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Spring 2011 Vol. 11 Number 1




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NEW PUBLICATIONS

For documents shown as available from the National Academies Press (NAP), write to 500 Fifth St., N.W., Lockbox 285, Washington, D.C. 20055; tel. 202-334-3313 or 1-800-624-6242; or order on the Internet at www.nap.edu. Documents from a specific unit of the National Academies are available from the source as noted.

2009-2010 Assessment of the Army Research Laboratory
Laboratory Assessments Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2011, 134 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21140-9; available from NAP).

Achieving High-Performance Federal Facilities: Strategies and Approaches for Transformational Change -- A Workshop Report
Board on Infrastructure and the Constructed Environment, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2011, approx. 150 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21168-9; available from NAP).

Advancing Oral Health in America
Board on Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine (2011, approx. 260 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21184-0; available from NAP).

Allocating Federal Funds for State Programs for English Language Learners
Committee on National Statistics and Board on Testing and Assessment, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2011, approx. 274 pp.; ISBN 0-309-18658-7; available from NAP).

Assessing the Impact of Severe Economic Recession on the Elderly -- Summary of a Workshop
Committee on Population, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2011, approx. 60 pp.; ISBN 0-309-20969-2; available from NAP).

Assistance to the U.S. Army Medical Research and Material Command With Preparation of a Risk Assessment for the Medical Countermeasures Test and Evaluation (MCMT&E) Facility at Fort Detrick, Md. -- A Letter Report
Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2011, 40 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Avoiding Technology Surprise for Tomorrow's Warfighter -- Symposium 2010
Standing Committee for Technology Insight-Gauge Evaluate and Review, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2010, 58 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15568-1; available from NAP).

Change and the 2020 Census: Not Whether But How
Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2011, approx. 60 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21121-2; available from NAP).

Clinical Data as the Basic Staple of Health Learning: Creating and Protecting a Public Good -- Workshop Summary
Roundtable on Evidence-Based Medicine, Institute of Medicine (2010, 342 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12060-8; available from NAP).

Clinical Practice Guidelines We Can Trust
Board on Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine (2011, approx. 300 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21049-6; available from NAP).

Communicating National Science Foundation Science and Engineering Information to Data Users -- Letter Report
Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2011, 32 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Critical Infrastructure for Ocean Research and Societal Needs in 2030
Ocean Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2011, approx. 128 pp.; ISBN 0-309-18603-X; available from NAP).

Critical Needs and Gaps in Understanding Prevention, Amelioration, and Resolution of Lyme and Other Tick-Borne Diseases: The Short-Term and Long-Term Outcomes -- Workshop Report
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2011, approx. 520 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21109-3; available from NAP).

Direct-to-Consumer Genetic Testing -- Summary of a Workshop
Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies; Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine; and Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2010, 106 pp.; ISBN 0-309-16216-5; available from NAP).

The Emerging Threat of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in Southern Africa: Global and Local Challenges and Solutions -- Workshop Summary
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2011, 146 pp.; ISBN 0-309-16024-3; available from NAP).

Engineering Aviation Security Environments: False Alarm Reduction -- Interim Report
Board on Army Science and Technology, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2011, 15 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Establishing Precompetitive Collaborations to Stimulate Genomics-Driven Drug Development -- Workshop Summary
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2011, 90 pp.; ISBN 0-309-16182-7; available from NAP).

Evaluating Testing, Costs, and Benefits of Advanced Spectroscopic Portals -- Final Report (Abbreviated Version)
Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2011, 32 pp.; ISBN 0-309-18617-X; available from NAP).

Evaluating Testing, Costs, and Benefits of Advanced Spectroscopic Portals for Screening Cargo at Ports of Entry -- Interim Report (Abbreviated Version)
Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2010, 90 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14021-8; available from NAP).

Evaluation of U.S. Air Force Preacquisition Technology Development
Air Force Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2011, 154 pp.; ISBN 0-309-16275-0; available from NAP).

Finding What Works in Health Care: Standards for Systematic Reviews
Board on Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine (2011, approx. 372 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21053-4; available from NAP).

For the Public's Health: The Role of Measurement in Action and Accountability
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2011, approx. 204 pp.; ISBN 0-309-17726-X; available from NAP).

