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Fall 2011 Vol. 11 Number 2




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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.

Acute Exposure Guideline Levels for Selected Airborne Chemicals, Vol. 10
Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2011, 322 pp.; ISBN ISBN-10: 0-309-21987-6; available from NAP).

Advancing Regulatory Science for Medical Countermeasure Development — Workshop Summary
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2011, 150 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21490-4; available from NAP).

Adverse Effects of Vaccines: Evidence and Causality
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2011, approx. 800 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21944-2; available from NAP).

Assessing 21st Century Skills — Summary of a Workshop
Board on Testing and Assessment, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2011, 158 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21790-3; available from NAP)

Assessing Requirements for Sustained Ocean Color Research and Operations
Ocean Studies Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2011, approx. 126 pp.; ISBN 0-30921044-5; available from NAP).

Assessing the Relationship Between Propagule Pressure and Invasion Risk in Ballast Water
Water Science and Technology Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2011, 156 pp.; ISBN 0-30921562-5; available from NAP).

Assessment of Approaches for Using Process Safety Metrics at the Blue Grass and Pueblo Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plants
Board on Army Science and Technology, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2011, 60 pp.; ISBN 0-309-16345-5; available from NAP).

An Assessment of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Center for Nanoscale Science and Technology: Fiscal Year 2011
Laboratory Assessments Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2011, 30 pp.; ISBN 0-30922007-6; available from NAP).

An Assessment of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Center for Neutron Research: Fiscal Year 2011
Laboratory Assessments Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2011, 32 pp.; ISBN 0-30922012-2; available from NAP).

An Assessment of the National Institute of Standards and Technology Information Technology Laboratory: Fiscal Year 2011
Laboratory Assessments Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2011, 42 pp.; ISBN 0-30922002-5; available from NAP).

Blue Water Navy Vietnam Veterans and Agent Orange Exposure
Board on the Health of Select Populations, Institute of Medicine (2011, 158 pp.; ISBN 0-309-162475; available from NAP).

Building the 21st Century: U.S. China Cooperation on Science, Technology, and Innovations — Summary of a Symposium
Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy, Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2011, 224 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21666-4; available from NAP).

The Causes and Impacts of Neglected Tropical and Zoonotic Diseases: Opportunities for Integrated Intervention Strategies — Workshop Summary
Board on Global Health, Institute of Medicine (2011, 604 pp.; ISBN 0-309-18634-X; available from NAP).

Chemistry in Primetime and Online: Communicating Chemistry in Informal Environments
Board on Chemical Sciences and Technology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2011, 102 pp.; ISBN 0-309-18770-2; available from NAP).

Child and Adolescent Health and Health Care Quality: Measuring What Matters
Board on Children, Youth, and Families, Board on Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine (2011, 320 pp.; ISBN 0-309-186234; available from NAP).

Climate Change Education Goals, Audiences, and Strategies — A Workshop Summary
Board on Science Education, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2011, approx. 100 pp.; ISBN 0-30921845-4; available from NAP).

Climate Change, the Indoor Environment, and Health
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2011, 320 pp.; ISBN 0-309-20941-2; available from NAP).

Clinical Preventive Services for Women: Closing the Gaps
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2011, approx. 250 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21538-2; available from NAP).

Cognitive Rehabilitation Therapy for Traumatic Brain Injury: Evaluating the Evidence
Board on the Health of Select Populations, Institute of Medicine (2011, approx. 280 pp.; ISBN 0-30921818-7; available from NAP).

Consumer Health Information Technology in the Home: A Guide for Human Factors Design Considerations
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2011, 24 pp.; available only online from NAP).

A Data-Based Assessment of Research Doctorate Programs in the United States
Board on Higher Education and Workforce, Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2011, 322 pp.; ISBN 0-309-16030-8; available from NAP).

Designing the Microbial Research Commons — Proceedings of an International Workshop
Board on Research Data and Information, Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2011, 228 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21979-5; available from NAP).

Digital Infrastructure for the Learning Health System: The Foundation for Continuous Improvement in Health and Health Care — Workshop Series Summary
Institute of Medicine (2011, 320 pp.; ISBN 0-309-15416-2; available from NAP).

