I remember when the Public Interest Section launched the first issue of Accounting and the Public Interest in 2001. It was a tense time because we had so little money and printed journals were expensive. Under the leadership of many, but especially Jesse Dillard, the first journal editor, we chose to make this an online publication. In those days there was little, if any, respect for an online journal. Who was going to read or reference articles that you could not hold in your hand or physically locate on the shelves of libraries? I look back now and see that it was a bold choice made out of necessity. We felt it was necessary to have an AAA publication entirely devoted to public interest issues. Now all AAA journals are online with printed copies offered as an “option” for a select few. The API journal editions are included in all...
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My Reflections on the 2014 Edition of Accounting and the Public Interest
Accounting and the Public Interest (2014) 14 (1): 128–131.
Pamela Barton Roush; My Reflections on the 2014 Edition of Accounting and the Public Interest. Accounting and the Public Interest 1 December 2014; 14 (1): 128–131. https://doi.org/10.2308/apin-10466
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