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The Berry Amendment: Requiring Defense Procurement to Come from Domestic Sources (open access)

The Berry Amendment: Requiring Defense Procurement to Come from Domestic Sources

This report examines the original intent and purpose of the Berry Amendment and legislative proposals to amend the application of domestic source restrictions, as well as potential options for Congress.
Date: March 22, 2012
Creator: Grasso, Valerie Bailey
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Good Transformations: Ambiguity and the NSF's Experiment with 'Transformative' Research (open access)

Good Transformations: Ambiguity and the NSF's Experiment with 'Transformative' Research

This article discusses a recent workshop on Transformative Research held at the headquarters of the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) in Arlington, Virginia.
Date: March 22, 2012
Creator: Holbrook, J. Britt; Barr, Kelli R. & Frodeman, Robert
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
The Challenge of Individual Income Tax Reform: An Economic Analysis of Tax Base Broadening (open access)

The Challenge of Individual Income Tax Reform: An Economic Analysis of Tax Base Broadening

Congressional interest in a major reform of the individual income tax that would broaden the base and use the additional tax revenues to lower rates and/or reduce the deficit has increased. This report discusses ways in which the tax base can be broadened, tax expenditures, and impediments to broadening the base/eliminating or reducing expenditures.
Date: March 22, 2012
Creator: Gravelle, Jane G. & Hungerford, Thomas L.
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS): CRS Experts (open access)

United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS): CRS Experts

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Date: May 22, 2012
Creator: Hagerty, Curry L.
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

During discussions about the 2010 Nuclear Posture Review, Congress reviewed and discussed the plans for maintaining and modernizing U.S. strategic nuclear forces. Although the United States plans to reduce the number of warheads deployed on its long-range missiles and bombers, consistent with the terms of the New START Treaty, it also plans to develop new delivery systems for deployment over the next 20-30 years. As a result, the 112th Congress will continue to review these programs during the annual authorization and appropriations process.
Date: February 22, 2012
Creator: Woolf, Amy F.
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
The National Nanotechnology Initiative: Overview, Reauthorization, and Appropriations Issues (open access)

The National Nanotechnology Initiative: Overview, Reauthorization, and Appropriations Issues

This report provides an overview of nanotechnology, the National Nanotechnology Initiative, possible reauthorization of the 21st Century Nanotechnology Research and Development Act of 2003 (P.L. 108-153), and appropriations issues.
Date: May 22, 2012
Creator: Sargent, John F., Jr.
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

During discussions about the 2010 Nuclear Posture Review, Congress reviewed and discussed the plans for maintaining and modernizing U.S. strategic nuclear forces. Although the United States plans to reduce the number of warheads deployed on its long-range missiles and bombers, consistent with the terms of the New START Treaty, it also plans to develop new delivery systems for deployment over the next 20-30 years. As a result, the 112th Congress will continue to review these programs during the annual authorization and appropriations process.
Date: February 22, 2012
Creator: Woolf, Amy F.
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Cyprus: Reunification Proving Elusive (open access)

Cyprus: Reunification Proving Elusive

Attempts to resolve the political division of Cyprus and reunify the island have undergone various levels of negotiation for over 45 years. The United States Congress continues to maintain its interest in a resolution of the Cyprus issue. Language expressing continued support for the negotiation process had been included in the House FY2012 Foreign Assistance Authorization bill. The chairman of the House Europe Subcommittee also led a delegation to Cyprus during a late 2011 recess to assess the peace process. This report provides a brief overview of the early history of the negotiations, a more detailed review of the negotiations since 2008, and a description of some of the issues involved in the talks.
Date: February 22, 2012
Creator: Morelli, Vincent
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Sweetwater Reporter (Sweetwater, Tex.), Vol. 114, No. 031, Ed. 1 Wednesday, February 22, 2012 (open access)

Sweetwater Reporter (Sweetwater, Tex.), Vol. 114, No. 031, Ed. 1 Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Daily newspaper from Sweetwater, Texas that includes local, state, and national news along with advertising.
Date: February 22, 2012
Creator: unknown
Object Type: Newspaper
System: The Portal to Texas History
Sweetwater Reporter (Sweetwater, Tex.), Vol. 114, No. 056, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 22, 2012 (open access)

Sweetwater Reporter (Sweetwater, Tex.), Vol. 114, No. 056, Ed. 1 Thursday, March 22, 2012

Daily newspaper from Sweetwater, Texas that includes local, state, and national news along with advertising.
Date: March 22, 2012
Creator: unknown
Object Type: Newspaper
System: The Portal to Texas History
Sweetwater Reporter (Sweetwater, Tex.), Vol. 114, No. 082, Ed. 1 Sunday, April 22, 2012 (open access)

Sweetwater Reporter (Sweetwater, Tex.), Vol. 114, No. 082, Ed. 1 Sunday, April 22, 2012

Daily newspaper from Sweetwater, Texas that includes local, state, and national news along with advertising.
Date: April 22, 2012
Creator: unknown
Object Type: Newspaper
System: The Portal to Texas History
Sweetwater Reporter (Sweetwater, Tex.), Vol. 114, No. 004, Ed. 1 Sunday, January 22, 2012 (open access)

Sweetwater Reporter (Sweetwater, Tex.), Vol. 114, No. 004, Ed. 1 Sunday, January 22, 2012

Daily newspaper from Sweetwater, Texas that includes local, state, and national news along with advertising.
Date: January 22, 2012
Creator: unknown
Object Type: Newspaper
System: The Portal to Texas History
Military Construction: A Snapshot of the President's FY2013 Appropriations Request (open access)

