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Veterans Health Administration Interim Report:

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Review of Patient Wait Times, Scheduling Practices, and Alleged Patient Deaths at the Phoenix Health Care System.




Armed Forces Recipe Service on CD-ROM

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1,700 convenient recipes for groups of 100 that can be easily adjusted up or down.




Census Atlas of the United States

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The Census Atlas of the United States is a large-format publication, about 300 pages long, and contains almost 800 maps. Data from the 2000 Census and prior decennial censuses support the maps and figures, providing context and a historical perspective for many of the topics presented.



State of Coral Reef Ecosystems of the United States and Pacific Freely Associated States: 2008
National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

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This 569-page document details coral reef conditions in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, Navassa Island, southeast Florida, the Florida Keys, Flower Garden Banks, the Main Hawaiian Islands, the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, American Samoa, the Pacific Remote Islands, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam and the Republic of Palau.



County and City Data Book 2007

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The 14th edition of the County and City Data Book is the most comprehensive source of information about the individual counties and cities in the United States.





DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Manuals

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New Edition Now Available! Intended to facilitate planning and implementation of the DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Course.




Emergency Response to Terrorism: Basic Concepts (Instructor Guide)

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Export Administration Regulations, 2010

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These regulations are issued by the United States Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry & Security (BIS) under laws relating to the control of certain exports, reexports, and activities. In addition, the EAR implement antiboycott law provisions requiring regulations to prohibit specified conduct by United States persons that has the effect of furthering or supporting boycotts fostered or imposed by a country against a country friendly to United States.



Food Code: 2013 Recommendations of the United States Public Health Service Food and Drug Administration

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Contains the latest science-based information: a valuable reference for managing food safety in institutional and retail settings.





Hazardous Materials Guide for First Responders

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Important information for initial response to both transportation and fixed facility incidents.

Health, United States, 2008 with Special Feature on the Health of Young Adults

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Health, United States, 2008, is the 32nd annual report on the health status of the Nation prepared by the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services for the President and Congress. In a chartbook and 151 detailed tables, it provides an annual picture of the health of the entire Nation. Trends are presented on health status and health care utilization, resources, and expenditures. This year's report includes a special feature on young adults, age 18 to 29 years. As young people in this age group reach legal adulthood, they make many life choices, including decisions about education, marriage, childbearing, and health behaviors such as tobacco and alcohol use, which will affect both their future economic and health status as well as affect the well-being of their families.


Basics of Iraqi Arabic (on CD-ROM)

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This CD is for those who need quick language training in Iraqi Arabic.

Other Foreign Language Multimedia Courses



2012 IRS TAX Products DVD: The Official IRS Pub-1796

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FREE technical support!





Methods and Guidance for the Analysis of Water (official EPA versions) (printed and on CD-ROM)

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Includes over 350 drinking water and wastewater methods that test for 776 analysts.


NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards - 2005 Edition

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This handy field manual contains the latest scientific information on 677 substances found in the workplace - an important reference for first responders to safety and disaster situations.




North American Industry Classification System Manual 2012

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This is the official U.S. Government site to order either the printed or CD-ROM version of the latest edition of the NAICS Manual.



NOAA Diving Manual (on CD-ROM)

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One of the most detailed diving references available...a resource all serious divers must have!



Science & Technology on CD

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NTIS SRS (Selected Research Service)

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These tailored information services delivers full-text copies of government publications based on your subject needs rapidly and inexpensively.



Stream Restoration Design Handbook (NEH-654) and Stream Corridor Restoration - Principles, Processes, Practices (NEH-653)

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Important manual was produced by 15 Federal government agencies.






Terrorism and Other Public Health Emergencies

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The media's guides on how to quickly and clearly communicate terrorism and public health  emergency messages to the public





Test Methods for Evaluating Solid Waste Physical/Chemical Methods, SW-846 (printed and on CD-ROM)

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Procedures for field and laboratory quality control and sampling standards for routine analytical tests adapted for the RCRA program.


World Factbook 2010

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This popular CIA reference manual provides a wealth of information on over 260 separate nations and other entities. Full-color printed edition now available.




2011 Yearbook of Immigration Statistics

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This new edition of the Yearbook, issued by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, provides immigration data along with related historical information.