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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 business administration will be held in the subclasses HB- Economic Theory, HC- Economic History and Conditions, HD- Industries. Landuse. Labor, HE- Transportation and Communication 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.

  • 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.
  • Internal Trade Administration
    The ITA is a division of the U.S. Department of Commerce which guides and promotes the exports of non-agricultural goods and services. The ITA's main goals are to guide American businesses in marketing and selecting products, Ensure access to international markets as required by the U.S. trade agreements, and Safeguard Americans from unfair competition from dumped and subsidized imports..
  • Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences
    The Institute for Operations Research and the Management Sciences (INFORMS) is the largest professional society in the world for professionals in the field of operations research (O.R.), management science, and business analytics. INFORMS publishes journals, organizes conferences, and provides advanced research for analytics.
  • Occupational Safety and Health Administration
    The United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is an agency of the United States Department of Labor. The main purpose of OSHA is to ensure safe working conditions by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance. The site provides information about standards, laws, workers rights, regulations, publications, and statistics to training.
  • U.S. Department of Labor
    The U.S. Department of Labor's mission is to "To foster, promote, and develop the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers, and retirees of the United States; improve working conditions; advance opportunities for profitable employment; and assure work-related benefits and rights." Available on the website is information about disability resources, equal opportunity employment, wages and many other topics associated with employment.


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