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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Quadrennial Energy Review: Energy Transmission, Storage, and Distribution Infrastructure

Categories: Climate Change,Energy,Environment,Headlines,Homeland Security,Transportation

http://energy.gov/sites/prod/files/2015/04/f22/QER-ALL%20FINAL_0.pdf

The first-ever such review, resulting from a presidential memorandum of January 2014, focuses on energy infrastructure  and identifies the threats, risks, and opportunities for U.S. energy and climate security.  From the Department of Energy

 

Federal Civil Rights Engagement with Arab and Muslim American Communities Post 9/11

Categories: Arab,Civil/Human Rights,Religion/Ethics

http://www.usccr.gov/pubs/ARAB_MUSLIM_9-30-14.pdf

Examines the methods, goals, and effectiveness of the federal government’s engagement with Arab and Muslim-American individuals and communities.  Focuses on actions taken to prevent violations of civil rights  laws against these individuals and communities and allegations of stereotyping and profiling.  From the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights

 

VigiAccess

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Health/Medical,United Nations

http://www.vigiaccess.org/

This database allows you to browse and view data on suspected side-effects from various medicinal products (also known as adverse drug reactions.  From the World Health Organization

 

Fact Sheet: Preventing and Ending Veteran Homelessness

Categories: Housing/Homelessness,Veterans

https://www.whitehouse.gov/the-press-office/2015/04/20/fact-sheet-preventing-and-ending-veteran-homelessness

Describes federal efforts to assist state and local governments in dealing with the problem of homeless veterans.  From the White House

 

Draft Doha Declaration on Integrating Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice into the Wider United Nations Agenda to Address Social and Economic Challenges …

Categories: Crime/Justice,United Nations

http://www.unodc.org/documents/congress//Documentation/ACONF222_L6_e_V1502120.pdf

Stresses the commitment of member states to implement comprehensive crime prevention and criminal justice strategies to strengthen the link between the rule of law and sustainable development.  Outcome of the 13th Congress on Crime Prevention and Criminal Justice.  From the UN Office on Drugs and Crime

 

Usual Weekly Earnings of Wage and Salary Workers: First Quarter 2015

Categories: Education,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Statistics,Women

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/pdf/wkyeng.pdf

Tracks weekly earnings data by age, sex, race/ethnicity, occupational groups, and education.  Includes five statistical tables.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Financial Accounting for Local and State School Systems: 2014 Edition

Categories: Education,Govt Finance,Statistics

http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2015/2015347.pdf

The national standard for state and local education agencies to use in tracking and reporting financial data.  From the National Center for Education Statistics

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Trends in Long-acting Reversible Contraception Use Among U.S. Women Aged 15-44

Categories: Abortion/Contraception,Health/Medical,Statistics,Women

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/databriefs/db188.pdf

Long-acting reversible contraceptive devices such as IUDs and subdermal hormonal implants are making a comeback. This report examines trends in LARC use among women and describes patterns of use by age, race and Hispanic origin.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

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