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October 2011 New Documents (and online resources)

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New and Notable State and Federal (and local) government publications for October, 2011.

 

Michigan Restaurant Inspections Database, by Swordsolutions (does not cover the entire state).  Discovered this off our local Health Dept website.  Might be well known to some of you.
http://www.swordsolutions.com/inspections/pgeSearchRest.asp?Hit=DirectSearch&LastCty=37

Long-Term Crisis and Systemic Failure: Taking the Fiscal Stress of America’s Older Cities Seriously.  Case Study: City of Flint, Michigan.  Scorsone, Eric, and Nicolette Bateson.  MSU Extension, 2011.
http://expeng.anr.msu.edu/uploads/files/42/MSUE_FlintCaseStudy-2011%202.pdf

From the Secretary of State's Office, a list of registered charities in Michigan (updated Sept 2011).
http://www.michigan.gov/ag/0,1607,7-164-17334_18095-45043--,00.html

Michigan Energy Appraisal: Semiannual Projections of Energy Supply and Demand Winter Outlook 2011- 2012.
http://www.dleg.state.mi.us/mpsc/reports/energy/11winter/ea-winter11.pdf

2011 Michigan Deer Hunting Prospects: The Statewide Forecast.  DNR, 2011.
http://www.michigan.gov/documents/dnr/2011_Deer_Forecast_Report_365237_7.pdf

Annotated bibliography of Peace Corps writers’ books in the Library of Congress: Peace Corps 50th Anniversary, September 22, 2011.  Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, 2011.
http://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo13581

A Citizen's Guide to State Government (revised September 2011). Michigan Legislature, 2011.
http://www.legislature.mi.gov/documents/Publications/CitizensGuide.pdf

Michigan Economic Update, August 2011 Summary.
http://www.michigan.gov/documents/treasury/MEU_August2011_365126_7.pdf

CropScape.  View a breakdown of crop production (this also includes land cover) by region, state, or county.  
http://nassgeodata.gmu.edu/CropScape/  Press release http://news.gmu.edu/articles/7667

6 reports on the Great Lakes are now available from the International Joint Commission: Aquatic Invasive Species Rapid Response, Beaches & Recreational Water Quality, Chemical of Emerging Concern, Benefits and Risks of Fish Consumption, Harmful and Nuisance Algae, and Nearshore Framework.
http://meeting.ijc.org/workgroups/

What to do if you think you have found an Asian carp. Washington, D.C.: Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee, 2010.
http://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo13699

Compilation of watershed models for tributaries to the Great Lakes, United States, as of 2010, and identification of watersheds for future modeling for the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative. Reston, Va.: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, 2011.  
http://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo14415

The extent and effects of mercury pollution in the Great Lakes region. Biodiversity Institute. Great Lakes Commission. UW-LaCrosse, 2011.
http://www.briloon.org/uploads/hgconnections/glmc/GLMC_FinalReport.pdf  

Impacts of higher energy prices on agriculture and rural economies. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, 2011.
http://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo14000

State plan on services to Michigan's older adults: fiscal years 2011-2013.
http://www.michigan.gov/documents/miseniors/2011-2013_State_Plan_complete_337174_7.pdf

Housing Characteristics: 2010.  U.S. Census Bureau, October 7, 2011. [press release and full document]
http://www.census.gov/newsroom/releases/archives/2010_census/cb11-cn188.html

The increased importance of the Violence Against Women Act in a time of economic crisis. Hearing before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, May 5, 2010.  United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary.  Washington: U.S. G.P.O., 2011.  
http://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo8997

Geographic differences in the relative price of healthy foods. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, 2011.
http://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo14265
 
Trends in the distribution of household income between 1979 and 2007. Washington, DC: Congress of the United States, Congressional Budget Office, 2011.
http://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo14429

Polarization, immigration, education: What's behind the dramatic decline in youth employment? Christopher L. Smith. Federal Reserve, 2011.
http://www.federalreserve.gov/pubs/feds/2011/201141/201141abs.html
Bumble bees of the eastern United States. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Pollinator Partnership, 2011.  
http://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo13132

The future of union transparency and accountability. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor and Pensions, Committee on Education and the Workforce, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, hearing held in Washington, DC, March 31, 2011.  United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and the Workforce. Subcommittee on Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions.  Washington: U.S. G.P.O., 2011.  
http://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo13691

Start talking before they start drinking. Rockville, Md.: U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, 2011.
http://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo13892

Annual Energy Review, 2010.  Energy Information Administration.
http://205.254.135.24/totalenergy/data/annual/pdf/aer.pdf

Michigan College Access Portal (MichiganCAP).  A statewide initiative which provides free support for all users in Michigan to simplify the process of transitioning from high school to college and career.  Pdf link includes direct link to resource as well as registration for raining sessions.
http://michigan.gov/documents/mde/11-2011_WebAnnouncementCAP_366604_7.pdf

Hydrogeologic framework of bedrock units and initial salinity distribution for a simulation of groundwater flow for the Lake Michigan Basin. Reston, Va.: U.S. Dept. of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey, 2009.  
http://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo13949

Early Detection of Aquatic and Wetland Invasive Plants in Michigan.  Phyllis J. Higman, Bradford Slaughter, Suzan Campbell, and Ed Schools.  Michigan DNRE, 2010.
http://web4.msue.msu.edu/mnfi/reports/2010-08_Early_Detection_of_Aquatic_Invasive_Plants_in_MI.pdf

