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What are the major Accounting Literature indexes and services?

These web indexes and services provide access to the many standards and reference tools needed by accountants, CPAs, other finance and accounting professionals, students, and researchers. They contain access to generally-accepted authoritative accounting procedures and standards, interpretations, and literature. The services often contain tax resources, as well.

Where can I read more about the basic reference sources for accounting literature?

In addition to the sources already indicated, those seeking more information about accounting information sources can read the following articles.

Top Journals

Top peer-reviewed titles for accounting research based on the ABDJ Journal Quality List (Rated A*):

These and related journals can be accessed for a fee from their publisher, via selected professional accounting/taxation information services (CCH, RIA, Bloomberg), or in libraries' business and accounting databases that aggregate journals (Ebsco, Gale, ProQuest, JSTOR). Coverage varies.

Top titles for accounting practitioners:

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