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Accountancy & Information Systems

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 Accounting Standards

FASB Financial Accounting Standards Board
Offers basic access to standards codifications with many other updates & exposure drafts

FASB Accounting Standards Codification Professional View
Student access to the professional view with enhanced search and cross reference features is managed by the Accounting Dept. "The Codification is the single source of authoritative nongovernmental U.S. generally accepted accounting principles (US GAAP)."

GASB Governmental Accounting Standards Board
Register for access to the Government Accounting Research System. Summary and status of GASB Statements, Concept Statements and Interpretations with full text of Exposure Drafts for comment.

International Accounting Standards Board
Summaries of Standards and Interpretations issued by the IASB available here.

Public Company Accounting Oversight Board
"The PCAOB is a private sector, non-profit 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 independant audit reports."

RIA Checkpoint (Thomson Reuters)
RIA has federal, state and international tax codes, regulations, cases, and administrative rulings with explanations and commentary. Authorized users (on and off campus) limited to current Villanova students, faculty and staff.  Individual registration required for Villanova community members

Securities & Exchange Commission accounting releases include Staff Accounting Bulletins on disclosure for public companies, Accounting and Auditing Enforcement Releases (also called Litigation Releases).

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
A resource dedicated to the accounting profession. Some features are restricted to members. Professional Resources tab provides links to the text of AICPA accounting and auditing standards as well as a wealth of additional professional information.


  ABI/INFORM Complete (ProQuest)

  Business Abstracts with Full Text (EBSCO)

  Business Source Premier (EBSCO)

  Lexis Nexis Academic

  RIA Checkpoint (Thomson Reuters)

  ACM Digital Library (Association for Computing Machinery)

  IEEE Xplore

  ProQuest Computing

  Web of Science (Clarivate)

  Scopus (Elsevier)


 Company and Industry


 Financial Statements & Norms

Linda Hauck is the subject librarian for Accountancy and is available for research consultations, instruction, curricular support & purchase requests.

lhauck Linda Hauck
Business Librarian
Falvey Library, Villanova University
800 Lancaster Avenue
Villanova , PA , 19085
Room 222


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