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Codes, Laws, Standards, Rules, Regulations & Treaties
There is a complex interrelationship between various rulemaking organizations. Current and historic content is available from the bodies listed below. For access to FASB, request a password from your Accounting Professor.
- American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)
- Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)
- Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB)
- Internal Revenue Service (IRS)
- International Accounting Standards Board (IASB)
- Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB)
- Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)
Look in Bloomberg Tax and Bloomberg Financial Accounting Center for content
CCH IntelliConnect combines primary sources, editorial commentary and current news and analysis in the Accounting and Legal areas. Content includes: Federal, State, Local and International Taxation, Human Resources, Environmental Compliance, M&A and many more areas.
Thomson Reuters Checkpoint Edge This link opens in a new window
RIA Checkpoint combines primary sources, editorial materials, news and current awareness in various Legal and Accounting Practice Areas including Federal, State & Local Taxation, Estate Planning, Pension & Benefits, International Taxation and Payroll..
Accounting Articles & Literature
Journal articles focusing on accounting can be found in the various databases. These databases contain articles from scholarly, peer-reviewed journals, professional and trade publications as well as popular magazines. All of these databases are accessible 24/7 on- and off-campus. Most articles are available in full-text. When the article is not available through Hofstra subscriptions, request the article through Interlibrary Loan.
Business Source Premier This link opens in a new window
You can specify the date range of the articles and the type of article required. Articles are returned by relevance but this can be changed to most either most recent or oldest first. You can also change the default keyword search to title or subject using the drop-down menus.
Factiva This link opens in a new window
Limit the search by subject to Accounting. Remember to change the default date range from the default 3 months.
Business Insights: Essentials This link opens in a new window
You can specify the date range, article type (scholarly, popular or trade), change from keyword to subject or title search and specify the date range.
ScienceDirect This link opens in a new window
ScienceDirect contains scholarly articles in various business disciplines. Click on Advanced Search. Limit search to journals (tab) and articles (check box). Select subject(s) (Business Management & Accounting and/or Economics, Econometrics & Finance from drop-down menu. Enter search terms in dialog box. Hint: enter phrases in double " " quotation marks.
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