April 2009 – New items received

Archeology

National Park Service.  Early Art of the Northern Far East – The Stone Age.
I 29.2:AR 7/2 

Art Education

National Endowment for the Humanities.  A Head Start on Picturing America.
NF 3.8:P 58 

Arctic Regions

United States Geologic Survey.  Coastal-change and Glaciological Map of the Larsen Ice Shelf Area, Antarctica: 1940-2005  I 19.91:I-2600-B 

Smithsonian Institution.  Smithsonian at the Poles: Contributions to International Polar Year Science.  SI 1.2:P 75

Aviation and Aviation Industry

Federal Aviation Administration.  Weight-Shift Control Aircraft Flying Handbook.
TD 4.8/2:8083-5

Federal Aviation Administration.  Aviation Instructor’s Handbook
TD 4.8/2:8083-9 A 

Senate Committee on Finance.  Aviation Financing: Industry Perspectives
Y 4.F 49:S.HRG. 110-606 

House Committee on Science and Technology.  The Next Generation Air Transportation System: Status and Issues.  Y 4.SCI 2:110-122

Botany

Smithsonian Institution.  Taxonomic Revision of the Chiliotrichum Group sensu stricti (Compositae: Astereae).  Smithsonian Contributions to Botany Number 92 
SI 1.29:92

China

Senate Committee on Finance.  Opportunities and Challenges in the U.S.-China Economic Relationship.  Y 4.F 49:S.HRG. 110-591 

Commerce and Business

House Comittee on the Judiciary.  Prevent All Cigarette Trafficking Act of 2007, and the Smuggled Tobacco Prevention Act of 2008.  Y 4.J 89/1:110-147 

Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.  Opportunities and Challenges for Women Entrepreneurs on the 20th Anniversary of the Women’s Business Ownership Act.  Y 4.SM 1/2:S.HRG. 110-662

Consumer Affairs

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  Protecting Our Children: Current Issues in Children’s Product Safety.  Y 4.C 73/8:110-44 

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  Legislation to Improve Consumer Product Safety for Children.  Y 4.C 73/8:110-52 

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  Protecting Children form Lead-Tainted Imports.  Y 4.C 73/8:110-65

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  Comprehensive Children’s Product Safety Commission Reform Legislation.  Y 4.C 73/8:110-75

Criminal Justice

Drug Enforcement Administration.  Drug Enforcement Administration: A Tradition of Excellence 1973-2008.  J 24.2:D 84/22/1973-2008 

House Committee on Government Reform.  Combatting Youth Violence: What Federal, State and Local Governments are Doing to Deter Youth Crime.  Y 4.G 74/7:109-265

House Committee on the Judiciary.  Addressing Gangs: What’s Effective? What’s Not?
Y 4.J 89/1:110-151 

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  The Adequacy of Representation in Capital Cases
Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 110-626

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  Federal Cocaine Sentencing Laws: Reforming the 100-TO-1 Crack/Powder Disparity.  Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 110-672

Domestic Violence

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  Reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act.  Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 109-1033 

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.  Too Much, Too Long? Domestic Violence in the Workplace.  Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG. 110-647 

Econmic Crisis and Policy

President of the United States.  Economic Report of the President.
(House Document 111-2) Y 1.1/7:111-2

Congressional Oversight Panel for Economic Stabilization.  Questions about the $700 Billion Emergency Economic Stabilization Funds.  Y 3.2:EC 7/Q 3 

House Committee on Appropriations.  Impact of Recession on State and Local Communities.  Y 4.AP 6/1:R 24/3 

House Committee on the Budget.  Federal Response to Market Turmoil: What’s the Impact on the Budget.  Y 4.B 85/3:110-41 

House Committee on the Budget.  Economic Recovery Options and Challenges.
Y 4.B 85/3:110-43

Joint Economic Committee.  War at Any Cost? The Total Economic Costs of the War Beyond the Federal Budget.  Y 4.EC 7:S.HRG. 110-703 

Joint Economic Committee.  Wall Street to Main Street: Is the Credit Crisis Over and What Can the Federal Government Do to Prevent Unnecessary Systemic Risk in the Future?  Y 4.EC 7:S.HRG. 110-712

Senate Committee on Fianance.  Can the Middle Class Make Ends Meet? Economic Issues for America’s Working Families.  Y 4.F 49:S.HRG. 110-708 

House Committee on the Judiciary.  Straightening Out the Mortgage Mess: How Can We Protect Home Ownership and Provide Relief to Consumers in Financial Distress? (Part 1)  Y 4.J 89/1:110-159 

House Committee on Small Business  Creating Opportunities for Small Business in an Economic Recovery.  Y 4.SM 1:110-116

Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.  Women in Business: Leveling the Playing Field.  Y 4.SM 1/2:S.HRG. 110-661 

House Committee on Ways and Means.  Promoting U.S. Worker Competitiveness in a Globalized Economy.  Y 4.W 36:110-47 

Elections

U.S. Election Assistance Commission.  Election Management Guidelines
Y 3.EL 2/5:8 M 32 

House Committee on the Judiciary.  Federal, State, and Local Efforts to Prepare for the 2008 Election.  Y 4.J 89/1:110-148 

Emergency Preparedness

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.  Far From Home: Deficiences in Federal Disaster Assistance after Hurricanes Katrina and Rita and Recommendations for Improvement.  Y 4.G 74/9:S.PRT. 111-7 

Energy

U.S. Department of Energy.  A Decade of Discovery.  E 1.2:D 63/6 

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  Alternative Transportation Fuels: An Overview.  Y 4.C 73/8:110-31 

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  Facilitating the Transition to a Smart Electric Grid.  Y 4.C 73/8:110-41 

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  Alternative Fuels: Current Status, Proposals for New Standards, and Related Infrastructure Issues.  Y 4.C 73/8:110-42 

Joint Economic Committee.  Efficiency: The Hidden Secret to Solving Our Energy Crisis.
Y 4.EC 7:S.HRG. 110-664 

Senate Committee on Natural Resources.  Clean Energy Technologies
Y 4.EN 2:S.HRG. 110-573 

Senate Committee on Natural Resources.  Electrical Transmission Grid
Y 4.EN 2:S.HRG. 110-598 

Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.  Speculative Investment in Energy Markets.  Y 4.EN 2:S.HRG. 110-670 

Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.  Vehicles Powered by the Electric Grid.  Y 4.EN 2:S.HRG. 110-671 

Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.  Clean Energy and “Green” Jobs.
Y 4.EN 2:S.HRG. 110-685

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.  Oil, Oligarchs, and Opportunity: Energy from Central Asia to Europe.  Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG. 110-668 

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.  Governance and Financial Accountability of Rural Electric Cooperatives: The Pedernales Experience.
Y 4.G 74/7:110-107 

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.  Focus on Fusion Centers: A Progress Report.  Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 110-694

Environment

Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.  Creating Jobs with Climate Solutions: How Agriculture and Forestry Can Help Lower Costs in a Low-Carbon Economy.  Y 4.AG 8/3:S.HRG. 110-579 

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  Environmental Justice and the Toxics Release Inventory Reporting Program: Communities Have a Right to Know.
Y 4.C 73/8:110-71 

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  Exporting Toxic Trash: Are We Dumping Our Electronic Waste on Poorer Countries?  Y 4.F 76/1:110-230 

House Committee on Government Reform.  Rebalancing the Carbon Cycle
Y 4.G 74/7:109-264 

House Committee on Natural Resources.  “Planning for a Changing Climate and Its Impacts on Wildlife and Oceans: State and Federal Efforts and Needs”; and H.R. 4455, Wildlife Without Borders Authorization Act.  Y 4.R 31/3:110-79

Faith-Based Initiatives

President Bush.  Innovations in Compassion: The Faith-Based and Community Initiative: A Final Report to the Armies of Compassion.  PR 43.2:F 17/3 

Financial Services

House Committee on Financial Services.  A Review of Mortgage Servicing Practices and Foreclosure Mitigation.  Y 4.F 49/20:110-132

House Committee on Financial Services.  The Future of Financial Services: Exploring Solutions for the Market Crisis.  Y 4.F 49/20:110-141

Healthcare Policy

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.  2008 Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans.  HE 20.8:AC 8/3 

Senate Special Committee on Aging.  The Future of Alzheimer’s Breakthroughs and Challenges.  Y 4.AG 4:S.HRG. 110-728 

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  Medicare Program Efficiency and Integrity.  Y 4.C 73/8:110-30 

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  Protecting Consumer Access to Generic Drugs Act of 2007.  Y 4.C 73/8:110-39 

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  FDA Foreign Drug Inspection Program: A System at Risk.  Y 4.C 73/8:110-74 

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  Helping Families with Needed Care: Medicaid’s Critical Role for Americans with Disabilities.  Y 4.C 73/8:110-79

House Committee on Education and Labor.  Safeguarding Retiree Health Benefits.
Y 4.ED 8/1:110-112 

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.  FDA’s Role in the Evaluation of Avandia’s Safety.  Y 4.G 74/7:110-76 

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.  Business Practices in the Individual Health Insurance Market: Termination of Coverage.  Y 4.G 74/7:110-112 

House Committee on the Judiciary.  Online Pharmacies and the Problem of Internet Drug Abuse.  Y 4.J 89/1:110-186 

