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CD-ROM, DVD, Video List - OPM, Peace Corps, President, VP, Smithsonian, Social Security Administration, State Department


CD-ROMs and DVDs may be used in the department and may be available for checking out. Arrangements for viewing videos can be made.

Office of Personnel Management (PM)

Addressing and Resolving Poor Performance: An Interactive Tool for Supervisors, Version 1.0, January 1998, (CD-ROM) PM 1.59:AD 2

HRCD, General Schedule Position Classification and Federal Wage System Job Grading Standards, HRCD-7, July 1999, (CD-ROM) PM 1.59/2:yr-edition

  • Latest edition only. GS Classification Standards, FWS job grading standards, significant classification appeal decisions, GS salary tables, and other resources.

Interactive Catalog of Products and Services, Winter 1998-99, (CD-ROM) PM 1.59:M 31/CD

Includes multimedia.

Peace Corps (PE)

Peace Corps Language Coordinators Resource Kit: LCRK, 1998, (CD-ROM) PE 1.13:L 26

Sharing Promising Practices, 1st ed., November 1999, (CD-ROM) PE 1.13:SH 2/CD

Includes information resources such as manuals, training modules and programming ideas; staff with a particular expertise or funding resources.

World Wise Schools Present Destination: Nepal, (VIDEO) PE 1.13:W 89/country/VIDEO


President & Vice-President (PR/PREX/PRVP)

Crossroads: The Future of Entitlements in America PR 42.13:C 88

Documents the activities of the President's Bipartisan Commission on Entitlement and Tax Reform. Also includes Budget Shadows, a simulation which allows the user to assemble his or her own entitlement reform package and determine its future fiscal impact on the nation.

FBIS Publications PREX 7.10/3:yr/disc#


Greening The Government, A Guide to Implementing Executive Order 13101, etc., April 2000, (CD-ROM) PRVP 42.17:G 83/2

From the White House Task Force on Recycling.

Preparation, Submission, and Execution of The Budget, OMB Circular A-11, June 2002, (CD-ROM), PREX 2.4:A-11/2002/CD

The Budget of the United States Government, Fiscal Year..., (CD-ROM) PREX 2.8/1:yr

1996- Earlier editions available in print. Recent editions also available on the Internet.

The World Factbook PREX 3.15/2:yr

1995-1998. Earlier editions available in print. Latest edition available on the Internet.

White House Conference on Aging, May 2-5, 1995 PR 42.13:AG/CD

Smithsonian Institute

Earthquakes and Eruptions, Smithsonian Institutions, Global Volcanism Program, Digital Information Series, GVP-2, 2000, (CD-ROM) SI 1.49:EA 7

Four informative interactive programs based on global-scale datasets for earthquakes and volcanic eruptions since 1960. Designed for home, classroom or museum use. Related website.


Volcanoes of Indonesia, etc., 1998, (CD-ROM) SI 1.49:V 88

Data and images for Indonesian volcanoes. Users can view data about individual volcanoes, chronologies of known eruptions in the past 10,000 years, more than 400 images, over two decades of current eruption summaries from Smithsonian bulletins and GVP's petrologic, bibliographic and map databases. Also contains a program that sequentially plots all the known eruptions since 1960. Regional seismic data can be superimposed, along with tectonic plate boundaries. Related web site.

Social Security Administration

Social Security Administration Publications on CD-ROM SSA 1.8/4:yr/no

Latest edition only. Requires installation.

Department of State (S)

Annual Report on International Religious Freedom, 2000 (CD-ROM) S 1.151: 2000

Country Reports on Human Rights Practices 2001, (CD-ROM) S 1.142:C 63/CD

Earlier reports available in print.

U.S. Foreign Affairs on CD-ROM S 1.142/2:6/1

Jan 1993-March 1998. Contains various Dept. of State publications, including: US Department of State dispatch and its supplement issues; current Background Notes for all countries; daily press briefings for 1991; reports submitted to Congress; and current regional maps from the Office of the Geographer.