New Items of Interest – September 2013

Art and Outer Space

National Aeronautic and Space Administration.
earth – Earth as Art.
NAS 1.83:NP-2012-07-889-HQ

Benghazi Terrorist Attack

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
The Security Failures of Benghazi.
Y 4.G 74/7:112-193

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Terrorist Attack in Benghazi: The Secretary of State’s View.
Y 4.F 76/1:113-11

Braille

Library of Congress.
World Braille Usage.
LC 19.2:B 73/11/2013

Chechnya

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Islamist Extremism in Chechnya: A Threat to the U.S. Homeland?
Y 4.F 76/1:113-24

China

Congressional-Executive Commission on China.
Falun Gong in China: Review and Update.
Y 4.C 44:F 19

House Committee eon Foreign Affairs.
China’s Rapid Political and Economic Advances in Central Asia and Russia.
Y 4.F 76/1:113-22

House Committee eon Foreign Affairs.
The Threat of China’s Unsafe Consumables.
Y 4.F 76/1:113-25

Civic Art

United States Commission on Fine Art.
Civic Art: A Centennial History of the U.S. Commission of Fine Arts.
FA 1.2:C 49

Cybersecurity

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Cybersecurity: The Pivotal Role of Communications Networks.
Y 4.C 73/8:112-123

Education

House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Protecting Students and Teachers: A Discussion on School Safety.
Y 4.ED 8/1:113-6

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Bridgeport Education, INC.: A case Study in For-Profit Education and Oversight.
Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG. 112-774

Energy Policy

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Natural Gas Exports: Economic and Geopolitical Opportunities.
Y 4.F 76/1:113-17

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
Supporting American jobs and the the Economy Through Expanded Energy production: Challenges and Opportunities of Unconventional Resources Technology.
Y 4.SCI 2:112-84

House Committee on Small Business.
If You Build It: The Keystone XL pipeline and Small business Job Growth.
Y 4.SM 1:113-018

Environment

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
The Role of the States Protecting the Environment.
Y 4.C 73/8:113-7

Health Care Policy

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.  The Affordable Care Act: The Impact of Health Insurance Reform on Health Care Consumers.
Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG. 112-766

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Health Insurance Exchanges and Ongoing State Implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG. 112-780

House Committee on Small Business.
The Health Care Law: Implementation and Small Businesses.
Y 4.SM 1:113-011

Homeland Security

House Committee on Homeland Security.
Using Unmanned Aerial Systems within the Homeland: Security Game-Changer?
Y 4.H 75:112-107

Human Trafficking

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Local and Private Sector initiatives to Combat international Human Trafficking.
Y 4.F 76/1:113-19

Immigration

House Committee on the Judiciary.
Separation of Nuclear Families Under U.S. Immigration Law.
Y 4.J 89/1:113-9

House Committee on the Judiciary.
Agricultural Guestworker Act.
Y 4.J 89/1:113-12

Internet

Joint Hearing – House Committee on Energy and Commerce and Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Fighting for Internet Freedom: Dubai and Beyond.
Y 4.C 73/8:113-2

Kosovo and Serbia

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Kosovo and Serbia: A Pathway to Peace.
Y 4.F 76/1:113-23

Land Management

Bureau of Reclamation.
Reclamation-Managing Water in the West: The Bureau of Reclamation: From Developing to Managing Water, 1945-2000, vol. 2.
I 27.2:R 24/28/v.2

Bureau of Land Management.
National and State Fire Program Summaries, 2013.
I 53.2:F 51/14

Latino Culture in America

National Park Service.
American Latinos and the Making of the United States: A Theme Study.
I 29.2:L 34/2

Media

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Media Ownership.
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 108-947

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation. Media Ownership.
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 108-957

Military History

Office of Army Reserve History.
United States Army Reserve Mobilization for the Korean War.
D 101.2:K 84/2

Center of Military History.
Operation Enduring Freedom March 2002-April 2005.
(United States Army in Afghanistan)
D 114.2:AF 3/3

Center of Military History.
The Vicksburg Campaign November 1862-July 1863.
D 114.2:C 49/2:VICKSB.

Marine Corps University Press.
Wotan’s Workshop: Military Experiments before World War II.
D 214.2:W 91

Marine Corps History Division.
U.S. Marines in Battle – Al-Qaim September 2005-March 2006.
D 214.13:AL 7

Navy

Naval Air Warfare Center.
Arming the Fleet – 1943-2011: Providing Our Warfighter the Decisive Advantage.  3rd edition
D 202.2:F 62/20013.
Highlights volume – D 202.2:F 62/2013/HIGH

House Committee on Armed Services.
The Future of Seapower.
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2013-2014/7

North Korea

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.
U.S. Policy toward North Korea.
Y 4.F 76/2:S.HRG. 113-36

Religion

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Anti-Semitism: A Growing Threat to All Faiths.
Y 4.F 76/1:113-15

Veterans Affairs

House Committee on Veterans Affairs.
Reevaluating the Transition from Servicemember to Veteran: Honoring A Shared Commitment to Care for Those Who Defended Our Freedom.
Y 4.V 64/3:112-53

House Committee on Veterans Affairs.
Hearing on Optimizing Care for Veterans with Prosthetics.
Y 4.V 64/3:112-61

Vietnam

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
U.S. Relations with Vietnam.
Y 4.F 76/1:113-28

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New items – July 24 2013

Civil War-Military History

Center of Military History.
The Gettysburg Campaign June-July 1863.
D 114.2:G 33/2

Cyberterrorism

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Cyber Attacks: An Unprecedented Threat to U.S. National Security.
Y 4.F 76/1:113-8

