companies" to protect interests of investors and the public.


Securities and Exchange Commission

The official government site, includes information on actions taken during the credit crisis, information on Madoff investors, the 2008 Annual Report, as well as history and activities.



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