Friday, February 22, 2008

Accounting resources on the internet

Did you know that the Sullivan University Library and Learning Resource Center has many resources to help you hone your accounting skills and prepare for a career as a professional accountant? Just ask at the reference desk and the librarians will be happy to assist you with any of these resources.
Below is a list of resources and links to information on the internet--

Inside Sarbanes-Oxley

Enforcement and regulatory bodies:
Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB)
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

Licensing Boards:
National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA)

Simple Studies Free Introduction to Accounting Lessons
Ten Steps to Accounting Research

Rutgers Accounting Web (RAW)

Professional Associations: (some of these associations offer student memberships)
American Accounting Association (AAA)
American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)
Institute of Management Accountants (IMA)
International Federation of Accountants (IFAC)

Standard setting bodies:
Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)
Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB)
International Accounting Standards Board (IASB)

Resources taken from: Anderson, C. D. (2008). Accounting and Auditing Resources: Sites for the Investor, Academic, and Practitioner. College & Research Libraries News, 69, 96-100.

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