New Items Summer II 2017

Budget (U.S.)

Office of Management and Budget.
A New Foundation for American Greatness – Budget of the U.S. Government, FY 2018.  
Y 1.1/7:115-3/v. 1-4  
House Document 115th Congress, number 3.  Shelved on Ready Reference.

Census 2020

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
Census 2020: Examining the Readiness of Key Aspects of the Census Bureau’s 2020 Census Preparation.  
Y 4.G 74/7:114-114

Climate Change

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.  
Climate Science: Assumptions, Policy Implications, and the Scientific Method.  
Y 4.SCI 2:115-10

Congaree National Park

National Park Service.
Congaree.  
I 29.6:C 76/2/2017

Congress

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
Restoring the Power of the Purse: Legislative Options.  
Y 4.G 74/7:114-127

Cybersecurity

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
The Electricity Sector’s Efforts to Respond to Cybersecurity Threats.  
Y 4.C 73/8:115-3

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.  
Wassenaar: Cybersecurity and Export Controls.  
Y 4.G 74/7:114-102

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.  
Cybersecurity: What the Federal Government Can Learn from the Private Sector.  
Y 4.SCI 2:114-56

Education Policy

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.  
Reauthorizing the Higher Education Act: The Role of Consumer Information in College Choice.  
Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG. 114-610

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.  
Reauthorizing the Higher Education Act: Ensuring College Affordability.  
Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG. 114-627

Flood Insurance

House Committee on Financial Services.  
How to Create a More Robust and Private Flood Insurance Marketplace.  
Y 4.F 49/20:114-68

Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
How Floood Insurance Rate Increases and Flood mapping Policy Changes Will Impact Small Businesses and Economic Growth.  
Y 4.SM 1/2:S.HRG. 114-617

Geospatial Intelligence

Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.  
Open Hearing with Hon. Robert Cardillo, Director, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.  
Y 4.IN 8/19:S.HRG. 114-618

Health Policy

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Why Are Some Generic Drugs Skyrocketing in Price?  
Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG. 113-859

International Relations

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  
Anti-Semitism Across Borders.  
Y4.F 76/1: 115-10

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
U.S. Policy Toward the Baltic States.  
Y 4.F 76/1:115-22

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Pressuring North Korea: Evaluating Options.  
Y 4.F 76/1:115-12

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Venezuela’s Tragic Meltdown.  
Y 4.F 76/1:115-13

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Testing the Limits: Iran’s Ballistic Missile Program, Sanctions, and the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps.  
Y 4.F 76/1:115-14

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Turkey’s Democracy Under Challenge.  
Y 4.F 76/1:115-15

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
East Africa’s Quiet Famine.
Y 4,F 76/1: 115-16

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.  
Assessing Venezuela’s Political Crisis: Human Rights Violations and Beyond.  
Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG. 113-635

Internet

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  
Privatizing the Internet Assigned Number Authority.  
Y 4.C 73/8:114-128

Military Affairs

Center of Military History.
Night Combat.  
D 114.19/3:C 73/2/2017

Marine Corps University Press.
Rethinking the Drone War.  
D 214.2:D 83/2

Department of the Navy.  
Fourth Arm of Defense: Sealift and Maritime Logistics in the Vietnam War.  
D 221.2:V 67/7

National Defense

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.  
The Federal Perspective on the State of our Nation’s Biodefense.  
Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 114-639

Nominations – Interior

Senate Committee on Energy and natural Resources.  
Nomination Hearing of the Honorable Ryan Zinke to be the Secretary of the Interior. Y 4.EN 2:S.HRG.  115-10

Online Sales

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.  
Examining the Better Online Ticket Sales Act of 2016.  
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 114-614

Outer Space

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.  
NASA: Past, Present, and Future.  
Y 4.SCI 2:115-04

Soil

United States Department of Agriculture.  
Soil Survey Manual.
A 1.76:18/2017
Agriculture Handbook N0. 18

Sports

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Concussions in Youth Sports: Evaluating Prevention and Research.  
Y 4.C 73/8:114-145

Terrorism

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Outbreaks, Attacks, and Accidents: Combating Biological Threats.  
Y 4.C 73/8:114-117

Unmanned Aircraft

Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.  
Up in the Air: Examining the Commercial Applications for Unmanned Aircraft for Small Businesses.  
Y 4.SM 1/2:S.HRG. 114-635

Water Supply

United States Army Corps of Engineers.  
Harry E. Schwarz and the Development of Water Resources and Environmental Planning.  
D 103.2:W 31/21

 

 

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What’s New – Summer 2017

AI – Artificial Intelligence

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.  
The Dawn of Artificial Intelligence.  
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 114-562

Animal Welfare

Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service.  
Animal Welfare Act and Animal Welfare Regulations.  
A 101.6:AN 5/4/2017

Automotive Industry

House Committee on Energy and Commerce. 
Disrupter Series: Self-Driving Cars
Y 4.C 73/8:114-174

House Committee on Energy and Commerce. 
Volkswagen’s Emissions Cheating Settlement: Questions Concerning ZEV Program Implementation. 
Y 4.C 73/8:114-177

Benghazi Terrorist Attack – 2012

House Select Committee on the Events Surrounding the 2012 Terrorist Attack in Benghazi.
Documents, vol. 1-3
Y 4.2:B 43/5/D 67/v. 1-3

Border Security

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
National Security: Threats at Our Borders.  
Y 4.G 74/7:114-117

Carbon

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. 
At What Cost? Examining the Social Cost of Carbon
Y 4.SCI 2:115–05

China

House Committee on Armed Services. 
South China Sea Maritime Disputes
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2015-2016/131

Congressional-Executive Commission on China.  
Dissidents Who Have Suffered for Human Rights in China: A Look Back and Look Forward.  
Y 4.C 44:H 88/18

House Committee on Foreign Affairs. 
Checking China’s Maritime Push
Y 4.F 76/1:115-6

Climate and Weather

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Improvements in Hurricane Forecasting and the Path Forward.  
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 114-561

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.  
The Administration’s Empty Promises for the International Climate Treaty.  
Y 4.SCI 2:114-50

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. 
Pitfalls of Unilateral Negotiations at the Paris Climate Change Conference
Y 4.SCI 2:114-52

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
An Overview of the Nation’s Weather Satellite Program and Policies
Y 4.SCI 2:114-55

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
Paris Climate Promise: A Bad Deal for America.  
Y 4.SCI 2:114-57

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
Private Sector Weather Forecasting: Assessing Products and Technologies
Y 4.SCI 2:114-81

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. 
Examining the Nation’s Current and Next Generation Weather Satellite Programs
Y 4.SCI 2:114-86

Congress

United States Congress.
House Practice: A Guide to the Rules, Precedents, and Procedures of the House
Y 1.2:P 88/2/2017

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
Affirming Congress’ Constitutional Oversight Responsibilities: Subpoena Authority and Recourse for Failure to Comply with Lawfully Issued Subpoenas
Y 4.SCI 2:114-92

Crime and Justice

Federal Bureau of Investigation.  
The FBI Story, 2016.  
J 1.14/2:F 31/6/2016

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
Criminal Aliens Released by the Department of Homeland Security. 
Y 4.G 74/7:114-111

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  
Confirmation Hearing on the Nomination of James B. Comey, JR., to be Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation.
Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG.113-850

Cuba

House Committee on Homeland Security.
Flying Blind: What are the Security Risks of Resuming U.S. Commerc Air Service to Cuba
Y 4.H 75:114-70/CORR>

Cybersecurity

Senate Committee on Appropriations. 
Investing in Cybersecurity: Understanding Risks and Building Capabilities for the Future
Y 4.AP 6/2:S.HRG. 113-779

House Committee on Armed Services. 
Military Cyber Operations
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2015-2016/128

House Committee on Energy and Commerce. 
Understanding the Role of Connected Devices in Recent Cyberattacks
Y 4.C 73/8:114-175

Senate Committee on Finance. 
Cybersecurity and Protecting Taxpayer Information
Y 4.F 49:S.HRG. 114-580

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. 
Federal Cybersecurity after the OPM Data Breach: Have Agencies Learned their Lesson? 
Y 4.G 74/7:114-125

House Committee on Homeland Security.
Enhancing Preparedness and Response Capabilities to Address Cyber Threats.  
Y 4.H 75:114-71

House Committee on Homeland Security.
Oversight of the Cybersecurity Act of 2015.
Y 4.H 75:114-76

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
FDIC Data Breaches: Can Americans Trust that their Private banking Information is Secure? 
Y 4.SCI 2:114-77

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
Strengthening U.S. Cybersecurity Capaabilities
Y 4.SCI 2:115-02

House Committee on Small Business. 
Foreign Cyber Threats: Small Business, Big Target.
Y 4.SM :114-067

Education Policy

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. 
Fixing No Child Left Behind: Testing and Accountability
Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG. 114-512

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Fixing No Child Left Behind: Innovation to Better Meet the Needs of Students
Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG. 114-544

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Re-calibrating Regulation of Colleges and Universities: A Report from the Task Force on Government Regulation of Higher Education
Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG. 114-565

Election Fraud

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. 
Protecting the 2016 Elections from Cyber and Voting Machine Attacks
Y 4.SCI 2:114-91

Energy Policy

Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. 
The Nomination of the Honorable Rick Perry to be Secretary of Energy
Y 4.EN 2:S.HRG. 115-2

Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s 2017-2022 Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program.  
Y 4.EN 2:S.HRG. 114-469  
includes testimony by Professor James Knapp of the University of South Carolina

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
Hydraulic Fracturing: Banning Proven Technologies on Possibilities Instead of Probabilities
Y 4.SCI 2:114-16

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. 
An Overview of Fusion Energy Science
Y 4.SCI 2:114-74

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. 
Innovation in Solar Fuels, Electricity Storage, and Advanced Materials
Y 4.SCI 2:114-82

Environmental Policy

House Committee on Energy and Commerce. 
Flint Water Crisis: Impacts and Lessons Learned
Y 4.C 73/8:114-131

Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.
Hearing on Nomination of Attorney General Scott Pruitt to be Administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.  
Y 4.P 96/10:S.HRG. 115-1

Government Publishing Office – History

Government Publishing Office. 
Picturing the Big Shop: Photos of the U.S. Government Publishing Office, 1900-1980.  GP 1.2:P 58

Health Policy

House Committee on the Budget.  
American Health Care Act of 2017.  
Y 1.1/8:115-52  
House Committee Report 115-52

Senate Committee on Appropriations. 
U.S. Government Response: Fighting Ebola and Protecting America
Y 4.AP 6/2:S.HRG. 113-849

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Examining the U.S. Public Health Response to the Zika Virus
Y 4.C 73/8:114-124

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Combating Superbugs: U.S. Public Health Responses to Antibiotic Resistance
Y 4.C 73/8:114-153

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  
The Disrupter Series: Health Care Apps.
Y 4.C 73/8:114-163

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Compilation of Activities of the Select Investigative Panel of the Committee on Energy and Commerce
Y 4.C 73/8:114-a

Senate Committee on Finance. 
Mental Health in America: Where are we Now? 
Y 4.F49:S.HRG. 114-581

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. 
Opportunities and Challenges in Advancing Health Information Technology
Y 4.G 74/7:114-109

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
From Premium Increases to Failing Co-Ops: An Obamacare Checkup.  
Y 4.G 74/7:114-122

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
Reviewing the Rising Price of Epipens
Y 4.G 74/7:114-124

House Committee on the Judiciary. 
Treating the Opioid Epidemic: The State of Competition in the Markets for Addiction Medication
Y 4.J 89/1:114-97

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. 
Continuing America’s Leadership: The Future of Medical Innovation for Patients
Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG. 114-591

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. 
Science of Zika: The DNA of an Epidemic
Y 4.SCI 2:114-79

House Committee on Ways and Means.  
The Heroin Epidemic and Parental Substance Abuse:  Using Evidence and Data to Protect Kids from Harm”
Y 4.W 36:114-HR 10

House Committee on Ways and Means.
Rising Health Insurance Premiums Under Obamacare
Y 4.W 36:114-OS 05

Higher Education

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.  
Sexual Assault on Campus: Working to Ensure Student Safety.  
Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG. 113-840

 

Human Rights

Federal Judicial Center. 
International Human Rights Litigation: A Guide for Judges. 
JU 13.8:H 88

Infrastructure

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. 
Assessing the Security of Our Critical Transportation Infrastructure
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 114-582

House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. 
Building a 21st-Century Infrastructure for America. 
Y 4.T 68/2:115-1

International Relations

Defense Security Cooperation Agency.  
The Management of Security Cooperation.  
D 1.2:SE 2/13/2017

House Committee on Armed Services. 
Understanding and Determining Russia: U.S. Policies and Strategies
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2015-2016/87

House Committee on Armed Services.
World Wide Threats.  
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2015-2016/105

Senate Committee on Armed Services. 
An Independent Persptective of United States Defense Policy in the Asia-Paccific Region.
Y 4.AR 5/3:S.HRG. 114-600

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  
Defeating Terrorism in Syria: A New Way Forward.  
Y 4.F 76/1:115-3

House Committee on Foreign Affairs. 
Countering the North Korean Threat: New Steps in U.S. Policy
Y 4.F 76/1:115-4

House Committee on Foreign Affairs. 
Iran On Notice.  
Y 4.F 76/1:115-5

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Undermining Democratic Institutions and Splintering NATO: Russian Disinformation AIMS
Y 4.F 76/1:115-7

House Committee on Foreign Affairs. 
Democracy Under Threat in Ethiopia
Y 4.F 76/1:115-9

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. 
Inside the Mind of ISIS: Understanding Its Goals and Ideology to Better Protect the Homeland
Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 114-566

Internet

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. 
Backpage.Com’s Knowing Facilitation of Online Sex Trafficking
Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 115-6/PT. 2

Senate Committee on the Judiciary. 
Preserving an Open Internet: Rules to Promote Competition and protect Main Street Consumers
Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 113-843

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
Why Net Neutrality Matters: Protecting Consumers and Competition through Meaningful Open Internet Rules
Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 113-845

Lighthouses (U.S.)

