Finance and Accounting
Below is a list of resources relevant to Finance and Accounting available via the Library. For a list of other useful resources, visit the General Resources webpage.
British Standards Online (BSOL) is a database containing approximately 80,000 standards documents. It includes International (ISO) Standards, British (BSI) Standards and European (IEC) Standards. Bibliographic data only for American (ASTM) Standards. To get familiar with this database, click to view the User Guide
There has been an added tool accessing BSI. BSI’s documents will only be opened now by using the FileOpen plug in that needs to be installed on your device.
To download the plug-in follow the instructions on how to install FileOpen
If you are using a University PC , you need to contact ICT or firstname.lastname@example.org
You also need Adobe Acrobat/Adobe Reader to open the PDFs.
General Resources contains a list of major university wide databases and search engines, such as the Library catalogue, Discover, Credo Reference, Newsbank and Scopus. Visit the General Resources page for more information.
Below is a list of the top 15 free online resources for Finance and Accounting as chosen by your Academic Liaison Librarian.
Download the full list of free resources [PDF]
The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) is an international professional accountancy body, which offers accountancy qualifications.
The central bank of the UK, the Bank of England is a diverse organisation maintaining monetary and financial stability.
The European Central Bank (ECB) is the central bank for Europe’s single currency, the euro. Statistics and publications are available online.
The World Bank provides a variety of financial products and technical assistance, as well as publishing data and reports.
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an organization of 189 countries, working towards global monetary cooperation, financial stability, international trade, high employment, sustainable economic growth, and reduce poverty around the world.
The Institute for Fiscal Studies (IFS) is an independent research institute, launched with the principal aim of better informing public debate on economics in order to promote the development of effective fiscal policy.
The International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Foundation is a not-for-profit international organisation responsible for developing high-quality, global accounting standards.
Deloitte's IAS Plus features news and resources about International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), the International Accounting Standards Board (IASB), and international accounting and auditing developments.
Eurostat is the statistical office of the European Union situated in Luxembourg. Its mission is to provide high quality statistics for Europe.
Principal Global Indicators (PGI) is a dataset providing internationally comparable data for the Group of 20 economies (G-20) and those who are have important financial sectors outside of the G-20.
TheGlobalEconomy.com provides up-to-date numbers for GDP, inflation, credit, interest rates, unemployment, and many other indicators. The data series are updated continuously based on the release dates of individual countries.
Quandl is a source for financial, economic, and alternative datasets, serving investment professionals.
AccountingWEB is an independent online community for accounting and finance professionals in the UK.
The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) regulates auditors, accountants and actuaries and sets the UK’s Corporate Governance and Stewardship Codes.
Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) aims to make financial markets work well so that consumers get a fair deal.