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Resources that support the study of accounting, auditing, and taxation.

What I Can Do for You

For students, I can:

  • Recommend the best business databases to search for your research topic
  • Answer your questions via email, phone or in-person
  • Meet with you individually or in groups to hash out your topic or discuss business research strategies
  • Tell you about library services

For faculty, I can:

  • Track down tricky citations
  • Introduce your students to research tools and strategies via a workshop
  • Create a webpage tailored to your class assignment
  • Discuss ways to best incorporate research skills and library materials into your class assignments
  • Meet with your students individually or in groups
  • Purchase books and other material needed for your research
  • Tell you about new library services
  • Communicate the department's concerns and information needs on to others in the Libraries

Databases, Indexes, Specialized Resources

IntelliConnect (Wolters Kluwer).  formerly CCH Tax Research Network. Provides comprehensive and up-to-date tax information, covering federal, state, and local primary source material; also includes CCH's explanations, analysis and practice aids.

Checkpoint. Provides comprehensive and up-to-date federal tax information including primary source material analysis and commentary, plus full-text tax journals, from Thomson Reuters.

Business Source Complete.  Provides bibliographic and full text content to scholarly journals and periodicals in all areas of business, including accounting, auditing, and taxation.

Electronic Reference Books

Dictionary of Accounting. Provides straightforward definitions of the latest financial jargon along with comprehensive coverage of financial accounting, financial reporting, management accounting, direct and indirect taxation, corporate finance, and auditing. Coverage is international.

Dictionary of Accounting Terms. Provides clear, concise definitions for over 2,500 terms in accounting.

Blackwell Encyclopedic Dictionary of Accounting. Provides encyclopedia length articles on terms and concepts in accounting.

Accounting Reference Desktop.  Provides an overview of accounting and its role in the organization.

Auditor's Dictionary: Terms, Concepts, Processes, and Regulations. The 1,700 entries are fully cross-referenced, with precise definitions and examples of usage.

Oxford Handbooks Online.  Business and Management. Handbooks discuss research and the latest thinking in a range of major topics in business and management; essays are written by leading scholars in the field.

Print Reference Books

AICPA Audit and Accounting manual.  Holland and Terrell Reference HF5667 .A554

GAAS Guide.  Holland and Terrell Reference HF5667 .M514

Accountants' Handbook.  Holland and Terrell Reference HF5621 .A22 2007

Accounting Handbook.  Holland and Terrell Reference HF5635 .S586 2006

Transnational Accounting.  Holland and Terrell Reference  HF5626 .T72 2001

Encyclopedia of Accounting Systems.  Holland and Terrell Reference  HF5635 .E54 1994

Encyclopedia of Taxation & Tax Policy.  Holland and Terrell Reference HJ2305 .E53 2005 

Tax Treaties.  Holland and Terrell Reference KF6600 .A6P7

Index to Federal Tax Articles.  Holland and Terrell Reference KF6271 .G64

Internal Revenue Code.  Holland and Terrell Reference KF 6335 .A301



Business and Economics Librarian

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Mary Gilles
Spring 2019 Schedule. Reference Desk Hours: Tuesday, 10am-12pm. Office Hours: Tuesday, 1-4pm; Wednesday, 2-5pm. Other times by appointment.
Terrell Library 120E

Office Phone: 509-335-8740

Fax: 509-335-6721

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