National Park Service.
Ocracoke Light Station – Cultural Landscape Report
I 29.86/4:OC 6

Military Affairs

National Defense University.
Charting a Course: Strategic Choices for a New Administration
D 5.402:C 38

National Defense University.  
The Armed Forces Officer.  
D 5.402:OF 3/2017

Office of the Surgeon General, United States Army.  
Pediatric Surgery and Medicine for Hostile Environments.  
D 104.2:P 34/2016

Center of Military History.  
The Surge 2007-2008.
D 114.2:IR 1/3/SURGE  
U.S. Army Campaigns in Iraq

Air University Press. 
Attitudes Aren’t Free: Thinking Deeply about Diversity in the US Armed Forces
D 301.26/6:AT 8

Air University Press.
Adapt or Fail: The USAF’s Role in Reconstituting the Iraqi Air Force, 2004-2007.  
D 301.26/6:IR 1

Outer Space

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. 
NASA at a Crossroads: Reassessing American Leadership in Space Exploration
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 114-613

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. 
Charting a Course: Expert Perspectives on NASA’s Human Exploration Proposals. 
Y 4.SCI 2: 114-58

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
Unlocking the Secrets of the Universe: Gravitational Waves.  
Y 4.SCI 2:114-61

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. 
The Commercial Space Launch Industry: Small Satellite Opportunities and Challenges
Y 4.SCI 2: 114-73

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. 
Next Step to Mars: Deep Space Habitats. 
Y 4.SCI 2:114-78

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. 
Human Spaceflight Ethics and Obligations: Options for Monitoring, Diagnosing, and Treating Former Astronauts
Y 4.SCI 2:114-83

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. 
Astronomy, Astrophysics, and Astrobiology
Y 4.SCI 2:114-87

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
Are We Losing the Space Race to China? 
Y 4.SCI 2:114-95

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. 
Regulating Space: Innovation, Liberty, and International Obligations
Y 4.SCI 2:115-06

Pensions

House Committee on Education and the Workforce. 
Discussion Draft to Modernize Multiemployer Pensions
Y 4.ED/1:114-54

Privacy

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.  
Geolocation Technology and Privacy.  
Y 4.G 74/7:114-107

Remote Sensing

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. 
Commercial Remote Sensing: Facilitating Innovation and Leadership
Y 4.SCI 2:114-89

Refugees

Senate Committee on Homeland Security. 
Canada’s Fast-Track Refugee Plan: Unanswered Questions and Implications for U.S. National Security
Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 114-599

Rural America

House Committee on Small Business. 
Struggling to Grow: Assessing the Challenges for Small Businesses in Rural America
Y 4.SM 1:114-070

Sports

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  
Mixed Martial Arts: Issues and Perspectives.  
Y 4.C 73/8:114-179

Senate Committee on the Judiciary. 
The Fans Act: Are Sports Blackouts and Antitrust Exemptions Harming Fans, Consumers, and the Games Themselves? 
Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 113-847

State Department – Nominations

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. 
Nomination of Rex Tillerson to be Secretary of State
Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG. 115-4

Supreme Court – Tributes

United States Congress. 
Antonin Scalia – Memorial Tributes. 
Y 1.1/3:114-12
Senate Document 114th Congress, No. 12

Taxes

Senate Committee on the Budget.  
Tax Expenditures: Compendium of background Material on Individual Provisions.  
Y 4.B 85/2:S.PRT. 114-31

Terrorism

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. 
Frontline Response to Terrorism in America
Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 114-592

United States Civil War

National Park Service. 
Cultural Landscape Report for Rural Plains – Richmond National Battlefield Park
I 29.86/4:R 41/pts. 1-2

Veterans’ Affairs

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
Connecting Veterans with PTSD with Service Dogs.  
Y 4.G 74/7:114-118

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. 
Examining Access and Supports for Service Members and Veterans in Higher Education
Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG. 113-838

Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.
Fulfilling the Promise to Women Veterans’
Y 4.V 64/4:S.HRG. 114-295

Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.
Nomination of Hon. David J. Shulkin, M.D. to the Secretary. U.S. Department of Veterans’ Affairs
Y 4.V 64/4:S.HRG. 115-8

Welfare Reform

House Committee on Ways and Means.
Lessons Learned from Welfare Reform in Other Countries
Y 4.W 36:114-HR 08

White House 

National Park Service.  
The White House Grounds and Gardens 2013-2016.
I 29.2:W 58/3/2013-2016

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New items – Spring 2017-2

Africa

United States Agency for International Development.  
Landscapes of West Africa: A Window on a Changing World.  
ID 1.2:AF 8/2

United States Agency for International Development.
Les Paysages de l’Afrique de l’Ouest: Une Fenetre sur un Monde en Pleine Evolution.  ID 1.2:AF 8/2/FRENCH

Arctic Region

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe. 
Nuclear Pollution in the Arctic: The Next Chernobyl? 
Y 4.SE 2:N 88

Astronomy

United States Naval Observatory. 
The Air Almanac 2017 (CD).
D 213.7:2017/CD

Automotive Industry

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
An Update on the Takata Airbag Ruptures and Recalls
Y 4.C 73/8:114-49

Aviation Safety Administration 

Centers for Disease Control. 
Fatigue Prevention for Pilots: A Training Program for Commercial Pilots in Alaska (DVD). 
HE 20.7129:P 64/CD

House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.  
Air Service to Small and Rural Communities.  
Y 4.T 68/2:113-69

Benghazi Attacks Investigation

House Select Committee on the Events Surrounding the 2012 Terrorist Attacks in Benghazi. 
Interview of Witnesses, vols. 1-11.
Y 4.2:B 43/T 27/v. 1-11

Boating Safety

Centers for Disease Control.
Paul Revere: A Story of Survival in Bristol Bay (DVD).
HE 20.7129:OV 2/DVD

Centers for Disease Control.
Man Overboard Prevention and Recovery (DVD).
HE 20.7129:R 32/DVD

Border Security

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. 
Border Security – 2015. 
Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 114-516/v. 1-2

House Committee on Homeland Security. 
Life on the Border: Examining Border Security through the Eyes of Local Residents and Law Enforcement
Y 4.H 75:114-67

Campaign Finance

National Counterintelligence and Security Center. 
Campaign Materials – Your Personal Information: Protect it from Exploitation (DVD)
PREX 28.2:P 43/DVD

C.S.S. Hunley

Naval History and Heritage Command. 
H.L. Hunley Recovery Operations
D 221.2:H 89

Census

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
Preparing for the 2020 Census: Will Technology Be Ready? 
Y 4.G 74/7:114-82

Child Welfare

National Institute of Child Health and Human Development.  
Safe Infant Sleep for Grandparents and Other Trusted Caregivers.  
HE 20.3352:SL 2/6/SPAN./ENG./DVD

Cuba

House Committee on Homeland Security. 
Flying Blind: What are the Security Risks of Resuming U.S. Commercial Air Service to Cuba? 
Y 4.H 75:114-70

Cyber Security

Senate Committee on the Judiciary. 
Cyber Threats: Law Enforcement and Private Sector Responses
Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 113-827

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.  
Cybersecurity for Power Systems.  
Y 4.SCI 2:114-43

Disaster Preparedness

House Committee on the Judiciary. 
New Orleans: How the Crescent City Became a Sanctuary City
Y 4.J 89/1:114-96

House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. 
Controlling the Rising Cost of Federal Responses to Disaster
Y 4.T 68/2:114-40

Economic Policy

Council of Economic Advisors. 
Economic Report of the President Together with the Annual Report of the Council of Economic Advisors. 
Y 1.1/7:115-2 
House Document 115-2.

Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.  Minority Access to Capital.  Y 4.SM 1/2:S.HRG. 114-455

Education Policy

House Committee on Agriculture.
1890 Land-Grant Institutions: Recruitment Challenges and Scholarship Opportunities
Y 4.AG 8/1:114-59

House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Examining the Policies and priorities of the U.S. Department of Education.  
Y 4.ED 8/1:114-39

House Committee on Education and the Workforce.  
Helping Students Succeed by Strengthening the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act.  
Y 4.ED 8/1:114-48

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.  
Federal Student Aid: Performance-Based Organization Review.  
Y 4.G 74/7:114-85

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. 
The Milwaukee Parental Choice Program: A Pioneer for School Choice Programs Nationwide
Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 114-460

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. 
Fixing No Child left Behind: Supporting Teachers and School Leaders
Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG. 114-001

Energy Policy

House Committee on Energy and Commerce. 
DOE for the 21st Century: Science, Environment, and National Security Mission
Y 4.C 73/8:114-119

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
A Review of EPA’s Regulatory Activity During the Obama Administration: Energy and Industrial Sectors. 
Y 4.C 73/8:114-156

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Protecting the Electric Grid from the Potential Threats of Solar Storms and Electromagnetic Pulse
Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 114-483

House Committee on Homeland Security. 
Pipelines: Securing the Veins of the American Economy.
Y 4.H 75:114-64

House Committee on Natural Resources. 
Realizing the Potential of Hydropower as a Clean, Renewable and Domestic Energy Resource. 
Y 4.R 31/3:114-40

House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure. 
Blackout! Are We Prepared to Manage the Aftermath of a Cyberattack or Other Failure of the Electrical Grid? 
Y 4.T 68/2:114-39

Environmental Policy

Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. 
The Status of Drought Conditions throughout the Western United States and Actions States and Others are Taking to Address Them
Y 4.EN 2:S.HRG. 114-376

Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works. 
EPA’s Role in Protecting Ocean Health
Y 4.P 96/10:S.HRG. 111-1238

Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.
Examining the Local Impacts of EPA’s Climate Regulations
Y 4.P 96/10:S.HRG. 114-445

Freedom of Information (FOIA)

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. 
Ensuring Transparency Through the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).
Y 4.G 74/7:114-80

Government Employment

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
The Best and Worst Places to Work in the Federal Government
Y 4.G 74/7:114-65

Gun Violence

Senate Committee on the Judiciary. 
What Should America do about Gun Violence? 
Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 113-825

Health Care Policy

House Committee on Education and the Workforce.  
Innovations in Health Care: Exploring Free-Market Solutions for a Healthy Workforce.  
Y 4.ED 8/1:114-45

Senate Committee on Finance. 
President’s Fiscal Year 2017 Health Care Proposals.
Y 4.F 49:S.HRG. 114-534

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.  
Examining Obamacare Transparency Failures.  
Y 4.G 74/7:113-164

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Stopping an Avian Influenza Threat to Animal and Public Health
Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 114-452

House Committee on the Judiciary. 
The Ultimate Civil Right: Examining the Hyde Amendment and the Born Alive Infants Protection Act
Y 4.J 89/1:114-95

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
S. 1696, The Women’s Health Protection Act: Removing Barriers to Constitutionally Protected Reproductive Rights.  
Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 113-844

Senate Committee on the Judiciary. 
Human Fetal Tissue Research: Context and Controversy
Y 4.J 89/2:S.PRT 114-27

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Examining Job-Based Health Insurance and Defining Full-Time Work.  
Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG. 114-513

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.  
Employer Wellness Programs: Better Health Outcomes and Lower Costs.  
Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG. 114-514

Senate Committee on Environmental and Public Works. 
Air Quality and Children’s Health
Y 4.P 96/10:S.HRG. 112-948

House Committee on Ways and Means. 
Status of the Affordable Care Act Implementation.
Y 4.W 36:113-FC 13

House Committee on Ways and Means.
Rural Health Care Disparities Created by Medical Regulations.  
Y 4.W 36:114-HL 04

House Committee on Ways and Means.
The Delay of the Employer Mandate
Y 4.W 46:113-HL 06

International Relations

National Defense University. 
Beyond Convergence: World Without Order
D 5.417:C 76/3

Marine Corps University Press.
The Dilemma of Lawlessness: Organized Crime, Violence, Prosperity, and Security along Guatemala’s Borders. 
D 214.2:L 42

Senate Committee on Armed Services. 
Global Challenges, U.S. National Security Strategy, and Defense Organization. 
Y 4.AR 5/3:S.HRG. 114-485

Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. 
The Implication of Sanctions Relief under the Iran Agreement. 
Y 4.B 22/3:S.HRG. 114-128

Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
Understanding the Role of Sanctions under the Iran Deal.
Y 4.B 22/3:S.HRG. 114-417

House Committee on Foreign Affairs. 
The Growing Crisis in South Sudan
Y 4.F 76/1:114-236

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Eritrea: A Neglected Regional Threat
Y 4.F 76/1:114-237

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Libya: Five Years After Ghadafi.
Y 4.F 76/1:114-238

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Step or Stumble: The Obama Administration’s Pivot to Asia.  
Y 4.F 76/1:114-239

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Corruption: A Danger to Democracy in Europe and Eurasia
Y 4.F 76/1:114-240

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. 
United Nations Peacekeeping and Opportunities for Reform
Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG. 114-519

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.  
Seeking Justice for Victims of Palestinian Terrorism on Israel  
Y 4.G 74/7:114-64

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. 
White House Narratives on the Iran Nuclear Deal
Y 4.G 74/7:114-77

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.  
The Impact of ISIS on the Homeland and Refugee Resettlement.  
Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 114-543

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe. 
Ongoing Human Rights and Security Violations in Russian -Occupied Crimea.
Y 4.SE 2:H 88/32

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe.
Turkey: Human Rights in Retreat.  
Y 4.SE 2:H 88/33

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe.
Baltic Security After the Warsaw NATO Summit.  
Y 4.SE 2:N 21/2

