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Accounting Research LibGuide: Websites

Why use Websites?

There is an enormous amount of information on all topics on the web. You just have to be careful and evaluate the website to be sure it is a reliable source.

Some examples of when the Web is a great place to begin looking for information:

  • To learn more about companies and government agencies.
  • To locate facts and statistics
  • To locate primary and secondary sources
  • To find current information, such as the latest news reports, weather forecasts, etc.

Recommended Websites

Evaluating Websites

Criteria for evaluating websites:website chart

  • Authority
  • Objectivity
  • Reliability
  • Timeliness
  • Coverage