Lone Star College - North Harris Library is a congressionally designated depository for U.S. Government documents. Public access to the government documents collection is guaranteed by public law. (Title 44 United States Code)
LSC-North Harris was granted depository status in 1974. All patrons are welcome to browse our collection of Government documents in print or access government information digitally via library computers. For assistance with government information, ask the Librarians at the Reference Desk.
All companies, foreign and domestic, are required to file registration statements, periodic reports, and other forms electronically through EDGAR. Anyone can access and download this information for free.
The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy. Replaces the Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) system.
The mission of the SEC is to protect investors; maintain fair, orderly, and efficient markets; and facilitate capital formation. Website includes information on enforcement, regulation, and filings data.
Contains the budget message of the President, information about the President's budget proposals for a given fiscal year, and other budgetary publications that have been issued that year. Includes full text from 1996 to the present.
Access the Consumer Price Index (CPI), "a measure of the average change over time in the prices paid by urban consumers for a market basket of consumer goods and services." Includes indexes for the U.S. and various geographic areas.
Published monthly by the Council of Economic Advisors for the Joint Economic Committee, provides economic information on GDP, income, employment, production, business activity, prices, money, credit, security markets, Federal finance, and international statistics.
"The Recovery tab of FedSpending.org allows searching of over 100,000 reports from prime recipients of more than $250 billion in contracts, grants, and loans awarded under the American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (Recovery Act) between Feb. 17, 2009 and June 30, 2012, as well as additional information on sub-recipients and vendors."
Contract opportunities are procurement notices from federal contracting offices. Anyone interested in doing business with the government can use this system to search opportunities. Contract Opportunities replaces Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps).
Database containing wage determinations issued by the Department of Labor under the Davis-Bacon and related Acts by county. The Wage and Hour Division of the Labor Department determines prevailing wage rates to be paid on federally funded construction projects.