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Accounting - Finding Articles

Our Discovery Service will provide you with many articles you need. But sometimes you, perhaps on a lecturer’s advice, may prefer to look at a specific resource such a named database, single publisher site or even a particular journal title. Consider using one or more news services to keep you up to date with the business world. 

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These are designed to bring together published research (articles, conference papers, possibly books) across defined areas. You can then use their sophisticated search options to find articles written on specific subjects/topics.

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Excellent source of articles from both professional journals (e.g. Accountancy, Strategic Finance etc) and from academic peer reviewed journals (e.g. Accounting & Business Research, Accounting Review and International Journal of Accounting). Database also includes market reports, company reports and swot analysis from sources such as Marketline and Datamonitor.

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This database holds full-text articles from over 50 accountancy related journals and many others covering business and management studies, all published by Emerald. You can select articles that are case studies or literature reviews if looking for examples of this type of writing. Good for articles on accountancy history and research.

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In spite of its name, this database giving full-text access to many Elsevier journals, has thousands of articles on accounting and financial management topics. Journals available include Advances in International Finance, International Journal of Accounting, and Journal of Accounting and Economics.

Here are just a few of the most used academic Accountancy journals we take.  To see others explore the use of the e-journals tab on the Search box at the top of this page.

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The AAAJ offers research covering the interaction between accounting/auditing and their socio-economic and political environments.

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This journal includes peer review articles on accounting theory, auditing, financial accounting, management accounting.

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This is a major international journal concerned with all aspects of accounting and human behaviour including organizational structures and the culture of the enterprise.

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This journal offers scholarly papers across the whole spectrum of accounting and finance. Accepting a range of methodologies (e.g. analytical, experimental, survey and qualitative case methods) to explore topics such as financial or management accounting, finance and financial management, auditing, public sector accounting, social and environmental accounting; accounting education and accounting history.

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This journal focuses on publishing research papers exploring the intersection between accounting and public policy and covers articles reflecting on interface of accounting with areas such as economics, political science, sociology, or law.

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This high impact journal offers articles, research reports, on all aspects of accounting and includes the proceedings of the annual Conference on Accounting Research.

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A good source for authoritative and detailed information on understanding the methods used in economic crime and the steps that can be taken to avoid and combat it.

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This journal offers peer-reviewed articles on the law, regulation, techniques and best practice in the prevention, identification and prosecution of financial crime.

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Peer reviewed original research aimed at management accountants and including case and field studies, scholarly papers, review articles, covering the field of management accounting.

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This peer reviewed journal covers all aspects of audit and assurance activities across all sectors including quality and standards, governance control and ethics, risk and security, fraud and forensic accounting and organisational issues such as culture and performance.

Keep up-to-date and develop your awareness of the business world by using these three services.

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The Economist not in Discovery 

Click through to Publishers site for full-text. Leading weekly magazine covering global political, economic and business news. Includes archive back to 1997. On Campus use only (or use VPN or Web Proxy when away from the University

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Access todays FT and the archive back to 2004. Find up to date business and commercial news, global financial markets, company and industrial sector information. Explore data on companies. markets and investments including charts and research tools.

Note you must register using your UoP email address at the branded UoP registration page – after this use the Registered users link to access the service.

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Nexis not in Discovery 

Full text articles from many news sources and trade journals both UK and international. Archives sometimes stretching back to the late 1990s.

Look for the sections starting with these numbers. The shelf end guide cards will help you find various aspects of the subject. Remember the Discovery tool/catalogue will help you locate useful e-material.

accounting
accounting dictionaries
banking
company law
corporate governance
management accounting/ financial management
taxation

See also:

You may also find relevant resources listed under: Economics and Finance & Banking.

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