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Accounting: Databases

The purpose of this LibGuide is to increase the visibility and accessibility of the Fogler Library collections relating to this course.

Databases in Fogler Library

Taylor & Francis online journals covers 16 Scholarly Journals relating to accounting and finance, including Accounting and Business Research, Applied Mathematical Finance, Journal of Behavioral Finance, Quantitative Finance etc.

Jstor covers 15 journals and magazines relating to accounting and finance, including The Accounting Review, The Assurance Magazine, Financial Analysts Journal, Journal of Accounting Research, Quarterly Journal of Finance and Accounting etc.

Econlit covers 14 scholarly journals relating to accounting and tax, including Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Accounting, Auditing & Finance, Quarterly Journal of Finance & Accounting, Review of Accounting Studies, Review of Quantitative Finance & Accounting etc.

InCities Journal Citation Reports allows  users to evaluate and compare the impact of journals. Journals can be displayed by subject area (i.e. Business, Finance) and organized by impact factor, total citations to the journal, immediacy index, total number of articles, and cited-half life. Individual journal titles can be searched. JCR indexes over 1,700 journals from the social sciences including 91 Journals in Business Finance. Please read ”Journal Citation Report”- “Using Journal Citation Reports Wisely” from the Help page on the upper right corner of the screen.

Cabell's Directories of Publishing Opportunities as the title describes provides basic information on journals publication opportunities in accounting. It covers 592 accounting journals including journal topics (three topics under accounting, including Accounting Theory & Practice, Accounting Education and Accounting Information System), acceptance rates, number and type of reviewers, time to publication, location and links to the websites of the journals.

Value Line includes Financial Statements (income statement; balance sheet and cash flow) quarterly for past year and annual for past 3 years; it also includes SEC Fillings (Annual Financials (10K); Quarterly Financials (8Q); Current Report (8K) and Prospectus) for past five years if it is available.

Search company name or symbol in the search bar. At the company stock information page, use the navigation bar hidden at the right edge of the page to locate the Financial Statements and SEC filings. For the Financial Statement, expand the column to open a new window to see details.

 

has a wider coverage of SEC filings and financial statements; while the content coverage, quality and up-to-dateness vary from one company to another.

From homepage, search in Get Company Info to get access to SEC Filings. Search tip: Try Searching by ticker symbol for the company you are looking for. 

Standard and Poor’s NetAdvantage includes Financial Statements (income statement; balance sheet and cash flow and ratio report) quarterly for past 3 years and annual for past 10 years if it is available.

Search the company name and after you find the company profile, select Compustat Excel Analytics from the content list, and locate the report column at the top of the page, and change it to the Financial Statements for example Quarterly Balance Sheet, and the click Enlarge view/Printer friendly, it will take a minute to load an Excel Sheet.

The AICPA Professional Library on Checkpoint provides the full text of the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants, professional standards, technical practice aids, audit and accounting guides, and audit risk alerts. Once connected to Checkpoint, you can find AICPA content either by selecting Accounting, Audit & Corp Finance from Search Practice Area or by choosing Table of Contents, then Accounting, Audit & Corporate Finance Library.

Checkpoint focuses on federal tax information. It includes Federal Court Decisions; Federal Tax Reports; Tax Court Reported Decisions and Memorandum Decisions; Federal Tax Coordinator 2nd; Citator 2nd; Federal Tax Handbook; and IRS Code, Regulations, Committee Reports, Tax Treaties, Rules and Releases. Coverage of state, local, and international tax information is limited.

 

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