Accounting Guide

Reference Tools

When researching a new topic it is often necessary to get an overview, explanations of unfamiliar terms, or brief factual information.

UNB subscribes to a substantial collection of print and electronic reference tools (dictionaries, encyclopaedias, handbooks, guides, and standards) in the field of Accounting.

To find additional reference materials, check our electronic Reference Materials database.

Key Resources

  • CPA Canada Handbook (CPA Canada Standards and Guidance Collection: formerly CICA handbook)
    This is the electronic version of the CPA Canada Handbook and accesses up-to-date accounting information by searching keywords or phrases. Table of contents: Accounting handbook ; Assurance handbook ; CPA Canada public sector accounting handbook ; Archived highlight summaries ; Archived revision releases ; Canadian Auditing and Assurance Practice Notes ; Public Sector Statements of Recommended Practice ; Management's Discussion and Analysis ; Guidance of the Criteria of Control Board ; Risk Oversight and Governance Collection ; Investigative & Forensic Accounting
    Unlimited simultaneous users.
  • Canadian Professional Engagement Manual (C-PEM)
    The C-PEM is designed to help practitioners perform efficient, cost-effective audit, review and compilation engagements for small- and medium-sized entities (SMEs). The C-PEM is also a key resource for training staff and providing just-in-time guidance. Volume 1 discusses key concepts and Volume 2 provides a comprehensive road map to performing assurance engagements. Guidance on documenting audit requirements is provided through two SME case studies with completed audit forms and memorandums.
    Unlimited simultaneous users.
  • Quality Assurance Manual (QAM)
    CICA’s Quality Assurance Manual (QAM) is a comprehensive resource designed to help firms comply with Canadian quality control standards (CSQC 1 and CAS 220) and develop and document their own policy manuals and systems of control. QAM includes sample quality assurance manuals, commentary and guidance on quality control objectives and Word files for customizing the sample manuals and practice aids – letters, forms and worksheets.
    Unlimited simultaneous users.
  • Financial reporting in Canada under IFRS (FRICIFRS)
    "Financial Reporting in Canada under IFRS looks at the application of IFRS [International Financial Reporting Standards] from a Canadian perspective. It examines and explains IFRS requirements; illustrating their application using real-world extracts of financial statements from companies that have already adopted IFRS. ... provides an overview of IFRS and discusses how the new requirements differ under the current Canadian reporting system -- helping you to make the transition to IFRS."--Product fact sheet PDF.
    Unlimited simultaneous users.
  • AICPA Online - Audit & Accounting Literature (American Institute of Chartered Public Accountants)
    AICPA Online Professional Library provides UNB access to the Audit & Accounting Literature section which contains the following academic related content:

    • AICPA Professional Standards
      Contains all of the outstanding pronouncements on professional standards issued by the AICPA.
    • AICPA Technical Questions and Answers
      Contains nonauthoritative guidance based on selected practice matters identified by the staff of the AICPA's Technical Hotline and various other bodies within the AICPA.
    • PCAOB Standards and Related Rules
      Supplies auditors of public companies with a current and comprehensive source of PCAOB standards, staff guidance, and more.

    25 simultaneous users.
  • 2016 Almanac of Business and Industrial Financial Ratios [HIL-REF HF5681 .R25 W55 2015]
  • International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
    The complete set of International Financial Reporting Standards incorporating International Accounting Standards and Interpretations.
    Unlimited simultaneous users
  • Handbook of the code of ethics for professional accountants [HIL-REF HF5626 .H36 2010]
  • Wiley Encyclopedia of Management [HIL-REF HD30.15 .B455 2014]

    This updated edition of The Blackwell encyclopedia of management has thirteen subject volumes plus an index.  Each volume charts the major developments that have occurred in: digital technologies; ethics and governance-related issues; innovation; emerging markets; organizational networks; and new avenues of sustainable business growth. 

  • New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics
    The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics Online provides access to the 1987 Archive edition and the 2008 online edition. It is a key reference source for economics and includes contributions from over 1,500 writers, contains over 1,900 articles, and is updated on a quarterly basis.
    Unlimited simultaneous users.
  • Dictionary of finance and banking, A
    "This dictionary provides comprehensive coverage of financial matters that will make it an invaluable resource for anyone working in banking or finance. It contains entries on every aspect of the financial world: insurance, stocks and shares, commodities, takeovers and mergers, international trade, and government finance. It provides international coverage of the world's most important financial centres, including New York, London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, and Hong Kong. Prepared with the help of a team of experts from Lloyds Bank, this essential reference offers straightforward definitions of the latest financial jargon. The lucid entries and in-depth coverage of personal finance - including investments, pensions, and taxes - also make the dictionary ideal for investors, homeowners, students, and those generally interested in business and finance."
    5 simultaneous users.
  • Dictionary of accounting, A
    "This authoritative dictionary will be invaluable to a range of students and professionals in the world of accounting and finance. There are straightforward definitions of the latest financial jargon and the dictionary includes comprehensive coverage of financial accounting, financial reporting, management accounting, direct and indirect taxation. corporate finance, and auditing."
    5 simultaneous users.

