A Guide to Finding Business Information at the Library
XVI. Useful Addresses and Telephone Numbers
The following are addresses and telephone numbers of some organizations
to which researchers can turn for additional information:
College of Insurance Library
One Insurance Plaza
101 Murray Street
New York, New York 10007
Telephone 212-962-4111 (ask for library)
Only available 12 noon - 5 p.m. E.S.T.
Provides answers to insurance inquiries of all types.
Federal Procurement Data Center
4040 North Fairfax Drive
Arlington, Virginia 22203
Provides government contracts information.
Federal Trade Commission
Sixth and Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20580
1001 Connecticut Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20036
Makes available Internal Revenue Service returns for non-profit corporations
and much information on corporate philanthropy (both U.S. and international).
Government Printing Office
Superintendent of Documents
Washington, DC 20402
Telephone 202-783-3238; local DC bookstore is at
710 North Capitol Street NW
Washington, DC 20401
Greater Washington Board of Trade
1129 20th Street NW
Washington, DC 1036
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Library
2001 L Street NW
Washington, DC 20036-2095
Open to public 9 - 5, Monday - Friday.
OECD Library makes its complete document collection available for public use.
The Library of Congress does not acquire complete sets of all OECD publications.
Securities and Exchange Commission
Public Reference Room
450 Fifth Street NW
Washington, DC 20549
The location for public access to primary source material on corporate finance
and activities; see chapter 2 of this guide for full description of SEC documents.
Small Business Administration Library
409 Third St., SW
Washington, D.C. 20416
U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis, Recordings:
Gross Domestic Product 202-606-5306
Personal Income and Outlay 202-606-5303
Balance of Payments and International Transactions 202-606-5362
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Recordings:
Consumer Price Index, Producer (Wholesale) Price Index, and Employment Situation
U.S. Bureau of the Census, Data User Services Branch
Washington, DC 20233
This office will direct searchers to the correct person or printed source for
specific or esoteric census data.
U.S. Bureau of the Public Debt, Recording 202-287-4113
Provides information on treasury bills and other government securities.
U.S. Department of Commerce
Business Liaison Office
Washington, DC 20230
Will Direct searchers to the appropriate specialist or printed source to answer
questions on international trade.
Local Public Library Business Collections
District of Columbia:
Martin Luther King Memorial Library
901 G St. NW
Washington, DC 20001
Bethesda Regional Library
7400 Arlington Road
Bethesda, Maryland 20814
Telephone reference service 301-279-1937
(located at Rockville branch)
Tysons-Pimmit Regional Library
7584 Leesburg Pike (Rt. 7)
Falls Church, Virginia 22042