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  The Consequences of Legalized Assisted Suicide and Euthanasia.  Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 109-1028

Historic Preservation

House Committee on Government Reform.  Historic Preservation and Community Development: Why Cities and Towns Should Look to the Past As a Key to Their Future.
Y 4.G 74/7:109-262 

Immigration and Emigration

House Committee on Education and Labor.  ICE Workplace Raids: Their Impact on U.S. Children, Families, and Communities.  Y 4.ED 8/1:110-92 

International Relations

House Committee on Armed Services.  Security Challenges Involving Pakistan and Policy Implications for the Department of Defense.  Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2007-2008/94 

Senate Committee on Armed Services.  The North Korean Six-Party Talks and Implementation Activities.  Y 4.AR 5/3:S.HRG. 110-665 

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  Burma in the Aftermath of Cyclone Nargis: Death, Displacement, and Humanitarian Aid.  Y 4.F 76/1:110-229 

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.  The Crisis in Zimbabwe and the Prospects for Resolution.  Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG. 110-682 

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.  The Middle East Process: Progress and Prospects.  Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG. 110-688

Senate Committtee on Foreign Relations.  A New Strategy for Enhanced Partnership with Pakistan.  Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG. 110-691

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.  Meeting the Iranian Challenge.
Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG. 110-718

Internet

House Committee on the Judiciary.  Competition on the Internet.  Y 4.J 89/1:110-193 

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  The Google-Yahoo Agreement and the Future of Internet Advertising.  Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 110-568

Iraq

United States Marine Corps.  U.S. Marines in Battle: An-Najaf August 2004.
D 214.13:AN 1 

Senate Committee on Appropriations.  Examining the Effectiveness of U.S. Efforts to Combat Waste, Fraud, Abuse, and Corruption in Iraq.  Y 4.AP 6/2:S.HRG. 110-673

House Committee on Armed Services.  Iraq: Trends and Recent Security Developments.
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2007-2008/72

House Committee on Armed Services.  The Status of the War and Political Developments in Iraq.  Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2007-2008/89 

Senate Committee on Armed Services.  The Situation in Iraq and Progress Made by the Government of Iraq in Meeting Benchmarks and Achieving Reconciliation
Y 4.AR 5/3:S.HRG. 110-635

Senate Committee on Armed Services.  The Situation in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Y 4.AR 5/3:S.HRG. 110-716

Justice Department - Politics

U.S. Department of Justice.  An Investigation into the Removal of Nine U.S. Attorneys in 2006.  J 37.2:IN 8/4 

House Committee on the Judiciary.  Politicization of the Justice Department and Allegations of Selective Prosecution.  Y 4.J 89/1:110-191

Labor and Employment

House Committee on Education and Labor.  Do Federal Programs Ensure U.S. Workers are Recruited First Before Employees Hire from Abroad?  Y 4.ED 8/1:110-90

House Committee on Education and Labor.  Building an Economic Recovery Package: Creating and Preserving Jobs in America.  Y 4.ED 8/1:110-115 

Libraries and Museums

House Committee on Education and Labor.  Examining the Role of Museums and Libraries in Strengthening Communities.  Y 4.ED 8/1:110-109 

Maritime Issues

Maritime Administration.  Compilation of Maritime Laws.  TD 11.6:M 33/2008 

Military Affairs

US Army Combined Arms Center.  Victory Starts Here: A 35-Year History of the US Army Training and Doctrine Command.  D 1.2:V 66 

Center of Military History.  Enduring Values: Oral Histories of the U.S. Army Experience in Afghanistan 2003-2005.  D 114.2:AF 3/2

Center of Military History. Mixed-Gender Basic Training: The U.S. Army Experience, 1973-2004.  D 114.2:G 28/2 

Center of Military History.  Operation Urgent Fury: The Invasion of Grenada, October 1983.  D 114.2:G 86 

Commission on the National Guard and Reserves.  Transforming the National Guard and Reserves into a 21st-Century Operational Force.  (Final Report)
Y 3.2:N 19 

House Committee on Armed Services.  Second Report to Congress by the Commission on the National Guard and Reserves.  Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2007-2008/43 

House Committee on Armed Services.  The State of the Military Health Care System.
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2007-2008/45 

House Committee on Armed Services.  Department of Defense Body Armor Programs
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2007-2008/58 

House Committee on Armed Services.  Organizing the Roles, Missions, and Requirements of the Department of Defense.  Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2007-2008/62 

House  Committee on Armed Services.  Findings of the Department of Defense Task Force on Mental Health.  Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2007-2008/69 

House Committee on Armed Services.  Readiness at Risk: The Departmemnt of Defense Security Clearance Process.  Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2007-2008/113