Additional Resources

  • Dictionary of accounting and auditing : 10,000 + accounting and auditing terms currently used in the USA, UK, Canada, and Australia [HIL-REF HF5621 .L96 2005]
  • Blackwell encyclopedia of management, The
    This title is part of the Blackwell Reference Online e-book collection.
    Unlimited simultaneous users
  • Blackwell Reference Online: Business and Management

    The home of quality reference resources for students and scholars, featuring Wiley-Blackwell’s acclaimed companions, handbooks, dictionaries and guides from across the social sciences and humanities.

  • Handbook of International Financial Terms

    Reflecting the development of global financial markets, the Handbook is a reliable guide for practitioners, as well as an invaluable companion for advanced students of finance, accounting, and business.

  • International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences (2nd Ed.)
    see also [HIL-REF H41 .I58 2001 vols. 1-26]
    Fully revised and updated, the second edition of the International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences, first published in 2001, offers a source of social and behavioral sciences reference material that is broader and deeper than any other. Available in both print and online editions, it comprises over 3,900 articles, commissioned by 71 Section Editors, and includes 90,000 bibliographic references as well as comprehensive name and subject indexes.

    UNB has online access to the 2001 edition as well as owning print volumes of the earlier edition.
    Unlimited simultaneous users.
  • Accounting Terminology Guide

    Free resource provided by the New York State Society of CPAs.

  • Cabells Scholarly Analytics – Business Set (formerly Directory of Publishing Opportunities)
    The Whitelist covers more than 11,000 qualified academic journals spanning UNB's 4 accessible business related disciplines (Accounting, Economics & Finance, Management, and Marketing) to help researchers select the best match to publish their manuscripts. Each entry displays contact information, manuscript and submission guidelines, and actionable metrics to help researchers make informed decisions.
    Unlimited simultaneous users.
  • Almanac of Business and Industrial Financial Ratios [HIL-REF HF5681 .R25 A45 2013]

    Provides financial ratios for companies in various asset ranges by SIC code. Data reported are based on aggregate numbers from IRS records.  2013 edition available in HIL-REF.

 

Key Databases

When searching for journal articles, our article databases Business Source Premier and ABI Inform Complete are usually the best places to begin. 

Below are a few UNB-subscribed databases for research in Accounting. For additional databases, check the Article Databases page of the library website.

