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BRASS Business Guide - ACCOUNTING: Getting Started


Basic accounting competencies for librarians listed in this guide are directories for finding accountants, various certifications, accounting standards, and regulatory bodies, as well as recommended sources to learn more about accounting basics.

Accounting and tax questions are often related, and research of one area may include research in the other. Consult the BRASS Business Guide - Taxation guide for more information on that topic. 

Where can I find an accountant?

I need a basic accounting manual.

Who and what are the Big 4?

What are the accounting specialties?

Other Websites

Maintained by

Original compiler(s) and previous maintainers

Previous maintainers include:

Robbi De Peri, Vanderbilt University

Leticia Camacho, Brigham Young University

Paul Brothers, University of Alabama

Lee Pike, University of Alabama

Edythe Gilbreath,

Ann Fiegen,California State University, San Marcos

List originally compiled by Jennifer Boettcher, Georgetown University

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