New items of interest – October 2013

Cyber Security

House Committee on the Judiciary.
Investigating and Prosecuting 21st Century Cyber Threats.
Y 4.J 89/1:113-14

Cosmetics

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Examining the Current State of Cosmetics.
Y 4.C 73/8:112-132

Education

House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Reviving Our Economy: The Role of Higher Education in Job Growth and Development.
Y 4.ED 8/1:113-11

House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Keeping College Within Reach: The Role of Federal Student Aid Programs.
Y 4.ED 8/1:113-14

Energy

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
Assessing the Efficiency and Effectiveness of Wind Energy Incentives.
Y 4.SCI 2:113-18

Foreign Affairs

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Nuclear Iran Prevention Act of 2013.
Y 4.F 76/1:113-27

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
Benghazi Exposing Failure and Recognizing Courage.
Y 4.G 74/7:113-30

Health Care

House Committee on Ways and Means.
Hearing on Implementation of Health Insurance Exchanges and Related Provisions.
Y 4.W 36:112-HL 14

Invasive Species

United States Department of Agriculture.
Feral Swine: Damage and Disease Threats.
A 1.68:2086/2013

Mental Health

House Committee on Armed Services.
Mental Health Insurance.
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2013-2014/24

Military Affairs

Armed Forces research Institute of Medical Sciences.
The Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences, 1960-2010: A 50th Anniversary Photographic History.
D 104.2:AR 5

House Committee on Armed Services.
Update on Military Suicide Prevention Programs.
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2013-2014/23

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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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