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 choose other databases from the Library's Databases page

Help Using the Databases


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

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: 8 December 2015 | ODU Library Reference Services 
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