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Business Databases: Articles & Company Financial Information

Comment Icon0 Visit Maag Library’s Business Research Databases Guide for a complete list of databases available for locating business information.
Business Research Databases Handout

Comment Icon0 Use the databases listed below to search for articles and company information (mostly public). While these databases provide a good starting point for your research, other databases are also available. To view the complete list of available databases, go to the Maag Library Home Page and click on Research Databases on the left side of the screen under Quick Links.

Comment Icon0 Many articles may be found full-text within the databases, while others may be found in print in the bound journals on the sixth floor of the library. If you are having trouble locating the full text of an article, check Maag Journal Finder to view all print & electronic holdings for the journal. If MJF does not lead you to full text access of the article (print or electronic) use the Online Article Request Form to order the article electronically. InterLibrary Loan can locate most articles and will email you with a PDF attachment. This process takes approximately one week.

Comment Icon0 Click on the database titles below if you are on campus. If you are off campus, use the Off Campus Access links.
Authentication to an OhioLINK database requires you to:

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  • Select your institution (Youngstown State University) then click on Submit.
  • Enter your last name followed by first name.
  • Enter your YSU ID# (number beginning with “Y” found on your YSU ID or in your portal account).
  • Enter your PASSWORD. **Until you set up a unique one in Your Library Record your YSU ID# is your password**
  • Click on Submit
  • Databases purchased individually by Maag Library require YSU username & password (same as YSU email).

Comment Icon0 CLICK HERE for more information about off campus access.

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  • BUSINESS SOURCE COMPLETE / OFF CAMPUS ACCESS
    ABOUT BSC
    / BASIC SEARCH HELP SHEET / BSC USER GUIDE

    Scholarly business database, providing bibliographic and full text content. BSC provides full text journals in all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM (Production & Operations Management), accounting, finance and economics. Additional full text, nonjournal content includes financial data, books, monographs, major reference works, book digests, conference proceedings, case studies, investment research reports, industry profiles, market research reports, product reviews, country reports, company profiles, SWOT analyses and more.
    >>Use Company Profiles link under “More” on toolbar to access detailed Datamonitor Reports for companies.
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  • ACADEMIC SEARCH COMPLETE / OFF CAMPUS ACCESS
    ABOUT ASC
    / ACADEMIC SEARCH GUIDE
    Designed specifically for academic institutions, ASC is the world’s most comprehensive scholarly, multi-disciplinary full-text database, with more than 5,300 full-text periodicals, including 4,400 peer-reviewed journals. In addition to full text, this database offers indexing and abstracts for more than 9,300 journals and a total of 10,900 publications including monographs, reports, conference proceedings, etc.
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  • ELECTRONIC JOURNAL CENTER
    EJC HELP & TIPS
    Includes the full text of more than 7000 online research journals covering many subject areas. Most electronic indexes available to the Ohio academic community link from article citations to the full text in the EJC.
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  • OXFORD REFERENCE: ECONOMICS AND BUSINESS / OFF CAMPUS ACCESS
    OXFORD REFERENCE HELP

    A Dictionary of Accounting

    A Dictionary of Business and Management
    The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History
    A Dictionary of Economics
    A Dictionary of Finance and Banking
    A Dictionary of Human Resource Management
    The Handbook of International Financial Terms
    A Dictionary of Marketing
    A Dictionary of Media and Communication
    A Dictionary of Statistics

Business Databases: Finding Federal Tax Information

See Maag Library’s Federal Tax Research Guide for information about locating tax information in CCH Tax Research Network and LexisNexis Academic.

  • CCH INTELLICONNECT (CCH Tax Research Network)
    QUICK START GUIDE /
    QUICK REFERENCE / FLASH TOUR / TRAINING VIDEO
    Password required; Ask at Reference Desk.
    CCH use is limited to current students, faculty and staff of YSU.

    Comprehensive tax database containing tax law information, including current tax codes, tax regulations, case decisions, and administrative decisions dealing with tax law issues.
    Important Note: CCH is NOT available for use outside the library.
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  • LEXISNEXIS ACADEMIC / OFF CAMPUS ACCESS
    LEXISNEXIS ACADEMIC WIKI / YOUTUBE VIDEO TUTORIALS

    Comprehensive electronic source for tax law materials. It includes federal tax case law, the Internal Revenue Code, the Internal Revenue and Cumulative Bulletins, and much more. For a complete list of federal tax law sources available through LexisNexis, go into the LexisNexis Academic database, click on Sources (blue tabs on left) > Browse Sources: (1) By: Area of Law, (2) Filter by Country: United States, then US Federal All, (3) Select a category to view sources: Taxation Law > Select Source(s) > OK-Continue.

