New items of interest – December 2013

Afghanistan

House Committee on Armed Services.
Transitioning to Afghan Security Lead: Protecting Afghan Women?
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2013-2014/39

Biometrics

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
The Current and Future Applications of Biometric Technologies.
Y 4.SCI 2:113-29

Border Security

House Committee on Homeland Security.
A Line in the Sand: Assessing Dangerous Threats to Our Nation’s Borders.
Y 4.H 75:112-123

Congress

Joint Committee on Printing.
Congressional Pictorial Directory – 113th Congress.
Y 4.P 93/1:1 P/113

Computers

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
America’s Next Generation Supercomputer: The Exascale Challenge.
Y 4.SCI 2:113-31

Education Policy

House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
Raising the Bar: How Are Schools Measuring Teacher Performance?
Y 4.ED 8/1:113-7

Energy Policy

House Committee on the Budget.
America’s Energy Revolution: A New Path to Jobs and Economic Growth.
Y 4.B 85/3:113-7

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
RIN Fraud: EPA’s Efforts to Ensure Market Integrity in the Renewable Fuels Program.
Y 4.C 73/8:112-161

Environmental Policy

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Preparing for Offshore Drilling in the Arctic: Lessons Learned from the First Season.
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 112-811

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
Keystone XL Pipeline: Examining Scientific and Environmental Issues.
Y 4.SCI 2:113-26

Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)

Federal Bureau of Investigation.
2011 – The FBI Story.
J 1.14/2:F 31/6/2011.

Financial Services Industry

House Committee on Financial Services.
State of Community Banking: Is the Current Regulatory Environment Adversely Affecting Community Financial Institutions?
Y 4.F 49/20: 113-9

Forestry

United States Forest Service.
Forest Pest Insects in North America: A Photographic Guide.
A 13.110/18:2012-02

Helium

Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources.
Helium.
Y 4.EN 2:S.HRG. 113-51

Immigration Policy

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
Building an Immigration System Worthy of American Values.
Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 113-54

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
The IRS’s Systemic Delay and Scrutiny of Tea Party Applications.
Y 4.G 74/7:113-51

Internet Gambling

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
The Expansion of Internet Gambling: Assessing Consumer Protection Concerns.
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 113-84

Iran

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Preventing A Nuclear Iran.
Y 4.F 76/1:113-34

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
The Iran-Syria Nexus and Its Implications for the Region.
Y 4.F 76/1:113-51

Judicial Branch

Federal Judicial Center.
Debates on the Federal Judiciary: A Documentary History.
JU 13.2:D 35/v. 1-2  Volume I  1787-1875; Volume II 1875-1939

Long-Term Care

Commission on Long-Term Care.
Report to Congress, September 30, 2013.
Y 3.2:L 85/R 29

Military Affairs

House Committee on Armed Services.
The Posture of the the U.S. European Command and U.S. Africa Command.
Y 4.AR 5/2 A:2013-2014/19

Military History

Center of Military History.
The Canadian Theater 1813. The War of 1812 Bicentennial.
D 114.2:W 19/2/CANADI.

Postal Service – History

Smithsonian Institution.
The Winston M. Blount Postal History Symposia – Select Papers, 2010-2011.
Smithsonian Contributions to History and Technology, Number 56.
SI 1.28:56

President of the United States

National Archives and Records Administration.
Public Papers of the Presidents – Barack Obama, 2009, Book II – July 1-December 31, 2009.
AE 2.114:2009/BK. 2

Sexual Assault in the Military

House Committee on Veterans’ Affairs.
Invisible Wounds: Examining the Disability Compensation Benefits Process for Victims of Military Sexual Assault.
Y 4.V 64/3:112-70

Small Business

House Committee on Small Business.
Beyond the Beltway: Successful State Strategies for Small Business Growth.
Y 4.SM 1:113-029

Telecommunications Policy

House Committee on the Judiciary.
Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act.
Y 4.J 89/1:113-27

Terrorism

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Chemical Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) Program: A Progress Update.
Y 4.C 73/8:113-15

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
The Terrorist Threat in North Africa: Before and After Benghazi.
Y 4.F 76/1:113-33

House Committee on Homeland Security.
WMD Terrorism: Assessing the Continued Homeland Threat.
Y 4.H 75:112-122

House Committee on Homeland Security.
Terrorist Exploitation of Refugee Programs.
Y 4.H 75:112-124

