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Accounting and Finance

Useful resources for accounting and finance

Key resources (academic) Multidisciplinary databases

Business source complete (EBSCOhost)Full text database. Subject coverage: all aspects of business including marketing, management, human resources, information systems, operations management, accounting, finance and economics. Includes journal articles, case studies, industry profiles, market research reports, company profiles, country reports and SWOT analyses.

Informit business databases
Includes Australian articles about accounting, auditing and taxation.

Proquest (Select the Accounting & Tax Library) from key journals, news publications, and videos to critical market research, company profiles, business plans, working papers, and small business resources

SAGE Journals Browse a list of journals by selecting a Social Science & Humanities discipline and/or subject. Use the A-Z option to filter to journals beginning with that letter. Academic Search Complete

Informit databases

  • Business Collection (via Informit) Business Australia contains 14 Australian databases in the areas of accounting, finance, taxation, industrial relations, management, human resources and economics. It provides indexes to journal articles, books, newspaper articles, research reports, working papers, conference proceedings, videos and cases and legislation.

ACCOUNT, Business Collection  (via Informit) (formerly AATD Australian Accounting & Taxation Database)
A bibliographic database that indexes and abstracts articles from published and unpublished material on accounting and related business topics including accounting, auditing, taxation, financial management, corporation law, banking, and management.

Accounting, tax & banking collection (ProQuest)
National and international coverage of accounting and tax topics in key scholarly and industry publications and newspapers: accounting policies and standards, state and national tax legislation, corporate and individual taxation, compensation and pension plans, and corporate financial management, as well as profiles of accounting firms, CPAs, and management consulting firms.

Business market research collection (ProQuest)
Provides analytical articles covering world and regional economic and political developments of major significance. It evaluates issues and events within a coherent political, social and economic framework.

Emerald Journals
Publishes high quality research papers covering a wide range of accounting and finance topics, offering a global perspective on issues including the role of accounting internal and external communications on capital market valuation, microstructure, asset pricing, corporate financial decision making & users’ and preparers’ behaviour and public policy.  Includes Accounting Research Journal, Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal, International Journal of Managerial Finance, Journal of Accounting & Organizational Change and Managerial Auditing Journal etc. The content has international coverage and articles ranging from accounting research, accounting history, financial accounting, accounting regulation and accounting systems

Wiley Online Library
Includes more than 200 journals in Business, Economics, Finance, and Accounting, including Abacus, Accounting and Finance, Accounting Perspective; Journal of Accounting Research, Journal of Business Finance & Accounting, The Journal of Finance

ScienceDirect includes finance, accounting, business and management ebooks and journal articles including Advances in Accounting, Critical Perspectives on Accounting, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Research in Accounting Regulation, The British Accounting Review, Management Accounting Research and more

Taylor & Francis Journals
Full-text electronic access to over 1000 Taylor & Francis titles. This is a multidisciplinary resource including arts, humanities, science and social sciences. 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.

An archive of some of the major journals 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

Key resources (professional) Specialist databases

AASB: Australian Accounting Standards Board
is an Australian Government agency under the Australian Securities and Investments Commission Act 2001. Provides an accounting standard.

CCH law libraries
Includes Master Tax Guide, Corporations Law, Tax Library, Australian

Tax Cases

Westlaw AU
Westlaw AU offers a comprehensive online legal database of more than 300 products across nine jurisdictions and 33 practice areas by Thomson Reuters includes Banking and Finance subject such as Law Relating to Banker & Customer in Australia (incl. Banking & Finance Reports), National Credit Regulation and Modern Contract of Guarantee.

Westlaw Next
It provides case law, legislation, journal archives, commentary, news and business information.

CCH IntelliConnect
A largely Australian based collection of resources in the areas of tax and accounting.


Finance Pro (Books 24×7) on Books 24×7 delivers fully searchable, online content from popular publishers such as Oxford University Press, AMACOM, John Wiley & Sons, and McGraw-Hill and is an essential tool for anyone needing immediate access to financial reference materials.

BEP eBooks 
The press focuses on a collection of books in areas such as International Business, Strategic Management, Managerial Accounting, Corporate Communications, Financial Accounting, Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior.

Science Direct

  • Social Science and Humanities
    • Business, Management and Accounting
      • Accounting

International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences

  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance
    • Finance

An Introduction to the Mathematics of Finance (Second Edition)

Oxford Scholarship Online
Provides full text of several hundred ebooks. Swinburne Sarawak subscribes to business and engineering collections.

ProQuest centralA major database platform of over 35 databases. Subject coverage includes: humanities, social sciences, education, health and medicine, science and technology, business and management.

Wiley Online Library
Online editions of the majority of Wiley’s 400+ scientific, technical, medical and professional journals and ebooks.


ProQuest Newsstand Anything and everything from around the world.

LexisNexis – News & Business
Contains over 34,000 full-text sources including 12,000 news sources (eg. the Irish Times, Sunday Business Post, Business & Finance, Financial Times;) and a huge range of company, financial and industry sources.

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Dissertations & Theses Global (Proquest) – an online database containing the full text of thousands of PhD from universities worldwide. It includes references to all UK and Irish doctoral theses produced since 1715 with full text content where available.


Time Magazine
TIME is the premier source for up-to-the-minute information on world news, politics, business, finance, health, technology, education, culture and more.

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