This guide will give you an introduction to finding information on accounting. You can use it to:
The books in the library are organised first by number and then alphabetically by author's surname. Each book number corresponds to a subject area. Use the Library Catalogue to search for books from your reading lists and course material. If you need help using the Library Catalogue, take a look at our Finding Books guide.
Remember to consult your reading lists and course material for more detail on your recommended texts. To help you get started the numbers below may be helpful for finding books. You can take a look at the Library Map to see where the subject areas are located in the library
Accounting Subject Areas:
|332.645||Derivatives and Risk Management|
|339 / 339.094||Macroeconomics|
|519.5||Statistics for Business and Economics / Data Analysis|
|657||Business Accounting / Financial Accounting|
|657.3||Financial Statement Analysis|
|658.15 / 658.1511||Corporate Finance / Financial Management / Management Accounting|
You can also access some relevant material by using the eBooks available through the library. You can access our main ebook databases here.
Recommended Accounting eBooks:
Atrill, P. and McLaney, E. J. (2014) Accounting and finance for non-specialists. 9th edn. VLeBooks.
Mankiw, N. G. and Taylor, M. P. (2017) Economics. 4th edn. VLeBooks.
Benninga, S. (2014) Financial modeling. 4th edn. EBSCO eBook Business Collection.
Mankiw, N. G., Taylor, M. P., and Ashwin, A. (2019) Business economics. 3rd edn. VLeBooks.
Cole, G. A. and Kelly, P. (2020) Management: Theory and practice. 9th edn. VLeBooks.
Melville, A. (2013) International financial reporting: A practical guide. 4th edn. VLeBooks.
D'Arcy, M. (2019) An introduction to financial accounting. 2nd edn. ProQuest Ebook Central.
Dyson, J. R. (2010) Accounting for non-accounting students. 8th edn. VLeBooks.
Robbins, S.P. and Coulter, M. (2018) Management. 14th global edn. ProQuest Ebook Central.
|Fahy, J. and Jobber, D. (2015) Foundations of marketing. 5th edn. VLeBooks.||Robbins, S.P. and Coulter, M. (2015) Management. 13th global edn. VLeBooks.|
|Hull, J. C. (2018) Options, futures and other derivatives. Global edn. VLeBooks.||Watson, D. and Head, A. (2019) Corporate finance: Principles and practice. 8th edn. VLeBooks.|
|Lind, D. A., Marchal, W. G., and Wathen, S. A. (2020) Statistical techniques in business & economics. 18th edn. ProQuest Ebook Central.|
You can find more eBooks by searching the library catalogue or check out our eBooks page and our eBooks guide for further details.
In order to access journal articles and other online material for your subject area, you can consult the recommended databases that are relevant to your particular subject area individually and are displayed below. For a full list of databases NCI Library subscribes to, go to A-Z Databases on the library webpage.
Recommended Accounting Databases:
|Database & Subject Areas||Access Through|
Academic Search Complete
A-Z Databases (on campus only)
Business Source Ultimate
Subject Areas: Finance, Economics, Management, Business & Entrepreneurship
Registration required for off-campus use
Features information on Macroeconomics, Globalization, Development, Trade & Aid, Technical Assistance, Demographics, Emerging Markets, Policy Advice, Poverty Reduction and more.
|ProQuest Business Premium Collection
Includes access to the Economist and the Wall Street Journal
Subject Areas: Accounting, Business, Economics, Finance, Management, Marketing
|SAGE Research Methods
Over 800 books, reference works, journal articles and videos from SAGE’s research methods list.
Abstract & citation database of peer-reviewed literature review
Statistics platform, over 1.5 million data sets
For off campus access go here
You can access the journals below through the A-Z eJournals page or through Discovery.