Key Resources

  • Business Source Premier
    Business Source Premier provides full text for more than 3,700 scholarly business journals and other sources. Coverage includes virtually all subject areas related to business. BSP provides full text (PDF) for more than 350 of the top scholarly journals dating as far back as 1922.
    --- Try EBSCO's specialized Business Searching Interface for Business Source Premier. ---
    Unlimited simultaneous users.
  • ABI/INFORM Complete (ProQuest)
    Indexing, abstracts, and full-text of scholarly and trade journal articles in business, management, and trade. Also covers dissertations, SSRN working papers, market reports, industry reports, business cases, local and regional business information, and global and trade news. Includes full text of The Wall Street Journal and digital images of selected key business journals from the first issue to the present. ABI Help Guide
    Unlimited simultaneous users.
  • Canadian Business and Current Affairs (CBCA) Complete (ProQuest)
    Canadian Business and Current Affairs (CBCA) Complete is the nation's largest and most comprehensive bibliographic full-text reference and current events database. Available through the ProQuest Web interface, CBCA Complete combines full text and indexed content from all four CBCA database subsets (Business, Current Events, Education, and Reference). Subject coverage is comprehensive and information is available from the broadest range of Canadian sources anywhere.
    Unlimited simultaneous users.
  • Infomart (formerly FPinfomart.ca)
    Infomart provides access to a wide range of Financial Post (FP) electronic products including the Analyser, Dividends, Profiler, and Reports databases. The FP site features historical, investor and industry reports for 500 of Canada's leading publicly-traded companies and supplies corporate information on all Canadian publicly-traded companies. In addition, Infomart allows you to retrieve, manipulate and analyse basic data for over 1400 companies. Also offers a personal name search function and a Directory of Directors.
    4 simultaneous users.
  • Mergent Online
    Mergent Online provides access to financial data for over 25,000 public U.S. and international companies. Results include: company details/history, executives, ownership, key financials, equity pricing, reports, filings, news, competitors, plus a customized Report Builder. Company financial reports for up to 15 years can be downloaded via Excel spreadsheet software. Mergent also offers real-time access to company filings submitted to the SEC (U.S.) and SEDAR (Canada). Additional attributes include a Global Private Company database for over 20 million private companies, reports (industry or equity), economic indicators, and country profiles.
    Unlimited simultaneous users.
  • Hoover's Online (D & B/Mergent ; FLASH REQUIRED FOR ACCESS)
    Hoover’s Online is a quality business database from Dun & Bradstreet (D& B) that offers reliable and comprehensive insight and analysis on more than 85 million companies, 100 million contacts, and 900 industry segments. Whether you are generating leads, researching companies and industries, or comparing competitive strategies, Hoover’s data provides some of the most up-to-date information available.
    10 simultaneous users only
  • Mergent Intellect
    Mergent Intellect is a web-based application powered by D&B/Hoover’s business datasets for over 100 million public and private North American/global companies. Alongside company research, the enhanced features of the Intellect interface offer users the opportunity to look up executives, build contact/mailing lists and perform market research queries. Use Mergent's Quick Tips and/or Help Guide to discover more about the features that Mergent Intellect provides.
    Unlimited simultaneous users.
  • Million Dollar Database (D & B/Mergent)
    Million Dollar Database (MDDI) is a valuable source of global information from Dun & Bradstreet on 34 million private and public companies and their executives. MDDI offers comprehensive coverage on U.S. and Canadian businesses plus business profiles on firms in over 200 countries worldwide.
    Unlimited simultaneous users
  • IBISWorld - US/Canadian Industry Reports
    Our IBISWorld database contains a range of comprehensive industry reports that offer valuable insight into U.S. and Canadian industries. Industry analysis includes key statistics, market conditions and forecasts, supply chain information, and competitive landscape. • US Industry Reports: The core collection has 30-40 page reports on more than 700 U.S. industries. The reports are written to the official North American Industry Classification System (NAICS). • Canada Industry Reports: The Canadian collection has over 400 detailed research reports on a wide variety of Canadian industries with new reports added every month.
    Unlimited simultaneous users.
  • Canadian Periodicals Index Quarterly (CPI.Q)
    Indexes over 400 Canadian periodicals (English and French) with full-text and reports from 165 periodicals.
    Unlimited simultaneous users.
  • Mergent Archives
    Mergent Archives provides access to a vast, indexed collection of historic corporate and industry-related documents covering over 100 countries and industries. Digitized content includes: Mergent (Moody’s) manuals (1909 -), Ford Equity Research Reports for over 4500 U.S. and Canadian companies, 85 years of annual reports beginning as early as 1925, and access to the entire collection of Mergent’s semi-annual industry reports (2003 -).
    Unlimited simultaneous users.

Additional Resources

  • Passport GMID (Global Market Information Database)
    Passport GMID is an international market research database and analysis tool from Euromonitor. The database contains business intelligence and reports across key industries, companies, markets, and consumers in more than 200 categories for 80 countries. Also available is research on lifestyle, demographic and socio-economic country data that spans 206 countries.
    Passport GMID User Guide PDF
    Unlimited simultaneous users.
  • Statista
    Statista is a multidisciplinary database that aggregates information covering 80,000 topics. Access to data from over 18,000 sources covering 1.5 million statistics. All statistics can be directly downloaded in PNG, PDF, Excel, and PowerPoint formats. Data prepared according to academic citation standards, with a citation tool (APA, Chicago, Harvard, MLA, and Bluebook) and links to the original source for further research. Statista also covers industry reports, studies, forecasts, dossiers, digital market outlook , aesthetically pleasing infographics, and more.
    Unlimited simultaneous users.
  • First Research - Industry Profiles (Mergent Intellect)
    First Research offers knowledge tools (Industry Profiles and State & Provincial Profiles) that are essential for enhancing presentations and learning about key issues within 1000+ U.S. and Canadian industries. Canadian Industries: Select the International/Global Content tab on the Blue Navigation ribbon.
    Unlimited simultaneous users.
  • Financial times (FT.com)
    UNB has purchased a premium online subscription to FT.com which provides our academic community with the current Financial Times newspaper, the latest international business, finance, economic and political news, analysis, data, tools, plus RSS feeds. Users can also view the Financial Times on mobile devices by downloading their apps: http://apps.ft.com
    Unlimited simultaneous users.
  • Econlit
    Produced by the American Economic Association, EconLit is a bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts more than 700 international economic journals back to 1969. The database contains over one million records and is considered the foremost source for journal articles, books, dissertations. book reviews, and working papers in the field of Economics.
    Unlimited simultaneous users.
  • LegalTrac
    Provides references to articles in major law reviews, legal newspapers, bar association journals, and international (including English-language and French-language Canadian) legal journals. Also includes references to selected law-related articles from business and general interest publications.
    LegalTrac also provides access to over 100 full-text journals covering the aforementioned fields of study.
    Unlimited simultaneous users.
  • Canadian Newspapers FULLTEXT (Infomart)
    This database offers fulltext access to a variety of Canadian newspapers, (coverage dates vary by title). New Brunswick newspapers, The Daily Gleaner, The Telegraph Journal, and The Moncton Times Transcript have coverage from 1998-date.

