Thursday, October 09, 2008

Appalachian Regional Commission

The library selects the electronic publications of many government agencies for inclusion in its depository program. The Appalachian Regional Commission is one of those. Here are some recent additions. If you wish to view one of the titles, visit our online catalog and click on the link for the publication.

Bartfai, Nicole, et al. Collected case study evaluations of the Appalachian Regional Commission's educational projects.

Bernard, Andrew B. / Assessing the impact of trade liberalization on import-competing industries in the Appalachian region.

Bischak, Greg / Foundation funding in the Appalachian region in the 1990s.

Black, Dan A. / Labor market performance, poverty, and income inequality in Appalachia.

Black, Dan A., et al. / Upskilling of Appalachia: earnings and the improvement of skill levels, 1960-2000.

Bradley, David H. / An assessment of labor force participation rates and underemployment in Appalachia.

Brandow Company / Analysis of business formation, survival, and attrition rates of new and existing firms and related job flows in Appalachia.

Economic Development Research Group et al. / Sources of regional growth in non-metro Appalachia.

Evaluation of the early stages of the Appalachian Regional Commission's entrepreneurship initiative: a report to the Appalachian Regional Commission.

Feser, Edward J. / Regional technology assets and opportunities: the geographic clustering of high-tech industry, science and innovation in Appalachia.

Foster, Lucia / The Appalachian economy, establishment and employment dynamics, 1982-1997: evidence from the longitudinal business database.

Galbraith, James K. and Conceicao, Pedro / Manufacturing wage inequality in the Appalachian Region: a report for the Appalachian Regional Commission.

Glasmeier, Amy and Bell, Tom / Economic development potential of conventional and potential energy alternative energy sources in Appalachian counties.

Haaga, John / The aging of Appalachia.

Haaga, John / Educational attainment in Appalachia.

Halverson, Joel A., et al. / An analysis of disparities in health status and access to health care in the Appalachian Region.

Herzenberg, Stephen / Displacement in Appalachia and the non-Appalachian United States, 1993-2003: findings based on five displaced worker surveys.

Isserman, Andrew M. / Socio-economic review of Appalachia: Appalachia then and now: an update of the "Realities of deprivation" reported to the president in 1964.

Jack Faucett Associates and Economic Development Research Group / Analysis of global competitiveness of selected industries and clusters in the Appalachian region.

Jensen, J. Bradford / Birth and death of manufacturing plants and restructuring in Appalachia's industrial economy, 1963-1992: evidence from the longitudinal research database.

Kleiner, Brian, et al. / Evaluation of the Appalachian Regional Commission's community capacity-building projects.

Kleiner, Brian, et al. / Evaluation of the Appalachian Regional Commission's telecommunications projects, 1994-2000.

Lichter, Daniel T. / Changing patterns of poverty and spatial inequality in Appalachia.

Lichter, Daniel T. / Emerging patterns of population redistribuation and migration in Appalachia.

McCormick, Lynn E. / An analysis of the economic development role of business associations and other intermediary organizations serving Appalachian industries.

Markey, Deborah, et al. / Creating an entrepreneurial Appalachian Region: findings and lessons from an evaluation of the Appalachian Regional Commission's entrepreneurship initiative, 1997-2005.

Marshall University. Center for Business and Economic Research / Energy efficiency and renewable energy in Appalachia: policy and potential.

Mather, Mark / Households and families in Appalachia.

Mather, Mark / Housing and commuting patterns in Appalachia.

National Community Reinvestment Coalition / Access to capital and credit for small businesses in Appalachia.

Obermiller, Phillip J. / Appalachian migration patterns, 1975-1980 and 1985-1990.

Oden, Michael, et al. / Links to the future: the role of information and telecommunications: technology in Appalachian economic development.

Plishker, Laurie / Evaluation of the Appalachian Regional Commission's vocational education and workforce training projects.

Pollard, Kelvin M. / Appalachia at the Millennium: an overview of results from census 2000.

Pollard, Kelvin M. / Defining subregions in Appalachia: are there better alternatives?

Pollard, Kelvin M. / Population growth and distribution in Appalachia, new realities.

Price, Mark. Underemployment in Appalachia and the rest of the United States, 1996-2004.

Schwartz, Jeffrey H. / Development and progress of the Appalachian higher education network.

Stensland, Jeffrey, et al. / An analysis of the financial conditions of health care institutions in the Appalachian Region and their economic impacts: final report.

Thompson, Eric C., et al. / A study on the current economic impacts of the Appalachian coal industry and its future in the region: final report.

Underlying socioeconomic factors influencing health disparities in the Appalachian Region: final report.

University of Wisconsin. Applied Population Laboratory / Recent trends in poverty in the Appalachian Region: the implications of the U.S. Census Bureau small area income and poverty estimates on the ARC distressed counties designation; a report presented to the Appalachian Regional Commission.

Wood, Lawrence E. / The economic impact of tobacco production in Appalachia.

Wood, Lawrence E. / Progress and challenges in reducing economic distress in Appalachia: an analysis of national and regional trends since 1960.

Wood, Lawrence E. / Trends in national and regional economic distress, 1960-2000.

Zhang, Zhiwei, et al. / An analysis of mental health and substance abuse disparities & access to treatment services in the Appalachian Region: final report.

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Wednesday, October 08, 2008

FBI Files

Our recent additions to our government documents include many files compiled by the FBI on various individuals. There's a wealth of information available through these files.

For example, did you know that President Richard M. Nixon once worked in a library? His experience is detailed on a job application he made to the FBI.

The files we recently added to our online catalog include information on such people, organizations, and events as:

Jane Addams
The Alcatraz Escape
Spiro T. Agnew
Alcoholics Anonymous
Steve Allen
Elizabeth Arden
Marion Anderson
Desi Arnaz
The Beatles
Black Panther Party
Theodore Robert Bundy
Al (Alphonse) Capone
Roberto Clemente
Cesar Chavez and United Farm Workers
Winston Churchill
Columbine High School
D. B. Cooper
Clarence Darrow
Marlene Dietrich
Sammy Davis, Jr.
The Doors
W. E. B. Dubois
Albert Einstein
Medgar Evers
John Daniel Ehrlichman
Edward Kennedy "Duke" Ellington
Henry Ford
Clark Gable
Erich Fromm
Jerome "Jerry" Garcia
The Grateful Dead
Guantanamo Bay Inquiry
Highlander Folk School
William Randolph Hearst, Sr.
Hell's Angels
Ernest Hemingway
The Hindenburg Disaster
Hedda Hopper
Rock Hudson
I Love Lucy
John F. Kennedy, Jr.
Kent State University
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Ku Klux Klan
Charles Lindbergh
Malcolm X
Joseph McCarthy
Mexican Mafia
Miburn (Mississippi Burning)
Henry Miller
Aristotle Onassis
Madalyn Murray O'Hair
Katherine Oppenheimer
Osage Indian Murders
Will Rogers
Eleanor Roosevelt
Jackie Robinson
Rowan & Martin Laugh-In
Ruby Ridge Shooting Incident
John Steinbeck
Frank Sinatra
Unidentified Flying Objects

There are many more files among our recent additions, but these are just a few of the titles. If you wish to view any of them, search for them in the online catalog and click on the link to view the electronic copy. If you need help, our library staff will be happy to assist you.

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