Government Information

Earl Gregg Swem Library

Woodrow Wilson Papers

Categories: Charity/Nonprofits,History,Presidency

Claims to be the largest collection of original Wilson documents in the world.  Swem also has the Papers of Woodrow Wilson, Digital Edition, a database from the University of Virginia.  From the Library of Congress


How CBO Defines and Estimates Health Insurance Coverage for People Under Age 65

Categories: Govt Finance,Health Insurance,Medicare/Medicaid,Statistics

Describes how the agency defines health insurance coverage for those under age 65, explains how estimates of those with and without coverage are calculated, describes the source of the data used for these estimates, the limitations of that data and how the estimates are adjusted because of those limitations.  From the Congressional Budget Office

(govt finance     health insurance     Medicare/Medicaid     statistics)

A Historical Survey of Ship Reactivations

Categories: Defense/Military,Govt Finance,History

Describes ways the size of the Navy’s fleet could be enlarged by reactivating decommissioned ships.  Draws on examples of past reactivations from the WWII period to the 1980s.  From the Congressional Budget Office


The Integration of the Humanities and the Arts with the Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine in Higher Education: Branches from the Same Tree

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

Examines a trend in higher education to bring together the knowledge and types of inquiry from different disciplines within a single course or program of study.  Requires the creation of a free account.  From the National Academies Press


Gross Domestic Product by State: Fourth Quarter and Annual 2017

Categories: Business/Economics,Statistics

GDP increased in 47 states in the fourth quarter of 2017 and in the past year.  Washington State experienced the highest growth in 2017.  From the Bureau of Economic Analysis


Capital Punishment, 2016

Categories: Births/Deaths,Crime/Justice,Statistics

Includes data on persons under sentence of death, persons executed, and the status of the death penalty at the state and federal level.  From the Bureau of Justice Statistics


Artificial Intelligence and National Security

Categories: China,Defense/Military,Govt Finance,Russia,Science/Technology

Reviews the international competition for advantage in the realm of artificial intelligence as applied to military matters and the related issues that Congress must decide.  From the Congressional Research Service, posted by


SEC Action Lookup—Individuals

Categories: Crime/Justice,Financial Crisis/Markets,Laws/Regulations,Supreme Court/courts

Identifies individuals who have been named as defendants in federal court actions related to investments.  Covers individuals charged in federal legal actions since October 1, 2014.  From the Securities and Exchange Commission


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