Labor Policy

House Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship. 
Damaging Repercussions: DOL’s Overtime Rule, Small Employers, and Their Employees
Y 4.SM 1:114-066

Military Affairs

Landstul Regional Medical Center.  
A Legacy of Lessons Learned: Landstuhl Regional Medical Center During Wartime, 2001-2014.  
D 104.2:L 52

President’s Own United States Marine Band.  
Picture Studies.  
D 214.34:P 58/CD

United States Air Force Band.
The United States Air Force Band Diamond Anniversary Celebration.
D 301.2:B 22/4

National Parks

National Park Service.
Cultural Resources Climate Change Strategy.  
I 29.2:C 61/5

National Park Service.
Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Historic Resource Study, Volumes 1-2.
I 29.58:G 79/v. 1-2

National Security

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. 
Assessing the State of our Nation’s Biodefense
Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 114-515

Native American Culture

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs. 
The Theft, Illegal Possession, Sale, Transfer, and Export of Tribal Cultural Items
Y 4.IN 2/11:S.HRG. 114-535

Opioid Epidemic

Senate Committee on Finance.  
Examining the Opioid Epidemic: Challenges and Opportunities.  
Y 4.F 49:S.HRG. 114-529

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.  
Combating the Opioid Epidemic: A Review of Anti-Abuse Efforst in Medicare and Private Health Insurance Systems.  
Y 4.G 74/9:S.PRT. 114-29

Outer Space

National Aeronautics and Space Administration. 
Tour of the Electromagnetic Spectrum (DVD).
NAS 1.86:SP 3/DVD/2015

Pool Safety

Consumer Safety and Protection Administration.
The Adventures of Splish and Splash: Child Friendly Interactive Games to Teach Children about Pool and Spa Safety (DVD). 
Y 3.C 76/3:29/AD 9/DVD

Public Papers of the President

Office of the Federal Register.  
Public Papers of the Presidents – Barak Obama, 2012, Book I (January 1-June 30, 2012)  
AE 2.114:2012/BK. I

Retirement

House Committee on Financial Services. 
Preserving Retirement Security and Investment Choices for All Americans
Y 4.F 49/20:114-49

Style Manuals

Government Publishing Office.
Style Manual: An Official Guide to the From and Style of Federal Publishing, 2016.  GP 1.23/4:ST 9/2016 
Shelved in Ready Reference

Technology

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Disrupter Series: Wearable Devices
Y 4.C 73/8:114-125

Terrorism

Senate Committee on Armed Services. 
The Guantanamo Detention Facility and the Future of U.S. Detention Policy
Y 4.AR 5/3:S.HRG. 114-396

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. 
ISIS Online: Countering Terrorist Radicalization and Recruitment on the Internet and Social Media
Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 114-453

House Committee on Homeland Security. 
ISIS in the Pacific: Assessing Terrorism in Southeast Asia and the Threat to the Homeland
Y 4.H 75:114-65

House Committee on Homeland Security.
Following the Money: Examining Current Terrorist Financing Trends and the Threat to the Homeland
Y 4.H 75:114-68

Veterans’ Affairs

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Improving VA Accountability: Examining First-Hand Accounts of Department of Veterans Affairs Whistleblowers
Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 114-484

Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.
Ending Veterans Homelessness
Y 4.V 64/4:S.HRG. 114-328

Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.
Examining the Impact of Exposure to Toxic Chemicals on Veterans and VA’s Response
Y 4.V 64/4:S.HRG. 114-371

Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.
VA Mental Health : Ensuring Access to Care.  
Y 4.V 64/4:S.HRG. 114-521

Voting Rights

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  
The Voting Rights Amendment Act, S. 1945: Updating the Voting Rights Act in Response to Shelby County V. Holder.  
Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 113-842

Welfare

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. 
SNAP: Examining Efforts to Combat Fraud and Improve Program Integrity. 
Y 4.G 74/7:114-100

House Committee on Ways and Means.
Reviewing How Today’s Fragmented Welfare System Fails to Lift up Poor Families.  
Y 4.W36:113-HR 05

House Committee on Ways and Means. 
Better Coordinating Welfare Programs to Serve Families in Need. 
Y 4.W 36:114-HR 07

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New items – Spring 2017-1

Abortion

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. 
The Impact of Abortion on Women
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 108-1016

Appointed Federal Positions

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. 
United States Government Policy and Supporting Positions
Y 4.G 74/7:P 75/6/2016 
Also know as the Plum Book Senate Committee Print 114-26

Automotive Industry

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.  
Hands Off: The Future of Self-Driving Cars.  
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 114-416

Benghazi Attack

House Select Committee on the Events Surrounding the 2012 Terrorist Attack in Benghazi.
Final Report – together with Additional and Minority Views.  
Y 1.1/8:114-848
House Committee Report 114-848

Border Security

House Committee on Homeland Security.
Transparency, Trust, and Verification: Measuring Effectiveness and Situational Awareness Along the Border.  
Y 4.H 75:114-57

Budget

House Committee on the Judiciary.
The Federal Government on Autopilot: Mandatory Spending and the Entitlement Crisis.
Y 4.J 89/1″114-81

Business and Industry

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  
The Disrupter Series: 3D Printer
Y 4.C 73/8:114-120

Cable Television Industry

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Customer Service and Billing Practices in the Cable and Satellite television Industry.
Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 114-409

Census 2020

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.  
2020 Census: Challenges Facing the Bureau for a Modern, Cost-Effective Survey.  
Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 114-436

Channel Islands National Park

National Park Service.
Island Legacies: A History of the Islands within Channel Islands National Park.
I 29.58/3:C 36/v. 1-2

China

U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission.
2016 Annual Report to Congress.
Y 3.2:C 44/C 76/2016

Congressional-Executive Commission on China.  
The Long Arm of China: Global Efforts ro Silence Critics from Tienanmen to Today.  
Y 4.C 44:T 43/7

Communications Policy

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  
The AT&T/DirectTV Merger: The Impact on Competition and Consumers in the Video Market and Beyond.  
Y4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 113-824

Cuba

House Committee on Agriculture.  
American Agricultural Trade with Cuba.  
Y 4.AG 8/1:114-57

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
The Castro Regime’s Ongoing Violations of Civil and Political Rights.
Y 4.F 76/1:114-219

Cybersecurity

Senate Committee on Appropriations.  
Cybersecurity: Preparing for and Responding to the Enduring Threat.  
Y 4.AP 6/2:S.HRG. 113-241

Senate Committee on Armed Services.  
United States Cybersecurity Policy and Threats.  
Y 4.AR 5/3:S.HRG. 114-398

House Committee on Energy and Commerce. 
Understanding the Cyber Threat and Implications for the 21st Century
Y 4.C 73/8:114-17

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.  
Protecting America from Cyber Attacks: The Importance of Information Sharing.  
Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 114-412

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Under Attack: Federal Cybersecurity and the OPM data Breach.  
Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 114-449

House Committee on Homeland Security.
Emerging Cyber Threats to the United States.  
Y 4.H 75:114-55

House Committee on Homeland Security.  
The Role of Cyber Insurance in Risk Management.
Y 4.H 75:114-61

House Committee on Homeland Security.
Cyber Preparedness and Response at the Local Level.  
Y 4.H 75:114-62

House Committee on Small Business.  
Small Business and the Federal Government: How Cyber Attacks Threaten Both.  
Y 4.SM 1:114-057

Disaster Preparedness and Recovery

House Committee on Financial Services.  
New Orleans: Ten Years After the Storm.
Y 4.F 49/20:114-60

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.  
Oversight of the Federal Emergency management Agency’s Response to the baton Rouge Flood Disaster.  
Y 4.G 74/7:114-78

House Committee on Homeland Security.
State of Emergency: The Disaster of Cutting Preparedness Grants.
Y 4.H 75:114-59

Drones

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
The Disrupter Series: The Fast-Evolving Uses and Economic Impacts of Drones. 
Y 4.C 73/8:114-103

Drug Abuse

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Examining the Growing Problems of Prescription Drug and Heroin Abuse: State and Local Perspectives
Y 4.C 73/8:114-27

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Examining Legislative Proposals to Combat Our Nation’s Drug Abuse Crisis
Y 4.C 73/8:114-86

Economic Policy

Joint Economic Committee.
The Trans-formative Impact of Robots and Automation.
Y 4.EC 7:S.HRG. 114-377

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.  
Dying Young: Why Your Social and Economic Status May be a Death Sentence in America.  
Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG. 113-820

Education Policy

Department of Education.
National Assessment Governing Board.Writing Framework for the 2017 National Assessment of Educational Progress.
ED 1.2:W 93/3/2017

House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Strengthening America’s Higher Education System.
Y 4.ED 8/1:114-5

House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Improving College Access and Completion for Low-Income and First-Generation Students.  
Y 4.ED 8/1:114-13

House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Strengthening Head Start for Current and Future Generations.
Y 4.ED 8/1:114-29

House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Expanding Educational Opportunity Through School Choice.
Y 4.ED 8/1:114-37

House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Next Steps for K-12 Education: Implementing the Promise to restore State and Local Control.  
Y 4.ED 8/1:114-38  

House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Next Steps for K-12 Education: Upholding the Letter and Intent of the Every Student Succeeds Act.
Y 4.ED 8/1:114-40

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. 
Attaining a Quality Degree: Innovations to Improve Student Success
Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG. 113-816

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Ensuring Access to Higher Education: Simplifying Federal Student Aid for Today’s College Student.  
Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG. 113-819

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Educating for the 21st Century: Bringing Today’s Classrooms into the Digital Age.  
Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG. 113-821

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Teacher Preparation: Ensuring a Quality Teacher in Every Classroom.  
Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG. 113-828

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Strengthening the Federal Student Loan Program for Borrowers.  
Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG. 113-829

Elder Abuse

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  
Fighting Fraud Against the Elderly, an Update.  
Y 4.C73/8:114-92

Energy Policy and Research

Department of Energy.
Center for Molecular Biophysics.
E 1.2:C 33/2/2016

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Asia’s Growing Hunger for Energy: U.S. Policy and Supply Opportunities.  
Y 4.F 76/1:114-231

Environmental Policy

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Data or Dogma? Promoting Open Inquiry in the Debate Over the Magnitude of Human Impact on Earth’s Climate.
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 114-373

Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.
Marine Debris and Wildlife: Impacts, Sources, and Solutions.
Y 4.P 96/10:S.HRG. 114-390

Financial Services Industry

Federal Trade Commission.
Identity Theft: A Recovery Plan.
FT 1.2:ID 2/10

House Committee on Financial Services.  
Ending “Too Big to Fail:” What is the Proper Role Capital and Liquidity?  
Y 4.F 49/20:114-45

House Committee on Small Business.
Bearing the Burden: Over-regulation’s Impact on Small Banks and Rural Communities.
Y 4.SM 1:114-064

Gun Control

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  
The Fix Gun Check Act: Better State and Federal Compliance, Smarter Enforcement.
Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 112-942

Health Care Policy

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
U.S. Public Health Preparedness for Seasonal Influenza: Has the Response Improved?
Y 4.C 73/8:114-102

House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Five Years of Broken Promises: How the President’s Health Care Law is Affecting America’s Workplaces
Y 4.ED 8/1:114-8

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
U.S. Efforts to Reduce Healthcare-Associated Infections.
Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG. 113-812

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
The Online Federal Health Insurance Marketplace: Enrollment Challenges and the Path Forward.
Y 4.L 11/4:S. HRG. 113-817

House Committee on Ways and Means.
Developing a Viable Medicare Physician Payment Policy.  
Y 4.W 36:113-HL 03

House Committee on Ways and Means.
The President’s and Other Bipartisan Proposals to Reform Medicare.
Y 4.W 36:113-HL 04

House Committee on Ways and Means.
The Challenges of the Affordable Care Act.
Y 4.W 36:113-HL 09

House Committee on Ways and Means.
Current Hospital Issues in the Medicare Program.
Y 4.W 36:113-HL 12

House Committee on Ways and Means. 
Hearing on the Future of Medicare Advantage Health Plans
Y 4.W 36:113-HL 15

House Committee on Ways and Means.
The Individual and Employer Mandates in the President’s Health Care Law.
Y 4.W 36:114-HL 01

House Committee on Ways and Means.
Ideas to Improve Competition in the Medicare Program.
Y 4.W 36:114-HL 02

House Committee on Ways and Means.
Next Steps for Welfare Reform: Ideas to Improve Temporary Assistance for Needy Families to Help More Families Find Work and Escape Poverty.
Y 4.W 36:114-HL 03

House Committee on Ways and Means.
Preserving and Strengthening Medicare.
Y 4.W 36:114-HL 06

House Committee on Ways and Means.
Tax-Related Proposals to Improve Health Care.  
Y 4.W 36:114-HL-07

House Committee on Ways and Means.
Welfare Reform Proposals.
Y 4.W 36:114-HR 06

Homeland Security

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Demanding Accountability: The Administration’s Reckless Release of Terrorists from Guantanamo.
Y 4.F 76/1:114-203

House Committee on Homeland Security and House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  The Rise of Radicalism: Growing Terrorist Sanctuaries and the Threat to the U.S. Homeland
Y 4.H 75:114-45

House Committee on Homeland Security.
Crisis of Confidence: Preventing Terrorist Infiltration Through U.S. Refugee and Visa Programs.
Y 4.H 75:114-50

House Committee on Homeland Security.
Improving the Department of Homeland Security’s Biological Detection and Surveillance Programs.
Y 4.H 75:114-52

Housing

House Committee on Financial Services.
The Future of Housing in America: Federal Housing Reforms that Create Housing Opportunity.
Y 4.F 49/20:114-56

International Relations

House Committee on Armed Services.
Outside Views on the Strategy for Iraq and Syria.
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2015-2016/66

