New items – January 2009

Botony

United States Forest Service.  Field Guide to Noxious and Invasive Weeds – Known to Occur or Potentially Occurring on the Apache-Sitegreaves National Forests.
A 13.36/2:W 41

Civil Rights and Liberties

House Committee on the Judiciary.  National Security Letters Reform Act of 2007.
Y 4.J 89/1:110-96 

Criminal Justice

House Committee on the Judiciary.  Mandatory Minimum Sentencing Laws-The Issues.   Y 4.J 89/1:110-110 

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  Obscenity Prosecution and the Constitution.
Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 109-1023

Department of Justice - Politics

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  Preserving Prosecutorial Independence: Is the Department of Justice Politicizing the Hiring and Firing of U.S. Attorneys?
Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 110-495 

Disaster Relief

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.  Post-Catastrophie Crisis: Addressing the Dramatic Need and Scant Availability of Mental Health Care in the Gulf Coast.  Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 110-481 

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. 
Host Communities: Analying the Role and Needs of Communities that take in Disaster Evacuees in the Wake of major Disasters and Catastrophies
Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 110-487 

District of Columbia (Representation in Congress)

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  Ending Taxation without Representation: The Constitutionality of S. 1257 Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 110-440 

Economic Crisis and Economic Policy 

Joint Economic Committee.  What Should the Federal Government Do to Avoid a Recession?  Y 4.EC 7:S.HRG. 110-492

House Committee on Financial Services.  Systemic Risk and the Financial Markets.
Y 4.F 49/20:110-127 

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.  CEO Pay and the Mortgage Crisis.  Y 4.G 74/7:110-81 

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.  Strengthening American Competitiveness in the 21st Century.  Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG. 110-372 

Education

U.S. Department of Education.  Early Outcomes of the GEAR UP Program – Final Report.  ED 1.2:OU 8/Final 

Energy Policy

Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.  Non-Commercial Institutional Investors on the Price of Oil.  Y 4.EN 2:S.HRG. 110-459 

Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.  Oil Shale Resources.
Y 4.EN 2:S.HRG. 110-515

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  Exploring the Skyrocketing Price of Oil.
Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 110-496 

House Committee on Science and Technology.  Utility-Scale Solar Power: Opportunities and Obstacles.  Y 4.SCI 2:110-87

Environment

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.  Internatinal Climate Change Negotiations: Bali and the Path Toward a Post-2012 Climate Treaty.  Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG. 110-586 

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.  The Montreal Protocol and Global Warming.  Y 4.G 74/7:110-75 

House Committee on Science and Technology.  Electronic Waste: Can The Nation Manage Modern Refuse in the Digital Age?  Y 4.SCI 2:110-98

Flood Insurance

Federal Emergency Management Administration (FEMA).  National Flood Insurance Program: Increased Cost of Compliance Coverage – Guidance for State and Local Officials.   HS 5.108:C 82/4 

Foreign and International Relations

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.  2008 Report to Congress.
Y 3.2:C 44/C 76/2008 

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  Update on the Situation in Lebanon.
Y 4.F 76/1:110-215 

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.  Argentina: Rudderless
Y 4.F 76/2:S.PRT. 110-48

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.  North Korea and Its Nuclear Program-A Reality Check.  Y 4.F 76/2:S.PRT. 110-50 

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.  Darfur and the Olympics: A Call for International Action.  Y 4.G 74/7:110-51

Healthcare and Policy

National Cancer Institute. Managing Chemotherapy Side Effects
HE 20.3182:C 42/2/  – series of information sheets

Anemia
Appetite – Appetite Changes
Bleeding – Bleeding Problems
Constipation
Diarrhea
Fatigue – Fatigue (Feeling weak and very tired)
Infection
Memory – Memory Changes
Men – Sexuality and Fertility Changes in Men
Mouth – Mouth and Throat Changes
Nerve – Nerve changes
Skin – Skin and nail changes
Swelling – Swelling (Fluid retention)
Urination – Urination changes
Women – Sexual and fertility Changes in Women
 
