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Congressional Record Bound Edition

Categories: Congress,Govt Information

Announces that the Congressional Record Permanent Edition is now available for the years 1981-2001, Volumes 127 – 147, on the Government Publishing Office’s GovInfo site.  From the Library of Congress and GPO.


NIH Request for Information: Strategies for NIH Data Management, Sharing, and Citation

Categories: Govt Information,Health/Medical,Science/Technology

Seeks public comments on data management and sharing strategies.  Wants comments on how digital scientific data  generated from NIH-funded research should be managed and made publicly available and also how to set standards for citing shared data and software.  From the National Institutes of Health


The People’s Code

Categories: Govt Information,Science/Technology

Newly launched site to allow coders to access software developed at government agencies.  The repository for open source code featured nearly 50 open source projects from about a dozen agencies.  More sites are expected to follow in the coming months as agencies implement the Federal Source Code Policy.  From the White House and the General Services Administration


Kaine Email Project @ LVA

Categories: Govt Information,Headlines,History,Virginia Issues

Provides access to emails generated during the governorship of Tim Kaine.  An ongoing project.  From the Library of Virginia


The Digital Transition: How the Presidential Transition Works in the Social Media Age

Categories: Govt Information,Presidency,Telecommunications/Internet

Describes how the presidential transition will affect presidential social media sites.  From the White House

Categories: Congress,Govt Information,Libraries/Museums

They’ve been available only to members of Congress and subscribers but now a coalition of public interest groups has made freely available over 8,000 reports from the Congressional Research Service, the think-tank for Congress and part of the Library of Congress.  From Demand Progress and the Congressional Data Coalition


Compliance Follow-up Review of the Department of State’s Implementation of Executive Order 13526, Classified National Security Information

Categories: Govt Information,Govt Secrecy

Finds shortcomings and inaccuracies in the reporting on classification decisions by department officials.  Similar extrapolation and sampling techniques, however, are used by all departments and considered normal according to Information Security Oversight Office officials.  From the Office of the Inspector General of the State Department.  Posted by the Federation of American Scientists


FBI Releases Documents in Hillary Clinton E-Mail Investigation

Press release announcing public availability of the summary of Hillary Clinton’s July 2016 interview with FBI officials concerning allegations that classified information was improperly stored/transmitted on a personal e-mail server.  Also includes a factual summary of the FBI investigation.  Contains links to text of documents in FBI’s Vault site. The documents released for public viewing represent only a portion of the material turned over to congressional committees. From the Federal Bureau of Investigation


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