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Accounting and Finance: Online Resources

libguide for accounting and finance resources available from AIT libraries

Other Websites

Bank for International Settlements - Bank for International settlements. Owned by 60 central banks around the world exists to foster international monetary and financial cooperation and serves as a bank for central banks.  

Chartered Institute of Internal Auditors 

UK Financial Reporting Council 

Corporate Enforcement 

Finfacts - Business and Finance Portal

Accounting Web UK - Accounting news for Professionals and Students

Eurostat - European Union Statstics


Popular Accounting E-books

The library has access to a large collection of e-books for Accounting and Finance via E-book Central,  and Gale Virtual Library. However some of our databases also offer access to e-books or chapters from certain books, so it is worth searching databases like Business Source Complete for recommended titles or authors. 


Theses and Past Exam Papers

All Postgraduate Theses awarded by the Institute can be viewed from the Library website here. A student or staff username and password will be needed for access. The Library also holds a collection of past exam papers. These can be accessed from the issue desk in the Main Library or online form our website here

Social Media and Media

Social media comes with a similar warning for information on websites. Unless the data or article being shared is from a recognised expert or an official profile of a third level institution caution is advised.   

Social Media platforms such as Twitter, Facebook, and Linkedin offer methods of :

  • Following the market leaders. 
  • Tracking new and emerging trends.
  • Collaborating and connecting with other students.
  • Seeing how customers of accounting firms view the market.
  • Seeing how Accounting firms view their customers.
  • Sharing information and research.

Influencers to follow

Accounting Today - News and Information Resource for Accounting Professionals

AccountingWEB & Accountingwebuk - Leading online community for accountants

@DougSleeter - Leading voice in Accounting Technology

Chartered Accountants Ireland - Twitter account of Ireland's largest accounting body

Ted Talks - Short Video talks on Finance and Business

The Financial Diet - Videos on Personal Finance

Bloomberg - Financial Business news and Market Analysis 

Financial Times - Videos on International Business News, Politics and Analysis. 

RTE - The Business - Weekly Business show hosted by Richard Curran

BBC - In Business - 

New Business eBooks