Help for Interagency Contract Directory
Directory is a searchable database that can be used to identify government
contracts that are used to place orders against. The information retrieved
through this search is almost real-time data. However the report
information is accurate for the last update made to the index. ICD is
designed to be efficient by only taking the user seconds to bring up search
ICD provides the ability to
search for contracts based on free text. All contracts searched are in Final
status. Any DOD contract that is less than 90 days old will not be included in
Free text refers to matching
search criteria entered with any of the elements displayed on the ICD
- Access to ICD
There are 2 ways to access
- Enter any text in the search box and click
- Clears the search text entered in the
- Thetab allows
users to view all the active IDVs created on or after October 1, 2006.
5. The Search criteria entered in the Search field is
displayed in the ‘Search Criteria’ to the right of the search results.
6. The Search criteria can be deleted from the Search
criteria by using the button.
7. The Sort By allows the user to sort the existing
results right of the search results in ascending and descending order.
8. The Search criteria entered in the Search field is
displayed in the ‘Recent Searches’ to the right of the search results.
9. Clicking on the links inside the documents allows you
to further refine your search and drill down to specific information. For
example by clicking on a specific Contracting Agency you will only see
contracts for that Contracting Agency.
10. The options
you have available with exporting the
Provides the ability to save the data as a
Provides the ability to save the data as or a
command delimited file (CSV).
the first 5000 results can be exported using the PDF and CSV features.
11. The Quick Help feature is available to provide
navigation instructions. It also provides a link to the Help file.
12. Refine Search as desired by either using the advanced
search options or using the drill down feature.
13. Click the link ‘view’ beside the IDV ID to view the
IDV in a new screen.
14. Click the link ‘Awards’ to view all the associated
awards in a new screen. The view will display all the awards that reference the
15. Click the drop down to configure
the number of results to be displayed per page.
The Advanced Search feature allows you to do
complex searches for an IDV by using different criteria.
1. Click theon the top of
the screen. The Advanced Search screen will be displayed. The user will
be able to search from within the search results or perform a new search.
2. Click the button to add search criteria. A
dropdown field will be displayed.
3. Multiple search criteria can be added on the Advanced
Search screen using button.
4. In the remaining fields, you may enter other
information to customize your search.
For most fields,
you may use a % as a wildcard.
You may use the to see a pick list.
You may use the
drop down to select values
You may enter
values in the text boxes provided against some fields.
Click. A list
of IDVs will display.
6. The user will be able to perform searches using the
following search criteria.
- Contract ID
- Contracting Agency
- Contracting Agency ID
- Contracting Office
- Contracting Office ID
- Department Code
- Department Name
- Fee for Use of Service
- IDV Type
- Major Program
- NAICS Code
- National Interest Action
- PSC Code
- Program Acronym
- Requirement Description
- Socio Economic Data
- Type of Contract
- Vendor DUNS
- Vendor Name
- Website URL
- Who Can Use
- Treasury Account Symbol
- Treasury Account Symbol Agency Identifier
- Treasury Account Symbol Main Account Code
- Treasury Account Symbol Sub Account Code
7. The following Advanced Search options should
have drop downs to be able to select for
- Fee for use of Service
- IDV Type
- NIA Short Description
- Socio Economic Data
- Who Can Use. If the value
chosen is ‘Only My Agency’, then a text box should be provided to enter
the agency Name