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    More than 2,965 full-text titles covering business and economic conditions, corporate strategies, management techniques, as well as competitive and product information.
    Business Source Premier    - about  help
    Full text from more than 2300 business journals, including The Harvard Business Review
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    More than 25,000 sources including the The Wall Street Journal, The Financial Times, and the Dow Jones and Reuters newswires.
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    Accounting Standards
    Current Text, Financial Accounting Standards Board (HF6516.U5 A35, latest edition only, in Business/SPEA Information Commons Reference)
    Handbook of Governmental Accounting
    edited by Frederic B. Bogui.   (Stacks HJ9816 .H36 2009)
    Handbook of Cost & Management Accounting
    edited by Zahirul Hoque.  (Stacks HF5686.C8 H36
    International financial reporting standards
    [electronic resource] : a practical guide / Hennie van Greuning.
    Not-for-profit accounting made easy
    [electronic resource] / Warren Ruppel.
    Statement of Financial Accounting Standards
    Financial Accounting Standards Board (Stacks  HF5601.F493)
    Vault guide to the top 40 accounting firms
    by Derek Loosvelt and the staff of Vault.   (Stacks  HF5628 .L66 2006  Wells Library - Research Coll.)


    Accounting Research Manager    - about
    Comprehensive database of expert-written analytical accounting, auditing, governmental and SEC information as well as primary source data.  Access FASB, AICPA, SEC, EITF, IASB, PCAOB, GASB, GAO and OMB content.
    IntelliConnect  - about
    Available to users on IUB campus only.  IntelliConnect, formerly called the CCH Internet Tax Research Network, is a database of federal and state tax materials. It includesCCH Standard Federal Tax Reporter (back to 1986); CCH Federal Estate and Gift Tax Reporter; CCH Federal Excise Tax Reporter; CCG Tax Treaties Reporter; the Federal Tax Service; tax citator; state tax reporters for all 50 states and the District of Columbia, with archives (back to 1994); and various tax journals.
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    Select "Subject Areas", then "Accounting". This allows keyword searching of sources including Accountant's Liability, Accounting and Auditing Enforcement Release, Accounting Series Releases, Accounting Technology, Accounting Today, AICPA Accounting and Auditing Publications, AICPA Publications, Controllers Report (IOMA), FRR SEC Financial Reporting Release, Journal of Business Strategy, Miller guides, OMB Literature, Practical Accountant, and Staff Accounting Bulletin.
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    Checkpoint integrates content from RIA, WG&L, PPC, IBFD, EBIA and BNA with primary sources including AICPA, SEC, GAAP, FASB, GASB, IASB and more
    Securities Mosaic    - about
    Comprehensive disclosure and regulatory information for securities. Data covers six areas: disclosure, laws, rules, guidance, news, and compliance centers.


    The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants is the national, professional organization for all Certified Public Accountants. Its mission is to provide members with the resources, information, and leadership that enable them to provide valuable services in the highest professional manner to benefit the public as well as employers and clients.
    Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board. The mission of the FASAB is to promulgate federal accounting standards after considering the financial and budgetary information needs of citizens, congressional oversight groups, executive agencies, and the needs of other users of federal financial information.
    The Financial Accounting Standards Board Since 1973, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) has been the designated organization in the private sector for establishing standards of financial accounting. Those standards govern the preparation of financial statements. They are officially recognized as authoritative by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)
    The Governmental Accounting Standards Board The mission of the Governmental Accounting Standards Board is to establish and improve standards of state and local governmental accounting and financial reporting that will result in useful information for users of financial reports and guide and educate the public, including issuers, auditors, and users of those financial reports.
    International Accounting Standards Board. The IASB is the independent standard-setting body of the IASC Foundation. Its members (currently 15 full-time members) are responsible for the development and publication of IFRSs, including the IFRS for SMEs and for approving Interpretations of IFRSs as developed by the IFRIC.
    International Federation of Accountants As the global organization for the accountancy profession, IFAC is committed to protecting the public interest by developing high-quality international standards, promoting strong ethical values, encouraging quality practice, and supporting the development of all sectors of the profession around the world.
    Institute of Management Accountants IMA Members are today's leaders, managers, and decision makers in management accounting and financial management. As Members, we are dedicated to continued professional development, to achieving the highest levels of professional certification, and to supporting each other in our commitment to professional excellence.
    Public Company Accounting Oversight Board The PCAOB is a private sector, nonprofit corporation, created by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002, to oversee the auditors of public companies in order to protect the interests of investors and further the public interest in the preparation of informative, fair and independent audit reports.

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    last updated: 3/12/2012