October 2008 – New Items

Aerospace

North American Aerospace Defense Command.  Guarding What You Value Most 1958-2008.  D 301.2:N 81/2 

Afghanistan

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  Strategic Chaos and Taliban Resurgence in Afghanistan.  Y 4.F 76/1:110-171 

Bullying

Health Resources and Services Administration.  Stop Bullying Now: Take a Stand, Lend a Hand. Video Toolkit (DVD)  HE 1.60:B 87/DVD 

Campaigns and Elections

Federal Election Commission.  Federal Election Campaign Laws, April 2008. 
Y 3.EL 2/3:5 C 15/2/2008 

Federal Election Commission.  Congressional Candidates and Committees.
Y 3.EL 2/3:13 C 76/2008

Census

U.S. Census Bureau.  State Legislative District Summary Files (DVD).  C 3.282: 2000/2

China

National Defense University.  China/Northeast Asia Collection (CD containig 28 complete titles).  D 5.417/2:C 43/CD 

Congress

United States House.  How Our Laws Are Made.  Y 1.1/7:110-49 

Senate Historical Office.  Pro Tem – Presidents Pro Tempore of the United States Senate since 1789.  Y 1.3:S.Pub. 110-18 

Consumer Rights

House Committee on Financial Services.  The Credit Cardholders’ Bill of Rights: Providing New Protections for Consumers.  Y 4.F 49/20:110-109

Criminal Justice

National Institute of Justice.  Policing in Arab-American Communities After September 11.  J 28.38:P 75/5

Diaster Prepardness

Federal Emergency and Management Administration.  Taking Shelter from the Storm: Building a Safe Room Inside Your House.  HS 5.120:SH 4 

Economic Crisis of 2008

House Committee on Financial Services.  Municiple Bond Turmoil: Impact on Cities and Towns, and States.  Y 4.F 49/20:110-99 

House Committee on Financial Services.  H.R. 5579, The Emergency Mortgage Loan Modification Act of 2008.  Y 4.F 49/20:110-106

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  Bankruptcy Reform.  Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 109-1014

House Committee on Small Business.  Full Committee Hearing on the Role of Credit Cards in Small Business Financing.  Y 4.SM 1:110-81 

House Committee on Small Business.  Full Committee Hearing on the Housing Crisis: Identifying Tax Incentves to Stimulate the Economy.  Y 4.SM 1:110-97

Education

Head Start Bureau.  Head Start Design Guide – A Guide for Building a Head Start Facility.    HE 23.1116:D 46/CD 

House Committee on Education and Labor.  Restoring America’s Leadership through Scholarships for Undergraduates from Developing Countries: The Uniting Students in America (USA) Proposal.  Y 4.F 76/1:110-189

Energy

Senate Committee on Energy and natural Resources.  Oil Inventory Policies.
Y 4.EN 2:S.HRG. 110-358 

Senate Committee on Finance.  America’s Energy Future: Bold Ideas, Practical Solutions.   Y 4.F 49:S.HRG. 110-380 

House Committee on the Judiciary.  Prices at the Pump: Market Failure and the Oil Industry.  Y 4.J 89/1:110-84 

House Committee on Science and Technology.  Energy Storage Technologies: State of Development for Stationary and Vehicular Applications.  Y 4.SCI 2:110-61

Environment/Climate Change

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  Carbon Capture and Sequestration: An Overview.  Y 4.C 73/8:110-12 

House Commitee on Energy and Commerce.  Climate Change: Are Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Human Activities Contributing to the Warming of the Planet?
Y 4.C 73/8:110-14

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.  Climate Change: National Security Threats
Y 4.F 76/2:S. HRG. 110-402

House Committee on Science and Technology.  Disappearing Polar Bears and Permafrost: Is  A Global Warming Tipping Point Embedded in the Ice? 
Y 4.SCI 2:110-64      

Foreign and International Relations

Department of State.  Moscow Treaty – Treaty Between the United States of America and the Russian Federation on Strategic Offensive Reductions, May 24, 2002
S 1.2:M 85 

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  City on the Hill or Just Another Country?-The United States and the Promotion of Human Rights and Democracy
Y 4.F 76/1:110-174 

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  U.S. Foreign Policy in Pakistan: Implications for Regional Security, Stability, and Development.  Y 4.F 76/1:110-175

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  The New Challenge: China in the Western Hemisphere.  Y 4.F 76/1:110-177