House Committee on Armed Services.
U.S. Strategy for Syria and Iraq and It’s Implications for the Region.  
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2015-2016/68

House Committee on Armed Services.
Outside Views on the U.S. Strategy for Iraq and Syria and the Evolution of Islamic Extremism.
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2015-2016/78

House Committee on Armed Services.
Afghanistan in 2016: The Evolving Security Situation and U.S. Policy.  
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2015-2016/82

Senate Committee on Armed Services.
United States Strategy and Military Operations to Counter the Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant and United States Policy Toward Iraq and Syria.
Y 4.AR 5/3:S.HRG. 114-342

Senate Committee on Armed Services. 
United States Policy and Military Strategy in the Middle East
Y 4.AR 5/3:S.HRG. 114-350

Senate Committee on Armed Services.
The Situation in Afghanistan.
Y 4.AR 5/3:S.HRG. 114-354

House Committee on Financial Services. 
The Iran Nuclear Deal and Its Impact on Terrorism Financing
Y 4.F 49/20:114-44

House Committee on Financial Services.
Could America Do More? An Examination of U.S. Efforts to Stop the Financing of Terror. 
Y 4.F 49/20:114-48

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Iran Nuclear Deal Oversight: Implementation and Its Consequences (Part II)
Y 4.F 76/1:114-190

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
U.S. Policy Toward Putin’s Russia
Y 4.F 76/1:114-191

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Tunisia’s Struggle for Stability, Security, and Democracy.
Y 4.F 76/1:114-193

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Egypt: Challenges and Opportunities for U.S. Policy.
Y 4.F 76/1:114-194

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
U.S. Humanitarian Assistance to Syria: Minimizing the Risks and Improving Oversight.
Y 4.F 76/1:114-195

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Turkey’s Democratic Decline
Y 4.F 76/1:114-196

House Committee on Foreign Affairs. 
Establishing Accountability at the World Intellectual Property Organization: Illicit Technology Transfers, Whistleblowing, and Reform
Y 4.F 76/1:114-199

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Financially Rewarding Terrorism in the West Bank.
Y 4.F 76/1:114-201

House Committee on Foreign Affairs. 
America as a Pacific Power: Challenges and Opportunities in Asia
Y 4.F 76/1:114-202

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Human Rights Under Siege Worldwide.
Y 4.F 76/1:114-204

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Countering the Virtual Caliphate: The State Department’s Performance.
Y 4.F 76/1:114-205

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Venezuela’s Crisis: Implications for the Region
Y 4.F 76/1:114-206

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
South Sudan’s Prospects for Peace and Security.
Y 4.F 76/1:114-208

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
The U.S. Role in Helping Nigeria Confront Boko Haram and Other Threats in Northern Nigeria
Y 4.F 76/1:114-210

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
The ISIS Genocide Declaration: What’s Next?
Y 4.F 76/1:114-211

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Sri Lanka’s Democratic Transition: A New Era for the U.S.-Sri Lanka Relationship.
Y 4.F 76/1:114-215

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Democracy Support Strategies in Africa.
Y 4.F 76/1:114-216

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
The Global Religious Freedom Crisis and Its Challenge to U.S. Foreign Policy.
Y 4.F 76/1:114-217

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Turkey After the July Coup Attempt.
Y 4.F 76/1:114-222

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Libya’s Terrorist Descent: causes and Solutions.  
Y 4.F 76/1:114-225

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
U.S. Policy Toward Lebanon.  
Y 4.F 76/1:114-229

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
North Korea’s Perpetual Provocations: Another Dangerous, Escalatory Nuclear Test.
Y 4.F 76/1:114-230

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Diplomacy and Security in the South China Sea: After the Tribunal.  
Y 4.F 76/1:114-232

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
The U.S.-Republic of Korea-Japan Trilateral Relationship: Promoting Mutual Interests in Asia.  
Y 4.F 76/1:114-233

House Committee on Foreign
Affairs. Nicaragua’s Democratic Collapse.  
Y 4.F 76/1:114-235

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations. 
The Security and Political Crisis in Burundi
Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG. 114-346

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe.  
Atrocities in Iraq and Syria: Relief for Survivors and Accountability for Perpetrators.  
Y 4.SE 2:114-2-5

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe.
Moldova at a Crossroads.
Y 4.SE 2:M 73/4

Internet

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.  
How the Internet of Things Can Bring U.S. Transportation and Infrastructure into the 21st Century.  
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 114-408

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  
The Internet of Things: Exploring the Next Technology Frontier.  
Y 4.C 73/8:114-26

Labor Policy

House Committee on Education and the Workforce. 
Examining the Costs and Consequences of the Administration’s Overtime Proposal. 
Y 4.ED 8/1:114-23

Legal Policy

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
Examining Law Enforcement Use of Cell Phone Tracking Devices.
Y 4.G 74/7:114-69

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
Protecting the Civil Rights of American Muslims.
Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 112-940

Military Affairs & History

Center of Military History.
The Civil War in the West: 1863.
D 114.2:C 49/2/WEST

Center of Military History.  
Taking the Offensive: October 1966-September 1967.
D 114.2:V 67/6  
The U.S. Army Campaigns of the Vietnam War.

Air Force Research Institute. 
On the Leadership Journey: 30 Conversations about Leading Yourself and Others
D 301.26/6:L 46/3

House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.
Realizing Quality Rural Care Through Appropriate Staffing and Improved Choice.
Y 4.V 65/3:114-35

National Security Council

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  
Reforming the National Security Council.  
Y 4.F 76/1:114-224

Oceans Policy

House Committee on Natural Resources.  
The Implications of President Obama’s National Ocean Policy.  
Y 4.R 31/3:114-43

Outer Space

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. 
Near Earth Objects
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 108-1020

Poverty

House Committee on Ways and Means.
Social Impact Bonds: Can They Help Government Achieve Better Results for Families in Need?
Y 4.W 36:113-HR 14

Puerto Rico

House Committee on Natural Resources. 
Discussion Draft, H.R. ___, “Puerto Rico Oversight management, and Economic Stability Act (PROMESA)” 
Y 4.R 31/3:114-36

Racial Profiling

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  
Ending Racial Profiling in America.  
Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 112-944

Retirement

Senate Committee on Finance.  
Helping Americans Prepare for retirement: Increasing Access, Participation, and Coverage in Retirement Savings Plans.  
Y 4.F 49:S.HRG. 114-410

Sexual Assaults on College and University Campuses

House Committee on Education and the Workforce.  
Preventing and Responding to Sexual Assault on College Campuses.
Y 4.ED 8/1:114-27

Telecommunication Policy

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
Lagging Behind: The State of High-Speed Rail in the United States.
Y 4.G 74/7:114-70

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. 
Telecommunications Policy Review: A View from Industry. 
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 108-1021

Terrorism

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.  
Jihad 2.0: Social Media in the Next Evolution of Terrorist Recruit.  
Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 114-438

House Committee on Homeland Security.  
The Failure of Iranian Terror and Its Threat to the U.S. Homeland.  
Y 4.H 75:114-53

Transportation Policy

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Vehicle-to-Vehicle Communications and Connected Roadways of the Future.
Y 4.C 73/8:114-60

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Examining Ways to Improve Vehicle and Roadway Safety
Y 4.C 73/8:114-87

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Intermodal and Interdependent: The Fast Act, the Economy, and Our Nation’s Transportation System.
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 114-378

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Transportation Security: Protecting Passengers and Freight.  
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 114-406

Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.
Opportunities to Improve Transportation Safety.  
Y 4.P 96/10:S.HRG. 111-1234

Veterans’ Affairs

House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.
Evaluating VA Primary Care delivery, Workload, and Cost.  
Y 4.V 64/3:114-39

Voting Policy and Systems

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  New State Voting Laws III: Protecting Voting Rights in the Heartland.  Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 112-945

Welfare

Senate Committee on Finance. 
Welfare and Poverty in America
Y 4.F 49:S.HRG. 114-351

Whistle-blowers

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.  
Blowing the Whistle on Retaliation: Accounts of Current and Former Federal Agency Whistle-blowers.  
Y 4.G74/9:S.HRG. 114-447

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New items – Fall 2016-2

Cyber-security

House Committee on Energy and Commerce. 
What Are the Element of Sound Data Breach Legislation? 
Y 4.C 73/8:114-4

Economic Policy

Joint Economic Committee. 
Is Our Complex Code Too Taxing on the Economy? 
Y 4.EC 7:S.HRG. 114-35

Food Security

House Committee on Energy and Commerce. 
A National Framework for the Review and Labeling of Biotechnology in Food. 
Y 4.C 73/8:114-68

Fracking

Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. 
The Bureau of Land Management’s Final Rule on Hydraulic Fracturing.
Y 4.EN 114-330

Human Trafficking

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Get It Right This Time: A Victims-Centered Trafficking in Persons Report. 
Y 4.F 76/1:114-185

House Committee on Foreign Affairs. 
Demanding Accountability” Evaluating the 2015 “Trafficking in Persons Report” 
Y 4.F 76/1:114-186

International Relations

House Committee of Foreign Affairs. 
Terrorism, Missiles and Corruption: The Risks of Economic Engagement with Iran. 
Y 4.F 76/1:114-180

House Committee of Foreign Affairs.
Stopping the Money Flow: The War on Terror Finance. 
Y 4.F76/1:114-188

House Committee of Foreign Affairs. 
Countering the Virtual Caliphate. 
Y 4.F 76/1:114-192

House Committee on the Judiciary. 
International Antitrust Enforcement: China and Beyond. 
Y 4.J 89/1:114-80

Legal Process

Federal Judicial Center. 
Pro Se Case management for Nonprisoner Civil Litigation. 
JU 13.21:L 71/5

Military Affairs

Defense Security Cooperation Agency. 
The Management of Security Cooperation. Edition 1.0 
D 1.2:SE 2/13/2016-2

Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff. 
The Chairmanship of the Joint Chiefs of Staff 1949-2016. 
D 5.2:C 34/2/2016

Office of the Surgeon General.
Field Management of Chemical and Biological Casualities Handbook.  5th edition. 
D 104.6/2:C 27/2/2016

Center of Military History.
The Virginia Campaigns: March-August 1862. 
D 114.2:C 49/2 V 81 
The U.S. Army Campaigns of the Civil War.

United States Naval War College. 
Major Fleet-versus-Fleet Operations in the Pacific War, 1941-1945.  Second edition. 
D 208.210:22/2016

Air University Press. 
The Green Eyeshades of War: An Examination of Financial Management during War. 
D 301.26/6:F 49

Nuclear Waste

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  
Update on the Current State of Nuclear Waste management Policy. 
Y 4.C 73/8:114-42

Privacy

House Committee on Education and the Workforce. 
How Emerging Technology Affects Student Privacy. 
Y 4.ED 8/1:114-2

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New Items – Fall 2016-1

Automotive Industry

House Committee on Energy and Commerce. 
Volkswagen’s Emissions Cheating Allegations: Initial Questions
Y 4.C 73/8:114-85

Aviation Industry and Security

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.  
Aviation Security.  
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 108-999

House Committee on Homeland Security.  
Examining Critical Security Measures, Communications, and Response at Our Nation’s Airports.  
Y 4.H 75:114-39

Bankruptcy

Federal Judicial Center.  
Case Management Manual for United States Bankruptcy Judges.
JU 10.6/2:B 22/4/2012 Second edition, 2012.

China

Congressional-Executive Commission on China.  
Gendercide: China’s Missing Girls.  
Y 4.C 44:G 28

Congressional-Executive Commission on China.
China’s Pervasive Use of Torture.  
Y 4.C 44:T 63

Citizenship

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services.  
Vocabulary Flash Cards for the Naturalization Test.  
HS 8.2:F 61/3/2016

Climate Change

Senate Committee on Public Works. 
Examining the Threats Posed by Climate Change
Y 4.P 96/10:S.HRG. 113-793

Communications Policy

National Telecommunications and information Agency and the Federal Communications Commissions. 
United States Frequency Allocations – The Radio Spectrum
C 60.16:R 11/2016  – Shelved in Pamphlet Collection.

