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EPOM 407 Engineering Economics and Financial Analysis

Financial aspects for consideration in engineering projects

KSL Research Services Librarian & Liaison for Weatherhead School of Management • Liaison, Art History & Art

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Karen Oye
Kelvin Smith Library, 201-H


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  • 1971–present, via ProQuest publishing
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CCH Intelliconnect – More Than Tax & Accounting

Discover a wealth of U.S. and international news & documents, including business and corporate law information. Highlights of the platform news box, top right of the landing page:

  • Today's Federal & State Tax News Highlights – stay up to date on government news that can affect your projects
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Menu of Resources (left):

  • The "Tree View" gives an easy to browse folder-like organization of sources. Change to "Library View" for a  fast view on where to locate accounting & auditing, environmental compliance, payroll taxes, labor & employment law, OSHA regulations and a wealth of business & legal information sources.
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