Federal Websites and Databases
AnnualCreditReport.com - This is the official site to help consumers request their free credit reports once each year.
Business (USA.gov) - This site helps businesses save money on compliance by providing easy access to business laws, regulations, forms, and agency contacts.
EDGAR Database of Corporate Information - EDGAR is a searchable database of financial reports, such as 10-Ks and 10-Qs, that have been filed with the government by corporations to the Security and Exchange Commission (SEC).
FedBizOpps (Federal Business Opportunities) - This is a portal from the General Services Administration where commercial vendors who wish to sell their products or services to the Federal government can search, monitor, and retrieve opportunities solicited by the entire Federal contracting community.
OnGuard Online - This website from the Federal Trade Commission offers tips on computer security from government and industry.
Business Ethics: A Manual or 4th floor U.S. documents stacks -- C 62.8:B962 - This manual from the International Trade Administration (U.S. Department of Commerce) offers information regarding business ethics.
County Business Patterns or 4th floor U.S. documents stack -- C 3.204/3-20: (Louisiana) - This annual series from the Census Bureau looks at sub-national data by industry.
Economic Census - This census is conducted every 5 years and acts as the U.S. Government's official measure of American business and economy.
Economic Indicators or 2nd floor (fiche) or 4th floor U.S. documents stacks -- Y 4.EC 7:EC 7/ -- This monthly series from the Council of Economic Advisers for the Joint Economic Committee features information in several key areas, including gross domestic product, employment, and international statistics.
Minerals Yearbook or 4th floor U.S. documents stacks -- I 19.165: - This annual publication from the U.S. Geological Survey reviews the mineral and material industries both domestically and internationally.
National Income and Product Accounts of the United States or 4th floor U.S. documents stacks -- C 59.11/5 - These accounts from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis provide data at the national, international, and local levels in a variety of areas, such as GDP, corporate profits, and consumer spending.
Survey of Current Business or 3rd floor Serials stacks -- HC 101.A13 or 2nd Floor Docs. Film 200 - This monthly publication from the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis provides information on the national economy.