    DURABLE LINKS TO PDFs
    ON-CAMPUS

    Upon viewing an article's full text there is a DOCUMENT TOOLS menu in the upper right corner allowing various modes of output/saving. Click “PDF Output” and a PDF should open in your browser. Copy that PDF link and paste it into a blank text file, email, etc. The link you copy needs to begin with http:// , like this: http://www.fpinfomart.ca/download/pdf/irvinglibrary_20141007_0827_gdqd_3.pdf
    Then copy/paste the proxy prefix to insert at the start of your URL to ensure ready access from any location, and save your link for future use, and/or copy/paste the link into a browser for access:
    https://login.proxy.hil.unb.ca/login?url=
    Sample: https://login.proxy.hil.unb.ca/login?url=http://www.fpinfomart.ca/download/pdf/irvinglibrary_20141007_0827_gdqd_3.pdf
    OFF-CAMPUS
    Upon viewing an article's full text there is a DOCUMENT TOOLS menu in the upper right corner allowing various modes of output/saving. Click “PDF Output” and a PDF should open in your browser. The URL is all set for access from any location so simply copy/save that PDF link for future reference.
    Sample: http://www.fpinfomart.ca.proxy.hil.unb.ca/download/pdf/irvinglibrary_20141007_0827_gdqd_3.pdf

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    4 Simultaneous Users
  • PressDisplay - Newspapers From Around the World (Library Press Display)
    Thousands of newspapers, magazines, and other news sources from 100 countries in 60 different languages. News sources are searchable and current with up to a 60-day backfile at most -- access varies per news source.
    4 simultaneous users.
  • OECD iLibrary
    NOTE: Content from 1998-2009 accessible to UNB Libraries. "OECD iLibrary is OECD's Online Library for Books, Papers and Statistics and the gateway to OECD's analysis and data. Once fully featured, OECD iLibrary will replace SourceOECD. OECD iLibrary users at subscribing institutions are able to conduct searches, retrieve listings of publications meeting the search criteria, and choose to download selected titles in various formats, or selected statistical data in spreadsheet format. Access is available for titles published from January 1998 onwards."--OECD iLibrary About page. OECD, based in Paris, is a forum permitting governments of industrialized democracies to study and formulate policies in all economic and social spheres.
    Unlimited simultaneous users.
  • Films on Demand
    Note: UNB Libraries subscribes to the Master Academic Collection and FMG Archival Films & Newsreels Collection. Not all films listed are viewable. Videos are in Flash format. Includes 5,500+ educational titles and over 60,000 video segments licensed for use in Canada, covering a broad range of subjects including business, social sciences, education, health and medicine, humanities, sciences, and guidance, and including archival films and newsreels.
    Unlimited simultaneous users.
  • Google Scholar
    Google Scholar searches a subset of the Web that Google has classified as "scholarly literature". They do not publish a list of chosen sites, and they do not state how often sites are checked. Some important sources are not covered at all. Thus, Google Scholar alone should not be relied on for comprehensive research.
    By accessing Google Scholar via the UNB Libraries website, you benefit from technology that lets on-campus and off-campus users connect directly to full-text articles in journals to which UNB subscribes. Just click on the blue Title link in the Google result list.
    Off-campus users can also set Scholar Preferences to show the "Check for fulltext @ UNB" link in search results. See "Scholar Preferences" at the Google Scholar site.
    Unlimited simultaneous users.
  • Dissertations & Theses (ProQuest PQDT: formerly Digital Dissertations)
    ProQuest Dissertations and Theses (formerly Digital Dissertations) "is the single, authoritative source for information about doctoral dissertations and master's theses. The database represents the work of authors from over 1,000 graduate schools and universities."
    All PhD dissertations and Master's theses from depositing universities are available from 1997 onwards, unless the document's author has requested a temporary delay.
    It is also possible to search within an interface exclusive to Dissertations & Theses @ University of New Brunswick.

