Accounting is the systematic recording, reporting and analysis of financial transactions of an organization (both profit and nonprofit) . An Accountant is a person who performs accounting functions. Accountants must comply with set of rules and regulations, including the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). Accounting enables an organization to analyze its financial performance and determine whether it has made a net profit or loss.
This research guide presents recommended resources for UDC's Accounting program.
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The following UDC Library research guides are related to accounting and may provide additional useful information.
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If you want to browse the stacks for books related to accounting, you can find titles related to this topic in the call number sections below. If you need assistance finding a topic or a specific title, just ask a reference librarian for help.
HF 5601-5689 - Accounting, Bookkeeping
HJ - Public Finance
When you search for articles, books, and other information, you need to use keywords. Below is a list of some keywords or categories of keywords that could be used in the library databases. You can use them on their own, or mix and match them to narrow your results.