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.  
Protecting Children from Violent and Indecent Programming.  
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 108-1005

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  
Protecting the Internet and Consumers Through Congressional Action.  
Y 4.C 73/8:114-1

Criminal Justice

United States Marshals Service.
Forging the Star: The Official Modern History of the United States Marshal Service.  
J 25.2:H 62/2

Economy

House Committee on Agriculture.
Hearing to Review the State of the Rural Economy.  
Y 4.AG 8/1:114-43

House Committee on Agriculture.  
Focus on the Farm Economy.  
Y 4.AG 8/1:114-49

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
The Disrupter Series: How the Sharing Economy Creates Jobs, Benefits Consumers, and Raises Policy Questions.
Y 4.C 73/8:114-80

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
The Disrupter Series: Mobile Payments.  
Y 4.C 73/8:114-105

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  
The Disrupter Series: Digital Currency and Blockchain Technology.  
Y 4.C 73/8:114-126

Education Policy

House Committee on Education and the Workforce.  
Improving Career and Technical Education to Help Students Succeed in the Workforce.  
Y 4.ED 8/1:114-33

Emergency Preparedness

House Committee on Homeland Security. 
Ready and Resilient?: Examining Federal Emergency Preparedness and Response
Y 4.H 75:114-38

Energy Policy

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  
H.R. 702, Legislation to Prohibit Restrictions on the Export of Crude Oil.  
Y 4.C 73/8:114-64

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
Examining Vulnerabilities of America’s Power Supply.  
Y 4.SCI 2:114-37

Financial Services Industry

Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
Examining the Regulatory Regime for Regional Banks.
Y 4.B 22/3:S.HRG. 114-11

Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
The State of Rural Banking: Challenges and Consequences.  
Y 4.B 22/3:S.HRG. 114-133

Food Policy

House Committee on Agriculture.  
Food Waste and Field to Table.  
Y 4.AG 8/1:114-52

Forests

Senate Committee on Energy and natural Resources.  
Improving Forest Health and Socio-Economic Opportunities on the Nation’s Forest System.  
Y 4.EN 2:S.HRG. 114-262

Foster Care

Senate Committee on Finance.  
A Way Back Home: Preserving Families and Reducing the Need for Foster Care.  
Y 4.F 49:S.HRG. 114-304

Government Information

United States Government Publishing Office.  
Keeping America Informed: The U.S. Government Publishing Office – A Legacy of Service to the Nation 1861-2016
GP 1.2:IN 3/2/2016

Guantanamo Bay

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  
The Administration’s Plan to Close the Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility: At What Foreign Policy and National Security Cost?  
Y 4.F 76/1:114-165

Health and Health Care Policy

Senate Special Committee on Aging.
The National Plan to Address Alzheimer’s Disease: Are We on Track to 2025? 
Y 4.AG 4:S.HRG. 113-798

Senate Special Committee on Aging.
Ten Years Later: A Look at the Medicare Prescription Drug Program
Y 4.AG 4:S.HRG. 113-799

Senate Special Committee on Aging.  
Diabetes Research: Reducing the Burden of Diabetes at All Ages and Stages.  
Y 4.AG 4:S.HRG. 113-807

Senate Committee on Appropriations. 
NIH: investing in a Healthier Future
Y 4.AP 6/2:S.HRG. 114-271

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  
Examining Potential Ways to Improve the medicare Program.  
Y 4.C 73/8:114-81

Senate Committee on Finance. 
Reviewing Healthcare.gov Controls
Y 4.F 49:S.HRG. 114-277

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Drug-Resistent Tuberculosis: The Next Global Health Crisis?  
Y 4.F 76/1:114-171

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
The Global Zika Epidemic.  
Y 4.F 76/1:114-184

House Committee on the Judiciary.  
Synthetic Drugs, Real Danger.  
Y 4.J 89/1:114-66

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.  
Dental Crisis in America: The Need to Address Cost.  
Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG. 113-811

Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works. 
Promoting and Improving Children’s Health Protections
Y 4.P 96/10:S.HRG. 111-1213

House Committee on Ways and Means. 
Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting (MIECHV) Program.  
Y 4.W 36:113-HR 11

Higher Education

House Committee on Ways and Means.  
Internal Revenue Service’s Colleges and Universities Compliance Project.  
Y 4.W 36:113-OS 4

Homeland Security

House Committee on Homeland Security.
Worldwide Threats and Homeland Security Challenges.
Y 4.H 75:114-37

Human Trafficking

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.  
Adequacy of the department of Health and Human Services’ Efforts to Protect Unaccompanied Children from Human Trafficking.  
Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 114-290

Immigration

House Committee on the Judiciary. 
The Real Victims of a  Reckless and Lawless Immigration Policy: Families and Survivors Speak Out on the Real Cost of this Administration’s Policies. 
Y 4.J 89/1:114-64

International Relations

House Committee on Armed Forces.
Nuclear Deterrence in the 21st Century.  
Y 4.AR 5/2 A: 2015-2016/43

House Committee on Armed Forces.  
The Obama Administration’s Deal with Iran: Implications for Missile Defense and Nonproliferation.  
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2015-2016/49

House Committee on Armed Forces.
Russian Arms Control Cheating: Violation of the INF Treaty and the Administration’s Response One Year Later.  
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2015-2016/70

Senate Committee on Armed Services.  
Worldwide Threats.  
Y 4.AR 5/3:S.HRG. 114-300

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
U.S.-India Relations: Democratic Partners of Economic Opportunity
Y 4.F 76/1:114-159

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Countering Extremism and the Threat of ISIS in Southeast Asia.
Y 4.F 76/1:114-160

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  
The U.S.-Saudi Arabia Counter Terrorism Relationship.  
Y 4.F 76/1:114-162

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Hezbollah’s Growing Threat Against U.S. national Security Interests in the Middle East.  
Y 4.F 76/1:114-163

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Fulfilling the Humanitarian Imperative: Assisting Victims of ISIS Violence.  
Y 4.F 76/1:114-172

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Pakistan: Friend or Foe in the Fight Against Terrorism?  
Y 4.F 76/1:114-173

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
U.S. Policy in the Pacific: The Struggle to Maintain Influence.  
Y 4.F 76/1:114-176

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
The Strategic Importance of Building a Stronger U.S. Caribbean Partnership.
Y 4.F 76/1:114-189

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.  
The Administration’s Strategy in Afghanistan.  
Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG. 114-320

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.
Independent South Sudan: A Failure of Leadership.  
Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG. 114-327

House Committee on the Judiciary.  
Executive Overreach in Foreign Affairs.  
Y 4.J 89/1:114-75

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe.
Anticipating and Preventing Deadly Attacks on European Jewish Communities
Y 4.SE 2:114-2-3

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe.
Combating Corruption in Bosnia and Herzegovina.  
Y 4.SE 2:114-2-4

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe.  
NATO’s Warsaw Summit and the Future of European Security.  
Y 4.SE 2:N 21

Library of Congress

Senate Committee on Rules and Administration.  
Nomination of Dr. Carla D. Hayden, To Be Librarian of Congress.  
Y 4.R 86/2:S.HRG. 114-285

Military Affairs

Army Center for Complex Operations.
Impunity: Countering Illicit Power in War and Transition.  
D 5.402:IM 7

U.S. Army Armor School.  
Armor in Battle: Special Edition for the Armored Force 75th Anniversary.  
D 101.2:AR 5/105

Naval War College.
New Interpretations in Naval History: Selected Papers from the Seventeenth McMullen Naval History Symposium Held at the United States Naval Academy 15-16 September 2011.  
D 208.210:23

Air Force Research Institute.  
Letters of Second Lieutenant Charles Wesley Chapman, Jr. December 19, 1894-May 3, 1918.  
D 301.26/6:C 36

Air Force Research Institute.
The Human Side of Cyber Conflict: Organizing, Training, and Equiping the Air Force Cyber Workforce.  
D 301.26/6:C 99

House Committee on Armed Services.
Implementing the Department of Defense Cyber Strategy.  
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2015-2016/52

House Committee on Armed Services.  
Stakeholder Views on Military Health Care.  
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2015-2016/72

Senate Committee on Armed Services.
Russian Strategy and Military Operations.  
Y 4.AR 5/3:S.HRG. 114-314

Minimum Wage

Senate Committee on Health, Education, labor and Pensions.  
Building a Foundation of Fairness: 75 Years of the Federal Minimum Wage.  
Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG. 113-802

National Parks – 100th Anniversary

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
NASA’s Earth Observatory Presents: National Parks-from Space.  
NAS 1.86:P 23/DVD

Nuclear Waste

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  
The Nuclear Waste Fund: Budgetary, Funding, and Scoring Issues.  
Y 4.C 73/8:114-106

Organ Harvesting

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.  
Organ Harvesting: An Examination of a Brutal Practice.  
Y 4.F 76/1:114-170

Outer Space

National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
A Researcher’s Guide to: International Space Station Acceleration Environment.
NAS 1.83:2015-11-040-JSC

National Aeronautics and Space Administration.  
Tour of the Electromagnetic Spectrum.  
NAS 1.83:NP-2016-05-2159-HQ

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.  
The Space Shuttle and Future Space Launch Vehicles.  
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 108-1001

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
The International Space Station.  
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 108-1008

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
Astrobiology and the Search for Life-Beyond Earth in the Next Decade.  
Y 4.SCI 2:114-40

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.  
Deep Space Exploration: Examining the Impact of the President’s Budget.  
Y 4.SCI 2:114-42

Poverty

House Committee on Ways and Means.  
Evaluating Efforts to Help Families Support their Children and Escape Poverty.  
Y 4.W 36:113-HR 06

Presidential Transition

United States Office of Government Ethics.  
Transition Guide, 2016.
Y 3.ET 3:8 T 68/2

Public Lands

Bureau of Land Management.
Our Public Land Heritage: From the GLO to the BLM.  
I 53.2:H 42/5/2016

Puerto Rico

Senate Committee on Finance.  
Financial and Economic Challenges in Puerto Rico.  
Y 4.F 49:S.HRG. 114-307

House Committee on Natural Resources.  
The Need for the Establishment of a Puerto Rico Financial Stability and Economic Authority.  
Y 4.R 31/3:114-30

House Committee on Natural Resources.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury’s Analysis of the Situation in Puerto Rico.  
Y 4.R 31/3:114-34

Small Business

Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.  
Obama Care’s Effects on Small Business.  
Y 4.SM 1/2:S.HRG. 114-333

Social Security

Senate Special Committee on Aging. 
Social Security Payments Go Paperless: Protecting Seniors from Fraud and Confusion
Y 4.AG 4:S.HRG. 113-800

House Committee on Ways and Means.
What Workers Need to Know About Social Security as They Plan for their Retirement.  
Y 4.W 36:113-SS 11

Telecommunications Policy

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.  
Telecommunications Policy: A Look Ahead.  
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 108-1007

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Next Steps for Spectrum Policy.  
Y 4.C 73/8:114-28

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.  
Internet Governance after ICANN 53.  
Y 4.C 73/8:114-62

House Committee on the Judiciary.  
The Encryption Tightrope: Balancing Americans” Security and Privacy.  
Y 4.J 89/1:114-78

Terrorism

House Committee on Homeland Security.  
Terror Inmates: Countering Violent Extremism in Prison and Beyond.  
Y 4.H 75:114-40

House Committee on Homeland Security.
Defending Against Bioterrorism: How Vulnerable is America?  
Y 4.H 75:114-41

Transportation Policy

Senate Committee on Finance.  
Unlocking the Private Sector: State Innovations in Financing Transportation Infrastructure.
Y 4.F 49:S.HRG. 114-280

Veterans’ Affairs

House Committee on veterans’ Affairs.  
Examining Access and Quality of Care and Services for Women Veterans.  
Y 4.V 64/3:114-18

House Committee on veterans’ Affairs.
Prescription Mismanagement and the Risk of Veteran Suicide.  
Y 4.V 64/3:114-25

Senate Committee on Veterans’ Affairs. 
VA Opiod Prescription Policy, Practice, and Procedures
Y 4.V 64/4:S.HRG. 114-278

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New items – Summer 2016-2

Automotive Industry

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Update on the recalls of defective Takata Air Bags and NHTSA’s Vehicle Safety Efforts.
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 114-249

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
The GM Ignition Switch Recall: investigation Update.
Y 4.C 73/8:113-154

China

Congressional-Executive Commission on China.
China’s New “Two-Child Policy” and the Continuation of Massive Crimes Against Woman and Children.
Y 4.C 44:C 43/6

Climate Change

Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.
Climate Change and National Security.
Y 4.P 96/10:S.HRG. 111-1209

Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.
Climate Change and Ensuring that America Leads the Clean Energy Transformation.
Y 4.P 96/10:S.HRG. 111-1212

Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.
Examining the International Climate Negotiations.
Y 4.P 96/10:S.HRG. 114-205

Congress

House Committee on the Judiciary.
The Original Understanding of the Role of Congress and How Far We’ve Drifted from It.
Y 4.J 89/1:114-61

Cuba

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Trade with Cuba: Growth and Opportunities.
Y 4.F 76/1:114-150

House Committee on the Judiciary.
Resolving Issues with Confiscated Property in Cuba, Havana Club Rum and other Property.
Y 4.J 89/1:114-62

Education Policy

Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
How Innovative Education Systems Better Prepare Students to Enter the Workforce (part 2).
Y 4.SM 1/2:S.HRG. 114-256/pt. 2

Elder Care and Policy

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Reducing Senior Poverty and Hunger: The Role of the Older Americans Act.
Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG. 113-791

Energy Policy

House Committee on Agriculture.
Energy and the Rural Economy: The Impacts of Oil and Gas Production.
Y 4.AG 8/1:114-48

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Pipeline Safety: State and Local Perspectives.
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 114-255

Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.
Clean Energy Jobs, Climate-Related Policies and Economic Growth-State and Local Views.
Y 4.P 96/10:S.HRG. 111-1205

Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works.
Ensuring and Enhancing U.S. Competitiveness While Moving Toward a Clean Energy Economy.
Y 4.P 96/10:S.HRG. 111-1206

Environmental Policy

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
Examining Invasive Species Policy.
Y 4.G 74/7:114-58

House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
Abandoned Mines in the United states and Opportunities for Good Samaritan Cleanups.
Y 4.T 68/2:114-29

Federal Bureau of Investigation

Federal Bureau of Investigation.
The FBI Story 2015.
J 1.14/2:F 31/6/2015

Financial Services Industry

House Committee on Financial Services.
Evaluating the Security of the U.S. Financial Sector.
Y 4.F 49/20:114-36

Healthcare Policy

Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
Highly Pathogenic Avian influenza: The Impact on the U.S. Poultry Sector and Protecting U.S. Poultry Flocks.
Y 4.AG 8/3:S.HRG. 114-153.

