Accounting Research Guide

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This guide will point you to many key resources in accounting.
If you need help with your research, ask a librarian.


Search library databases for articles, case studies, editorials, reports, reviews, and other documents. The following databases are recommended for research in accounting. 

To select the database(s) most suited to your needs, click on DatabaseInfoIcon for more information about each database. 

Most Frequently Used Databases in Accounting:

Additional databases are available in our Business databases web page. Or select other databases from all database options. Database guides and tutorials are also available. 

Are you looking for an article you can't find from the links above?

  • Request an item through Interlibrary Loan | Help 
  • Ask a librarian 
  • Help Using the Databases 


    Select from the following reference works to find dictionaries, encyclopedias, online references, and more:   

    Additional Reference Online

    Books and Ebooks

    Library Catalogs

    Where to Browse in the Library

    Books and other materials can be found in ODU Library's Reference Stacks, Reference Atlases, and Main Stacks in the following ranges of the Dewey Decimal System: 657. 

    Are you looking for an item you can't find through the links above?


    Browse or Search for Accounting Journals

    Videos & Podcasts 

    Unique Video & Podcast Collections for Business

    Web Sites 

    Visit the following sites for authoritative information on banks, markets, associations, and information on accounting. 



    Banks, Insurers, Exchanges, and Markets

    Certification/ Examination


    Internships and Scholarships in Accounting

    News in Accounting

    Standards in Accounting


    Past last updated: 6 May 2015 | ODU Library Reference Services 
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