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Center for Drug Evaluation and Research: Artificial Intelligence in Drug Manufacturing

Description: This report discusses FDA's consideration of the application of its risk-based regulatory framework to the use of AI technologies in drug manufacturing. The authors of the report ask the public to provide feedback after reading this report.
Date: February 28, 2023
Creator: United States. Food and Drug Administration.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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An Introduction to Artificial Intelligence for Federal Judges

Description: This report addresses questions related to Artificial Intelligence in the judicial process by providing some technical background and highlighting potential legal issues. It also identifies core concepts and issues to assist judges in asking questions related to AI.
Date: February 13, 2023
Creator: Baker, James E.; Hobart, Laurie & Mittelsteadt, Matthew
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Trusting AI: Integrating Artificial Intelligence into the Army's Professional Expert Knowledge

Description: This report asserts that integrating artificially intelligent technologies for military purposes poses a special challenge. The authors ask on what basis commanders, staffs, and operators can trust AI technologies and the systems they enable?
Date: February 8, 2023
Creator: Pfaff, C. Anthony; Lowrance, Christopher J.; Washburn, Bre M.; Carey, Brett A. & Evans, Carol V.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The Library of the Future, How the heart of campus is transforming

Description: This report discusses the future of academic libraries which serve as an essential gateway to knowledge. It discusses how libraries, as one of the largest facilities on campus, have become vibrant hubs for diverse purposes while retaining flexibility for future needs. How librarians have been steering discussions about open-source journals and courseware, which has profound implications for student access and success, and institutional budgets. Why libraries are leveraging special collections t… more
Access: Restricted to the UNT Community Members at a UNT Libraries Location.
Date: February 2022
Creator: Carlson, Scott
Partner: UNT Libraries
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University of North Texas President's Annual Report, 2020

Description: Annual report for the University of North Texas (UNT) includes an overview of research, programs of study, and accomplishments of university departments as well as statistical breakdowns of enrollment, fiscal expenditures, and other operational information.
Date: February 2021
Creator: University of North Texas. Division of University Relations, Communications and Marketing.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission: Sixth Report to Congress and the President

Description: Report from the Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission providing an update about their work as well as summaries of "signature" projects for the centennial and featured partner projects.
Date: February 5, 2020
Creator: United States. Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Science and Tech Spotlight: Deepfakes

Description: Document summarizing deepfake technology and highlighting opportunities, challenges, and policy questions related to the development of this technology.
Date: February 2020
Creator: United States. Government Accountability Office. Science, Technology Assessment, and Analytics.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission: Second Report

Description: Report from the Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission providing an update about the group's work including meetings, the formation of subcommittees, and progress on the Commission's charges.
Date: February 5, 2019
Creator: United States. Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Blockchain: Background and Policy Issues

Description: This report explains the technologies which underpin blockchain digital financial ledgers, how blockchain works, potential applications for blockchain, concerns with it, and potential considerations for Congress.
Date: February 28, 2018
Creator: Jaikaran, Chris
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Education-Related Regulatory Flexibilities, Waivers, and Federal Assistance in Response to Disasters and National Emergencies

Description: This report is intended to inform Congress of existing statutory and regulatory provisions that may aid in responding to future disasters and national emergencies that may affect the provision of or access to education and highlight the actions of previous Congresses to provide additional recovery assistance. This report reflects the most recently available guidance, as of the date of publication, related to education-related disaster response and flexibilities. It will be updated should new or… more
Date: February 28, 2018
Creator: Granovskiy, Boris & Hegji, Alexandra
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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EPA's Proposal to Repeal the Clean Power Plan: Benefits and Costs

Description: This report discusses the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) plan for repealing the Clean Power Plan and the new plans costs and benefits.
Date: February 28, 2018
Creator: Shouse, Kate C.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Social Security Retirement Age

Description: This report discusses the social security retirement age and the differences in monthly benefits received by individuals taking social security early or after full retirement age (FRA). Increases in the retirement age and various proposals related to changes in the timing of benefits is also discussed.
Date: February 28, 2018
Creator: Nuschler, Dawn
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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State Minimum Wages: An Overview

Description: This report begins with a brief discussion of Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) minimum wage coverage. It then provides a summary of state minimum wage laws, followed by an examination of rates and mechanisms of adjustments in states with minimum wage levels above the FLSA rate (Table 1 provides summary data). Next, the report discusses the interaction of federal and state minimum wages over time, and finally, the Appendix provides detailed information on the major components of minimum wage poli… more
Date: February 28, 2018
Creator: Bradley, David H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Armed Conflict in Syria: Overview and U.S. Response

Description: This report discusses the ongoing conflict in Syria, recent developments in Syria such as the siege of Eastern Ghouta, and U.S. policy toward Syria and involvement in the conflict.
Date: February 27, 2018
Creator: Humud, Carla E.; Blanchard, Christopher M. & Nikitin, Mary Beth D.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Federal Civil Aviation Programs: In Brief

Description: This report discusses federal civil aviation programs and their purposes, organization, and funding.
Date: February 27, 2018
Creator: Elias, Bart & Tang, Rachel Y.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV): Background and Issues for Congress

Description: This report discusses the Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV) which is a newly developed vehicle for the Army and Marine Corps. The major potential issues for Congress include whether an increase in endstrength and force structure might result in an increase in overall JLTV requirements, and possible effects of JLTV Foreign Military Sales.
Date: February 27, 2018
Creator: Feickert, Andrew
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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NAFTA Renegotiation and Modernization

Description: This report discusses the NAFTA renegotiation process and major topics of interest in the agreement as well as Congress's role in the negotiation and approval process.
Date: February 27, 2018
Creator: Villarreal, M. Angeles & Fergusson, Ian F.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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U.S. Farm Income Outlook 2018

Description: This report discusses the U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA's) 2018 farm income outlook. The report incorporates USDA's initial February 7, 2018, farm income projections and its November 30, 2017, U.S. agricultural trade outlook update.
Date: February 27, 2018
Creator: Schnepf, Randy
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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Health Care for Dependents and Survivors of Veterans

Description: This report discusses health care plans and benefits for dependents and survivors of veterans and eligibility requirements.
Date: February 26, 2018
Creator: Panangala, Sidath Viranga
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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U.S. Foreign Aid to Israel

Description: This report provides an overview of U.S. foreign assistance to Israel. It includes a review of past aid programs, data on annual assistance, and analysis of current issues.
Date: February 26, 2018
Creator: Sharp, Jeremy M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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The Unemployment Trust Fund (UTF): State Insolvency and Federal Loans to States

Description: This report discusses the Unemployment Trust Fund (UTF) and summarizes how insolvent states may borrow funds from the UTF loan account to meet their UC benefit obligations. It includes the manner in which states must repay federal UTF loans. It also provides details on how the UTF loans may trigger potential interest accrual and explains the timetable for increased net Federal Unemployment Taxes Act (FUTA) taxes if the funds are not repaid promptly.
Date: February 26, 2018
Creator: Whittaker, Julie M.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
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