Senate Committee on Appropriations.
Testimony on Rural Health.
Y 4.AP 6/2:S.HRG. 114-196

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Advancing Telehealth Through Connectivity.
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 114-235

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Protecting Infants: Ending Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Providers Who Violate the Law.
Y 4.C 73/8:114-75

Senate Committee on Finance.
A Pathway to Improving Care for Medicare Patients with Chronic Conditions.
Y 4.F 49:S.HRG. 114-246

Senate Committee on Finance.
The Affordable Care Act at Five Years.
Y 4.F 49:S.HRG. 114-258

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Protecting the Public Health: Examining FDA’s Initiatives and Priorities.
Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG. 113-786

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
More the 1,000 Preventable Deaths a Day Is Too Many: The Need to Improve Patient Safety.
Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG. 113-787

Homeland Security

House Committee on Homeland Security.
Protecting Maritime Facilities in the 21st Century: Are Our Nation’s Ports at Risk for a Cyber Attack?
Y 4.H 75:114-35

House Committee on Homeland Security.
Compilation of the Homeland Security Act of 2002.
Y 4.H 75:114-C

Immigration

House Committee on the Judiciary.
Another Surge of Illegal Immigrants Along the Southwest Border: Is This the Obama Administration’s New Normal?
Y 4.J 89/1:114-60

International Relations

Defense Institute of Security Assistance Management.
The Management of Security Cooperation.
D 1.2:SE 2/13/2016

Senate Committee on Armed Services.
United States Policy in Europe.
Y 4.AR 5/3:S.HRG. 114-218

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Human Rights in China: The 2015 Annual Report of the Congressional-Executive Commission on China.
Y 4.F 76/1:114-147

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
The U.S. Response to North Korea’s Nuclear Provocations.
Y 4.F 76/1:114-148

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
U.S. Policy toward National Self-Determination Movements.
Y 4.F 76/1:114-152

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
The Future of U.S.-Taiwan Relations.
Y 4.F 76/1:114-153

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Women Fighting for Peace: Lessons for Today’s Conflicts.
Y 4.F 76/1:114-154

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Potential Terrorist Threats: Border Security Challenges in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Y 4.F 76/1:114-155

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Israel Imperiled: Threats to the Jewish State.
Y 4.F 76/1:114-156

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Jordan: Key U.S. Partner.
Y 4.F 76/1:114-157

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.
The U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit Seven Months Later: Progress and Setbacks.
Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG. 114-222

House Committee on Homeland Security.
The Rise of Radicalization: Is the U.S. Government Failing to Counter International and Domestic Terrorism?
Y 4.H 75:114-27

Internet and Cyber Security

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Confronting the Challenge of Cybersecurity.
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 114-236

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
The Connected World: Examining the Internet of Things.
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 114-237

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Removing Barriers to Wireless Broadband Deployment.
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 114-264

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Breaking Down Barriers to Broadband Infrastructure Deployment.
Y 4.C 73/8:114-95

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Cyber Security.
Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 113-790

Commission on the Security and Cooperation in Europe.
Internet Freedom in the Age of Dictators and Terrorists.
Y 4.SE 2:IN 8

Military Affairs

Center for the Study of national Reconnaissance.
National Reconnaissance Almanac, 2nd. edition.
D 1.2:AL 6/2016

Religious Freedom

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
The Global Crisis of Religious Freedom.
Y 4.F 76/1:114-145

Seafood Industry

Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
Impact of Federal Labor and Safety Laws on the U.S. Seafood Industry.
Y 4.SM 1/2:S.HRG. 114-239

Space

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Lunar Exploration.
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 108-998

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
The International Space Station: Addressing Operational Challenges.
Y 4.SCI 2:114-30

Telecommunications Industry

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
The Future of Universal Service.
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 108-996

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Status of the Public Safety Broadband Network.
Y 4.C 73/8:114-112

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
Examining the Comcast-Time Warner Cable Merger and the Impact on Consumers.
Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 113-710

Terrorism

House Committee on Homeland Security.
Beyond Bin Laden’s Caves and Couriers to a New Generation of Terrorists: Confronting the Challenges in a Post-9/11 World.
Y 4.H 75:114-31

Transportation Policy and Security

Senate Committee on Armed Services.
Maritime Security Strategy in the Asia-Pacific Region.
Y 4.AR 5/3:S.HRG 114-214

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Freight Rail Transportation: Enhancing Safety, Efficiency, and Commerce. 
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 114-206

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Technologies Transforming Transportation: Is the Government Keeping Up?
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 114-250

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Evaluating Port Security: Progress Made and Challenges Ahead.
Y 4. G 74/9:S.HRG. 113-783

House Committee on Homeland Security.
Safeguarding Our Nation’s Surface Transportation Systems Against Evolving Terrorist Threats.
Y 4.H 75:1143-32

Veteran’s Affairs

House Committee on Veteran’s Affairs.
A Review of Higher Education Opportunities for the Newest Generation of Veterans.
Y 4.V 64/3:114-10

House Committee on Veteran’s Affairs.
Addressing Continued Whistleblower Retaliation within VA.
Y 4.V 64/3:114-13

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New items – Summer 2016-1

Border Security

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
Violence on the Border: Keeping U.S. Personnel Safe.
Y 4.G 74/7:114-51

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Challenges at the Border.
Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 113-776

House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
Prevention of and Response to the Arrival of a Dirty Bomb at a U.S. Port.
Y 4.T 68/2:114-30

Child Abuse

Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities.
Within Our Reach: A national Strategy to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities.
Y 3.2:C 43/5/ST 8

House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Protecting America’s Youth: An Update from the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
Y 4.ED 8/1:113-62

China

Congressional-Executive Commission on China.
Urging China’s President Xi Jinping to Stop State-Sponsored Human Rights Abuses.
Y 4.C 44:H 88/17

Congressional-Executive Commission on China.
Religion with “Chinese Characteristics”: Persecution and Control in Xi Jinping’s China.
Y 4.C 44:R 27/7

Communication and Information Policy

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Wireless Broadband and the Future of Spectrum Policy.
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 114-169

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
The Internet of Cars.
Y 4.G 74/7:114-55

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Broadcasting Ownership in the 21st Century.
Y 4.C 73/8:114-77

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Improving Federal Spectrum System.
Y 4.C 73/8:114-84

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Common Carrier Regulation of the Internet: Investment Impacts.
Y 4.C 73/8:114-93

House Committee on Homeland Security.
Promoting and Incentivizing Cybersecurity Best Practices.
Y 4.H 75:114-29

Consumer Protection

House Committee on Financial Services.
Protecting Consumers: Financial Data Security in the Age of Computer Hackers.
Y 4.F 49/20:114-23

House Committee on Financial Services.
A Global Perspective on Cyber Threats.
Y 4.F 49/20:114-32

Data Security

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
Is the OPM Data Breach the Tip of the Iceberg?
Y 4.SCI 2:114-28

Drones – Commercial Use

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Unmanned Aircraft Systems: Key Considerations Regarding Safety, Innovation, Economic Impact, and Privacy.
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 114-195

House Committee on Small Business.
Taking Flight: Small Business Utilization of Unmanned Aircraft.
Y 4.SM 1:114-019

Economic Policy

President of the United State.
Economic Report of the President together with the Annual Report of the Economic Advisors.
Y 1.1/7:114-85
House Document 114th Congress, No. 85

Senate Committee on Finance.
Jobs and a Healthy Economy.
Y 4.F 49:S.HRG. 114-161

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
Economic Espionage and Trade Secret Theft: Are Our Laws Adequate for Today’s Threats?
Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 113-780

Education Policy

Joint Economic Committee.
Financing Higher Education: Exploring Current Challenges and Potential Alternatives.
Y 4.EC 7:S.HRG. 114-131

House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Keeping College Within Reach: Sharing Best Practices for Servicing Low-Income and First Generation Students.
Y 4.ED 8/1:113-42

House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Exploring Efforts to Strengthen the Teaching Profession.
Y 4.ED 8/1:113-47

House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Raising the Bar: The Role of Charter Schools in K-12 Education.
Y 4.ED 8/1:113-49

Senate Committee on Indian Affairs.
Bureau of Indian Education: Examining Organizational Challenges in Transforming Educational Opportunities for Indian Children.
Y 4.IN 2/11:S.HRG. 114-170

Energy Policy

Senate Committee Environment and Public Works.
Moving America Toward a Clean Energy Economy and reducing Global Warming Pollution: Legislative Tools.
Y 4.P 96/10:S.HRG 111-1199

Environmental Policy

Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
Waters of the United States: Stakeholder Perspectives on the Impacts of EPA’s Proposed Rule.
Y 4.AG 8/3:S.HRG. 114-146

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
EPA’s Proposed Ozone Rule.
Y 4.C 73/8:114-53

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Update on Low-Level Radioactive Waste Disposal Issues.
Y 4.C 73/8:114-96

Senate Committee Environment and Public Works.
Threats to Native Wildlife Species.
Y 4.P 96/10:S.HRG. 111-1201

Senate Committee Environment and Public Works.
Natural Resource Adaptation: Protecting Ecosystems and Economies.
Y 4.P 96/10:S.HRG. 113-749

Senate Committee Environment and Public Works.
Climate Change: The Need to Act Now.
Y 4.P 96/10:S.HRG. 113-771

Financial Services Industry

Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
Cybersecurity: Enhancing Coordination to protect the Financial Sector.
Y 4.B 22/3:S.HRG. 113-583

Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs.
Regulatory Relief for Community Banks and Credit Unions.
Y 4.B 22/3:S.HRG. 114-8

Health Care Policy

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Keeping the Promise: How Better Managing Medicare can Protect Seniors’ Benefits and Save Them Money.
Y 4.C 73/8:113-123

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Telehealth to Digital Medicine: How 21st Century Technology Can Benefit Patients.
Y 4.C 73/8:113-142

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
21st Century Cures: Examining Ways to Combat Antibiotic Resistance and Foster New Drug Development.
Y 4.C 73/8:113-178

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Medicaid at 50: Strengthening and Sustaining the Program.
Y 4.C 73/8:114-63

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Medicare Part D: Measures Needed to Strengthen Program Integrity.
Y 4.C 73/8:114-66

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Protecting Affordable Coverage for Employees.
Y 4.C 73/8:114-72

House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Providing Access to Affordable, Flexible, Health Plans through Self-Insurance.
Y 4.ED 8/1:113-46

Human Trafficking

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.
Human Trafficking Investigation.
Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 114-179

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe.
OSCE Efforts to Combat Human Trafficking: Outlook and Opportunities.
Y 4.SE 2:113-1-6

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe.
Best Practices for Rescuing Trafficking Victims.
Y 4.SE 2:T 67/2

International Relations

U.S. Department of State.
Toward “Through, Accurate, and Reliable”: A History of the Foreign Relations of the United States Series.
S 1.2:H 62/2
special note – editor Aaron W. Marrs is a 2009 Ph.D. graduate of the University of South Carolina and currently serves as research historian for the Office of the Historian

Senate Committee on  Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry.
Opportunities and Challenges for Agriculture Trade with Cuba.
Y 4.AG 8/3:S.HRG. 114-147

House Committee on Armed Services.
How is DOD Responding to Emerging Security Challenges in Europe?
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2015-2016/10

House Committee on Armed Services.
U.S. Policy and Strategy in the Middle East.
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2015-2016/40

House Committee on Armed Services.
Potential Implications in the Region of the Iran Deal.
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2015-2016/46

House Committee on Armed Services.
U.S. Strategy in Afghanistan.
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2015-2016/55

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
The Future of U.S.-Zimbabwe Relations.
Y 4.F 76/1:114-128

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Assessing the President’s Strategy in Afghanistan.
Y 4.F 76/1:114-131

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Egypt Two Years after Morsi (part II).
Y 4.F 76/1:114-132

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Developments in Rwanda.
Y 4.F 76/1:114-133

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps: Fueling Middle East Turmoil.
Y 4.F 76/1:114-135

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
The Future of U.S.-Pakistan Relations.
Y 4.F 76/1:114-136

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Turkey: Political Trends in 2016
Y 4.F 76/1:114-139

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Boko Haram: The Islamist Insurgency in West Africa.
Y 4.F 76/1:114-140

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Iran Nuclear Deal Oversight: Implementation and Its Consequences.
Y 4.F 76/1:114-143

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe.
Azerbaijan’s Persecution of RFE/RL Reporter Khadija Ismayilova.
Y 4.SE 2:114-1-7

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe.
Germany’s Chairmanship of the OSCE: Priorities and Challenges.
Y 4.SE 2:114-2-2

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe.
The Rule of Law and Civil Society in Azerbaijan.
Y 4.SE 2:AZ 2/4

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe.
Human Rights Violations in Russian-Occupied Crimea.
Y 4.SE 2:H 88/31

Judicial Behavior

Federal Judicial Center.
Mindfulness and Judging.
JU 13.2:M 66

Military Affairs

Naval History and Heritage Command.
Knowing the Enemy: Naval Intelligence in South East Asia.
D 221.2:V 67/6

American Battle Monuments Commission.
When the Akimotos Went to War.
Y 3.AM 3:2 AK 5

House Committee on Armed Services.
Update on Military Suicide Prevention Programs.
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2015-2016/56

House Committee on Armed Services.
Game Changers-Undersea Warfare.
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2015-2016/61

House Committee on Armed Services.
Game Changing Innovations and the Future of Surface Warfare.
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2015-2016/75

Senate Committee on Armed Services.
The Future of Warfare.
Y 4.AR 5/3:S.HRG. 114-211

Senate Committee on Armed Services.
Supporting the Warfighter of Today and Tomorrow.
Y 4.AR 5/3:S.HRG. 114-216

Outer Banks (NC)

National Park Service.
Gateway to the Atlantic World: Cape Lookout National Seashore Historic Resource Study.
I 29.58/3:AT 6

Patent Reform

Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
Patent Reform: Protecting Innovation and Entrepreneurship.
Y 4.SM 1/2:S.HRG. 114-137

Privacy

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
The Location Privacy Protection Act of 2014.
Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 113-781

Propaganda

House Committee on Armed Services.
Countering Adversarial Propaganda: Charting an Effective Course in the Contested Information Environment.
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2015-2016/59

Science Policy

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
The Science and Ethics of Genetically Engineered Human DNA.
Y 4.SCI 2:114-24

