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Advanced Data Analytics Academic Program Review

Description: This report summarizes an evaluation of the UNT Libraries' Advanced Data Analytics-related resources and materials to determine if the collection is adequately serving patron needs. It was generated as part of the UNT Libraries’ contributions to the university’s Academic Program Reviews, which are conducted by the Accreditation office in the Division of Planning. The UNT Libraries’ Collection Assessment Department evaluated collections’ ability to meet the curricular and research needs of the a… more
Date: July 28, 2023
Creator: Harker, Karen
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Chemistry Academic Program Review

Description: This report summarizes an evaluation of the UNT Libraries' Chemistry-related resources and materials to determine if the collection is adequately serving patron needs. It was generated as part of the UNT Libraries’ contributions to the university’s Academic Program Reviews, which are conducted by the Accreditation office in the Division of Planning. The UNT Libraries’ Collection Assessment Department evaluated collections’ ability to meet the curricular and research needs of the academic progra… more
Date: July 28, 2023
Creator: Harker, Karen
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Computer Science and Computer Engineering Academic Program Review

Description: This report summarizes an evaluation of the UNT Libraries' Computer Science and Computer Engineering-related resources and materials to determine if the collection is adequately serving patron needs. It was generated as part of the UNT Libraries’ contributions to the university’s Academic Program Reviews, which are conducted by the Accreditation office in the Division of Planning. The UNT Libraries’ Collection Assessment Department evaluated collections’ ability to meet the curricular and resea… more
Date: July 28, 2023
Creator: Harker, Karen
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Educational Psychology, Special Education, and Human Development and Family Science Academic Program Review

Description: This report summarizes an evaluation of the UNT Libraries' Educational Psychology, Special Education, and Human Development and Family Science-related resources and materials to determine if the collection is adequately serving patron needs. It was generated as part of the UNT Libraries’ contributions to the university’s Academic Program Reviews, which are conducted by the Accreditation office in the Division of Planning. The UNT Libraries’ Collection Assessment Department evaluated collections… more
Date: July 28, 2023
Creator: Harker, Karen
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Interdisciplinary Studies Academic Program Review

Description: This report summarizes an evaluation of the UNT Libraries' Interdisciplinary Studies-related resources and materials to determine if the collection is adequately serving patron needs. It was generated as part of the UNT Libraries’ contributions to the university’s Academic Program Reviews, which are conducted by the Accreditation office in the Division of Planning. The UNT Libraries’ Collection Assessment Department evaluated collections’ ability to meet the curricular and research needs of the… more
Date: July 28, 2023
Creator: Harker, Karen
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Linguistics and ESL Academic Program Review

Description: This report summarizes an evaluation of the UNT Libraries' Linguistics and ESL-related resources and materials to determine if the collection is adequately serving patron needs. It was generated as part of the UNT Libraries’ contributions to the university’s Academic Program Reviews, which are conducted by the Accreditation office in the Division of Planning. The UNT Libraries’ Collection Assessment Department evaluated collections’ ability to meet the curricular and research needs of the acade… more
Date: July 28, 2023
Creator: Harker, Karen
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Physics Academic Program Review

Description: This report summarizes an evaluation of the UNT Libraries' Physics-related resources and materials to determine if the collection is adequately serving patron needs. It was generated as part of the UNT Libraries’ contributions to the university’s Academic Program Reviews, which are conducted by the Accreditation office in the Division of Planning. The UNT Libraries’ Collection Assessment Department evaluated collections’ ability to meet the curricular and research needs of the academic programs… more
Date: July 28, 2023
Creator: Harker, Karen
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Public Health and the Health Services Administration Academic Program Review

Description: This report summarizes an evaluation of the UNT Libraries' Public Health and the Health Services Administration-related resources and materials to determine if the collection is adequately serving patron needs. It was generated as part of the UNT Libraries’ contributions to the university’s Academic Program Reviews, which are conducted by the Accreditation office in the Division of Planning. The UNT Libraries’ Collection Assessment Department evaluated collections’ ability to meet the curricula… more
Date: July 28, 2023
Creator: Harker, Karen
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Rehabilitation Counseling Academic Program Review

Description: This report summarizes an evaluation of the UNT Libraries' Rehabilitation Counseling-related resources and materials to determine if the collection is adequately serving patron needs. It was generated as part of the UNT Libraries’ contributions to the university’s Academic Program Reviews, which are conducted by the Accreditation office in the Division of Planning. The UNT Libraries’ Collection Assessment Department evaluated collections’ ability to meet the curricular and research needs of the… more
Date: July 28, 2023
Creator: Harker, Karen
Partner: UNT Libraries
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University of North Texas Libraries 30-Second Survey

