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ACCT Content Overview

This guide will provide access to a wide variety of resources. Use the following links to start your research....


  •  Articles, Databases & Journals: Resources that contain popular, trade and scholarly business publications.

  • Career Resources: This guide has links to resources for job hunting, interviewing and writing resumes. Provides direct access to databases with career and internship information.

  • Citation Styles: This guide describes a variety of citation styles in great detail, use it as resource when citing your sources.

  • Citing Business Databases in APA Style: Use this resource if you need to cite reports from Hoover's, Mergent Online, Netadvantage or Plunkett's

  • Company Research Resources: This guide provides resources for locating information about a company's financial position, structure and competition.

  • Country Research: Locate EIU Country Data, Country Commercial Guides and  PESTLE (Political, Economic, Social, Technological, Legal and Environmental) reports.

  • Demographics: Current and historical census information resources.

  • Industry Research Resources:  This guides provides resources for locating information about an industry's outlook and trends.

  • Market Research: Market research reports, market share, rankings and consumer behavior.

  • New Resources: Direct links to the Economist, Financial Times, New York Times and Wall Street Journal.

  • Opinions & Viewpoints: Op-eds from popular journals, polling data and policy papers.

  • Statistics: Business and economic statistical data.

  • Working Papers: Grey literature, unpublished yet popular articles.

  • Books & eBooks: CIA & CPA exam study materials on "Permanent Reserves".


Accounting Standards News

News feeds from all of the accounting standards boards...FASB, GASB, IASB/IFRS and AICPA journals.

Avoiding Plagiarism

This guide contains resources intended to provide practical tips for students on how to avoid plagiarism and to also answer some common questions regarding the topic.

The guide contains the following sections:


RMA Statement Studies

NOTE: The 2013 - 2014 edition of the RMA Annual Statement Studies, will be the last print edition. An electronic version is on order.

RMA Annual Statement Studies - Financial Ratio Benchmarks 2013-2014

Definition of Ratios

Sample Financial Ratio Benchmarks

Note: The most recent edition of RMA Annual Statement Studies is available in the UH Libraries main library. You will need your CougarCard in order to retrieve it from the Service Desk, restricted to in-library use only for 2 hours.

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