Military Construction: A Snapshot of the President's FY2013 Appropriations Request

This report looks at President Obama's FY2013 budget request, which included an $11.2 billion for military construction appropriations.
Date: June 22, 2012
Creator: Else, Daniel H.
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
The Navy Biofuel Initiative Under the Defense Production Act (open access)

The Navy Biofuel Initiative Under the Defense Production Act

This report looks at the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to “assist the development and support of a sustainable commercial biofuels industry" which was entered into by the Secretaries of Energy, Agriculture, and the Navy. It raises issues and concerns for Congress to consider when deciding how to fund MOU.
Date: June 22, 2012
Creator: Andrews, Anthony; Bracmort, Kelsi; Brown, Jared T. & Else, Daniel H.
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
Texas Register, Volume 37, Number 25, Pages 4473-4718, June 22, 2012 (open access)

Texas Register, Volume 37, Number 25, Pages 4473-4718, June 22, 2012

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: June 22, 2012
Creator: Texas. Secretary of State.
Object Type: Journal/Magazine/Newsletter
System: The Portal to Texas History
C-H Functionalization Reactivity of a Nickel-Imide (open access)

C-H Functionalization Reactivity of a Nickel-Imide

This article discusses C-H functionalization reactivity of a Nickel-Imide.
Date: May 22, 2012
Creator: Wiese, Stefan; McAfee, Jason L.; Pahls, Dale R.; McMullin, Claire L.; Cundari, Thomas R., 1964- & Warren, Timothy H.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
CO₂ Reduction on Transition Metal (Fe, Co, Ni, and Cu) Surfaces: In Comparison with Homogeneous Catalysis (open access)

CO₂ Reduction on Transition Metal (Fe, Co, Ni, and Cu) Surfaces: In Comparison with Homogeneous Catalysis

Article discussing research on CO₂ reduction on transition metal (Fe, Co, Ni, and Cu) surfaces and a comparison with homogeneous catalysis.
Date: February 22, 2012
Creator: Liu, Cong; Cundari, Thomas R., 1964- & Wilson, Angela K.
Object Type: Article
System: The UNT Digital Library
North Texas Daily (Denton, Tex.), Vol. 99, No. 22, Ed. 1 Wednesday, February 22, 2012 (open access)

North Texas Daily (Denton, Tex.), Vol. 99, No. 22, Ed. 1 Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Daily student newspaper from the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas that includes local, state, and campus news along with advertising.
Date: February 22, 2012
Creator: Gorman, Sean
Object Type: Newspaper
System: The Portal to Texas History

[Controlled Vocabulary Graphic]

This graphic expresses kinds of controlled vocabularies as a continuum of least to most complex and illustrates how different vocabularies are related; it includes notes describing the image on a separate page. The slide was used as a visual aid at a workshop during THATCamp (The Humanities and Technology Camp) as part of the Digital Frontiers conference at UNT Libraries.
Date: September 22, 2012
Creator: Tarver, Hannah
Object Type: Image
System: The UNT Digital Library
Texas Attorney General Opinion: GA-0915 (open access)

Texas Attorney General Opinion: GA-0915

Document issued by the Office of the Attorney General of Texas in Austin, Texas, providing an interpretation of Texas law. It provides the opinion of the Texas Attorney General, Greg Abbott, regarding a legal question submitted for clarification: Whether a county clerk must allow the public to copy records with a sheet-feed scanner (RQ-0916-GA)
Date: March 22, 2012
Creator: Texas. Attorney-General's Office.
Object Type: Text
System: The Portal to Texas History
Texas Attorney General Opinion: GA-0916 (open access)

Texas Attorney General Opinion: GA-0916

Document issued by the Office of the Attorney General of Texas in Austin, Texas, providing an interpretation of Texas law. It provides the opinion of the Texas Attorney General, Greg Abbott, regarding a legal question submitted for clarification: Whether a county treasurer, county auditor, or a county Human Resources officer is responsible for the performance of various duties involving disbursement and endorsement (RQ-998-GA)
Date: March 22, 2012
Creator: Texas. Attorney-General's Office.
Object Type: Text
System: The Portal to Texas History
Maritime Territorial and Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) Disputes Involving China: Issues for Congress (open access)

Maritime Territorial and Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) Disputes Involving China: Issues for Congress

This report presents policy and oversight issues for Congress arising from (1) maritime territorial disputes involving China in the South China Sea (SCS) and East China Sea (ECS) and (2) an additional dispute over whether China has a right under international law to regulate U.S. and other foreign military activities in its 200-nautical-mile maritime Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ).
Date: October 22, 2012
Creator: O'Rourke, Ronald
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
GI Bills Enacted Prior to 2008 and Related Veterans' Educational Assistance Programs: A Primer (open access)

GI Bills Enacted Prior to 2008 and Related Veterans' Educational Assistance Programs: A Primer

This report describes the GI Bills enacted prior to 2008. Although participation in the programs has ended or is declining, the programs' evolution and provisions inform current policy. Included is a description of the eligibility requirements, eligible programs of education, benefit availability, and benefits. The report also provides some summary statistics, comparisons between the programs, and brief discussions of related programs.
Date: October 22, 2012
Creator: Dortch, Cassandria
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library
The Electoral College: How It Works in Contemporary Presidential Elections (open access)

The Electoral College: How It Works in Contemporary Presidential Elections

This report provides information about the electoral college, its origins, who makes up the college today, the 2012 presidental election, and calls for the reform of the electoral college.
Date: October 22, 2012
Creator: Neale, Thomas H.
Object Type: Report
System: The UNT Digital Library