New Arrivals · Virtual Library Web Documents

December 10, 2016
These titles were recently added to the collection of the Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County.

Naval War College review.

December 8, 2016
[Newport, R.I.] : Naval War College
Distributed to depository libraries in a print version, ending with issue for <summer 2001>.

Calibration of an electronic counter and pulse height analyzer for plotting erythrocyte volume spectra

December 8, 2016
McKenzie, Jess M.
1 online resource ([ii], 8 pages) : illustrations
"March 1963."

Background material and data on programs within the jurisdiction of the Committee on Ways and Means.

December 8, 2016
|3<1996>-2004 ; Washington : U.S. G.P.O.
1 online resource (volumes)
At head of title: Committee print.

North American industry classification system (NAICS).

December 8, 2016
[Washington, DC] : U.S. Census Bureau
1 online resource
NAICS was initially developed and subsequently revised by Mexico's INEGI, Statistics Canada, and the U.S. Economic Classification Policy Committee (the latter acting on behalf of OMB). The goal of this collaboration was to produce common industry definitions for Canada, Mexico, and the United States. These common definitions facilitate economic analyses of the economies of the three North American countries. The statistical agencies in the three countries produce information on inputs and outputs, industrial performance, productivity, unit labor costs, and employment. NAICS, which is based on a production-oriented concept, ensures maximum usefulness of industrial statistics for these and similar purposes.

Evaluation of light penetration on Navigation Pools 8 and 13 of the Upper Mississippi River

December 8, 2016
Giblin, Shawn, author.
1 online resource (vi, 16 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps.

Judiciary news.

December 8, 2016
1 online resource

Agriculture in the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership : tariffs, tariff-rate quotas, and non-tariff measures

December 8, 2016
Beckman, Jayson, author.
1 online resource (ii, 2 unnumbered, 48 pages) : illustrations (some color).
Title from title screen (viewed Jan. 8, 2016).
"November 2015."

Management report, areas for improvement in the Bureau of Fiscal Service's information systems controls

December 8, 2016
1 online resource (7 pages)
Title from title screen (viewed on August 2, 2016).

Annual energy savings and thermal comfort of autonomously heated and cooled office chairs

December 8, 2016
Carmichael, Scott, author.
1 online resource (viii, 31 pages) : color illustrations.
Title from title screen (viewed Aug.11, 2016).
"July 2016."

Physician-administered drugs, comparison of payer payment methodologies

December 8, 2016
1 online resource (10 pages)
Title from title screen (viewed on September 1, 2016).
"August 1, 2016."

Medicare, opportunities exist to recover potential overpayments to providers with criminal backgrounds

December 8, 2016
1 online resource (14 pages) : color illustrations
Title from title screen (viewed on September 12, 2016).
"April 13, 2016."

Crop insurance, considerations in reducing federal premium subsidies : report to the Ranking Member, Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, U.S. Senate.

December 8, 2016
1 online resource (ii, 36 pages) : color illustrations, map
Title from title screen (viewed on September 20, 2016).
"August 2014."

Federal procurement, smarter buying initiatives can achieve additional savings, but improved oversight and accountability needed : report to congressional requesters.

December 8, 2016
1 online resource (iii, 52 pages) : color illustrations
"October 2016."
Each year, federal agencies obligate over $400 billion on goods and services, but they miss out on savings when they do not leverage their collective buying power. In 2005, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) directed agencies to leverage spending through strategic sourcing. In 2014, OFPP, an office in OMB, announced its category management initiative, which is intended to further streamline and manage entire categories of spending across the government more like a single enterprise. GAO was asked to examine the current status of the FSSI program and the extent to which OFPP has incorporated lessons learned from the program into its category management initiative. This report addresses (1) savings and other benefits the FSSI program has achieved, and (2) lessons identified and incorporated into OFPP's category management initiative. GAO analyzed FSSI spending, savings, and adoption data for all seven active FSSIs for fiscal years 2011 through 2015; reviewed OMB, OFPP, Leadership Council, and GSA strategic sourcing and category management guidance; and interviewed GSA and FSSI program officials and OFPP staff. To increase potential savings, GAO is making 6 recommendations, including that OFPP ensure agencies submit transition plans,monitor their use, and ensure agency specific targets and performance metrics to measure adoption of FSSI and category management solutions are set.

Draft comprehensive conservation plan and environmental assessment : Red Rock Lakes National Wildlife Refuge

December 8, 2016
1 online resource (vii, 197 pages) : illustrations, maps
"September 2008."

Draft Kulm Wetland Management District habitat management plan : Kulm Wetland Management District, North Dakota.

December 8, 2016
1 online resource (192 pages) : illustrations, maps
"October 2014."
"Mountain-prairie region."

The modeling of the effects of soiling, its mechanisms, and the corresponding abrasion

December 8, 2016
Simpson, Lin, author.
1 online resource (33 pages) : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps.
Title from title screen (viewed on August 24, 2016).
"Lakewood, Colorado, February 24, 2016."

Motor carriers, better information needed to assess effectiveness and efficiency of safety interventions : report to congressional requesters.

December 8, 2016
1 online resource (iii, 63 pages) : color illustrations, map
"October 2016."

Nuclear material, agencies have sound procedures for managing exchanges but could improve inventory monitoring : report to congressional requesters.

December 8, 2016
1 online resource (ii, 36 pages) : color illustrations
"September 2016."

DOD inventory of contracted services, timely decisions and further actions needed to address long-standing issues : report to congressional requesters.

December 8, 2016
1 online resource (iii, 39 pages) : color illustrations
"October 2016."
DOD is the government's largest purchaser of contractor-provided services. In 2008, Congress required DOD to compile and review an annual inventory of its contracted services to identify the number of contractors performing services and the functions contractors performed. In 2011, Congress required DOD to use that inventory to inform certain decision-making processes, including workforce planning and budgeting. GAO has previously reported on the challenges DOD faces in compiling, reviewing, and using the inventory. Since 2011, GAO made 13 recommendations intended to improve DOD's use of the inventory. Of these, DOD has yet to fully address 8 open recommendations. Congress included a provision in statute for GAO to report on DOD's required reviews and plans to use the inventory. This report assesses the extent to which DOD components (1) reviewed contracts and activities in the fiscal year 2014 inventory of contracted services, and (2) developed plans to use the inventory for decision making. GAO reviewed relevant laws and guidance and 40 components' inventory review certification letters, and interviewed DOD acquisition, manpower, and programming officials. GAO is not making new recommendations in this report.

Health care quality, HHS should set priorities and comprehensively plan its efforts to better align health quality measures : report to congressional requesters.

December 8, 2016
1 online resource (ii, 37 pages) : color illustrations
Description based on online resource, PDF version; title from cover (GAO, viewed October 26, 2016).


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