LexisNexis Academic: Accounting Literature

LexisNexis Academic abounds with sources of accounting information. Types of sources include accounting journals, annual reports, SEC filings, tax bulletins, directories, GAAP & GAAS guides, and more. To find these different types of sources, follow the instructions given below. Also included are lists of select significant sources available in each section. You will find many more when you reach the lists of sources.

  • LEXISNEXIS ACADEMIC / OFF CAMPUS ACCESS
    LEXISNEXIS ACADEMIC  WIKI / YOUTUBE VIDEO TUTORIALS

    Click on Sources (blue tabs on left) > Browse Sources: By: Industry > Select a Category to View Sources: Accounting & Tax > Select Source(s) > OK-Continue.
    Some of the available sources:

    • Accountancy Age (UK)
    • Accountant
    • Accountants’ Handbook (Browsable)
    • Accounting Technology (1996-2009)
    • Accounting Today
    • AICPA Accounting and Auditing Publications
    • AICPA Publications
    • Bankruptcy & Insolvency Taxation
    • Bowman’s Accounting Report
    • CFO
    • CPA Practice Advisor
    • Financial Executives News
    • A Guide to Forensic Accounting Investigation (Browsable)
    • IOMA Accounting Publications Combined
    • IRS Chief Counsel Advice
    • Journal of Accountancy
    • Journal of Taxation and Regulation of Financial Institutions
    • Journal of Taxation of Investments
    • Kiplinger Publications
    • Practical Accountant (1996-2009)
    • Sarbanes-Oxley News
    • Strategic Business Tax Planning
    • The Tax Adviser
    • Tax Analysts Publications
    • Tax Facts News
    • Tax Incentives Alert
    • The Tax Lawyer
  • LEXISNEXIS ACADEMIC / OFF CAMPUS ACCESS
    LEXISNEXIS ACADEMIC WIKI
    / YOUTUBE VIDEO TUTORIALS

    Click on Sources (blue tabs on left) > Browse Sources By: Area of Law > Select a Category to View Sources: Accounting Law > Select Source(s) > OK-Continue.
    Some of the available sources:

    • Accountant’s Liability (Browsable)
    • Accountants’ Handbook (Browsable)
    • Accounting Series Releases
    • Beyond Sarbanes-Oxley Compliance (Browsable)
    • Code-Based Tax Research
    • Financial and Accounting Guide for Not-for-Profit Organizations
    • Federal Courts Tax Cases
    • Federal Tax Cases and IRS Administrative Decisions
    • Federal Tax Cases, IRS Decs., Regulations, Legislation and IRS Manual
    • Final & Temporary Regulations (Browsable)
    • International Finance and Accounting Handbook
    • International Mergers & Acquisitions: Country by Country Tax Guide
    • IRS Generic Legal Advice Memoranda
    • Journal of Accountancy
    • Not for Profit GAAP
    • The Practical Tax Lawyer
    • Sales & Use Tax Monitor
    • SEC Accounting Related Materials Combined
    • State Income Tax Monitor
    • Tax Analysts Publications
    • Tax Cases, Federal & State
    • Tax Incentives Alert
    • Tax Planning and Compliance for Tax-Exempt Organizations: Rules, Checklists, Procedures
    • The Ultimate Accountants’ Reference: Including GAAP, IRS & SEC Regulations, Leases, and More (formerly Accounting Reference Desktop)
    • Wiley GAAP
    • Wiley GAAP for Governments
    • Wiley IFRS: Interpretation and Applic of Int’l Acctg and Fin Rpt Standards
    • Wiley Practitioner’s Guide to GAAS


Maag Journal Finder:
Specific Accounting Publications

Use Maag Journal Finder to locate the print and/or electronic holdings of journals. You can search for a specific journal title or browse journals by title or subject. This is the best way to locate an article if you already have the citation!
From the Maag Library Home Page, click on Maag Journal Finder on the left side of the screen under Quick Links.

Below are direct links to some of the major accounting publications to which we have access.
BSC=Business Source Complete; EJC=Electronic Journal Center

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