March 23, 2006

Google Finance: New Beta Site

Google Finance is an early beta product that offers a broad range of information about North American stocks, mutual funds and public and private companies along with charts, news and fundamental financial data.

March 21, 2006

Finding Accounting Standards Resources

The standards provide the framework accounts rely on for compliance. Research usually involves focus on the texts themselves (primary)
and the secondary analysis of these documents.

American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB)
AICPA Professional standards
Call # HF 5667.A43 2003 v. 1 & 2
Location: Kelvin Smith Reference

AICPA Accounting trends & techniques Call # HF5681.B2A35
Location: Kelvin Smith Stacks

Codification of statements on auditing standards Call # HF5667.A547
Location: Kelvin Smith Reference

LexisNexis Academic (Electronic database)

- AICPA Accounting & Auditing Publications
- AICPA CPA Letter
- AICPA Journal of Accountancy
-AICPA Publications

FASB Financial Accounting Research System

Call # HF 5625.F56
Location: Kelvin Smith Reserves

-Original pronouncements
-Current text
-Emerging issues task force
-Implementation guides
-Topical index

FASB Pronouncements Online:

- Full text, summary, & status of:
- Statements of Financial Accounting Standards
- Statements of Financial Accounting Concepts
- FASB Interpretations

Government Accounting Standards Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC)
Governmental Accounting Standards Board (GASB)
Call #
Location: Kelvin Smith Reference

-Discussion memorandums
-Statement of the GovernmentalAccounting Standards Board

Government Accountability Office (GAO)
Government Auditing Standards

LexisNexis Academic (Electronic database)

-Accounting Series Releases
-Financial Reporting Releases
-Staff Accounting Bulletins
-Accounting and Auditing Enforcement Releases

Federal securities law reporter
Call # KF 1436.5.C65
Location: Law Library

International Accounting Standards (IAS)
International financial reporting standards

Call # HF5686.I57 2003
Location: Kelvin Smith Reference
Call # HF 5626. I27
Location: Kelvin Smith Reference

Wiley IAS 2002 : interpretation and application of International Accounting Standards Call # HF5626.I27 2002
Location: Kelvin Smith Core Reference

For additional Business Resources Contact KSl Business Librarian:

Tiffeni Fontno

March 20, 2006

Finding Financial Information Class @ KSL

Do you need help finding financial information?

Learn the resources available to help you with your research.

Highlights include:

-Corporate Finance Resources
-Basic Investment Resources
-Special Investment Situations Resources
-Investment Advice Resources
-Database, Internet & Print Resources


Wednesday, March 22 2006
Kelvin Smith Library
Room 215