Engineering a Learning Healthcare System: A Look at the Future — Workshop Summary
National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine (2011, 340 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12064-0; available from NAP).

Equity of Evolving Transportation Finance Mechanisms — Special Report 303
Transportation Research Board (2011, 136 pp.; ISBN 0-309-167605; available from NAP).

Examination of the U.S. Air Force’s Sustainment Needs in the Future and Its Strategy to Meet Those Needs
Air Force Studies Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2011, approx. 254 pp.; ISBN 0-30921520-X; available from NAP).

Examining Core Elements of International Research Collaboration
— Summary of a Workshop

Division on Policy and Global Affairs, National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine (2011, 128 pp.; ISBN 0-309-216400; available from NAP).

Facilitating Innovation in the Federal Statistical System — Summary of a Workshop
Committee on National Statistics, Division on Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2011, 80 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21461-0; available from NAP).

Federal Funding of Transportation Improvements in BRAC Cases — Special Report 302
Transportation Research Board (2011, 102 pp.; ISBN 0-309-160810; available from NAP).

For the Public’s Health: Revitalizing Law and Policy to Meet New Challenges
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2011, approx. 154 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21648-6; available from NAP).

Forging the Future of Space Science: The Next 50 Years
Space Studies Board, Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2011, 166 pp.; ISBN 0-309-13946-5; available from NAP).

Fungal Diseases: An Emerging Threat to Human, Animal, and Plant Health — Workshop Summary
Board on Global Health, Institute of Medicine (2011, 488 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21226-X; available from NAP).

The Future of Federal Household Surveys — A Workshop Summary
Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2011, 120 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21497-1; available from NAP).

The Future of Photovoltaic Manufacturing in the United States
Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2011, 288 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14214-8; available from NAP).

Generating Evidence for Genomic Diagnostic Test Development — Workshop Summary
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2011, 100 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21104-2; available from NAP).

Geographic Adjustment in Medicare Payment, Phase I: Improving Accuracy, Second Edition
Board on Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine (2011, approx. 300 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21569-2; available from NAP).

Global Change and Extreme Hydrology: Testing Conventional Wisdom
Water Science and Technology Board, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2011, approx. 60 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21768-7; available from NAP).

Glutamate-Related Biomarkers in Drug Development for Disorders of the Nervous System — Workshop Summary
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2011, 74 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21221-9; available from NAP).

Grand Challenges in Earthquake Engineering Research: A Community Workshop Report
Board on Earth Sciences and Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2011, 102 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21452-1; available from NAP).

Guidance for the Description of Animal Research in Scientific Publications
Institute for Laboratory Animal Research, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2011, 42 pp.; ISBN 0-30921951-5; available from NAP).

Health Care Comes Home: The Human Factors
Board on Human-Systems Integration, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2011, 200 pp.; ISBN 0-309-212367; available from NAP).

Health Literacy Implications for Health Care Reform — Workshop Summary
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2011, 128 pp.; ISBN 0-309-16416-8; available from NAP).

How Communities Can Use Risk Assessment Results: Making Ends Meet — A Summary of the June 3, 2010 Workshop of the Disasters Roundtable
Disasters Roundtable, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2011, 10 pp; available only online from NAP).

How We Travel: A Sustainable National Program for Travel Data
Committee on National Statistics, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2011, 136 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Implementing a National Cancer Clinical Trials System for the 21st Century — A Workshop Summary
Board on Health Care Services (2011, 100 pp.; ISBN 0-309-212685; available from NAP).

Improving Access to Oral Health Care for Vulnerable and Underserved Populations
Board on Children, Youth, and Families, Board on Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine (2011, approx. 280 pp.; ISBN 0-309-209463; available from NAP).

Improving Adult Literacy Instruction: Options for Practice and Research
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2011, approx. 640 pp.; ISBN 0-30921956-6; available from NAP).

Improving Health in the United States: The Role of Health Impact Assessment
Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2011, 208 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21883-7; available from NAP).

Incentives and Test-Based Accountability in Education
Board on Testing and Assessment, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2011, approx. 150 pp.; ISBN 0-30921553-6; available from NAP).

Incorporating Occupational Information in Electronic Health Records — Letter Report
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2011, 84 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21743-1; available from NAP).

