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Accounting Guide

Library Resources for Accounting

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Aaron Dobbs
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When accessing library databases, if you see the prompt displayed in the screenshot below, select "Use your Shippensburg University account" and login with your SU username and password.

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A few observations on the Accounting literature to keep in mind:

  • Find current information in journals and trade magazines or on websites
  • Rules, theory, and historical information can be found in books
  • Reference books in HG 4051 - HG 4057 contain information on specific companies
  • General Collection books in HF 5601-5689 contain accounting theory and related information
  • Find Articles and financial data through the sources listed on the Articles tab

If you are having trouble finding good information for your Accounting assignments, use the Ask Us Anything service to get help from a librarian.