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Attitudes of Scholars Towards Open Access (OA) Repositories

This poster presents data on faculty members' awareness of open access publishing, based on faculty age, college, rank, and status.
Date: February 6, 2018
Creator: Tmava, Ahmet Meti & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Object Type: Poster
System: The UNT Digital Library

3DHotbed Project 2017-2018 Update

Presentation for the 2018 Day of Digital Humanities at the University of North Texas Libraries. This presentation provides an overview of the 3D History of the Book Education (3D Hotbed) project and an update on future developments.
Date: March 6, 2018
Creator: McIntosh, Marcia; Jacobs, Courtney E. & O'Sullivan, Kevin
Object Type: Presentation
System: The UNT Digital Library
Dallas Voice (Dallas, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 48, Ed. 1 Friday, April 6, 2018 (open access)

Dallas Voice (Dallas, Tex.), Vol. 34, No. 48, Ed. 1 Friday, April 6, 2018

Weekly newspaper from Dallas, Texas that includes local, state, and national news and advertising of interest to the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) community.
Date: April 6, 2018
Creator: Nash, Tammye
Object Type: Newspaper
System: The Portal to Texas History
Financial Regulation: The Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (S. 2155) (open access)

Financial Regulation: The Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (S. 2155)

This report discusses the Economic Growth, Regulatory Relief, and Consumer Protection Act (S. 2155) which was reported by the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs on December 18, 2017. The bill generally aims to provide regulatory relief to banks, relax mortgage lending rules, and provide additional consumer protections related to credit reporting and other areas. This report briefly highlights major policy proposals.
Date: March 6, 2018
Creator: Perkins, David W.
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Lame Duck Sessions of Congress, 1935-2016 (74th-114th Congresses) (open access)

Lame Duck Sessions of Congress, 1935-2016 (74th-114th Congresses)

This report provides an overview of the "Lame Duck" sessions of Congress since 1935 and discusses how they occur, their purpose, and various characteristics and trends of the sessions.
Date: April 6, 2018
Creator: Hudiburg, Jane A.
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Small Business Mentor-Protégé Programs (open access)

Small Business Mentor-Protégé Programs

This report provides an overview of the various small business mentor-protégé programs of the federal government. As is discussed below, while all these programs are intended to assist small businesses in performing as contractors, subcontractors, or suppliers on federal or federally funded contracts, the programs differ significantly in their scope and operations. Table A-1 in the Appendix provides an overview of key differences among the programs.
Date: March 6, 2018
Creator: Dilger, Robert Jay
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Kuwait: Governance, Security, and U.S. Policy (open access)

Kuwait: Governance, Security, and U.S. Policy

This report discusses Kuwait's political and governmental structure, economy, local relations, and relations with the U.S. including their defense cooperation agreement.
Date: February 6, 2018
Creator: Katzman, Kenneth
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Criminal Prohibitions on Disclosing the Identities of Covert Intelligence Assets (open access)

Criminal Prohibitions on Disclosing the Identities of Covert Intelligence Assets

This report discusses criminal charges related to disclosing the identities of undercover intelligence agents and covert assets.
Date: February 6, 2018
Creator: Elsea, Jennifer K.
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Positive Train Control (PTC): Overview and Policy Issues (open access)

Positive Train Control (PTC): Overview and Policy Issues

This report discusses positive train control (PTC) systems which is a safety system that monitors train speed in relation to speed limits and automatically slow and speed up if they detect a speed violating track rules.
Date: February 6, 2018
Creator: Frittelli, John
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Cameroon's Anglophone Crisis: Recent Developments and Issues for Congress (open access)

Cameroon's Anglophone Crisis: Recent Developments and Issues for Congress

This report discusses recent unrest in Cameroon between the French-speaking majority and the English-speaking minority who were historically divided between French and British rule. The Anglophone activists have reported numerous human rights abuses and many of them have been arrested on terrorism charges. Options for Congress to consider concerning foreign aid and diplomatic measures to help bring about an agreement between the two sides are also discussed.
Date: April 6, 2018
Creator: Arieff, Alexis
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Navy Frigate (FFG{X}) Program: Background and Issues for Congress (open access)

Navy Frigate (FFG{X}) Program: Background and Issues for Congress

This report provides background information and discusses potential issues for Congress regarding the Navy's FFG(X) program, a program to procure a new class of 20 guided-missile frigates (FFGs).
Date: April 6, 2018
Creator: O'Rourke, Ronald
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
The 2017 Tax Revision (P.L. 115-97): Comparison to 2017 Tax Law (open access)

The 2017 Tax Revision (P.L. 115-97): Comparison to 2017 Tax Law

This report provides a brief summary of P.L. 115-97 (The tax revision law), comparing each provision in the act with prior tax law. The report also provides a brief legislative history of activity leading to enactment of P.L. 115-97, along with estimated revenue and distributional effects of the recently enacted law.
Date: February 6, 2018
Creator: Sherlock, Molly F. & Marples, Donald J.
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Women in Congress, 1917-2018: Service Dates and Committee Assignments by Member, and Lists by State and Congress (open access)