Increasing National Resilience to Hazards and Disasters: The Perspective From the Gulf Coast of Louisiana and Mississippi — Summary of a Workshop
Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy, Division on Policy and Global Affairs; Disasters Roundtable, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2011, 150 pp.; ISBN 0-30921527-7; available from NAP).

Learning What Works: Infrastructure Required for Comparative Effectiveness Research — Workshop Summary
Roundtable on Value and Science-Driven Health Care, Institute of Medicine (2011, 588 pp.; ISBN 0-309-12068-3; available from NAP).

Legal Strategies in Childhood Obesity Prevention — Workshop Summary
Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine (2011, 104 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21019-4; available from NAP).

Leveraging Food Technology for Obesity Prevention and Reduction Effort — Workshop Summary
Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine (2011, 118 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21261-8; available from NAP).

Materials Needs and Research and Development Strategy for Future Military Aerospace Propulsion Systems
National Materials and Manufacturing Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2011, 214 pp.; ISBN 0-309-212111; available from NAP).

Measuring the Impacts of Federal Investments in Research — A Workshop Summary
Board on Science, Technology, and Economic Policy, Committee on Science, Engineering, and Public Policy, Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2011, 106 pp.; ISBN 0-30921748-2; available from NAP).

Medical Devices and the Public’s Health: The FDA 510(k) Clearance Process at 35 Years
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2011, approx. 280 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21242-1; available from NAP).

The National Weather Service Modernization and Associated Restructuring: A Retrospective Assessment
Board on Atmospheric Sciences and Climate, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2011, approx. 140 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21798-9; available from NAP).

A Nationwide Framework for Surveillance of Cardiovascular and Chronic Lung Diseases
Institute of Medicine (2011, 260 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21216-2; available from NAP).

Naval Engineering in the 21st Century: The Science and Technology Foundation for Future Naval Fleets — Special Report 306
Transportation Research Board (2011, 194 pp.; ISBN 0-309-167413; 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 Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2011, 150 pp.; ISBN 0-309-16297-1; available from NAP).

Nutrient Requirements of Fish and Shrimp
Division on Earth and Life Studies (2011, 360 pp.; ISBN 0-309-163382; available from NAP).

Nutrition and Traumatic Brain Injury: Improving Acute and Subacute Health Outcomes in Military Personnel
Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine (2011, 444 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21008-9; available from NAP).

Occupational Health Nurses and Respiratory Protection: Improving Education and Training — Letter Report
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2011, 74 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21548-X; available from NAP).

Opportunities in Protection Materials Science and Technology for Future Army Applications
National Materials and Manufacturing Board, Board on Army Science and Technology, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2011, 176 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21285-5; available from NAP).

Pathways to Urban Sustainability: Lessons from the Atlanta Metropolitan Region — Summary of a Workshop
Science and Technology for Sustainability Program, Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2011, 70 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21198-0; available from NAP).

Patient-Centered Cancer Treatment Planning: Improving the Quality of Oncology Care — Workshop Summary
National Cancer Policy Forum, Board on Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine (2011, 90 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21273-1; available from NAP).

Patients Charting the Course: Citizen Engagement in the Learning Health System — Workshop Summary
Roundtable on Value and Science-Driven Health Care, Institute of Medicine (2011, 338 pp.; ISBN 0-309-14993-2; available from NAP).

Perspectives on Essential Health Benefits — Workshop Report
Board on Health Care Services, Institute of Medicine (2011, approx. 194 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21543-9; available from NAP).

Policy Options for Reducing Energy Use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions from U.S. Transportation — Special Report 307
Transportation Research Board (2011, approx. 160 pp.; ISBN 0-30916742-0; available from NAP).

Preparing for the High Frontier: The Role and Training of NASA Astronauts in the Post-Space Shuttle Era
Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2011, approx. 104 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21869-1; available from NAP).

Prepositioning Antibiotics for Anthrax
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2011, approx. 420 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22094-7; available from NAP).

Preventing Violence Against Women and Children — Workshop Summary
Board on Global Health, Institute of Medicine (2011, 236 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21151-4; available from NAP).

Protecting the Frontline in Biodefense Research: The Special Immunizations Program
Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2011, 194 pp.; ISBN 0-309-20924-2; available from NAP).

