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Logging in From Off-Campus

From the Marymount University Website click on Academics, on the right side of the screen select Library & Learning Services, this takes you to the Reinsch Library homepage. 

When you are off-campus, you will need to login to have access to the databases and full-text content.

  1. You will need to enter your last name.
  2. In the University ID box, enter in the alpha-numeric (letter/number) code you use to login to Marynet and BlackBoard. It is made up of your 3 initials (use zero if you have no middle initial) and the last 5 numbers of your Marymount ID (Example:  m0m34567OR  your Library Barcode, the 14-digit number under the barcode on the back of your MU BlueCard (Example:  22883123456701).   
  3. Finally, select Marymount from the drop down menu next to institution.

Related Guides


Dictionaries, Encyclopedias, and Handbooks

Sources designated with REF in the call number, unless otherwise noted, are located on the first floor of the Reinsch Library and do not circulate.

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Accountants’ Handbook
Call Number: REF HF5621. A22
ISBN: 9780471790419
A comprehensive source for understanding current financial statements and issues. Includes a volume on special industries.

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Accounting Handbook
Call Number: REF HF5635 .S586
ISBN: 0764157760
A comprehensive and current one volume how-to guide to accounting that includes a 500 page dictionary of accounting terms.

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Dictionary of Accounting - S. M. H. Collin; Jane Russell
Call Number: HF5621 .C65 ELECTRONIC BOOK
ISBN: 9781849722469
Provides a basic vocabulary of terms used in accounting, from personal finance and investments to company accounts, balance sheets and stock valuations.

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Dictionary of Accounting - Jonathan Law
Call Number: REF HF5621 .D53 ELECTRONIC BOOK
ISBN: 0199563055
Financial accounting, reporting, management accounting, direct taxation, indirect taxation, auditing, corporate finance, and accounting bodies and institutions; feature entries, international coverage, and latest developments in the profession. Recommended web links. Also at Ballston Center Library Extension.



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Accounting Best Practices - Steven M. Bragg
Call Number: HF5635 .B818 ELECTRONIC BOOK
ISBN: 9781118421833
A guide to techniques and strategies designed to improve accounting operations in a variety of environments.

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Accounting Ethics - Brenda Shay Duska; Ronald F. Duska; Julie Anne Ragatz
Call Number: HF5625.15 .D87
ISBN: 9781405196130
Practical and theoretical aspects of accounting ethics.

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Applying GAAP and GAAS - Paul Munter; Thomas A. Ratcliffe
Call Number: HF5616.U5 M83
Volumes 1-4 at Marymount Ballston Reference.

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Ultimate Accountants' Reference - Steven M. Bragg
Call Number: Electronic Book
ISBN: 0471678139
Comprehensive reference book for accountants; organized into seven broad topics, including accounting management, financial management, and accounting rules and regulations; contains appendices.

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Who Audits America
Call Number: REF HF5616 .U5 W5
ISBN: 01490281
A directory of publicly traded companies and the accounting firms who audit them. Listed by company, auditor, and state.


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