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  U.S. Policy and the Road to Damascus:Who’s Converting Whom?  Y 4.F 76/1:110-181

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  Europe and Israel: Strengthening the Partnership.
Y 4.F 76/1:110-191

Health

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.  Perspectives on the Next Phase of the Global Fight Against Aids, Tuberculosis, and Malaria.  Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG. 110-441 

Homeland Security

House Committee on Oversight and Govenment Reform.  Securing Our Ports: Information Sharing is Key to Effective Maritime Security.  Y 4.G 74/7:109-253 

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.  Cybersecurity: A Review of Public and Private Efforts to Secure Our Nation’s Internet Infrastructure
Y 4.G 74/7:110-59

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.  Dirty Bomb Vulnerabilities: Fake Companies, Fake Licenses, Real Consequences
Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 110-181/Corr.

Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.  Modernization of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act.  Y 4.IN 8/19:S.HRG. 110-399

Human Rights

Senate Special Committee on Aging.  Forced to Flee: Caring for the Elderly Displaced by War, Poverty and Persecution Abroad.  Y 4.AG 4:S.HRG. 110-419 

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.  Country Reports on Human Rights Practices for 2006. (2 vols.)  Y 4.F 76/2:S.PRT. 110-40/v. 1-2

House Committee on the Judiciary.  Combatting Modern Slavery: Reauthorization of Anti-Trafficking Programs.  Y 4.J 89/1:110-83

Immigration

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.  A Promise of Freedom: An Introduction to U.S. History and Civics for Immigration. (DVD)  HS 8.19:H 62/DVD

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Citizenship Toolkit (DVD).
HS 8.19: T 61/DVD 

House Committee on the Judiciary.  Problems with ICE Interrogation, Detention, and Removal Procedures.  Y 4.J 89/1:110-80

House Committee on the Judiciary.  H-2B Program.  Y 4.J 89/1:110-81

Iran

Library of Congress.  Iran: a country study (Area Handbook Series)  LC 1.60:IR 1/2008 

Iraq

Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.  Report of the Select Committee on Intelligence on Whether Public Statements Regarding Iraq by U.S. Government Officials Were Substantiated by Intelligence Information together with Additional and Minority Views.   Y 1.1/5:110-345  

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  No Direction Home: An NGO Perspective on Iraqi Refugees and IDPs.  Y 4.F 76/1:110-169 

Military Affairs

US Army Corps of Engineers.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers:A History
D 103.2:H 62/5

Office of Medical History.  Rehabilitating the Wounded. Historical Perspective on Army Policy.  D 104.2:W 91 

US Army Combined Arms Center.  On Point II: Transition to the New Campaign: The United States Army in Operation Iraqi Freedom May 2003-January 2005.
D 110.2:OP 2/2 

Nanotechnology

House Committee on Science and Technology.  The Transfer of National Nanotechnology Initiative Research Outcomes for Commercial and Public Benefit.  Y 4.SCI 2:110-82

Older Americans

Senate Special Committee on Aging.  Reverse Mortgages: Polishing not Tarnishing the Golden Years.  Y 4.AG 4:S.HRG. 110-427 

Privacy

House Committee on the Judiciary.  Warrantless Surveillance and the Foreign Intelligance Surveillance Act:  The Role of Checks and Balances in Protecting Americans’ Privacy Rights (Parts 1 & 2).  Y 4.J 89/1:110-78  and Y 4.J 89/1:110-79

Television

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  Images Kids See on the Screen.  
Y 4.C 73/8:110-58 

Terrorism

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  City on the Hill or Prison on the Bay? – Part II: The Mistakes of Guantanmo and the Decline of America’s Image, Part II 
Y 4.F 76/1:110-178 

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  City on the Hill or Prison on the Bay? - Part III: Guantanamo-The Role of the FBI.  Y 4.F 76/1:110-179

House Committee on the Judiciary.  Paying with Their Lives: The Status of Compensation for 9/11 Health Effects.  Y 4.J 89/1:110-82

Transportation

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  An Examination of the Delta-Northwest Merger.
Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 110-413 

Veterans Affairs

House Committee on Veterans Affairs.  Specially Adaptive Housing.  Y 4.V 64/3:110-25 

House Committee on Veterans Affairs.  Issues Facing Women and Minority Veterans.
Y 4.V 64/3:110-33

House Committee on Veteran’s Affairs.  Post Traumatic Stress Disorder and Personality Disorders: Challenges for the U.S. Department of veterans Affairs.  Y 4.V 64/3:110-37

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