Soccer

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Examining the Governance and Integrity of International Soccer.
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 114-168

Space Exploration

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
Exploration of the Solar System: From Mercury to Pluto and Beyond.
Y 4.SCI 2:114-34

Tax Reform

Senate Committee on Finance.
Getting to “YES” on Tax Reform: What Lessons Can Congress Learn from the Tax Reform Act of 1986?
Y 4.F 49:S.HRG. 114-157

Senate Committee on Finance.
Tax Complexity, Compliance, and Administration: The Merits of Simplification in Tax Reform.
Y 4.F 49:S.HRG. 114-164

Terrorism

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Counterterrorism Screening and Assistance Act of 2015; Iran Terror Finance Transparency Act; and END Neglected Tropical Diseases Act.
Y 4.F 76/1:114-134

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
After San Bernardino: The Future of ISIS-Inspired Attacks.
Y 4.F 76/1:114-137

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
From Iraq and Syria to Libya and Beyond: The Evolving ISIL Threat.
Y 4.F 76/1:114-141

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.
The Fight Against ISIS: Building the Coalition and Ensuring Military Effectiveness.
Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG. 114-197

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
Radicalization: Social Media and the Rise of Terrorism.
Y 4.G 74/7:114-57

Transportation Policy

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
Status of Toll Interoperability.
Y 4.G 74/7:114-56

House Committee on Homeland Security.
Aviation Security Challenges: Is TSA Ready for the Threats of Today?
Y 4.H 75:114-30

Veterans” Affairs

House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.
Veterans’ Dilemma: Navigating the Appeals System for Veterans Claims.
Y 4.V 64/3:114-02

House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.
Examining the Quality and Cost of VA Healthcare.
Y 4.V 64/3:114-5

House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.
Power of Legislative Inquiry-Improving VA by Improving Transparency.
Y 4.V 64/3:114-9

Welfare Reform

House Committees on Ways and Means and Agriculture.
How Our Welfare System can Discourage Work.
Y 4.W 36:114-HR 05

World War II – Supplies to Russia

National Park Service.
Pipeline to Russia: The Alaska-Siberia Air Route in World War II.
I 29.2:R 92

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South Carolina Federal Depository Libraries – State Plan Approved 2012

 

STATE PLAN FOR SOUTH CAROLINA FEDERAL DEPOSITORY LIBRARIES

May 24, 2012

Introduction

The Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) was established by Congress in 1813 to ensure that the American public has access to its Government’s information.  To carry out this mission, the Government Printing Office (GPO) was formed in 1860 to distribute federal publications to depository libraries throughout the United States and its territories. Publications created by the Federal Government and its agencies are provided at no cost to depository libraries, in turn, these libraries provide local, no-fee access to government information in an impartial environment with professional assistance.

Two types of libraries compose the FDLP.  Selective depositories receive a selected portion of materials tailored to individual libraries and the Congressional districts that they serve. Regional depositories receive all government publications distributed by GPO and provide guidance and a variety of services to selective depository libraries in the region or state.  South Carolina’s depository libraries have enjoyed a long history with the FDLP and have been collecting, organizing, maintaining, preserving, and assisting users with federal government information since the establishment of the first South Carolina Federal Depository Library in 1869.

South Carolina FDLs have traditionally shared materials and expertise among individual depositories and cooperatively through the South Carolina State Library.  In response to a Federal Depository Library Council resolution, a State Plan for depository libraries was developed in 1984 to set goals and objectives for the depository libraries in the state. The South Carolina plan proposed a cooperative agreement within the state under the direction of a shared regional program which consisted of the University of South Carolina and Clemson University with administrative support provided by the South Carolina State Library. The state depository library system functioned as a shared regional for 24 years until Clemson relinquished regional status in 2010, leaving the University of South Carolina as a single full service regional depository library.

Since the adoption of the 1984 State Plan, technological advances have changed the way government information is collected, distributed, and accessed.  Electronic file delivery and instant communication has enabled Federal Depository Libraries to find new ways to preserve

and disseminate government information.  In addition, the ease of distribution via the Internet has created an explosion of government information outside of the traditional realm of publishing.  Now, more than ever, specially trained librarians are needed to access, organize, interpret, instruct, and preserve government information available for the public in an increasing variety of formats and delivery methods.

The 2011 revision of the South Carolina State Plan is developed to address current and forthcoming technological advances and to map out a cooperative future among South Carolina’s depository libraries.  The plan maximizes access and service to federal government information in all of South Carolina’s libraries by serving as a guide for enhanced public service, increased access to federal government information, and sharing of expertise and collections.

South Carolina is a unique state in many ways and South Carolina librarians are known for their ability to work well together.  Most if not all of the state’s federal depository libraries participate in PASCAL (Partnership Among South Carolina Academic Libraries) or cooperatively through the South Carolina State Library.  We want to apply this same cooperative spirit to our federal depository program and imagine a new arrangement for South Carolina residents and librarians to access federal government information.  The Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) has evolved into a new electronic environment and networking capabilities permit new arrangements for preserving our print and electronic collections

The mission of the South Carolina federal depository libraries is to maximize access and service to federal government information  in all of  South Carolina’s libraries. South Carolina’s federal depository libraries pledge to work:

  • for no-fee public access to government publications through the Federal Depository Library Program,
  • for government publications in formats that keep pace with current technologies,
  • for education in use of government information for users and librarians,
  • for preservation of government information (print and born-digital), and
  • for promotion of collections and services.

South Carolina’s Federal Depository Libraries  pledge to cooperate with standards and requirements of the Government Printing Office.  This State Plan will serve as the guide for cooperation among the libraries, the Government Printing Office, and with any partners to develop effective means of working with the public, enhanced access to the wealth of federal government information, and a sharing of expertise and collections.

Assumptions of the Future

The changing information environment creates uncertainties for the future but we can assume the following:

  • The public will continue to rely more and more on electronic information than print.
  • Online government information will be the standard dissemination format.
  • Internet technologies will enable faster and improved scanning techniques and transmission.
  • Cataloging of older, print collections will increase.
  • Holding records of older, print volumes will increase within OCLC.
  • Large, redundant print collections will decrease in number.
  • Libraries with large, print collections will have space issues requiring tough decisions regarding retention and storage.
  • Libraries will focus more on services including access and digitization than building large collections.
  • Web-based government information will continue to be elusive.

PARTNERS

Essential to the State Plan are several partners and the resources provided by the participating libraries.

The primary stakeholders are the, South Carolina Regional Depository Library at the University of South Carolina, South Carolina’s selective federal depositories, the South Carolina State Library and the State Plan Advisory Council.

  1. The South Carolina Regional Depository Library at Thomas Cooper Library, University of South Carolina will oversee development and operation of the selective libraries in the state.  The roles and duties of the Regional Depository Librarian include:
  • confer with any new depository librarian in the state and advise the new depository librarian regarding interlibrary loan, reference assistance, and other services.
  • make periodic visits to the various depository libraries in the state to determine compliance with the State Plan and GPO Guidelines.
  • serve as coordinator for regional depository activities.
  • assist all selective depository libraries in South Carolina in the disposal of unwanted government publications as provided by law.
  • devote attention to the education and training of librarians and other persons interested in the use of federal government publications.
  • hold at least one meeting a year of all federal depository librarians to review the State Plan and their individual and collective responsibilities under the State Plan and the law.
  • submit to the Superintendent of Documents such reports on the operation of the South Carolina State Plan as may be required
  • coordinate retention of and development of retrospective collections of special interest throughout the state.
  • Comply with the duties and roles of a Regional Librarian as set out in 44 U.S. 1912 and in the FDLP Handbook, Chapter 12, and the “Legal Requirements & Program Regulations of the Federal Depository Library Program” (June 2011).
  • Regional libraries accept and retain one copy of all tangible items offered through the Federal Depository Library Program. They are required to provide the following to selective depository libraries: interlibrary loan; reference and technical processing advice; and approval for disposal of depository materials.

Selective depositories may contact the regional library for but not limited to the following purposes:

  • Instructions for the disposal of material. (see Appendix for procedures);
  • Site Visits;
  • Orientations and/or advice relating to the depository program and procedures;
  • Technical processing advice;
  • Copies of biennial surveys, inspection reports, self studies, collection development statements, memoranda of agreement, etc., related to the functions of the selective depository library;
  • Collection development decisions; including the planning for discard/weeding projects, change in collection emphasis from tangible to electronic, and removal of collection to storage sites.
  • Preparation and approval of selective housing agreements or statements of service for temporary quarters; and
  • Assistance with self study/inspection processes.
  • Interlibrary loan and photocopy services pertaining to documents and microforms of documents;
  • Reference back-up; and
  • Other assistance as needed.
  1. Selective Depository Libraries (see Appendix for list) of South Carolina realize the importance of public service of a documents collection and of strong collections of federal documents for interlibrary loan and reference services. Their roles and duties include:
  • comply with the legal requirements of depository status as set out in the FDLP Handbook Chapter 2 and in 44 U.S.C. Ch 19.
  • provide interlibrary loan and reference services for federal depository documents to all library users.
  • work with the Regional Librarian at the University of South Carolina and the State Plan Advisory Council to assure that retrospective collections are maintained throughout the state.
  • agree to participate in training activities recommended by or sponsored by the Regional Depository Librarian or GPO to develop competency in public service and depository management.
  • attend the state-wide annual general meeting.
  • participate in electronic discussion lists.

If a library becomes non-compliant with the requirements of depository status, it agrees to cooperate with the Regional Depository Librarian to reach compliance.  If it becomes necessary for a library to alter its commitment under the provisions of this plan or the requirements for depository status, at least six (6) months notice of this intention must be given to the Regional Librarian at the University of South Carolina’s Thomas Cooper Library.  If it is determined that the responsibilities of any depository library are to be altered from those set out in or established by the State Plan, the Superintendent of Documents must be notified and must approve the alteration prior to the acceptance of the change.

The Regional Depository Librarian will approve some changes on a case by case review.  These may include:

  • The library plans to reduce its selection rate by more than 25%.
  • The library would like to become an electronic only depository library.
  • The library will experience major physical alterations that will affect access to or service to the depository collection.
  • The library has experience an unanticipated natural disaster that affects the particular library.
  • The South Carolina State Librarian has the following roles and duties:
  • Coordinates a state plan for federal documents depository libraries, as set out in S.C. Code 60-1-60f.
  • Supports the Federal Depository Library Program and free access to government information for all library users.
  • Assists in promotion of depository libraries and federal government information.
  • Includes access to federal government information in plans for statewide library development.
  1. The State Plan Advisory Council (the Council) consisting of two federal documents librarians, the Regional Depository Librarian at the University of South Carolina (permanent), the chair of the South Carolina Library Association’s Government Documents Roundtable (SC-GODORT) (elected annually), and a representative from the State Library will be formed to monitor and implement the State Plan. Selection or election of the non-permanent members will be conducted at the annual meeting of the South Carolina Federal Depository Libraries. Non-permanent members will serve three-year term. No person shall hold two positions within the council.
  1. Once constituted the Council will be known as the South Carolina Council of Federal Depository Libraries (SC-CFDL)
  1. The Council’s role and duties will include:
  • Plan the annual meeting.
  • Evaluate the State Plan for continuing relevance, currency, and adherence to guidelines established by GPO.
  • Encourage current and retrospective collection and retention of federal publications.
  • Facilitate, through the Regional Depository Librarian, training of depository staff.
  • Promote awareness of government information, depository libraries, and training of other librarians in use of federal government information.
  • Make an annual report on the status of the State Plan and of the depository libraries in the state. 

Meetings: The Council will meet at least once a year (usually in May) and will sponsor a general annual meeting.

RESOURCES

Resources, as discussed in this section of the plan, include human resources, equipment and space, collections and financial responsibility.

Human Resources

In each depository, there should be a librarian with a master’s degree from an American Library Association accredited program responsible for that library’s depository collection.  This position will be called  the “depository coordinator” The depository coordinator will  serve as the contact person for other libraries and the Government Printing Office.  The primary focus of the depository coordinator will be management and operation of the federal depository services and collection.

Adequate training of all staff responsible for processing and reference service for government information is essential.  In-service training within the library and sharing of expertise among depository libraries is necessary in order to maximize use of financial resources, organizational time, and staff.  The regional and selective depositories have sponsored or cosponsored training programs and should continue to do so with the cooperation of the South Carolina Council of Federal Depository Libraries and the Government Documents Round Table of the South Carolina Library Association.

All depository library staff must be proficient in the use of electronic information. From time to time, staff may need to enroll in training sessions or classes offered by professional organizations, consortia, colleges, library science programs, government agencies, or consultants to maintain or enhance their skills.. Another option is attending the Annual Depository Library Conference usually held each October.

Equipment and Space

The volume and type of materials sent to depositories free of charge from the U.S. Government Printing Office may require purchase or replacement of equipment such as microform readers/printers,  copy machines, various computer workstations/laptops, printers, video players, fax machines, shelving, storage cabinets, and other equipment and supplies.  Depository libraries must also provide adequate network access and capacity to use the ever growing electronic only resources.

Adequate space is necessary to properly maintain, organize, and make government information in all formats available to the public. To assist with planning for future space needs, collection development policies should be written in coordination with other depository libraries, especially within congressional districts, to insure that the information needs of citizens are met as broadly and as deeply as possible by a library nearby, and to prevent unnecessary duplicate acquisition of little-used items.

Financial Responsibility

Libraries are responsible for providing funding for depository functions.  This financial commitment is a major responsibility and requires planning on the part of each library.  Every depository library must include funding for equipment. In addition, non-depository reference materials should be acquired, as appropriate.  Funds should be available for staff to participate as members of the South Carolina Council of Federal Depository Libraries. Travel to meetings should be supported with time and funding.  When possible, enrollment in workshops, symposia, and classes should be budgeted.

