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BUS 305 Principles of Finance (O'Shaughnessy)

Use this guide to research the fundamentals of finance, including financial statements, ratios, formulas, and data.

Financial Data

Ratios

SWOT Analyses

Analyst Reports and Commentary

Because these reports are written for investors, you'll only find them for public companies. 

Annual Reports and SEC Filings

Citing Your Sources

Whenever you do research, you will need to cite the information sources that you use. Most business scholars use APA style. Here are some tools that can help you with this task:

 

How to Get Help!

There are several ways to obtain assistance with your research. Read on!

The School of Management has a library liaison named Penny Scott, and you can contact her for help. 

Her contact information is: email: plscott@usfca.edu : phone: 415-422-5389 : office location: Gleeson Library 100.

It is best to call or email ahead, or make an appointment, to make sure she is available!

If Penny is not available, or any time you need help, you can always get help, just Ask a Librarian!