House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  The Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act.  Y 4.C 73/8:110-69 

House Committee on Education and Labor.  The 15th Anniversary of the Family Medical Leave Act: Achievements and Next Steps.  Y 4.ED 8/1:110-86 

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  Rogue Online Pharmacies:The Growing Problem of Internet Drug Trafficking.  Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 110-472 

Homeland Security

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.  The Impact of Implementation: A Review of the REAL ID Act and the Western Hemisphere.
Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 110-555 

House Committee on the Judiciary.  U.S. Department of Homeland Security Inspector General report OIG-08-18, ’The Removal of a Canadian Citizen to Syria’.
Y 4.J 89/1:110-101 

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  Weakness in the VISA Waiver Program: Are the Needed Safeguards in Place to Protect America?  Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 110-473

Hurricane Recovery – Gulf Coast

President’s Council on Integrity and Efficiency.  Oversight of Gulf Coast Hurricane Recovery – Semiannual Report to Congress,
April 30, 2006 – PREX 2.36:H 94/2006-2
October 1, 2006-March 31, 2007 – PREX 2.36:H 94/2006-3

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  Post Katrina Health Care in the New Orleans Region: Progress and Continuing Concerns-Part II.  Y 4.C 73/8:110-62

Indians of North America

Smithsonian Institution.  Handbook of North American Indians, volume 2 – Indians in Contemporary Society.  SI 1.20/2:2  (Government Information Reference Collection) 

Information Policy

House Committee on Government Reform.  Implementing FOIA-Does the Bush Administration Executive Order Improve Processing?  Y 4.G 74/7:109-257 

Iran, Iraq, and Afghanistan

House Committee on Armed Services.  Report of the Independent Commission on the Security Forces of Iraq.  Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2007-2008/88 

House Committee on Armed Services.  A Continuing Dialogue: Post-Surge Alternatives for Iraq (part 1 and 2).  Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2007-2008/106 

Senate Committee on Armed Services.  Department of Defense Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan.  Y 4.AR 5/3:S.HRG. 110-534 

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  U.S. Policy Toward Iran.  Y 4.F 76/1:110-210 

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.  Assessing the State of Iraqi Corruption.  Y 4.G 74/7:110-64

Labor

Bureau of Labor Statistics.  National Compensation Survey: Collection of Publications, June 2007-July 2008. (Bulletin 2705) – CD-ROM  L 2.3:2705 

House Committee on Education and Labor.  Workplace Tragedies: Examining Problems and Solutions.  Y 4.ED 8/1:110-74 

House Committee on Education and Labor.  Protecting American Employees from Workplace Discrimination.  Y 4.ED 8/1:110-77

Military and Veterans’ Affairs

United States Army.  Army Asymmetric Warfare Office.  D 101.2:AS 9
includes CD-ROM 

United States Army.  History of Army Communications and Electronics at Fort Monmouth, New Jersey 1917-2007.  D 101.2:H 62/14 

United States Army.  Making the Army Vision Reality:Army G-8.  D 101.2:SO 4/7
includes DVD – A Soldiers Strength: How Army G-8 Support is Essential
available online at www.g8.army.mil

United States Army.  The U.S. Army and Irregular Warfare 1775-2007
D 114.2:AR 5 

United States Army.  Answering the Call: The U.S. Army Nurse Corps, 1917-1919. 
A Commemorative Tribute to Military Nursing in World War I
.
D 114.2:N 93/4

United States Army.  Sources of Weapon Systems Innovation in the Department of Defense: The Role of In-House Research and Development, 1945-2000.
D 114.2:W 37

United States Air Force.  General James H. Doolittle: The Air Force’s Warrior-Scholar.
D 301.82/7:D 72 – Air Force Sixtieth Anniversary Commemorative Edition.