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.  Invisible Casualities: The Incidence and Treatment of Mental Health Problems by the Military.
Y 4.G 74/7:110-111

National Security

National Guard.  Operation Jump Start 2006-2008: The National Guard on the Southwest Border.  D 12.2:J 95/2 

Defense Threat Reduction Agency.  Responding to War, Terrorism, and WMD Proliferation: History of DTRA, 1998-2008.  D 15.2:T 27 

House Committee on Armed Services.  Global Security Assessment
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2007-2008/67 

Senate Committee on Armed Services.  Current and Future Worldwide Threats to the National Security of the United States.  Y 4.AR 5/3:S.HRG. 110-634 

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.  Implementing Smart Power: Setting An Agenda for National Security Reform.  Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG. 110-687

House Committee on Oversight and Government reform.  Technology for Secure Indentity Documents.  Y 4.G 74/7:110-90 

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.  Federal Security: ID Cards and Background Checks.  Y 4.G 74/7:110-102

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.  Security Clearance Reform: The Way Forward.  Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 110-636 

House Committee on the Judiciary.  Habeus Corpus and Detentions at Guantanamo Bay.   Y 4.J 89/1:110-152 

House Committee on the Judiciary.  State Secrets Protection Act of 2008
Y 4.J 89/1:110-155

House Committee on Natural Resources.  Walls and Waivers: Expedited Construction of the Southern Border Wall and Collateral Impacts to Communities and the Environment.
Y 4.R 31/3:110-68

Natural Resources

House Committee on Science and Technology.  The State of Hurricane Research and H.R. 2407, The National Hurricane Research Institute Initiative Act of 2007.
Y 4.SCI 2:110-112 

House Committee on Science and Technology  A National Water Initiative: Coordinating and Improving Federal Research on Water.  Y 4.SCI 2:110-116

President

Senate Committee on Rules and Administration.  Ensuring the Continuity of the United States Government: The Presidency.  Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 108-928 

President (43rd: Bush)

President Bush (43rd).  Public Papers of the President – George W. Bush 2004 (Book III – October-December 2004)).  AE 2.114:2004/BK. 3  -
shelved at J80 .A283 (Level 2 Stacks)

Privacy

House Committee on the Judiciary.  Privacy in the Hands of Government: The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board and the Privacy Officier for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.  Y 4.J 89/1:110-142 

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.  Privacy: The Use of Commercial Information Resellers by Federal Agencies.  Y 4.G 74/7:110-108 

Religious Freedom

U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.  Enforcing Religious Freedom in Prison.  (CD-ROM)
CR 1.2:R 27/4/CD 

Space Exploration

National Aeronautics and Space Administration.  Remembering the Space Age: Proceedings of the 50th Anniversary Conference.  NAS 1.21:2008-4703 

National Aeronautics and Space Adminstration.  Exploring the Unknown: Selected Documents in the History of the U.S. Civil Space Program.  Volume VII – Human Space Flight: Projects Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo.  NAS 1.21:4407/7 

Style Manuals

United States Government Printing Office.  Style Manual.  GP 1.23/4:ST 9/2008 

Taxes and Taxation

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.  Tax Haven Banks and U.S. Tax Compliance.  Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 110-614 

Television

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  The Status of the Digital Television Transition.  Y 4.C 73/8:110-27 

Terrorism

House Committee on Energy and Commerce. Germs, Viruses, and Secrets: The Silent Proliferation of Bio-Laboratories in the United States.  Y 4.C 73/8:110-70 

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  Foreign Aid and the Fight Against Terrorism and Proliferation: Leveraging Foreign Aid to Achieve U.S. Policy Goals.  Y 4.F 76/1:110-225

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.  Watching the Watch List: Building an Effective Terrorist Screening System
Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 110-621

Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence.  Assessing the Fight Against Al Qaeda.
Y 4.IN 8/18:F 46

House Committee on the Judiciary.  From the Department of Justice to Guantanamo Bay: Administrative Lawyers and Administration Interrogation Rules (Part II)
Y 4.J 89/1:110-184

Veterans’ Affairs

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  Our Forgotten Responsibility: What Can We Do to Help Victims of Agent Orange?  Y 4.F 76/1:110-231 

House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.  The U.S. Departmemt of Veterans Affairs Schedule for Rating Disabilities.  Y 4.V 64/3:110-71

House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.  Traumatic Brain Injury Related Vision Problems.  Y 4.V 64/3:110-79

House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.  Ending Homelessness for Our Nation’s Veterans.  Y 4.V 64/3:110-80

Zoology

Smithsonian Institution.  A Generic Revision and Phylogenetic Analysis of the Primnoidae (Cnidaria: Octocorallia)  SI 1.27:629  (Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology Number 629)

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