National Audiovisual Center, U.S. Department of Commerce - NTIS/NAC

Organization URL(s)

Other Contact Information

5285 Port Royal Road
Springfield, VA 22161
1-800-533-6847 (Voice - Toll-free)
703-605-6000 (Voice)
703-605-6889 (FAX)


The National Audiovisual Center (NAC) is the central source for purchasing or renting the more than 8,000 Federally produced audiovisual programs available to the public. Requests for information may be made by mail or telephone. Catalogs and referrals to free loan sources are provided free of charge. Several of the catalogs cover health-related topics, including such areas as alcohol and drug abuse, dentistry, emergency medical services, industrial safety, medicine, and nursing. The Center uses a master Data File to research audiovisual availability. DATABASE: The Center maintains a data file containing information on all audiovisual materials produced by the Federal Government which are available to the public.

Print Resources

The NAC publishes subjects area catalogs of available federally produced audiovisual materials such as films, videocassettes, slides, filmstrips, and audiotapes. The catalogs cover a variety of subject areas, including those relative to health.

Review Date

Tuesday, Apr 19, 2016