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Library of Congress Classification

Page Library uses the Library of Congress (LC) classification system to organize books by specific subjects.  The LC system uses letters and numbers to do this.  Most materials on accounting will be held in the subclasses HF-Commerce, HG-Finance and HJ-Public Finance. 

To browse the library's holdings for materials on a specific accounting topic, one must search for the topic by using the library's online catalog.  Using the online catalog one will be able to find a more specific call number for the topic.



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Professional Organizations

Listed below are important professional organizations within the field of accounting.  Important information, current trends, and news can be found at each of the organization's websites.

  • American Institute of CPAs
    The AICPA is the world’s largest member association representing the accounting profession. The AICPA represents many areas of practice such as corporate, public and industry. The AICPA sets ethical standards, creates and grades the CPA examination and offers specialty credentials.
  • The Institute of Interal Auditors
    The IIA is a guiding body which Advocates and promotes the value that internal audit professionals add to their organizations. The IIA also provides professional development, creates standards and offers certification programs. The IIA offers a globally recognized Certified Internal Auditor certificate which demonstrates professional knowledge.
  • The Internal Revenue Service
    the IRS the revenue service of the United States federal government. The IRS is responsible for collecting taxes and the interpretation and enforcement of the Internal Revenue Code. At the IRS website forms, tools, information, and help for tax professionals are available for users.
  • Missouri Society of Certified Public Accountants
    The MSCPA provides support and education for professionals public practice, industry, government, and education in Missouri. The website provides news, events and online learning.
  • LEAP
    Created by the Missouri Society of CPAs. LEAP's main purpose is to raise awareness of the accounting profession among students. LEAP offers scholarships, mentor programs and financial literacy information included in a free membership.
  • Missouri State Board of Accountancy
    The Missouri State Board of Accountancy provides the forms, information, rules and regulations, statutes and courses for the CPA examination.


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