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

Federal bureau of Investigation.
2012: The FBI Story.
J 1.14/2:F 31/7

Sexual Assault in the Military

House Committee on Armed Services.
A Review of Sexual Misconduct by Basic Training Instructors at Lackland Air Force Base.
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2013-2014/2

Terrorism

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Islamist Military Threats to Eurasia.
Y 4.F 76/1:113-5

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New Items of Interest

Architecture – Green Buildings

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
The Science Behind Green Building Rating Systems.
Y 4.SCI 2:112-82

Autism

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
1 in 88 Children: A Look into the Federal Response to Rising Rates of Autism.
Y 4.G 74/7:112-194

Civil War – 150th Anniversary

Center of Military History.
The Chancellorsville Campaign, January-May 1863.
D 114.2:C 49/2

Cyber-Terrorism

House Committee on Armed Services.
Digital Warriors: Improving Military Capabilities for Cyber Operations.
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2011-2012/146

Higher Education

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
The Federal Investment in For-Profit Education: Are Students Succeeding?
Y 4.L 11/4:S.Hrg. 111-1162

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
The Role of Research Universities in Securing America’s Future Prosperity: Challenges and Expectations.
Y 4.SCI 2:112-93

Professional Sports – Drug Testing

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
HGH Testing in the NFL: Is the Science Ready?
Y 4.G 74/7:112-192

Transportation

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Bus Safety.
Y 4.C 73/7:S.Hrg. 111-1219

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New items of Interest

Marine Corps University.
Aspects of Leadership: Ethics, Law, and Spirituality.
D 214.2:L 46/6

National Center for Health Statistics.
Healthy People 2010: Final Review.
HE 20.6202:P 39

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Items of Interest – May 2013

National Defense University.
Leading at the Strategic Level in an Uncertain World.
D 5.402:ST 8/17

Senate Committee on the Budget.
Tax Expenditures: Compendium and Background Material on Individual Provisions.
Y 4.B 85/2:S.Prt. 112-45

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe.
Hard Times and Hardening Attitudes: The Economic Downturn and the Rise of Violence Against Roma.
Y 4.SE 2:R 66/4

Central Intelligence Agency.
Map of the World Oceans, October 2012
Physical map of the World, June 2012
Political Map of the World, June 2012

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Budget of the United States Government for FY 2014

President Obama released his proposed budget for FY 2014 this past week.

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Recent additions of interest

Census – South Carolina

United States Census Bureau.
South Carolina: 2010 – Population and Housing Counts.
C 3.223/5:2010 CPH-2-42 (shelved in GovInfo Reference)

Climate Change

Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
Sea Level Rise.
Y 4.EN 2:S.HRG. 112-622

Military History-Air Force

United States Air Force.
On Alert: An Operational History of the United States Air Force Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Program, 1945-2011.
D 301.2:H 62/29

Nuclear Weapons-History

United States Department of Energy.
Building the Bomb: A History of the Nuclear Weapons Complex.
E 1.2:B 86/9/2012

Terrorism

House Committee on Homeland Security.
Boko Haram-Emerging Threat to the United States.
Y 4.H 75:112-60

House Committee on Homeland Security.
Jihadist Use of Social Media-How to Prevent Terrorism and Preserve Innovation.
Y 4.H 75:112-62

Washington, DC – History

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Capital Engineers: The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in the Development of Washington, D.C. 1790-2004.
D 103.43:870-I-67

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New items – March 15, 2013

Budget of the United States – Sequester

House Committee on the Budget.
Replacing the Sequester.
Y 4.B 85/3:112-25

China

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Organ Harvesting of Religious and Political Dissidents by the Chinese Communist Party.
Y 4.F 76/1:112-180

Energy

Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
Usage of Natural Gas.
Y 4.EN 2:S.Hrg. 112-587

Freedom of Information

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
The Freedom of Information Act: Safe-Guarding Critical Infrastructure Information and the Public’s Right to Know.
Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 112-586

Homeland Security

House Committee on Homeland Security.
Compilation of Hearings on Islamist Radicalization-Volume III.
Y 4.H 75:112-78

Iran

House Committee on Armed Services.
Addressing the Iranian Nuclear Challenge: Understanding the Military Options.
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2011-2012/134

Small Business

House Committee on Small Business.
Broadband: A Catalyst for Small Business Growth.
Y 4.SM 1:112-054

Supreme Court of the United States

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
Access to the Court: Televising the Supreme Court.
Y 4.J 89/2:S.Hrg. 112-584

Women

Senate Special Comittee on Aging.
Enhancing Women’s Retirement Security.
Y 4.AG 4:S.Hrg. 112-591

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New items of interest

Afghanistan

House Committee on Armed Services. Withdrawal from Afghanistan: Historical Lessons.
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2011-2012/143

Cybersecurity

Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.  Securing America’s Future: The Cybersecurity Act of 2012.  Y 4.G 74/9:S.HRG. 112-524

Doping

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.  Steroid Use in Professional and Amateur Sports.  Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 108-944

Music Industry

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.  The Universal Music Group/EMI Merger and the Future of Online Music.  Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 112-550

Privacy

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.  Privacy Implications of Online Advertising.  Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 110-1179

Social Media

Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe.  Twitter Against Tyrants: New Media in Authoritarian Regimes.  Y 4.SE 2:T 91

Syria

House Committee on Armed Services.  Recent Developments in the Middle East: The Security Situation in the Syrian Arab Republic.  Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2011-2012/132

Senate Committee on Foreign Relations.  Syria: U.S. Policy Options.
Y 4.F 76/2:S.Hrg. 112-495

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The Cost of Sequestration to South Carolina

The Budget Sequestration is scheduled to happen on March 1st. On Sunday the White House released an estimate of what this means for the state of South Carolina.

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