Description: This report documents the UNT Libraries 30-Second Survey project funded through the Dean's Innovation Grant funded by the UNT Libraries. The final report briefly describes the UNT Libraries 30-Second Survey project activities, budget, outcomes, best practices, and sustainability.
Date: September 28, 2020
Creator: Mount, Jonathan; Guintivano, Jeffrey & Rumohr, Garret
Partner: UNT Libraries
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Brexit at a Pivotal Moment

Description: This report discusses the draft withdrawal agreement in the the United Kingdom's (UK's) expected withdrawal from the European Union (EU), known as Brexit. It also summarizes issues for the U.S. Congress to consider in regard to Brexit.
Date: November 28, 2018
Creator: Mix, Derek E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Iran Sanctions

Description: This report discusses U.S. sanctions against Iran and the 2016 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) nuclear agreement which led to the lifting of sanctions based on nuclear proliferation in Iran. It outlines the various sanctions against Iran and their current implementation status, international efforts to bring about compliance, and their effects; it also addresses recent discussions regarding President's Trump announcement that the U.S. was decertifying the nuclear agreement and the po… more
Date: November 28, 2018
Creator: Katzman, Kenneth
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The "National Security Exception" and the World Trade Organization

Description: This report examines the meaning of the national security exception in Article XXI of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade (GATT)--a provision also implicated in a recent World Trade Organization (WTO) dispute between Russia and Ukraine; a blockade of Qatar by Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and the United Arab Emirates; and a few other disputes.
Date: November 28, 2018
Creator: Murrill, Brandon J.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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U.S. Sanctions on Russia

Description: This report provides a comprehensive overview of U.S. sanctions against Russia. It provides an overview of U.S. sanctions authorities and tools; describes various sanctions regimes that have been used and entities or that are available for this purpose, addressing authorities, tools, targets, and historical context; briefly discusses countersanctions by Russia; addresses the evolution of U.S. coordination with the European Union; and assesses the economic impact of sanctions on Russia at the l… more
Date: November 28, 2018
Creator: Welt, Cory; Archick, Kristin; Nelson, Rebecca M. & Rennack, Dianne E.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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U.S. Tariff Policy: Overview

Description: This report provides a brief overview of United States tariff policy. A tariff is a customs duty levied on imported and exported goods and services, typically used to protect domestic industries or as leverage in trade negotiations and disputes.
Date: November 28, 2018
Creator: Casey, Christopher A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Former Speakers of the House: Office Allowances, Franking Privileges, and Staff Assistance

Description: This report discusses the allowance former Speakers of the House of Representatives were provided upon their departure. This allowance began in 1970 and was repealed with the passage of the legislative branch appropriations act for FY2019, P.L. 115-244.
Date: September 28, 2018
Creator: Egar, William T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Global Trade Imbalances

Description: This report discusses the International Monetary Fund's (IMF) July 2018 report on global trade imbalances that identifies countries with "excessive" current account balances and exchange rates that are "misaligned." The current account is a broad measure of a country's global economic engagement and is comprised of trade in goods, services, and official flows.
Date: September 28, 2018
Creator: Jackson, James K.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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South Sudan's Civil War: Nearly 400,000 Estimated Dead

Description: This report discusses the impact of the civil war in South Sudan, which has been ongoing since December 2013.
Date: September 28, 2018
Creator: Blanchard, Lauren Ploch
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The "Flores Settlement" and Alien Families Apprehended at the U.S. Border: Frequently Asked Questions

Description: This report answers frequently asked legal questions pertaining to the Flores Settlement and the settlement's impact on the detention of alien families apprehended at or near the U.S. border. In particular, the report addresses (1) background of the litigation, (2) how the Settlement restricts DHS's power to keep families in detention, (3) the relationship between the Ms. L. litigation and the Settlement, (4) the executive branch's policy options under the Settlement, and (5) the extent to whic… more
Date: August 28, 2018
Creator: Peck, Sarah Herman & Harrington, Ben
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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U.S. Trade Debates: Select Disputes and Actions

Description: This report discusses a number of significant trade disputes involving the United States over the past 100 years. It is a response to the 271 active trade disputes currently being addressed in the World Trade Organization (WTO) that involve the United States.
Date: August 28, 2018
Creator: Schwarzenberg, Andres B.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Boko Haram and the Islamic State's West Africa Province

Description: This report discusses the terrorist group Boko Haram, including the history of the group, leadership and group divisions, objectives and areas of operation, capabilities, and relationships with other terrorist groups.
Date: June 28, 2018
Creator: Blanchard, Lauren Ploch & Cavigelli, Katia T.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Justice Kennedy Retires: Initial Considerations for Congress

Description: This report discusses the retirement of Justice Anthony Kennedy from the Supreme Court. In so doing, this post provides a broad overview of key legal issues Congress (and, more specifically the Senate, through its advice and consent role) may wish to consider as it reflects on Justice Kennedy's jurisprudence and how his eventual successor might shape the future of the Court, Congress, and the nation as a whole.
Date: June 28, 2018
Creator: Nolan, Andrew & Garcia, Michael John
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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