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Finding a Topic

Where to Look for Ideas:

  • Your syllabus and course reading list
  • Lecture and Reading Notes
  • Professional Blogs and Websites

Browse Top Accounting Journals:

Browse Trade Journals:

  • Accounting Today
    Covers news from large and small practitioners, regulatory agencies and vendors, in addition to focusing on growth niches and management strategies.
  • CPA Journal
    Published by the New York State Society of CPAs and aimed at public practitioners, management, educators, and other accounting professionals.
  • Practical Accountant
    Addresses all aspects of public accounting, including practice development, with a focus on growing local and regional firms.
  • Practicing CPA
    Addresses topics such as best practices, client management and emerging legislation.
  • Public Accounting Report
    Provides competitive intelligence for public accounting firms and the profession. Includes analysis of the news, developments and trends that define the profession.

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Why Use General Reference Sources?

  • They can help you narrow your topic by identifying unique concepts, events, or individuals.
  • It provides important background on larger social and historical contexts.
  • Some sources can point you towards original Research.

Recommended Print Resources

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Globalisation of Accounting Standards
Call Number: 657.0218 G51g
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Call Number: 657.30218 Un2n
Publication Date: 2010

Online Reference Sources

  • Dictionary of Accounting
    This fully revised edition covers more than 6,000 terms relating to accounting, from company tax liability, cash flow systems, auditing and financial reports to personal finance, pensions and investments.

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