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ACCT 1008: Accounting for Business

1. Assignment help

This page was created to help you as you complete your assignments for Accounting for Business.

See your course outline and LearnOnline page for details on these assessments.

2. Plan your search

Before you start searching, think of some keywords related to your topic. Here are a few examples to get you started:

  • accounting standards
  • client communication

Once you have planned your search, you need to connect your key words using:

  • OR: Combines similar keywords
  • AND: Combines different keywords
  • NOT: Excludes words from the search

Remember to use "quotation marks" to keep phrases together.

Then try your search term in the Library Collection below:

How to start your search (opens in a new tab)


Here are some examples of completed search terms you can use in the catalogue:

From your results, you can then use the filters on the right to limit by date or choose certain formats.

3. Evaluating your sources

Once you have found some resources, you will need to evaluate if they are appropriate and if they are from a credible source. Watch this video for more:

Video length: 3 min 17 sec

5. Referencing Support

Managing your references

What do you do with all those references you have found? Use a bibliographic management software to store, organise and cite your references.

There are many free systems available. The Library supports the bibliographic management tool EndNote. For more information, see the EndNote guide.

6. Checklist for writing assignments

Use the checklist below to make sure you have met all the requirements for your assignment: