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COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Limited Access

Beginning Monday, March 23, Hoover Library will be CLOSED until further notice. Virtual reference services (use the "ASK US" or "CHAT" button) will be available from 1 PM - 9 PM Sunday, 9 AM - 9 PM Monday-Thursday, and 9 AM - 4 PM Friday. Hours are subject to change at any time. Please see our Hours page for current building availability. For more information, see the McDaniel College COVID-19 Information Page
Faculty: Please see our COVID-19 Library Access
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*Economics & Business: Business Resources

Selected Websites

AAA: American Accounting Association

AICPA: American Institute of Certified Public Accountants issues auditing and other standards for the profession, most particularly the Statements on Auditing Standards

FASAB: Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board.

FASB: The Financial Accounting Standards Board sets authoritative standards for the US private sector.ederal Accounting Standards Advisory Board.

GASB: The Governmental Accounting Standards Board sets authoritative standards for US government accounting.

IASB: International Accounting Standards Board (part of the IFRS Foundation) is the leading promulgator of international accounting standards.

IFAC: International Federation of Accountants

IMA: Institute of Management Accountants publishes Statements on Management Accounting

PCAOB: Public Company Accounting Oversight Board was created by the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and establishes auditing and related attestation, quality control, ethics, and independence standards and rules to be used by registered public accounting firms.

SEC: Securities and Exchange Commission administers and enforces the securities laws of the United States including issuing rules and releases regulating financial reporting of public companies. EDGAR documents available at this site

  • Dow Jones Averages
    Explanations and latest readings of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, DJ Transportation Average, DJ Utility Average, and the DJ 20 Bond Average, as well as recent dividends and stock splits of companies in the averages. Can also find the high, low, close, and component listing at market close for Dow Jones Averages from May 26, 1896 to present. Historical charts from 1895 to present are also available.  
  • The Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco:  Educational Resources
  • Online Financial Services Fact Book - "Unique and comprehensive guide with more than 350 graphs and charts on insurance, banking, securities and financial services as a whole, including mortgage financing."

Financial Literacy Websites

Source:  "Financial literacy: a primer for librarians, educators, and researchers" by Stephanie P. Livengood and Kathryn L. Venditti. C&RL news, vol. 73, no. 2 (Feb. 2012), p.88-91.