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Accounting

A starting point for research in accounting, with select library resources

Reference Sources

  • Background information is found in Reference Sources.
  • Reference sources include encyclopedias, dictionaries, handbooks and directories.
  • They provide factual information, concepts, theories, definitions and terminology.
  • They can cover all subject areas or be subject or geographic specific.
  • Articles may be as short as a paragraph or many pages in length.
  • They may contain a bibliography that will refer you to other useful resources.

Find Reference Sources

Search the OC Library catalogue for business reference sources (print and electronic). Just combine keywords with a reference source type. For example: marketing AND dictionaries. Examples of some subject headings for business reference sources are below. heading.

Accounting-Dictionaries

Accounting-Encyclopedias

Accounting-Handbooks

Business enterprises- Canada - Directories

Reference

Here are some examples of accounting reference sources at OC Library:

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