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December 2006

>>> TSGLI, a new insurance program enacted by Congress for traumatically wounded soldiers and their families. For details, go to: TSGLI (12/19/06)

>>> Robert M. Gates, Secretary of Defense Nominee: A Bibliography.  Articles cited in the bibliography are available via ProQuest under the Library Intranet (12/13/06)

>>> The Iraq Study Group Report: The Way Forward – A New Approach (12/9/06)

>>> An information session, The Speechwriters’ Toolbox presented by Dr. Lawrence M. Kaplan will be held on Wednesday, December 13th from 11:30 am - 12:30 at the library (12/7/06)

>>> A special new report, The Year in Review - 2006 by NewsBank is available online now.  (12/7/06)

October 2006

>>> The Pentagon Library is now open and all services are available in its new location in the Pentagon Library and Conference Center (PLC2)  Check directions (10/31/06)

>>> Join the staff of the Pentagon Library in PLC2, Conference Room 5 on Thursday, October 26th, 2006,
from 11:30am-12:30pm, for an enlightening and informative session on the Cuban Missile Crisis presented by Dr. Lawrence M. Kaplan (10/17/06)

>>> The Pentagon Library is moving to the newly created Pentagon Library and Conference Center (PLC2). (10/4/06)

When?    October 10-13, 2006

Where is the PLC2?  On the North Parking side of the Pentagon across the Corridor 8 bridge. Location Map.  Check directions.

Is the Library closing during the move?
Library Staff will provide library and information services, but access to the collections may be limited while items are being moved and until all items are shelved. Any closures will be announced on the Library Homepage.

If I have books checked out where do I return them?
You may return them to the Book Return located on the Concourse (adjacent to the Pentagon Military Severely Injured Center) or at the new book return located inside PLC2, just past the security gates on your right (next to the Library entry).

If I need a book or need to talk to a staff member, what do I do?
Call library staff at 703-695-1992 for circulation, for research questions call 703-695-1997. You may also send a question via Ask a Librarian on our website. You may renew your books online at http://www.hqda.army.mil/library

September 2006

>>> The book collection on the library second floor is not accessible at this time due to a safety matter.  Other book collections, periodicals, and computer workstations are available.  Contact the library staff for assistance. (9/12/06)

>>> The White House report, 9/11 Five Years Later: Successes and Challenges (9/12/06)

>>> Two new special reports are available in NewsBank, September 11, 2001- Fifth Anniversary and National Hispanic Heritage Month (9/8/06)

>>> A new released report from The White House, National Strategy for Combating Terrorism (9/7/06)

August 2006

>>> Women’s Equality Day, August 26th was designated as Women’s Equality Day to commemorate the 1920 ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.  (8/22/06)

>>> The Pentagon Library will be moving to a new home, Pentagon Library and Conference Center (PLC2), during the last quarter of this fiscal year. Check back for updates. (8/8/06)

May 2006

>>> Annual Report to Congress: Military Power of the People's Republic of China (5/24/06)

>>> New released 2006 Federal Handbooks (5/17/06)

>>> Hurricane Katrina—Better Plans and Exercises Needed to Better Guide the Military’s Response to Catastrophic Natural Disasters (5/16/06)

>>> The Pentagon Library is hosting a presentation on the book “The Last Sentry" in room 5E229 on 17 May 1130-1230. For more information, contact 695-2154.

>>> Cooperative Crisis Management and Avian Influenza: A Risk Assessment Guide for International Contagious Disease Prevention and Risk Mitigation (Risk Assessment Worksheets) (5/15/06)

>>> Enduring Abuse (5/5/06)

>>> National Strategy to Combat Terrorist Travel (5/3/06)

April 2006

>>> New released the United States Policy in Iraq Act (4/10/06)

>>> Coming to join us for celebrating of National Library Week at the Pentagon Library, Friday April 7, 2006 beginning at 10:30. Refreshments will be served. (4/5/06)

March 2006

>>> Iraq Reconstruction Update, a weekly progress & news report (3/16/06)

>>> The Pentagon Library will present Katherine M. Skiba,  author of Sister in the Band of Brothers: Embedded with the 101st Airborne in Iraq on Wednesday, March 29th from 11:45 a.m. to 12: 40 p.m. at Pentagon Auditorium (BH-650) (3/10/06)

>>> Library Catalog will not be available from 1:00 pm on Thursday, March 9 due to the system maintenances. (3/8/06)

>>> Join us on March 8, 11:30 AM at the library circulation area for an Women's History Month session on the Russian Women's Battalion of Death in WWI developed and presented by Dr. Lawrence Kaplan, Military Historian (3/1/06)

>>> Effective Wednesday March 1, 2006 the Library will institute new business hours 0730-1600.

>>> New online Report, The Federal Response to Hurricane Katrina: Lessons Learned (3/1/06)

February 2006

>>> New online Report, 2006 Army Posture Statement (2/17/06)

>>> New online Report, Situation of Detainees at Guantanamo Bay by United Nations (2/17/06)

>>> New online Report, Trial of Saddam Hussein by Law Library of Congress (2/14/06)

>>> New online Report, National Military Strategic Plan for the War on Terrorism (2/8/06)

>>> New online Report, 2006 Quadrennial Defense Review (2/2/06)

January 2006

>>> Online Report, The US Military: Under Strain and at Risk (1/27/06)

>>> Changing the Army for Counterinsurgency Operations by British Army Brigadier Nigel Aylwin-Foster. (1/19/06)

>>> Special Report focusing on Martin Luther King and Black History Month is now available in NewsBank. (1/11/06)