    Unlimited simultaneous users.

Document Delivery

If a journal article is not available at UNB, it can usually be obtained through our document delivery service.  See the document delivery page for the electronic request form.  Article delivery in print or electronic form takes between 2-7 days.

 

Financial Statements (Public)

When researching company financial statements:

  1. For basic company information, check Hoover's Online and Mergent Intellect (links below);
  2. For detailed company financial statements, use authoritative databases such as Infomart (Canadian public companies) or Mergent Online (U.S. and some global public companies) (links below);
  3. Also check the company website (public companies will often post current financials;
  4. To access journal/magazine articles use Business Source Premier or ABI/Inform Complete 
  5. For archived company financial data, try Mergent Archives (link below)

 

Canada


  • Infomart
    UNB-subscribed database. Provides access to a wide range of Financial Post (FP) electronic products including the Analyzer, Dividends, Profiler, and Reports databases. The FP site features historical, investor, corporate information and industry reports for 500 of Canada's leading publicly-traded companies

  • SEDAR
    (System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval) provides access to financial documents filed by Canadian public companies with Canadian securities regulatory authorities. Filings are from 1997 to present including annual and quarterly reports, and other documents.

  • Hoover's Online
    UNB-subscribed database. Provides quality company research. Alongside basic company information, Hoover's can help with product/operations data, brand name listings, competitors, competitive landscape, officer names and salaries, and some financial data.

  • Mergent Intellect
    UNB-subscribed database. Mergent Intellect is powered by D&B/Hoover’s business datasets for over 100 million public and private North American/global companies.

  • Million Dollar Database (MDDI)
    UNB-subscribed database. Offers users a valuable source of in-depth information on both privately held and public businesses in Canada and the U.S. with business profiles on firms in over 200 countries worldwide.

  • Mergent Archives
    UNB-subscribed database. Provides access to a vast, indexed collection of historic corporate and industry-related documents covering over 100 countries and industries.

  • IBISWorld: US/Canadian Industry Reports
    UNB-subscribed database. Provides strategic insight and analysis on over 400 Canadian industries and 700 U.S. industries.

 

United States


  • Mergent Online
    UNB-subscribed database. Provides access to financial data for over 25,000 public U.S. and international companies. Results include: company details/history, executives, ownership, key financials, equity pricing, reports, filings, news, competitors, plus a customized Report Builder.

    Company financial reports for up to 15 years can be downloaded via Excel spreadsheet software. Mergent also offers access to real-time company filings via the SEC (U.S.) and SEDAR (Canada).

  • EDGAR
    Access the U.S. Security & Exchange Commission's database EDGAR (Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis, and Retrieval), which provides U.S. public company filings (10-Ks, 10-Qs, proxies, and other documents) from 1993 to present also includes mutual fund filings beginning February 2006 to present

  • Researching U.S. Public Companies Using EDGAR: A Guide
    http://www.sec.gov/investor/pubs/edgarguide.htm

  • Hoover's Online
    UNB-subscribed database. Provides quality company research. Alongside basic company information, Hoover's can help with product/operations data, brand name listings, competitors, competitive landscape, officer names and salaries, and some financial data.

  • Mergent Intellect
    UNB-subscribed database. Mergent Intellect is powered by D&B/Hoover’s business datasets for over 100 million public and private North American/global companies.

  • Million Dollar Database (MDDI)
    UNB-subscribed database. Offers users a valuable source of in-depth information on both privately held and public businesses in Canada and the U.S. with business profiles on firms in over 200 countries worldwide.

  • Mergent Archives
    UNB-subscribed database. Provides access to a vast, indexed collection of historic corporate and industry-related documents covering over 100 countries and industries.

  • IBISWorld: US/Canadian Industry Reports
    UNB-subscribed database. Provides strategic insight and analysis on over 700 U.S. industries and 400 Canadian industries

 

International


  • Mergent Online
    UNB-subscribed database. Provides access to financial data for over 25,000 public U.S. and international companies. Company financial reports for up to 15 years can be downloaded via Excel spreadsheet software.