Department of Veterans’ Affairs.  Federal Benefits for Veterans and Dependents (2008 edition)  VA 1.19:80-0-01 

House Committee on Armed Services.  The Posture of the U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM)  Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2007-2008/31

Senate Committee on Armed Services.  Oversight Hearing on Military Recruiting.
Y 4.AR 5/3:S.HRG. 110-503 

House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.  Findings of the President’s Commission on Care for America’s Returning Wounded Warriors.  Y 4.V 64/3:110-43 

House Comittee on Veterans’ Affairs.  The Long-Term Costs of the Current Conflict.
Y 4.V 64/3:110-54

House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.  Sharing of Electronic Medical Information between the U.S. Department of defense and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
Y 4.V 64/3:110-57

Museum Management 

National Park Service.  Tools of the Trade: A Listing of Materials and Equipment for Managing Museum Collections.  I 29.2:M 97/2

National Parks

National Park Service.  Making Friends: An Introduction to Building National Park Service Friends Groups.  I 29.2:F 91

Peace Corps

Peace Corps.  Health Activities for Primary School Students.  PE 1.10:R 0105

Playgrounds – Safety

U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.  Public Playground Safety Handbook.
Y 3.C 76/3:8 P 96/2008/DRAFT

Poverty

Millennium Challenge Corporation.  Changing the Conservation: Innovative U.S. Foreign Assistance Created to Reduce Poverty.  ID 1.2:C 36 

House Committee on Ways and Means.  Proposals for Reducing Poverty
Y 4.W 36:110-34

House Committee on Ways and Means.  Measuring Poverty in America
Y 4.W 36:110-56 

Public Health

House Committee on Educatin and Labor.  The Benefits of Physical and Health Education for Our Nation’s Children. Y 4.ED 8/1:110-104 

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  Genetics and Other Human Modification Technologies: Sensible International Regulation of a New Kind of Arms Race?
Y 4.F 76/1:110-201 

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.  Drug Resistant Infections in the Community: Consequences for Public Health.  Y 4.G 74/7:110-65 

Senate Comittee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.  Local Challenges of Global Proportions: Evaluating Roles; Preparedness For, and Surveillence of Pandemic Influenza.  Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 110-451

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.  Follow-On Biologics.
Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG. 110-375

Public Welfare

House Committee on Education and Labor.  Caring for the Vulnerable: The State of Social Work in America.  Y 4.ED 8/1:110-105 

House Committee on Ways and Means.  Challenges Facing the Child Welfare System.
Y 4.W 36:110-40

House Committee on Ways and Means.  Disconnected and Disadvantaged Youth.
Y 4.W 36:110-48

Terrorism

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  Nuclear Terrorism Prevention: Status Report on the Federal Government’s Assessment of New Radiation Detection Monitors.   Y 4.C 73/8:110-63

House Committee on Homeland Security.  Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Act of 2008.  Y 4.H 75:110-95

Women – Careers in Science

House Committee on Science and Technology.  Fulfilling the Potential of Women in Academic Science and Engineering Act of 2008.  Y 4.SCI 2:110-100

Women – Health

Food and Drug Administration. Office of Women’s Health. HE 20.4002:

AN 8 – Antibiotic Resistance
B 56/2 – Loss of Bladder Control
C 76/6 – Contact Lens Care
D 44 – Depression
D 54/Span. – Diabetes (Spanish)
H 12 – Hair Dye and Hair Relaxers
H 35/Spanish – La enfermedad cardiaca en las mujeres
H 99 – High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
H 99/Span. – Presion arterial alta (hipertension)
IN 3/4 – Infertility
L 69 – Listeria
L 97/Span. – Cancer de pulmon
M 46/20/Span. – Sepa como tomar sus medicamentos
P 19/Span. – Pruebas de Papanicolaou
ST 8/2/Span. – Derrame cerebral

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