Culture Cards: Afghanistan and Islamic Culture.  DOD, 2011.
http://www.fas.org/irp/doddir/army/culture.pdf

American military history. Washington, D.C.: Center of Military History, United States Army, 2009-2010.  
http://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo13826

2012 Army Weapon Systems Handbook.  DOD: 2011.
http://www.fas.org/man/dod-101/sys/land/wsh2012/index.html

The Soldiers Guide.  Updated September, 2011.
http://www.fas.org/irp/doddir/army/fm7-21-13.pdf

Law and Order.  June, 2011.
http://www.fas.org/irp/doddir/army/attp3-39-10.pdf

Then came the fire: personal accounts from the Pentagon, 11 September 2001. Washington, D.C.: Center of Military History, U.S. Army, 2011.  
http://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo13501

Estimated Percent Uninsured by Race, Sex, Age, and Income as a Percent of the Poverty Level: Michigan, 2009.
http://www.michigan.gov/documents/cgi/cgi_census_SAIHE09_366436_7.pdf
Additional Michigan data here http://www.michigan.gov/census

Taxes as part of the federal budget. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures of the Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Tenth [i.e. Eleventh] Congress, second session, March 23, 2010.  United States. Congress. House. Committee on Ways and Means. Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures.  Washington: U.S. G.P.O., 2011.  
http://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo14383

Disaster response staff officer’s handbook: observations, insights, and lessons. Fort Leavenworth, KS: Center for Army Lessons Learned (CALL), US Army Combined Arms Center, 2010.
http://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo13600

Victims of identity theft, 2008. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics, 2010.
http://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo14264

Fighting drunk driving: lessons learned in New Mexico: field hearing before the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, United States Senate, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, August 10, 2011.  United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.  Washington: U.S. G.P.O., 2011.  
http://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo14085

Prisoners at yearend 2009: advance counts. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Statistics, 2010.
http://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo13926

ICS [Incident Command System] 300: Intermediate ICS for Expanding Incidents.
http://www.michigan.gov/documents/msp/ICS300_SM_366531_7.pdf

ICS [Incident Command System] 400 Student Course Manual.
http://www.michigan.gov/msp/0,4643,7-123-1593_3507_5914_44076-264322--RSS,00.html

Public Health & Medical Preparedness: A Decade of Achievement in Michigan. Michigan Dept. of Community Health; Office of Health Preparedness, 2011.
http://www.michigan.gov/documents/mdch/Commemorative_Brochure_Final2_362709_7.pdf

Defending marriage: hearing before the Subcommittee on the Constitution of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, April 15, 2011.  United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on the Constitution.  Washington: U.S. G.P.O., 2011.  
http://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo10609

The Law Enforcement Response to Persons with Mental Disorders: A Policy Writing Guide. Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards, 2011.
http://www.michigan.gov/documents/mcoles/Model_Policy_MH_344418_7.pdf

Education reforms: exploring teacher quality initiatives. Hearing before the Committee on Education and Education and the Workforce, U.S. House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, hearing held in Washington, DC, July 27, 2011.  United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and the Workforce.  Washington: U.S. G.P.O., 2011.  
http://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo13356

Achievement gaps: how Hispanic and White students in public schools perform in mathematics and reading on the National Assessment of Educational Progress: highlights.  Washington, DC: National Center for Education Statistics, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Dept. of Education, 2011.
http://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo13951

Middle school mathematics professional development impact study: findings after the second year of implementation. Washington, DC: National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, Institute of Education Sciences, U.S. Dept. of Education, 2011.
http://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo13948

Impacts of a violence prevention program for middle schools: findings from the first year of implementation. Washington, D.C.: U.S. Dept. of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance, 2010.
http://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo13759

Principal attrition and mobility: results from the 2008-09 principal follow-up survey. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2010.
http://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo13752

Merit Aid for Undergraduates: Trends from 1995–96 to 2007–08.  Woo, Jennie H., Choy, Susan, and MPR Associates. U.S. Department of Education, 2011.
http://nces.ed.gov/pubs2012/2012160.pdf

Global Education Digest, 2011. UNESCO, 2011.
http://www.uis.unesco.org/Education/Pages/ged-2011.aspx

Regulatory barriers to American Indian job creation. Hearing before the Subcommittee on Technology, Information Policy, Intergovernmental Relations, and Procurement Reform of the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, House of Representatives, One Hundred Twelfth Congress, first session, April 7, 2011.  United States. Congress. House. Committee on Oversight and Government Reform. Subcommittee on Technology, Information Policy, Intergovernmental Relations, and Procurement Reform.  Washington: U.S. G.P.O., 2011.  
http://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo13890

Symposium on Ash in North America: proceedings of a conference held at Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN, March 9-11, 2010. U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station, 2010.
http://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo9545

Attack on the Pentagon: the medical response to 9/11. Fort Detrick, Md.: Borden Institute; Falls Church, Va.: Office of the Surgeon General, U.S. Army; Fort Sam Houston, Tex.: US Army Medical Department Center & School, 2011.  
http://purl.fdlp.gov/GPO/gpo13496 

 

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