  • Hoover's Online
    UNB-subscribed database. Provides quality company research. Alongside basic company information, Hoover's can help with product/operations data, brand name listings, competitors, competitive landscape, officer names and salaries, and some financial data.

  • Mergent Intellect
    UNB-subscribed database. Mergent Intellect is powered by D&B/Hoover’s business datasets for over 100 million public and private North American/global companies.

  • Million Dollar Database (MDDI)
    UNB-subscribed database. Offers users a valuable source of in-depth information on both privately held and public businesses in Canada and the U.S. with business profiles on firms in over 200 countries worldwide.

  • Passport GMID
    UNB-subscribed database. A quality international market research database containing business intelligence and reports across key industries, companies, markets, and consumers in more than 200 categories for 80 countries.

  • Mergent Archives
    UNB-subscribed database. Provides access to a vast, indexed collection of historic corporate and industry-related documents covering over 100 countries and industries.

  • OECD iLibrary
    UNB-subscribed database (1998-2009). OECD iLibrary is OECD's Online Library for Books, Papers and Statistics and the gateway to OECD's analysis and data.

  • IMF Data and Statistics
    The IMF publishes a range of time series data on IMF lending, exchange rates and other economic and financial indicators.

  • World Bank Data Catalog
    The World Bank's Open Data initiative provides users with access to World Bank data. Searchable by Country, By Topic, by Development Indicators

UNB Online Journals

UNB Online Journals

UNB Libraries subscribe to a wide variety of academic journals, magazines, and newspapers in print and/or electronic format.  When searching for journal articles, the Business Source Premier and ABI Inform Complete databases are usually the best places to begin your search.

Below are a few of the subscribed titles in the field of Accounting:

Journals

Trade Publications/Magazines

Journal/eBook Packages

Newspapers

Document Delivery

If a journal article is not available at UNB, it can usually be obtained through our document deliveryservice.  See the document delivery page for the electronic request form.  Article delivery in print or electronic form takes between 2-7 days.

Find Books

UNB WorldCat is our catalogue for searching UNB Libraries' collections.  It is useful when you don't have a particular title in mind and are instead searching by topic or keyword(s) to see what is available.  Note that UNB WorldCat also includes links to selected article records by default.  After an initial search you can limit results to books, if desired.

 

Search UNB WorldCat:     

Advanced Search | Locations Guide | Other Catalogues | Help/FAQ

Books and other materials appearing in your results and not held by UNB may be requested for loan from another institution.  Please refer to the document delivery page for electronic request forms and more details.

When searching our library catalogues, try using one of the following subject terms:

  • Accounting
  • Amortization
  • Auditing
  • Debits
  • Financial Statements
  • Liabilities (Accounting)
  • Managerial accounting
  • Productivity accounting
  • Sales accounting

Many accounting titles can be found on the shelf in the Call Number range:  HF 5601- 5689

Government Documents

Our Government Documents, Data, and Maps Department website also provides access to a variety of materials. This web site includes a list of Internet sites of federal, provincial and international governments which provide information sources and publications for downloading, to supplement the collection found in UNB WorldCat.

UNB Libraries is a depository library for the federal Depository Services Program (including Statistics Canada publications), the European Union, the Asian Development Bank and the United Nations. Contact the Government Documents Information desk for help.

 

Document Delivery

Books and other materials not available at UNB may be available for loan from another institution through our document delivery service.  See the document delivery page for electronic request forms and more details.  Delivery in print or electronic form usually takes between 2-7 days.

 

Free Internet Sites

Free Internet Sites

While there is a wealth of information freely available on the internet, not all sites are created equal. Careful evaluation is a critical part of doing research on the Internet.  Below are a few recommended sites:

Chartered Professional Accountants Canada
http://cpacanada.ca/

Office of the Auditor-General of Canada
http://www.oag-bvg.gc.ca/internet/English/admin_e_41.html

Canada Revenue Agency
https://www.canada.ca/en/services/taxes.html

Canadian Tax Foundation
http://www.ctf.ca/ctfweb/en/

Department of Finance Canada
http://www.fin.gc.ca/fin-eng.asp

American Institute of CPAs (AICPA)
http://www.aicpa.org/Pages/Default.aspx

Public Company Accounting Oversight Board(PCAOB)
http://pcaobus.org/Pages/default.aspx

International Federation of Accountants
http://ifac.org/

IFRS Foundation
http://www.ifrs.org/

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