Public Engagement and Clinical Trials: New Models and Disruptive Technologies — Workshop Summary
Board on Health Sciences Policy, Institute of Medicine (2011, approx. 116 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21929-9; available from NAP).

Public Health Effectiveness of the FDA 510(k) Clearance Process: Measuring Postmarket Performance and Other Select Topics — Workshop Report
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2011, 132 pp.; ISBN 0-309-16206-8; available from NAP).

Recapturing a Future for Space Exploration: Life and Physical Sciences Research for a New Era
Space Studies Board, Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2011, approx. 442 pp.; ISBN 0-309-16384-6; available from NAP).

Reference Manual on Scientific Evidence: Third Edition
Committee on Science, Technology, and Law, Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2011, 1038 pp; ISBN 0-309-21421-1; available from NAP).

Renewable Fuel Standard: Potential Economic and Environmental Effects of U.S. Biofuel Policy
Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources, Division on Earth and Life Studies; Board on Energy and Environmental Systems, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2011, approx. 650 pp.; ISBN 0-309-18748-6; available from NAP).

Report of a Workshop of Pedagogical Aspects of Computational Thinking
Computer Science and Telecommunications Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2011, 176 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21474-2; available from NAP).

Report of the Committee on Proposal Evaluation for Allocation of Supercomputing Time for the Study of Molecular Dynamics
Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2011, 22 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Research Doctorate Programs in the Biomedical Sciences: Selected Findings from the NRC Assessment
Board on Higher Education and Workforce, Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2011, 98 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Research in the Life Sciences With Dual Use Potential: An International Faculty Development Project on Education About the Responsible Conduct of Science
Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2011, approx. 56 pp.; ISBN 0-309-22117-X; available from NAP).

Review of the National Defense Intelligence College’s Master’s Degree in Science and Technology Intelligence
Division on Engineering and Physical Science (2011, 46 pp.; ISBN 0-30922054-8; available from NAP).

Review of Risk Assessment Work Plan for the Medical Countermeasures Test and Evaluation Facility at Fort Detrick — A Letter Report
Board on Life Sciences, Division on Earth and Life Studies (2011, 60 pp.; available only online from NAP).

A Risk-Characterization Framework for Decision-Making at the Food and Drug Administration
Board on Environmental Studies and Toxicology, Division on Earth and Life Studies; Institute of Medicine (2011, 108 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21280-4; available from NAP).

Rising Above the Gathering Storm, Revisited: Rapidly Approaching Category 5: Condensed Version
National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine (2011, 16 pp.; available online only from NAP).

State and Local Policy Initiatives to Reduce Health Disparities — Workshop Summary
Board on Population Health and Public Health Practice, Institute of Medicine (2011, 138 pp.; ISBN 0-30918745-1; available from NAP).

Structural Integrity of Offshore Wind Turbines: Oversight of Design, Fabrication, and Installation — Special Report 305
Transportation Research Board (2011, 140 pp.; ISBN 0-309-16082-7; available from NAP).

Successful K-12 STEM Education: Identifying Effective Approaches in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
Board on Science Education, Board on Testing and Assessment, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2011, 48 pp.; ISBN 0-30921296-0; available from NAP).

Successful STEM Education — A Workshop Summary
Board on Science and Education, Board on Testing and Assessment, Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences and Education (2011, 100 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21890-X; available from NAP).

Summary of the Workshop to Identify Gaps and Possible Directions for NASA’s Micrometeoroid and Orbital Debris Programs
Aeronautics and Space Engineering Board, Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences (2011, 40 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21515-3; available from NAP).

Sustainability and the U.S. EPA
Science and Technology for Sustainability Program, Division on Policy and Global Affairs (2011, 286 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21252-9; available from NAP).

Twentieth 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, 67 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Twentieth 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, 17 pp.; available only online from NAP).

Updating the USDA National Breastfeeding Campaign — Workshop Summary
Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine (2011, approx. 124 pp.; ISBN 0-309-21919-1; available from NAP).

Veterans and Agent Orange: Update 2010
Board on the Health of Select Populations, Institute of Medicine (2011, approx. 800 pp.; ISBN 0-30921447-5; 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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