National Technical Information Service, U.S. Department of Commerce - NTIS

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Other Contact Information

5301 Shawnee Road
Springfield, VA 22312
1-888-584-8332 (Voice - Toll-free)
703-605-6050 (Voice)


The National Technical Information Service serves as a a permanent clearinghouse and largest central resource for government-funded scientific, technical, engineering, and business related information available today. For more than 60 years NTIS has assured businesses, universities, and the public timely access to approximately 3 million publications covering over 350 subject areas. NTIS annually receives tens of thousands of new publications, technical reports, and other products from hundreds of government agencies and other organizations. NTIS supports the Department of Commerce mission to promote the nation's economic growth by providing access to information that stimulates innovation and discovery.

Print Resources

The National Technical Information Service is the federal government’s central source for the sale of scientific, technical, engineering, and related business information produced by or for the U.S. government and complementary material from international sources. Approximately 3 million products are available from NTIS in a variety of formats: electronic download, online access, CD-ROM, magnetic tape, diskette, multimedia, microfiche and paper.

Review Date

Tuesday, Apr 19, 2016