Last Updated: Mar 20, 2013
Welcome to the library's research guide for Accounting. We hope this guide will help you discover and use the wealth of information resources provided by the library. Librarians can assist you further, also. We hope to hear from you!
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- Gale Virtual Reference Library
Multidisciplinary ebook collection. Search or browse encyclopedias, dictionaries, and handbooks in the arts, biography, business, education, environment, general reference, history, information and publishing, law, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, nation and world, religion, science, and social science.
- Britannica Online
Academic edition of Encyclopedia Britannica Online. Full text entries accompanied by video clips, images, audio, related websites, and more. Includes timelines, a world atlas, and Merriam-Webster dictionary and thesaurus.
- Oxford English Dictionary
Defines and illustrates through quotations the use of English language words from the earliest known occurance to the present day. A landmark historical resource.
- Dictionaries and Quick Facts
More dictionaries plus thesauri, translators, almanacs, encyclopedias, fact books, and directories.
- Resources for Statistics
Find statistical data from government websites and other recommended sources.
Databases you may want to use for beginning your research. Please see Articles & More tab for additional databases.
Find more (broaden your results) with OR and wildcards:
tax exempt or tax free
business* or firm*
Find less (narrow your results) with AND:
company and merger
Find less with NOT:
bank fraud not embezzlement
Find less by selecting limiters (peer-reviewed, date, etc.).
Online help resources:
"critical thinking" AND ("higher education" OR college*)
Select limiters (articles from scholarly publications, etc.) on results screen.
- Library Catalog
Find books, ebooks, videos, sound recordings, government publications, whether the library has a particular serial (journal, magazine, or newspaper), and more. If you need articles on a topic, start instead with Databases A-Z or a relevant subject guide.
- Journals List
Check if the library has a particular journal, magazine, or newspaper online, or browse available serials by subject category. Follow Library Catalog links, if provided, for information on available paper or microfilm copies in the library.
- Databases A-Z
A complete list of the library's subscription research databases and selected free web databases. Identify journal articles and more in Academic Search Complete, Business Source Complete, ERIC, JSTOR, etc. If off-campus, you'll be prompted to authenticate with your name and library barcode number. If you have difficulties, please contact us.
- Resources by Subject
Find recommended databases, books, media, websites, and more, organized by subject pages or guides (Accounting, Anthropology, Art, etc.) and created by UHCL librarians.
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