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Accounting: Databases

Useful Search Terms

Here are some search terms that will help you locate materials about Accounting. 

  • absolute priority rule
  • account reconciliation
  • accrual basis accounting
  • amortization
  • bad debt reserve
  • black-box accounting
  • book value
  • books of original entry
  • budgeting
  • cash asset ratio
  • classification of assets
  • consolidated financial statement
  • cost of goods sold
  • declining balance method
  • depreciation
  • direct cost
  • expected value
  • FASB
  • FIFO
  • GAAP
  • inventory turnover
  • liquidity ratio
  • net worth
  • profitability
  • residual value
  • retention rate
  • revenue
  • rule of 72
  • SEC filing
  • trial  balance
  • valuation
  • zero balance account
  • zero-base budgeting

Database Providers

Here is a list of subscription databases the library offers that contain information about this topic.  These databases will help you find current accounting articles.  For a complete listing of all our databases, please visit our website at:   To access these, you will be prompted to sign-in using your Eastern login (this is the same as your Brightspace and Eastern email logins).