Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

Usage of Federal Reserve Credit and Liquidity Facilities

Categories: Business/Economics,Financial Crisis/Markets,Govt Finance,Statistics

Provides detailed information about the rescue programs of the Federal Reserve during the 2007/2008 financial crisis.  Provides links to detailed program descriptions and spread sheets such as the rescue of American International Group or programs such as the Central Bank Liquidity Swap Lines.  From the Federal Reserve

Biennial Report on Acceptable Internet Use Policies Developed by Local Library Boards

Categories: Children,Libraries/Museums,Obscenity/Pornography,Telecommunications/Internet,Youth$file/RD371.pdf

Describes the measures taken by public libraries to block Internet access to illegal materials and to prevent access by patrons under the age of 18 to material that is harmful to juveniles.  From the Library of Virginia

Doctorate Recipients from U.S. Universities: 2009

Categories: Arts/Humanities,Education-Higher,Science/Technology,Statistics

Reports on the number and characteristics of those earning research doctorates in U.S. universities, their fields of study, the length of time needed to complete degree work, and postgraduate employment and salaries.  From the National Science Foundation

Supplemental Notice in the Process for Setting Future Greenhouse Gas and Fuel Economy Standards for Passenger Cars and Light Trucks

Categories: Climate Change,Energy,Environment,Manufacturing,Transportation

This supplemental notice is meant to aid the public’s understanding of many key issues related to the upcoming rule making.  This notice summarizes many of the key themes and issues raised by the general public and automobile equipment manufacturers following earlier public notifications.  From the Environmental Protection Agency

Emergency Department Visits and Inpatient Stays Involving Dog Bites. 2008

Categories: Animals/Wildlife,Health/Medical,Statistics

Reports that 316,200 visits to emergency departments of hospitals were caused by dog bites in 2008. Also offers information about characteristics of victims and costs of treatment.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality

HIV/AIDS and Substance Use

Categories: Alcohol/Drug Abuse,Health/Medical,Statistics

Traces the connections between intravenous drug use and HIV/AIDS.   From the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

The Economic Impact of Recent Temporary Unemployment Insurance Extensions

Categories: Business/Economics,Labor/Employment,Statistics,Welfare/Social Services

Describes the nature and benefits of extended unemployment insurance beyond the usual 26 weeks during recessionary periods and claims that employment was 800,000 higher in September 2010 because of the economic impact of unemployment insurance.  From the Council of Economic Advisers

Local Police Departments: 2007

Categories: Crime/Justice,Statistics

Provides national estimates on staffing levels, operating costs, race and gender of officers, officer pay, and training requirements.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics

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