Notable Government Documents

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The 2012 list of Notable Government Documents is available. The list of federal notable documents and how to get a copy is listed below. Some entries have additional information on the topic as well as information about how to access the document. If a document is not available in Forsyth Library or online it may be available through interlibrary loan. To see a brief summary of these documents and the complete list of Notable books see Library Journal at

Attu Boy. by Nick Golodoff. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, National Park Svc. Alaska Regional Office. 2012. 153p. illus. maps. SuDoc# I 29.2:AT 8/2.

Print copy available at Forsyth Library.

 For more about Attu see

Attu, A Lost Village of the Aleutians

Bedrock Geologic Map of Vermont. by Nicholas M. Ratcliffe & others. U.S. Geological Survey with Vermont Geological Survey. 2012. (Scientific Investigations Map, No. 3184). map. SuDoc# I 19.91/3:3184.

Available from

Bumble Bees of the Western United States. by Jonathan Koch & others. U.S. Dept.

of Agriculture, Forest Svc., San Francisco Pollinator Partnership. 2012. 143p. illus. maps. SuDoc# A 13.2:B 39/9.

Available from

Celebrating 30 Years of the Space Shuttle Program. ed. by William Wallack & George Gonzalez. National Aeronautics & Space Administration. 2012. 284p. illus. ISBN 9780160902024. SuDoc# NAS 1.83:2012-01-835-HQ. GPO Stock# 033-000-01355-8.

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Council of War: A History of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, 1942–1991. by Steven L. Reardon. National Defense Univ. for the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Office of the Director, Joint History Office. 2012. 584p. illus. ISBN 9780160912238. SuDoc# D 5.2:H 62/5. GPO Stock# 008-020-01622-5.

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Coyote and the Turtle’s Dream. by Terry Lofton. U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Svcs., Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. Native Diabetes Wellness Program. 2011. 236p. illus. SuDoc# HE 20.7002:D 54/9. Free.

Print copy available at Forsyth Library.

Free from or call 1-800-CDC-INFO.

Earth as Art. by Lawrence Friedl & Karen Yuen. NASA. 2012. 166p. illus. ISBN 9780160913655.

SuDoc# NAS 1.86:NP-2012-07-889-HQ. GPO Stock# 033-000-01358-2.

Print copy available at Forsyth Library. There is an image from the Garden City, KS area on page 47.

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The End of Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell: The Impact in Studies and Personal Essays by Service Members and Veterans. ed. by J. Ford Huffman & Tammy S. Schultz. Marine Corps Univ. 2012. 254p. illus. ISBN 9780160905469. SuDoc# D 214.2:D 71. GPO Stock# 008-000-01063-3.

Available from’t%20Ask%20Don’t%20Tell_Web.pdf

FDR and the Land: Roosevelt Estate Historic Resource Study, Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site. by John F. Sears & John E. Auwaeter. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, National Park Svc., Olmsted Ctr. for Landscape Preservation. 2011. 424p. illus. maps. SuDoc# I 29.58/3:R 67.

Print copy available at Forsyth Library.

Homesteading on the Pajarito Plateau, 1887–1942. by Judith Machen & others. Los Alamos National Laboratory. (Energy Dept. Cultural Resources Report, No. 313). 2012. 122p. illus. Free. [Available from Los Alamos National Site Office, National Nuclear Security Admin., Dept. of Energy, 505-667-6819]

Leaving Guantanamo: Policies, Pressures, and Detainees Returning to the Fight. U.S. House of Representatives, Committee on Armed Svcs., Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations. U.S. GPO. 2012. 89p. illus. maps. ISBN 9780160903861. SuDoc# Y 4.AR 5/2:G 93. GPO Stock# 052-070-07641-1.

Print copy available at Forsyth Library.

Mysteries of the Sun. National Aeronautics & Space Administration. 2012. 1 videodisc. color. 35 min. SuDoc# NAS 1.86:SU 7/5/DVD.

Available at (I am not sure these are the same videos included on the dvd).

The link below does NOT link to the dvd mentioned above, but links to a .pdf book titled Mysteries of the Sun.

Preparedness 101: Zombie Pandemic. by Maggie Silver. U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Svcs.,Centers for Disease Control & Prevention. 2011. online (12p.) SuDoc# HE 20.7002:P 91/2.

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A Review of ATF’s Operation Fast and Furious and Related Matters. U.S. Dept. of Justice, Office of the Inspector General, Oversight & Review Div. 2012. online (512p.). illus. maps.SuDoc# J 37.2:F 26.

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River of Interests: Water Management in South Florida and the Everglades, 1948–2010. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville Dist. 2011. 339p. Illus. maps. ISBN 9780160901348. GPO Stock# 008-022-00350-9. $89. SuDoc# D 103.2:EV 2.

Sea Unseen: Scanning Electron Microscopy Images from Puget Sound and Beyond. by Carla Stehr. U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration. 2010. 98p. illus. SuDoc# C 55.302:SE 1/9.

Print copy available at Forsyth Library.

Web information about Scanning Electron Microscopy images

Stories of Hope and Recovery: A Video Guide for Suicide Attempt Survivors. Substance Abuse & Mental Health Svcs. Administration. 2012. online. video available in both streaming and downloadable formats. SuDoc# HE 20.402:SU 8. Free. [Available as DVD.]

Order or view digital version at

Tunnel Vision: The Life of a Copper Prospector in the Nizina River Country. by Katherine Ringsmith. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, National Park Svc. 2012. 119p. illus. maps. ISBN 9780615635460. SuDoc# I 29.2:P 94/6. GPO Stock# 024-005-01301-6.

Print copy available at Forsyth Library.

Transforming the Security Classification System: Report to the President. U.S. Public Interest Declassification Board. 2012. online. illus. SuDoc# PR 44.8:D 35/C 56.

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2012 National Strategy for Suicide Prevention: Goals and Objectives for Action; A Report of the U.S. Surgeon General and of the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention. U.S. Dept. of Health & Human Svcs. 2012. online (182p.). illus. map. SuDoc# HE 1.2:SU 3.

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