Recommended Accounting Journals:
|Accounting, Auditing & Accountability Journal (Database: Emerald Insight)|
|Accounting Horizons (Database: Business Source Ultimate)|
|The Accounting Review (Database: Business Source Ultimate)|
|Admap Magazine (Database: Warc)|
|Finance & Development (Database: ProQuest Business Premium Collection / EBSCO Open Access Journals)|
|Harvard Business Review (Business Source Ultimate)|
|Journal of Advertising Research (Database: Business Source Ultimate)|
|Journal of Applied Corporate Finance (Database: Business Source Ultimate)|
|Journal of Applied Quantitative Methods (Database: Academic Search Complete / EBSCO Open Access Journals)|
|Journal of Economics & Finance (Database: Business Source Ultimate)|
|Journal of Finance (Database: Business Source Ultimate)|
|Journal of Financial Counseling & Planning (Database: ProQuest Business Premium Collection)|
|Journal of Financial Research (Database: Business Source Ultimate)|
|Marketing Intelligence & Planning (Database: ProQuest Business Premium Collection / Emerald Insight)|
In addition to using the college resources, your reading lists also recommend consulting a number of external sites. Below is a selection of some recommended websites.
Recommended Accounting External Websites (select an alphabetical range below):
|ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants)||https://www.accaglobal.com/|
|Banking & Payments Federation Ireland||https://www.bpfi.ie/|
|Business & Finance||https://businessandfinance.com/|
|Central Bank of Ireland||https://www.centralbank.ie/|
|Central Statistics Office||https://www.cso.ie/en/|
|Chartered Accountants Ireland||https://www.charteredaccountants.ie|
|Chartered Institute of Management Accountants Ireland||https://www.cimaglobal.com/Our-locations/Ireland/|
|Corporate Finance Institute||https://corporatefinanceinstitute.com/|
|Economic & Social Research Institute||https://www.esri.ie/|
|European Central Bank||https://www.ecb.europa.eu|
|Government of Ireland/Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation||https://dbei.gov.ie/en/|
|Government of Ireland / Department of Finance||https://www.gov.ie/en/organisation/department-of-finance/|
|Greg Mankiw's Blog||http://gregmankiw.blogspot.com/|
|Institute of Certified Public Accountants in Ireland||https://www.cpaireland.ie/|
|International Federation of Accountants||https://www.ifac.org/|
|International Financial Reporting Standards Foundation||https://www.ifrs.org/|
|International Monetary Fund||https://www.imf.org|
|Irish Accounting & Finance Association||https://iafa.ie/|
|Irish Stock Exchange||https://www.ise.ie/|
|Irish Tax Institute||https://taxinstitute.ie/|
|Karl Whelan Blog||https://karlwhelan.com/blog/|
|London School of Economics and Political Science: Events||http://www.lse.ac.uk/Events|
|Maths Is Fun||https://www.mathsisfun.com/|
|Paul Krugman / New York Times Blog||https://krugman.blogs.nytimes.com/|
|Progressive Economy @ TASC||https://www.tasc.ie/blog/|
|Sloman Economics News Site||https://pearsonblog.campaignserver.co.uk/|
|U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission||https://www.sec.gov/|
In addition to using the college resources, your reading lists may also recommend consulting a number of online video channels. Below is a selection of some recommended video channels.
Recommended Accounting Video Channels:
|aCOWtancy - ACCA, CIMA and CAT online learning system|
|CFA course - Preparation for the CFA® exam, from quantitative methods to derivatives and alternative investments|
|Codible - Mainly focused on Microsoft Excel - basic proficiency in Excel, financial analysis using Excel, business analytics using Excel|
|Edspira - Business education channel|
|Dave Gagne - Market trader and investor|
|Paddy Hirsch - From economics to financial markets and other topics|
|David Johnk - How to solve various problems on Excel|
|Khan Academy - Videos help students succeed in maths, economics, finance and many other topics|
|Jaime Lancaster - Learn how to use Excel to analyse financial data|
|LSBFGlobalMBA - MBA platform which includes corporate finance videos|
|Mathsispower4u - This channel provides maths tutorials from basic arithmetic through calculus III and more|
|Mjmfoodie - Covers the main principles of economics|
|Nabifroese - Online maths help videos|
|Eugene O'Loughlin - How to, problem-solving and statistics|
|PatrickJMT - Maths channel|
|TED Talks / Economics|
|Jamie Turner - Business, marketing and leadership; leading speaker on socialnomics|
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