The regional library will provide funding for coordinating the depository library program in South Carolina by assisting with mailings, assisting with the printing of guides and promotional materials, assisting with promotional activities, coordinating with other documents-related networks, and working with the South Carolina Council of Federal Depository Libraries to obtain grants, legislative support, etc. The regional library will provide space, shelving, equipment, bibliographic control and staff to meet the responsibilities of permanent retention of federal government information and its retrieval and dissemination.  The official electronic discussion list will be administered by the University of South Carolina.  Regional library will provide assistance to libraries and selective depositories as listed throughout this plan.

Collections

Each depository library should have a collection development policy for or including federal depository library materials.  The policy should reflect all of the requirements in Chapter 5 of the Federal Depository Library Manual.

The Regional Depository Library will continue to receive all tangible items (printed, electronic, and microform) materials available from the Government Printing Office.  In addition, the regional will also strive to retrospectively fill gaps in its collection from state and national discard lists.  One goal of the regional’s collection will be to have adequate copies of materials about South Carolina.  The extent of the regional’s retrospective collection building will be dependent on the availability of resources, including staff, time, and space available to house collections.  The regional, if possible will participate in regional (ASERL) and national collection sharing projects that will enhance access to government information for all South Carolinians. Participation in the projects will be communicated to the South Carolina depository libraries.

Statewide goals for depository resources include:

  • maintain current and historic collections in print or electronic formats.
  • provide and managing the space necessary for those collections.
  • provide equipment in support of appropriate formats.
  • employ adequate staff to support those collections.
  • educate depository staff in use of collections.
  • promote depository collections and government information in all libraries.

All libraries will

  • work towards full compliance with Instructions to Depository Libraries.
  • support minimal technical requirements for both staff and public workstations.
  • create a collection development plan that includes electronic formats.
  • follow state disposal guidelines. (See Appendix)
  • provide training on accessing federal government information to staff within their own institutions.

The Regional library will

  • Actively develop a retrospective collection for the state.
  • develop promotional materials
  • provide assistance to depository libraries within the state in securing replacements for lost or damaged depository materials.

Selective libraries will

  • develop and communicate collection strengths.
  • appoint a full-time depository coordinator if selection rate exceeds 50%.

In addition, the deans/directors of libraries housing the South Carolina’s federal documents depository collections agree to provide:

  • service by staff members, as invited, on the South Carolina Council of Federal Depository Libraries;
  • cooperation with the regional depository with respect to discards, training, visits, and other activities;
  • inclusion in all budgetary and resource planning of staff and funds needed to make government information in all formats available to the public;
  • cooperation in comparing, discussing, and amending current item selections and disposing of unwanted material to achieve balanced selections both currently and retrospectively;
  • guarantee of public access;
  • Interlibrary loan of documents;
  • promotion of the collection by displaying the FDLP logo and including the collection in descriptions of library holdings.

ACCESS

In accordance with the Instructions to Depository Libraries, all libraries provide access to government information of all types and in all formats to and beyond their primary clientele.  Host institutions have agreed to provide facilities and equipment to support access, use, loan, and replication (copying) of documents.  Librarians and documents staff should be trained to assist users.

Council will

  • develop and support training opportunities in the use and access of government information for librarians, staff, and public, in both the annual meeting and throughout the year.

All libraries

  • will work towards full compliance with Instructions to Depository Libraries.
  • are encouraged to include complete holdings for government information in their online catalogs.
  • are encouraged to attach their holdings for government documents on bibliographic utilities such as OCLC.
  • are encouraged to include links to electronic government information in their online catalogs and perform link-checking as appropriate.
  • will ensure access to government information on an unfiltered workstation, even if access is mediated.
  • maintain appropriate access to the Catalog of U.S. Government Publications and its predecessors, including those in tangible formats.
  • are encouraged to develop their government information web pages and guides.
The Regional Library will
  • continue to advise selective depositories on access issues.
  • take a lead in educating depository staff in awareness of and use of significant federal publications.

Selective libraries will

  • keep regional libraries informed when specific access issues arise.
  • Seek opportunities to educate their patrons and other library staff.

South Carolina State Librarian will

  • Support the free access to government information through depositories.

SERVICE

Depository libraries provide free use of information for the general public, including those beyond their primary clientele.  To serve both depository and non-depository libraries and patrons within the state, the primary stakeholders will meet these goals as follows:

Council

  • will monitor and revise the state plan.
  • support the development of Internet and web services to serve both the public and the library community.
  • continue to advise the State Librarian in all matters relating to federal government information service.

All libraries

  • will work towards full compliance with Instructions to Depository Libraries.
  • will have a service policy including electronic formats.
  • provide no-fee ILL service of tangible government documents.
  • work toward having web-based information on the documents collection and on government information.

The Regional Library will

  • provide orientation to new documents librarians and staff.
  • provide back-up reference service to depository libraries.
  • provide consultative services and participate in inspection visits.
  • establish a means of quantifying reference service for inclusion in library statistics.
Selective libraries will
  • in a timely manner, inform the regional library and the GPO regarding staff changes.

The State Librarian will

  • support training programs for depository staff.
  • encourage training for librarians in public libraries.

PROMOTION

Depository libraries will promote the Federal Depository Library Program and government documents to the general public, highlighting the value of primary statistical and legislative material and the monetary and informational value of the historic collections within the state.

Council will

  • investigate training of library staff in public libraries.
  • investigate ways of promotion to the public.

All libraries will

  • work towards full compliance with Instructions to Depository Libraries.
  • communicate with legislators on depository issues as appropriate.
  • maintain web sites and post their depository’s policies, and consider posting information about accessing and using federal government information.

Regional Library will

  • identify potential new depository libraries.
  • identify unserved and underserved areas in the state and notify neighboring depositories.
  • assist in the development and production of promotional materials.

Selective libraries will

  • use the promotional tools developed by GPO for the FDLP to promote services.

investigate ways to promote services to non-depository libraries in their congressional districts as well as to the general public.

The State Librarian will

  • Coordinate use of State resources such as technology and state government websites to promote the FDLP in South Carolina.
  • Support promotion and outreach to public libraries.

Cooperative efforts among stakeholders include:

  • sharing promotional materials, ideas, and activities

USE OF THE STATE PLAN

The State Plan is to be used as a mission statement, a planning document, and a statement of responsibility for South Carolina depositories.   It is to be viewed as a flexible, living document that will be expanded and amended as needs dictate.  The Plan should be used in conjunction with such tools and guides as the Federal Depository Library Handbook, A Directory of U.S. Government Depository Libraries, and other similar publications and directives from the Government Printing Office relating to the depository system.   It is recommended that each depository keep a copy of the State Plan in a convenient location, along with the above listed titles, in-house manuals, and other guides, for easy staff accessibility.

AMENDMENT PROCESS

This plan may be amended by a two-thirds (2/3) vote of the South Carolina depository libraries voting on the amendment at the next general meeting.  Each library has one vote.  Amendments may be proposed by a majority of the members of the South Carolina Council of Federal Depository Libraries or by the co-sponsorship of any five (5) or more South Carolina depository libraries.  One copy of the proposed amendment, with written verification of the co-sponsorships, must be submitted to the council secretary no later than ten (10) working days prior to the council’s announced meeting.  The council secretary will be responsible for notifying all members of the council and the depository libraries of the proposed amendment.

The Council, on approving consideration of a proposed amendment, shall specify whether a vote on ratification shall be taken at the general meeting,  by mail, or through electronic means.  If a mail or electronic vote is designated, the council shall establish the time for the beginning and closing of the balloting.  If a vote at the general meeting is designated, at least one month’s written notice shall be given to the member libraries of the text of the proposed amendment.  A depository library not represented at the general meeting may vote by absentee ballot.  Absentee ballots should be received by the council secretary at least five (5) days prior to the meeting.

AUTHORITY OF THE STATE PLAN

The South Carolina State Plan, its amendments, and any actions taken to implement the State Plan must comply with all of the applicable provisions of 44 U.S.C. 1901-1916. If there is any conflict between those statutory provisions and the State Plan, Chapter 19 of Title 44 must take precedence.  The provisions of the State Plan are deemed severable.   Therefore, should any provision or amendment be determined to be void for any reason, the State Plan should be read as if the voided provision or amendment were not part thereof.

Bibliographic note:

This plan has relied heavily on plans from Wyoming and Michigan, as well as the State Plan for Federal Depository Libraries in South Carolina (1984).

List of Appendices

Appendix A – Roster of South Carolina Federal Depository Libraries (include a link to the FDLP Desktop Directory)

Appendix B – Guidelines for the Disposition of Depository materials for South Carolina Federal Depository Libraries

Appendix C – ASERL Cooperative Federal Depository Library Implementation Plan (April 2011)

Appendix D – ASERL Centers of Excellence Program

Appendix E – The ASERL Disposition Database

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Weeding Procedures for South Carolina’s Federal Depository Libraries

Government Publishing Office (GPO) regulations state that the weeding/de-selection process for tangible federal material distributed through the Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) is managed in each state by the Regional Federal Depository Library (R-FDL)

26. Tangible depository publications supplied to depository libraries are Federal government property. Depository publications must be retained and kept accessible for at least the minimum retention period. Materials may only be disposed of through appropriate withdrawal mechanisms. These include: 1. ‘Five-year rule’: a minimum retention period of five years from date of receipt, processing, or shipping list date (for selective libraries), 2. Supersession (for all libraries), 3. Tangible substitution for tangible publications (for all libraries), and 4. Official online substitution for tangible publications (for selective libraries). – Legal Requirements & Program Regulations of the Federal Depository Library Program, p. 6

51. Depository libraries cannot materially or financially benefit from the disposal of depository holdings, as these materials remain the property of the U.S. Government. After following the normal withdrawal procedures, the depository materials entrusted to the depository library may be sold as publications or as waste paper. The proceeds of the sale, together with a letter of explanation, must be sent to the Superintendent of Documents. Depository materials may never be bartered for goods or services. Selective depository libraries must follow the direction of their regional depository library when discarding depository materials (Title 44 U.S.C. §1912). Discarding is a privilege granted by the regional library and not a right of the selective library. The regional library may refuse to grant permission for disposal of any publication that it feels should be kept by one of its depositories for a longer period of time. After the regional library’s permission is granted to withdraw depository material and selective libraries have made reasonable efforts to find a recipient, documents may be disposed of in any appropriate manner.

52. Selective depository libraries not served by a designated regional depository library must permanently retain one copy of all Federal government publications selected and received through depository distribution. The only exceptions are for superseded publications, and those issued later in another format (bound, microfiche, or electronic media).

53. Selective depository libraries may substitute tangible commercially produced products (e.g. microforms, DVDs, etc.) or online content, for any depository holdings held in the library for at least one year. Depository material being substituted with online content must meet official substitution criteria. Permission to substitute must first be obtained from the regional depository library. Substituted material is subject to the same rules and regulations that govern the care, treatment, and public access while the library holds the material or until the regional depository library has authorized for the withdrawal of it. – Legal Requirements & Program Regulations of the Federal Depository Library Program, p. 8

Process for Disposal of Tangible Federal Depository Material in the state of South Carolina.

First, please remember that the Regional Federal Depository Library (R-FDL) is a partner in this process.  However, the R-FDL is also required to:

60. Title 44 U.S.C. §1912 authorizes regional depository libraries to manage the withdrawal of material from selective depository libraries in their state or region. Regional libraries also oversee the process of substitution within the state or region. Regional libraries must create procedures for selective libraries to follow when discarding and substituting depository material. Material may not be disposed of until the regional library has given permission to do so. Discarding depository material is a privilege granted by the regional library and not a right of the selective library. The regional library may refuse to grant permission for disposal of any publication that it feels should be kept by one of its depositories for a longer period of time. – – Legal Requirements & Program Regulations of the Federal Depository Library Program, p. 9

GPO has provided a Guidance Document on the Weeding Process at:  http://www.fdlp.gov/requirements-guidance-2/guidance/30-weeding-a-depository-collection

As a Selective Federal Depository Library (S-FDL) in the state of South Carolina you are to expected to do the following:

  1. Keep the R-FDL informed of any near or long-term plans to weed materials a from your depository collection.
  2. Libraries in South Carolina are strongly encouraged to use the ASERL Disposition Database for all discards. Information about the Disposition Database is available at:
    http://guides.uflib.ufl.edu/ASERL-DispositionDB
  3. Libraries discarding materials all also strongly encouraged to participate in any GPO created national disposition list that is available.
  4. The ASERL process takes 45 working days (9 weeks) – so libraries should plan on holding weeded materials for at least 12 weeks before discarding.
  5. Both ASERL and GPO do not require microfiche to be listed on discard lists. However, the RFD-L should be informed about any discard of microfiche.  A selective may also opt to send fiche directly to the regional who then will manage the discard.
  6. The R-FDL should be notified when a library plans or starts a large project (greater than 100 linear feet or 1,000 items). Libraries needing assistance in posting items to the ASERL Disposition Database should contact the regional ASAP. The R-FDL prefers to do onsite visits regarding larger projects than just approval via email or the phone. This option is also valid for continuous projects or a combination of small projects that might reach that threshold during the year.
  7. The R-FDL recognizes that each library and therefore each discard project is unique. However, libraries must also realize that they are part of a larger program and a well managed discard process improves the opportunities that materials no longer useful to your library’s users might benefit another library in the state, the region, or across the country.
  8. Libraries lacking staff can be assisted at any point in the process.

Contact: Bill Sudduth at sudduthw@mailbox.sc.edu or 803-777-1775 or Deborah Yerkes at yerkesd@mailbox.sc.edu or 803-777-5699

 

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