Transportation Policy

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Technology.
The Road Ahead: Advanced Vehicle Technology and Its Implications.
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 113-78

Veterans’ Affairs

Joint Economic Committee.
Building Job Opportunities for Veterans.
Y 4.EC 7:S.HRG. 113-86

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New items of interest – November 2013

Airline Industry

House Committee on the Judiciary.
Competition and Bankruptcy in the Airline Industry: The Proposed merger of American Airlines and US Airways.
Y 4.J89/1:113-22

Aviation (Military)

Department of the Army.
Army Aviation: Foundations of the Modern Fleet.
D 101.2:AV 5/5

China

United States Department of State.
Foreign Relations of the United States, 1977-1980, Volume XIII – China.
S 1.1:977-80/v. 13

Climate Change

House Committee on Small Business.
The President’s Climate Plan: What is the Impact on Small Business?
Y 4.SM 1:113-031

Cyber Security

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Asia: The Cyber Security Battleground.
Y 4.F 76/1:113-42

Drones

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
The Future of Drones in America: Law Enforcement and Privacy Considerations.
Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 113-50

Earthquakes

Federal Emergency management Administration.
Seismic Performance Assessment of Buildings.
Volume 1-Methodology; Volume 2-Implementation Guide
HS 5.102:SE 4/12/v. 1-2

Economic Conditions

House Committee on Financial Services.
Monetary Policy and the State of the Economy.
Y 4.F 49/20:113-3

Energy Policy

House Committee on Small Business.
The New Domestic Energy Paradigm: Potential for Small Businesses and the Economy.
Y 4.SM 1:113-025

Financial Services Industry

House Committee on Financial Services.
Who Is Too Big to Fail: Are Large Institutions Immune from Federal Prosecution?
Y 4.F 49/20:113-25

Health Care

House Committee on Energy and Commerce.
Fostering Innovation to Fight Waste, Fraud, and Abuse in Health Care.
Y 4.C 73/8:113-10

Immigration

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
How Comprehensive Immigration Reform Should Address the Needs of Women and Families.
Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 113-45

Iran

Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and urban Affairs.
Iran Sanctions: Ensuring Robust Enforcement and Assessing Next Steps.
Y 4.B 22/3:S.HRG. 113-48

Middle East

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
The Call for Economic Liberty in the Arab World.
Y 4.F 76/1:113-35

Turkey

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
Turkey at a Crossroads: What do the Gezi Park Protests Mean for Democracy in the Region?
Y 4.F 76/1:113-38

Voting Rights

House Committee on House Administration.
H.R. 2115, The Voter Registration Efficiency Act.
Y 4.H 81/3:V 94/31

War on Terror

House Committee on the Judiciary.
Protecting U.S. Citizens’ Constitutional Rights During the War on Terror.
Y 4.J 89/1:113-21

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New items of interest – October 2013

Big Data

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
Next Generation Computing and Big Data Analytics.
Y 4.SCI 2:113-22

Commerce

House Committee on Small Business.
Made in the USA: Stories of American Manufactures.
Y 4.SM 1:113-024

Congress

House Committee on House Administration.
A History of the Committee on House Administration.
Y 4.H 81/3:H 62/2

Education

Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
Drowning in Debt: Financial Outcomes of Students at For-Profit Colleges.
Y 4.L 11/4:S.HRG. 112-786

Environmental Policy

House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology.
The State of the Environment: Evaluating Progress and Priorities.
Y 4.SCI 2:113-3

Health Care

Senate Committee on Finance.
Progress in Health Care Delivery: Innovations from the Field.
Y 4.F 49:S.HRG. 112-773

Immigration

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
Comprehensive Immigration Reform Legislation.
Y 4.J 89/2:S>HRG. 113-44

Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform.
The IRS: Targeting Americans for Their Political Beliefs.
Y 4.G 74/7:113-33

Syria

House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
A Crisis Mismanaged: Obama’s Failed Syria Policy.
Y 4.F 76/1:113-32

Telecommunications Policy

Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.
Telecommunications Policy Review: Lessons Learned from the Telecommunications Act of 1996.
Y 4.C 73/7:S.HRG. 108-961

Voting Rights

Senate Committee on the Judiciary.
The State of the Right to Vote After the 2012 Election.
Y 4.J 89/2:S.HRG. 112-794

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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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