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This guide provides print and electronic accounting resources from St. Francis Library as well as freely available accouting resources and websites that might be useful for students. 


SEC Filings

  • What is SEC filings? 
    The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) requires financial reports (annual report) from all publicly traded corporations in the United States. This includes foreign corporations that trade securities in the U.S. and they also must register and file financial reports with the SEC.
  • Guide to SEC Filings 
    This guide from Thomson Research provides comprehensive overview of Annual Report.

Get Items from Other Libraries

What if the Library does not have the book(s) or article(s) that I want?

  • Interlibrary Loan for Books
    Our library can request books/articles from other institutions. But beware that books will be checked out according to the leading library’s policy.
  • Worldcat
    “Search many libraries at once for an item and then locate it in a library nearby.”
  • Academic Libraries of Brooklyn (ALB)
    You can go into and check out materials from seven other Brooklyn-based college libraries. Stop by our reference desk to obtain an ALB pass.
  • Metropolitan New York Library Council (Member Directory)
    You can go into more than 250 libraries in the metropolitan NYC areas. However, you are not allowed to check out their materials. Stop by our reference desk and verify with a librarian.

Accounting Terms/ Acronyms

AICPA    American Institute of Certified Public Accountants

EITF        FASB Emerging Issues Task Force

FAS         FASB Statement of Standards

FASB      Financial Accounting Standards Board

GAAP     Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

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