Mergers & Acquisitions: Find

A guide to resources for finding information about mergers and acquisitions.

Source Types

Research in accounting typically involves using a variety of sources:

Articles  (newspapers, magazines, journals, found in library databases)

Books or eBooks

Company Information

Financial Data

Government Data


Statistical Sources

The video to the immediate right provides an overview of the type of information you can find in sources such as books, encyclopedias, journal and magazine articles.

Your professor may also ask for primary or secondary sources (or both).  The  video on the far right will help you to distinguish between the two.

Types of Information Sources

Primary? Secondary?


"If we knew what it was we were doing, it would not be called research, would it?"


--Albert Einstein

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