Frontiers in Understanding Climate Change and Polar Ecosystems -- Summary of a Workshop
Polar Research Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2011, approx. 84 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21087-9; available from NAP).

Frontiers of Engineering: Reports on Leading-Edge Engineering From the 2010 Symposium
National Academy of Engineering (2010, 190 pp.; ISBN 0-309-16362-5; available from NAP).

Future Opportunities to Leverage the Alzheimer's Disease Neuroimaging Initiative -- Workshop Summary
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2010, 40 pp.; ISBN 0-309-16188-6; available from NAP).

Global Technology: Changes and Implications -- Summary of a Forum
National Academy of Engineering (2011, 46 pp.; ISBN 0-309-18504-1; available from NAP).

The Health of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People: Building a Foundation for Better Understanding
Board on the Health of Select Populations, Institute of Medicine (2011, approx. 340 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21057-7; available from NAP).

The Healthcare Imperative: Lowering Costs and Improving Outcomes -- Workshop Series Summary
Roundtable on Evidence-Based Medicine, Institute of Medicine (2010, 852 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14433-7; available from NAP).

HIV Screening and Access to Care: Exploring the Impact of Policies on Access to and Provision of HIV Care
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2011, 114 pp.; ISBN 0-309-16419-2; available from NAP).

HIV Screening and Access to Care: Health Care System Capacity for Increased HIV Testing and Provision of Care
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2010, approx. 110 pp.; ISBN 0-309-18507-6; available from NAP).

Hunger and Obesity: Understanding a Food Insecurity Paradigm -- Workshop Summary
Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine (2011, approx. 240 pp.; ISBN 0-309-18742-7; available from NAP).

Innovations in Health Literacy -- Workshop Summary
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2011, 110 pp.; ISBN 0-309-16185-1; available from NAP).

Intelligence Analysis: Behavioral and Social Scientific Foundations
Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2011, 350 pp.; ISBN 0-309-17698-0; available from NAP).

Intelligence Analysis for Tomorrow: Advances From the Behavioral and Social Sciences
Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2011, 115 pp.; ISBN 0-309-16342-0; available from NAP).

Issues in Commuting and Pilot Fatigue -- Interim Report
Board on Human-Systems Integration, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education, and Transportation Research Board (2011, 40 pp.; ISBN 0-309-18712-5; available from NAP).

Leading Health Indicators for Healthy People 2020 -- Letter Report
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2011, approx. 110 pp.; ISBN 0-309-18637-4; available from NAP).

Learning Science Through Computer Games and Simulations
Board on Science Education, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2011, 174 pp.; ISBN 0-309-18523-8; available from NAP).

Letter Report Assessing the USGS National Water Quality Assessment Program's Science Plan
Water Science and Technology Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2011, 17 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Measuring the Group Quarters Population in the American Community Survey -- Interim Report
Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2010, 44 pp.; ISBN 0-309-18510-6; available from NAP).

Nanotechnology and Oncology -- Workshop Summary
National Cancer Policy Forum, Board on Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine (2011, approx. 120 pp.; ISBN 0-309-16321-8; available from NAP).

The National Cancer Policy Summit: Opportunities and Challenges in Cancer Research and Care -- Workshop Summary
Board on Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine (2011, approx. 60 pp.; ISBN 0-309-18739-7; available from NAP).

National Earthquake Resilience: Research, Implementation, and Outreach
Board on Earth Sciences and Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2011, approx. 244 pp.; ISBN 0-309-18673-0; available from NAP).

National Security Implications of Climate Change for U.S. Naval Forces
Naval Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2011, approx. 226 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15425-1; available from NAP).

National Water Resources Challenges Facing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Water Science and Technology Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2011, approx. 50 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21132-8; available from NAP).

The New Profile of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in Russia: A Global and Local Perspective -- Summary of a Joint Workshop
Board on Health Science Policy, Institute of Medicine (2011, approx. 150 pp.; ISBN 0-309-16297-1; available from NAP).

Nineteenth Interim Report of the Committee on Acute Exposure Guideline Levels: Part A
Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2011, 75 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Nineteenth Interim Report of the Committee on Acute Exposure Guideline Levels: Part B
Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2011, 22 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Perspectives on Biomarker and Surrogate Endpoint Evaluation -- Discussion Forum Summary
Board on Health Care Services, Board on Health Sciences Policy, and Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine (2011, 140 pp.; ISBN 0-309-16324-2; available from NAP).

