Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

Joint Declaration on Combating Campus Sexual Violence

Categories: Crime/Justice,Education-Higher,Headlines,Sex Issues,Virginia Issues

Text of the pledge signed by all Virginia college presidents, the governor, and the attorney general as the state launches a comprehensive effort to address sexual assault on campuses.  From the Governor’s Office


Recalls Look-Up by VIN

Categories: Consumer Info/Protection,Transportation

Check to see if your vehicle has been the subject of a safety recall by entering the Vehicle Identification Number.  Covers 15 years.  From the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration


National Preparedness Report 2014

Categories: Homeland Security,Terrorism,Weather/Disasters

Identifies seven key findings including a new approach to recovery following major events such as Hurricane Sandy.  From the Federal Emergency Management Agency


Manhattan District History

Categories: Energy,History,Nuclear Arms

Multi-volume history of the project to develop an atomic bomb, now complete with the release of Volume 14 on Intelligence and Security, following its declassification.  The volumes record the project’s activities and achievements in research, design, construction, and operation.  From the Department of Energy


The Art of Empathy: Celebrating Literature in Translation

Categories: Arts/Humanities,Literacy/Reading

The importance of translation, from a variety of viewpoints.  From the National Endowment for the Arts


The Uninsured in America, First Part of 2013: Estimates for the U.S. Civilian Noninstitutionalized Population Under Age 65

Categories: Headlines,Health Insurance,Statistics


During the first part of 2013, 21% of adults under 65 were uncovered by health insurance.  This report provides details about the uninsured including age, race, sex, marital status, and Census region.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality


A Counterterrorism Role for Pakistan’s Police Stations

Categories: Pakistan,Terrorism

Ideas emerging from a series of meetings about how to make the police in Pakistan more effective in situations involving terrorist violence.  From the United States Institute of Peace


Report of the Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing: Final Draft

Categories: Foreign Assistance,United Nations

Outlines a method for financing sustainable development, proposes various policy options at the country level, and suggests advancing global partnerships for sustainable development.  From the UN Intergovernmental Committee of Experts on Sustainable Development Financing


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