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Accounting: Welcome

Library resources and recommended sites for Accounting.

Encyclopedias, Dictionaries, Handbooks

Accounting Demystified in Business Source Complete  - info 

Accounting Desk Book

Accounting Handbook, 3rd

Accountants' Handbook, 11th in LexisNexis® Academic - info

Dictionary of Accounting in Credo Reference - info

Encyclopedia of Business and Finance - info

Designed for the nonspecialist, the Encyclopedia of Business and Finance is a 2-vol. complete reference covering five general areas: finance and banking; accounting; marketing; management; and information systems. Drawing on practical professional expertise as well as that of noted scholars, the contributors include executives, government administrators and scholars from leading business programs from around the United States.

Essentials of Finance and Accounting for Nonfinancial Managers

Recommended Web Sites


This widely used portal for accountants offers a vast array of free resources, tools and services.

IRS Internal Revenue Service, United States Department of the Treasury

Digital Accounting Collection, University of Mississippi Libraries

PCAOB: Public Company Accounting Oversight Board  The mission of PCAOB is to protect investors and the public by overseeing the audits of public companies. Its site is an authoritative source posting unique and essential information needed by accounting professionals and students (from Choice Feb 2012).


Academy of Accounting Historians (AAH)

American Accounting Association (AAA)

American Society of Women Accountants (ASWA)

AICPA: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.
The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants is the national, professional organization for all Certified Public Accountants. The AICPA establishes professional standards and publishes a variety of magazines and newsletters, including The Journal of Accountancy and The Tax Adviser.

Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA)

International Federation of Accountants (IFAC)

Locate associations:

Encyclopedia of Associations: International Organizations 

Encyclopedia of Associations: National Organizations of the U.S.

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Tax Forms

A Line-by-Line Walk Through the 1040.  A New York Times interactive graphic.