Financial Accounting Course Products

Choose a content option below that suits your rigor, writing and teaching preferences.

A balanced approach with an engaging writing style, entrepreneurial focus, and data-driven pedagogy shown to improve Accounting Cycle understanding.

Fundamentals of Financial Accounting, Sixth Edition
By Fred Phillips, Robert Libby, and Patricia Libby
Copyright: 2019


A streamlined, visually enhanced edition that uses real business examples, analytical decision-making tools, and a highly engaging “building block approach.”

Financial Accounting: Information for Decisions, Ninth Edition
By John Wild
Copyright: 2019


A decision maker’s approach that builds critical-thinking skills and drives conceptual foundations by delaying the use of terms like “debits” and “credits.”

Introductory Financial Accounting for Business, First Edition
By Edmonds and Olds
Copyright: 2019


A user’s approach that drives students to understand financial accounting’s overall impact on a business.

Fundamental Financial Accounting Concepts, Tenth Edition
By Thomas Edmonds, Christopher Edmonds, Frances McNair, and Philip Olds
Copyright: 2019


Spiceland brings precision and balance to Accounting, leveraging their widely praised conversational writing style to help students of all levels.

Financial Accounting, Fourth Edition
By David Spiceland, Wayne Thomas, and Don Hermann
Copyright: 2016


A highly respected and time-tested title that employs a rigorous, proven pedagogy widely used by a majority of top business programs

Financial Accounting, Ninth Edition
By Robert Libby, Patricia Libby, and Frank Hodge
Copyright: 2017


Digital tools to help your students succeed in your Financial Accounting course

McGraw-Hill Connect® for Financial Accounting provides the most comprehensive solution to the market. Each asset in Connect is designed to address pressing course challenges, like student engagement, student preparedness, and relevancy. No matter how your course is designed, we have a solution that’s got you covered.

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Helping students get ready for your course

SMARTBOOK® – Smartbook makes study time as productive and efficient as possible. SmartBook identifies and closes knowledge gaps through a continually adapting reading experience that highlights portions of the content based on comprehension. Students have a visual representation of the areas in which they have demonstrated understanding, as well as areas in which they need to focus. The result? More confidence, better grades, and greater success.

Helping students prepare for lecture

CONCEPT OVERVIEW VIDEOS – Videos that teach each chapter’s core learning objectives and concepts through an engaging multimedia presentation. These learning tools bring the text content to life through video, audio, and checkpoint questions that are graded for accuracy – ensuring students complete and fully comprehend the material. Concept Overview Videos harness the full power of technology to truly engage and appeal to all learning styles. Concept Overview Videos are ideal in all class formats—online, face-to-face or hybrid.

Helping students engage in class

GENERAL LEDGER PROBLEMS – General Ledger problems offer students the ability to record financial transactions in a series of statements using the same spreadsheet-based recording system that their end-of-chapter content is built on. By hyperlinking entries between statements, General Ledger problems allow students to see how transactions post from one statement to another while giving an overview of the accounting cycle. Easy no-scroll navigation, instant “Check My Work” feedback, and fully integrated hyperlinking across tabs show how inputted data affects each stage of the Accounting process.

Helping students prepare for the workforce

EXCEL SIMULATIONS - Drives students to practice their Excel skills, such as basic formulas and formatting, within the context of accounting. When enabled by the instructor, these questions feature animated, narrated Help and Show Me tutorials.