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OTA Senior Management Retreat, 1983

Description: Materials from an OTA Senior Management Retreat including memoranda, summaries, and discussion points for previous or upcoming studies and programs.
Date: December 4, 1983
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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OTA Senior Management Retreat, 1986

Description: Materials from an OTA Senior Management Retreat including memoranda, summaries, and discussion points for previous or upcoming studies and programs. The retreat was held from November 12-14, 1986.
Date: November 10, 1986
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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OTA Vertical File

Description: Indexing document by file number.
Date: January 30, 1989
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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A Status Report

Description: Objectives for the OTA in the statutory mandate of the Technology Assessment Act and the policy directives.
Date: 1976
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Biotechnology in a global economy : summary

Description: This report examines the impact of biotechnology in several industries including pharmaceuticals, chemicals, agriculture and hazardous waste clean-up.
Date: October 1991
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Informational Technology and Its Impact on American Education : summary

Description: This report documents two sets of conclusions: the impact of the information revolution driven by rapid advances in communication and computer technology, and how information technology can improve and enrich education.
Date: September 6, 1983
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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OTA Management Retreat

Description: The agenda for the 1985 senior management retreat including OTA staff suggestion memos and other documentation.
Date: 1985
Creator: Naismith, Nancy
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Publishing Style and Procedures

Description: In-house document for publishing procedures and conventions. It includes copy editing and grammar style.
Date: 1994
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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OTA Senior Management Retreat

Description: This document describes the activities at the OTA Senior Management Retreat in Rockwood Manor, Maryland, which was held from November 16-17, 1992.
Date: November 17, 1992
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Personnel Service Manual

Description: This is a personnel services manual, which includes areas of responsibility and services provided.
Date: 1992
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Border war on drugs

Description: A report on smuggling of illegal drugs into the United States is a problem of serious proportions. The three major drugs of foreign source—cocaine, heroin, and marijuana-are the products traded by an enormous criminal enterprise whose retail sales total approximately $50 billion annually. Federal efforts to stop or deter international narcotics trafficking have met with only limited success.
Date: March 1987
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Commercial newsgathering from space

Description: This technical memorandum concludes that although the technology is available to create a mediasat system, the high cost and current low demand for remotely sensed data will limit media efforts to own and operate a dedicated remote sensing satellite system.
Date: May 1987
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Do Insects Transmit AIDS?

Description: In this report: 1) the evidence for the possibility of insect transmission of HIV infection is summarized, and 2) areas for further investigation are identified.
Date: September 1987
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Electronic supervisor: new technology, new tensions

Description: This report deals with the use of computer-based technologies to measure how fast or how accurately employees work. New computer-based office systems are giving employers new ways to supervise job performance and control employees’ use of telephones, but such systems are also controversial because they generate such detailed information about the employees they monitor.
Date: September 1987
Creator: United States. Congress. Office of Technology Assessment.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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