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Earl Gregg Swem Library

The President’s Daily Brief: Delivering Intelligence to Nixon and Ford

Categories: Govt Information,Headlines,History,Presidency,Spying/Intelligence

https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/intelligence-history/presidents-daily-brief-nixon-ford/PDB_Nixon_Ford_August_2016.pdf

Booklet which describes the documents and the PDB process.  Issued on the occasion of the release of about 2,500 formerly classified PDBs from the administrations of Richard Nixon and Gerald Ford.  From the Central Intelligence Agency

 

President’s Daily Brief: 1969-1977

Categories: Govt Information,Headlines,History,Presidency,Spying/Intelligence

https://www.cia.gov/library/readingroom/collection/presidents-daily-brief-1969-1977

The texts of about 2,500 formerly classified daily briefings for Presidents Nixon and Ford from CIA officials.  Features day-by-day intelligence on national security issues and concerns.  From the Central Intelligence Agency Freedom of Information Electronic Reading Room

 

Sexual Violence Data: Actions Needed to Improve Clarity and Addresses Differences Across Federal Data Collection Efforts

Categories: Crime/Justice,Govt Information,Sex Issues,Statistics

http://www.gao.gov/assets/680/678511.pdf

Concerns have grown about the incidence of sexual violence, especially among college students, military personnel, and incarcerated individuals.  This report examines current federal efforts to collect data on sexual violence and how differences in these collection efforts may affect the understanding of sexual violence.  From the Government Accountability Office

 

PubSpace

Categories: Govt Information,Science/Technology

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/funder/nasa/

New full text, online archive of journal articles from NASA-funded research.  The material will be freely available at this site one year after publication in the peer-reviewed journal.  From the National Aeronautics and Space Administration

 

2015 Report to the President: Information Security Oversight Office

Categories: Govt Finance,Govt Information,Govt Secrecy

http://www.archives.gov/isoo/reports/2015-annual-report.pdf

The annual report on how much information has been classified by the federal government and what it costs.  Includes trends in classification and declassification.  Finds that classification activities cost the government $16 billion in FY2015.  From the Information Security Oversight Office

 

Report of the Secretary of the Commonwealth 2015-2016

Categories: Govt Information,Govt Personnel,Virginia Issues

http://leg2.state.va.us/dls/h&sdocs.nsf/By+Year/RD2082016/$file/RD208.pdf

Annual report on the officers, agencies, boards, and commissions of the Virginia state government.  Also contains a brief description of the duties of each agency and department.  From the Secretary of the Commonwealth

 

Opportunity to Enter into a Joint Venture with the National Technical Information Service for Data Innovation Support

Categories: Govt Information

https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2016-06-15/pdf/2016-14175.pdf

Invites proposals from for-profit, non-profit, or research organizations to enter partnerships with NTIS to assist federal agencies to develop innovative ways to collect, analyze and use federal data and data services.  From the National Technical Information Service.

 

The Freedom of Information Act Turns Fifty and is Revised

Categories: Govt Information,Laws/Regulations

http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/secrecy/foia-fifty.pdf

Briefly reviews the history and purpose of FOIA and its impact on federal agency practices and court decisions.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by the Federation of American Scientists

 

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