Women in Congress, 1917-2018: Service Dates and Committee Assignments by Member, and Lists by State and Congress

This report provides data on women who have served in Congress from 1917-2018. It includes committee assignments, dates of service, district information, and listings by Congress and state, and (for Representatives) congressional districts of the 327 women who have been elected or appointed to Congress.
Date: February 6, 2018
Creator: Manning, Jennifer E. & Brudnick, Ida A.
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Responding to the Opioid Epidemic: Legal Developments and FDA's Role (open access)

Responding to the Opioid Epidemic: Legal Developments and FDA's Role

This report discusses the opioid epidemic in the U.S. and the role of the Federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in helping end the epidemic. The report provides an overview of FDA's existing authorities, the historical context for the opioid epidemic, and the agency's current plan for combatting the opioid epidemic, concluding with an examination of the broader legal questions concerning the crisis.
Date: March 6, 2018
Creator: Armstrong, Kathryn B.
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Federal Spending on Benefits and Services for People with Low Income: In Brief (open access)

Federal Spending on Benefits and Services for People with Low Income: In Brief

This report describes programs for people with low income in the U.S. and their current funding and spending levels through FY2016.
Date: February 6, 2018
Creator: Falk, Gene; Lynch, Karen E. & Tollestrup, Jessica
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Iraq: In Brief (open access)

Iraq: In Brief

This report discusses political, military, and humanitarian developments in Iraq in 2017 and 2018 such as the defeat of the Islamic State, displaced persons returning home, and upcoming elections.
Date: February 6, 2018
Creator: Blanchard, Christopher M.
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
U.S. Strategic Nuclear Forces: Background, Developments, and Issues (open access)

U.S. Strategic Nuclear Forces: Background, Developments, and Issues

This report discusses U.S. strategic nuclear forces and delivery vehicles for nuclear weapons.
Date: March 6, 2018
Creator: Woolf, Amy F.
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Victim Restitution: Attorney's Fees for Internal Investigations? (open access)

Victim Restitution: Attorney's Fees for Internal Investigations?

This report discusses of whether a federal statute which requires victim reimbursement for "other expenses incurred during participation in the investigation or prosecution of the [victimizing] offense" cover "costs that were neither required nor requested by the government, including costs incurred for the victim's own purposes and unprompted by any official action? An upcoming Supreme Court case ("Lagos v. United States") is set to consider this question.
Date: February 6, 2018
Creator: Doyle, Charles
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Money for Something: Music Licensing in the 21st Century (open access)

Money for Something: Music Licensing in the 21st Century

This report discusses music licensing laws and various copyright issues related to music licensing and royalties especially regarding areas such as digital music streaming services.
Date: April 6, 2018
Creator: Scherer, Dana A.
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Commerce Department Announces Citizenship Question on 2020 Census and Lawsuits Filed (open access)

Commerce Department Announces Citizenship Question on 2020 Census and Lawsuits Filed

This report discusses the Commerce Department's announcement that the 2020 U.S. census will include a citizenship question and various lawsuits filed in an effort to stop the question being included.
Date: April 6, 2018
Creator: Whitaker, L. Paige
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Defense Primer: U.S. Transportation Command (TRANSCOM) (open access)

Defense Primer: U.S. Transportation Command (TRANSCOM)

This report describes the U.S. Transportation Command (TRANSCOM) duties, departments, and assets as well as issues for Congress to consider.
Date: March 6, 2018
Creator: Williams, Lynn M. & Gay, Velma C.
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Conventional Prompt Global Strike and Long-Range Ballistic Missiles: Background and Issues (open access)

Conventional Prompt Global Strike and Long-Range Ballistic Missiles: Background and Issues

This report discusses the development and funding of conventional prompt global strike (CPGS) weapons which would allow the United States to strike targets anywhere on Earth in as little as an hour.
Date: April 6, 2018
Creator: Woolf, Amy F.
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Texas Register, Volume 43, Number 14, Pages 2067-2204, April 6, 2018 (open access)

Texas Register, Volume 43, Number 14, Pages 2067-2204, April 6, 2018

A weekly publication, the Texas Register serves as the journal of state agency rulemaking for Texas. Information published in the Texas Register includes proposed, adopted, withdrawn and emergency rule actions, notices of state agency review of agency rules, governor's appointments, attorney general opinions, and miscellaneous documents such as requests for proposals. After adoption, these rulemaking actions are codified into the Texas Administrative Code.
Date: April 6, 2018
Creator: Texas. Secretary of State.
Object Type: Journal/Magazine/Newsletter
System: The Portal to Texas History

Photograph of horizon from Guadalupe Peak

Wide angle photograph taken from Guadalupe Peak, facing east-southeast. Dell City, Linda Lake, Salt Basin Dunes and Salt Flats, as well as the Cornudas Mountains on the Texas-New Mexico border are visible in the distance.
Date: June 6, 2018
Creator: Hicks, William
Object Type: Photograph
System: The Portal to Texas History