Preliminary Observations on Information Technology Needs and Priorities for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services -- An Interim Report
Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2010, 42 pp.; ISBN 0-309-17693-X; available from NAP).

Preparedness and Response to a Rural Mass Casualty Incident -- Workshop Summary
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2011, approx. 142 pp.; ISBN 0-309-17717-0; available from NAP).

Preventing Transmission of Pandemic Influenza and Other Viral Respiratory Diseases: Personal Protective Equipment for Healthcare Personnel, Update 2010
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2011, approx. 240 pp.; ISBN 0-309-16254-8; available from NAP).

Promising Practices in Undergraduate Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics Education -- Summary of Two Workshops
Board on Science Education, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2011, approx. 100 pp.; ISBN 0-309-18723-0; available from NAP).

Prudent Practices in the Laboratory: Handling and Management of Chemical Hazards, Revised Edition
Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2011, 360 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13864-7; available from NAP).

Public Response to Alerts and Warnings on Mobile Devices -- Summary of a Workshop on Current Knowledge and Research Gaps
Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2011, 102 pp.; ISBN 0-309-18513-0; available from NAP).

Report of the Panel on Implementing Recommendations from New Worlds, New Horizons Decadal Survey
Board on Physics and Astronomy and Space Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2011, approx. 36 pp.; ISBN 0-309-16373-0; available from NAP).

Research Training in the Biomedical, Behavioral, and Clinical Research Sciences
Board on Higher Education and Workforce, Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2011, 208 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15965-2; available from NAP).

Review of the Environmental Protection Agency's Draft IRIS Assessment of Formaldehyde
Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2011, approx. 194 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21193-X; available from NAP).

Review of the St. Johns River Water Supply Impact Study -- Report 3
Water Science and Technology Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2010, approx 41 pp.; available only online from NAP).

The Science of Adolescent Risk-Taking -- Workshop Report
Board on Children, Youth, and Families, Institute of Medicine and National Research Council (2011, 144 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15852-4; available from NAP).

Sociocultural Data to Accomplish Department of Defense Missions: Toward a Unified Social Framework
Board on Human-Systems Integration, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2011, 118 pp.; ISBN 0-309-18516-5; available from NAP).

Threatening Communications and Behavior: Perspectives on the Pursuit of Public Figures
Board on Behavioral, Cognitive, and Sensory Sciences, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2011, 116 pp.; ISBN 0-309-18670-6; available from NAP).

Toward an Integrated Science of Research on Families -- Workshop Report
Board on Children, Youth, and Families, Institute of Medicine and National Research Council (2011, 112 pp.; ISBN 0-309-18627-7; available from NAP).

Transforming Combustion Research Through Cyberinfrastructure
Board on Mathematical Sciences and Their Applications and Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2011, approx. 206 pp.; ISBN 0-309-16387-0; available from NAP).

Trends in Science and Technology Relevant to the Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention -- Summary of an International Workshop, October 31 to November 3, 2010, Beijing, China
National Research Council (2011, 56 pp.; ISBN 0-309-20929-3; available from NAP).

Understanding and Managing Risk Security Systems for the DOE Nuclear Weapons Complex
Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2011, approx. 30 pp.; ISBN 0-309-20884-X; available from NAP).

Understanding Earth's Deep Past: Lessons for Our Climate Future
Board on Earth Sciences and Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2011, approx. 212 pp.; ISBN 0-309-20912-9; available from NAP).

Vision and Voyages for Planetary Science in the Decade 2013-2022
Space Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2011, approx. 400 pp.; ISBN 0-309-20951-X; available from NAP).

Waste Forms Technology and Performance -- Final Report
Nuclear and Radiation Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2011, approx, 340 pp.; ISBN 0-309-18733-8; available from NAP).

Wireless Technology Prospects and Policy Options
Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2011, 112 pp.; ISBN 0-309-16398-6; available from NAP).

Transportation Research Board (TRB) reports --
Approximately 150 titles issued annually. Free catalog available on request from TRB, 500 Fifth St., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20001 (tel. 202-334-3213), or visit TRB's online bookstore.



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