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Accounting and Taxation Information: A Research Guide: Start Here

This guide covers selected resources for researching taxation and accounting available through the University Libraries.

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Reference Materials

Blackwell Encyclopedic Dictionary of Accounting, ed. by Rashad Abdel-khalik. Cambridge, MA: Blackwell Publishers, 1997. [Ref HF 5621 B54 1997] Provides definitions and explanations of the key concepts in accounting.

International Dictionary of Accounting Acronyms, by Thomas W. Morris. Chicago: Glenlake Pub. Co., 1998. [Ref HF 5621 M677X 1998]

Before You Begin

The purpose of this guide is to introduce you to some of the resources available to University at Albany students in the field of accounting and taxation.  The University Libraries have many more information sources than are mentioned here, so if you cannot find what you need, please contact us using the "Ask a Librarian" link to the left.

Tax research often includes the use of legal materials.  For additional information on legal research using the University at Albany collection, see the Libraries' Legal Research Guides.

Print items are located in the Univesity Library.  Those with the "Ref" prefix in front of the call number are located in the Reference Area on the main floor.

Accounting Tutorials

The following Internet resources provide some basic accounting tutorials which may be helpful before starting your research.



Subject Guide


Guide originally created by Mary Van Ullen.