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Accounting: Websites

Scholarly Websites

AICPA

The American Institute of CPAs is the world’s largest member association representing the accounting profession, with more than 418,000 members in 143 countries, and a history of serving the public interest since 1887. AICPA members represent many areas of practice, including business and industry, public practice, government, education and consulting. Become a member of AICPA and connect with over 650,000 members in the United States and abroad and tap into the world's most comprehensive source of professional resources; learning and development tools and programs; and networking opportunities. 

American Accounting Association

The American Accounting Association is the largest community of accountants in academia. Founded in 1916, we have a rich and reputable history built on leading-edge research and publications. The diversity of our membership creates a fertile environment for collaboration and innovation. Collectively, we shape the future of accounting through teaching, research and a powerful network, ensuring our position as thought leaders in accounting.

IMA (The Association of Accountants and Financial Professionals in Business)

IMA is the worldwide association for accountants and financial professionals working in business. We are committed to helping you–and our more than 65,000 members–to expand your professional skills, better manage your organization, and enhance your career.

Governmental Accounting Standards Board

The Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB) is the independent organization that establishes and improves standards of accounting and financial reporting for U.S. state and local governments. Established in 1984 by agreement of the Financial Accounting Foundation (FAF) and 10 national associations  of state and local government officials, the GASB is recognized by governments, the accounting industry, and the capital markets as the official source of generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) for state and local governments.


Nasdaq Quotes and Research

Research quotes, stock, and charts on public companies.

National Association of Black Accountants

The National Association of Black Accountants (NABA, Inc.), is a nonprofit membership association dedicated to bridging the opportunity gap for black professionals in the accounting, finance and related business professions. Representing more than 200,000 black professionals in these fields, NABA advances people, careers, and the mission by providing education, resources, and meaningful career connections to both professional and student members, fulfilling the principle of our motto: Lifting As We Climb

SEC.gov

The mission of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is to protect investors, maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets, and facilitate capital formation.

EDGAR: Company Filings

Free access to more than 20 million company filings

 

Evaluating Websites

Evaluating Websites is an important part of finding reliable information.  Anyone can create a website so it is important to evaluate the site for reliability.  Websites should meet the following criteria to be considered scholarly:


Accuracy: The site contains accurate information

Authority: The site author or organization is a recognized leader or expert in their field.

Currency: The site is current and regularly updated.

Objectivity: The site provides unbiased and objective information.

Coverage: The site adequately covers their topic and maintains comprehensive focus.

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