Collection Development Statement Accounting


The mission of the School of Business is to prepare students for successful professional careers by offering high-quality business programs in a student-centered learning environment. The School primarily serves undergraduate students from the region, while offering strategically-focused graduate programs. As a teaching institution, the School seeks to excel in teaching, enriched by scholarship and service.  The School of Business is accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business.

Accounting provides information about an organization's resources, the sources of those resources, and how effectively the resources have been used. The accountant prepares and interprets this information, and thus is an important member of the leadership team of any organization.

Purpose of Collection

User Population (Curricular and Program Needs)

ESU offers an accounting major within the Bachelor of Science in Business degree program plus a minor for those students majoring in areas other than accounting. An accounting concentration is available at the graduate level as part of the MBA program. The accounting concentration can be used in satisfying the 150-hour requirement for admission to the CPA Exam.

History of Collection (Collection Characteristics)

Existing Strengths and Weaknesses

Collecting Priorities (include retention strategies)

Selection Process and Tools

  • Particular vendors
  • Specific Selection Guides
  • Publishers to be Aware of in this Subject