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Accounting: Getting Started

includes basic, financial, managerial, tax prep and more

What is Accounting?

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The Accounting program at San Diego City College includes the study of basic, financial, and managerial accounting, as well as tax preparation, recordkeeping, and payroll. This guide will help you get started finding information in these areas, including books, articles, web sites, and media materials.

See also the guide on Business Studies.

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Using this Guide

Use this guide to get started on your topic! Reference Materials tab has a topic overview. | Books/E-books tab  has in-depth information. | Articles & Databases tab has current information. | Videos tab has multimedia resources. | Web & Social Media tab has Internet resources.

The Research Process

See the Research Step-by-Step guide for information on how to do library research.

Remote Access Guidelines

Access to Library Resources from Off-Campus Locations

How the login system works: You are automatically eligible only if you are currently taking a class or teaching a class.

  • Students: When you click on a database link or an e-book, you will be prompted for your CSID number and last name. Type in your last name exactly the way you are registered for classes (usually how it appears on your CSID card). You must be currently taking at least one City College class and have fully paid your tuition and fees in order to log in. If you are having problems with your login, please email citylib@sdccd.edu

  • Staff: You are not automatically added to the system from ISIS. To request a login, or if you are having problems logging in, email citylib@sdccd.edu

  • Faculty: You are automatically added to the system from ISIS if you are teaching in the current semester/session. If your status is different, or you are having problems with your login, please email citylib@sdccd.edu

Common issues: 

  • Some databases require that your browser be set to accept all cookies.

  • Security software may interfere with a database's user authentication protocol. You may have to temporarily disable it in order to connect to a database.

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