ACCOUNT & Finance

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Recommended Database

ABI/INFORM Collection (ProQuest) 

Features over 3,000 full-text journals, 25,000 Dissertations, 14,000 SSRN working papers, key newspapers such as The Wall Street Journal and The Financial Times, as well as country-and industry-focused reports and data. Its international coverage gives a complete picture of companies and business trends around the world.

Emerald Insight

Emerald Insight includes journals and ebooks relevant to a range of subject areas, including Business, Management & Strategy, Education, and Public Policy & Environmental Management eJournal Collection.


Your online management resource from CMI. ManagementDirect provides a rich foundation of management knowledge and resources for students, members and employees across the board. If you are a studying member at a university or a CMI centre, please refer to your Welcome email to access ManagementDirect.

Google Scholar

Accessing Google Scholar for articles. Google Scholar is a free platform that searches multiple sources including academic publishers, universities and other scholarly organisations.

Links to open sources websites and journals

Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal (AAFSJ) 

Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal (AAFSJ) is a professional periodical that offers an open access forum to publish the latest and most relevant research innovations in this field. Affiliated to the Allied Academy publications, the journal adheres to double blind peer review to ensure the originality and quality of the publication.

International Journal of Accounting and Taxation (IJAT)

International Journal of Accounting and Taxation is a double blind peer reviewed journal that publishes original research papers using analytical, empirical, experimental, and field study methods in all areas of accounting research. The journal publishes original scholarly papers across the whole spectrum of accounting and taxation.

International Journal of Accounting Research

International Journal of Accounting Research (IJAR) is an Open Access journal that aims to publish the most accurate and reliable source of information addressing the complete spectrum of Accounting including Management Accounting,Financial accounting, Public accounting, Social and Environment accounting, Tax accounting and many more in the form of original articles,review articles,case reports and short communications.

Academy of Accounting and Financial Studies Journal 

Finance and accounting are vital components of the business world. AJFA is an interdisciplinary journal for finance and accounting professionals in academia, governmental, and other organisations. AJFA will enhance research outlets for the finance and accounting disciplines in North America.


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Asian Academy of Management Journal of Accounting and Finance (AAMJAF)  

Peer reviewed journal published twice a year (May and October) by the Asian Academy of Management (AAM) and Penerbit Universiti Sains Malaysia. It is a specialized journal focusing on research in Accounting and Finance.

Australia Accounting, Business and Financial Journal

The Australasian Accounting, Business and Finance Journal is a double blind peer reviewed academic journal. The AABFJ publishes interdisciplinary research which informs a range of business-related fields. These include accounting, finance and financial planning research. AABFJ holds a B ranking on the Australian Business Deans Council (ABDC) journal list. strives to be a leading source for all things accounting. Whether you’re a seasoned professional or someone looking to break into the accounting field, we create content addressing some of today’s most relevant accounting topics.

Recommended books and ebooks

Perpustakaan Negara Malaysia (PNM)  – U PUSTAKA

u-Pustaka is an innovation that manifests a collaborative synergy from the Ministry of Information Communications and Culture (KPKK) through Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC), with the support of the National Library of Malaysia (PNM) and the following u-Pustaka Consortium members:

PNM Overdrive

Browse, borrow, and enjoy titles from the National Library of Malaysia digital collection.

Others Institutional references and resources

CPA Australia

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Basic Accounting  Term  

Students can use this accounting dictionary to look up accounting terms, definitions, and acronyms. Accounting majors and learners from other disciplines may find this resource helpful for understanding how businesses can make smart financial decisions.

Bank Negara Malaysia

Bank Negara Malaysia (the Central Bank of Malaysia), is a statutory body which started operations on 26 January 1959. Bank Negara Malaysia is governed by the Central Bank of Malaysia Act 2009. The role of Bank Negara Malaysia is to promote monetary and financial stability. 

INCEIF – Knowledge management Centre

INCEIF was set up by Bank Negara Malaysia in 2005 and has been mandated to develop and nurture talent and experts in the Islamic financial services industry. As a university, INCEIF offers postgraduate studies in Islamic finance.

IBFIM – Islamic Banking and Finance Institute Malaysia

Malaysia’s Islamic finance marketplace is served by the Malaysia International Islamic Financial Centre (MIFC) Community, founded on the launch of the MIFC initiative in 2006.

Account And Finance Glossary

A useful research paper that discusses about Accounts and Finance Glossary.

Newspaper and Statistical Resources

World Newspapers and Magazines provides links to thousands of news sources covering every world’s country and many of subjects. All listed sites are in English and provide free online content.


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Mendeley Reference Manager 

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