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.
Maintained by the Department of Health and Human Services, this website is a health related gateway to federal web sites and those set up by states, local governments, universities and not-for-profit groups
The CDC National Prevention Information Network (NPIN) is the U.S. reference and referral service for information on HIV/AIDS, viral hepatitis, sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and tuberculosis (TB). NPIN is a next-generation clearinghouse and collaborative community that collects and disseminates data and materials and enables prevention professionals on the international, national, state, and local levels to connect and share.
ATF is a law enforcement agency in the United States’ Department of Justice that protects our communities from violent criminals, criminal organizations, the illegal use and trafficking of firearms, the illegal use and storage of explosives, acts of arson and bombings, acts of terrorism, and the illegal diversion of alcohol and tobacco products.
The agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. Includes information on finding help and treatment, data, and details of programs and campaigns.
USDA "Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children" provides Federal grants to states for supllement foods, health care referrals, and nutrition education for low-income pregnant, breastfeeding, and non-breastfeeding postpartum women, and to infants and children up to age five who are found at nutritional risk.
Responsible for promoting and protecting the public's health by ensuring that the nation's food supply is safe, sanitary, wholesome, and honestly labeled, and that cosmetic products are safe and properly labeled
A portal to nutrition information from many government agencies, dedicated to providing easy access to all online information on nutrition. Site includes information about food products, food safety, and food assistance.
A joint publication of the Departments of Health and Human Services and Agriculture. "The Dietary Guidelines helps all Americans choose healthy eating patterns — and it’s a key resource for policymakers and health professionals."
Provides annual information on the rate and number of work-related injuries, illnesses, and fatal injuries and how these statistics vary by incident, injury, geography, occupation, and other characteristics.