GAO Online Documents (from pacs-l)
Irene Anne Eckstrand
IAE at CU.NIH.GOV
Tue Jul 30 06:44:01 EST 1991
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Subject: GAO Online Documents
July 18, 1991
Dear Internet or Bitnet User,
The following U.S. General Accounting Office (GAO) reports are
available over the Internet as part of a test to determine
whether there is sufficient interest within this community to
warrant making all GAO reports available over the Internet.
The reports are in ASCII text format and available in the
Anonymous FTP directory GAO-REPORTS at the NIH computer center
(try @CU.NIH.GOV). Use the FTP TEXT down load format.
1. Computer Security: Governmentwide Planning Process Had
Limited Impact, GAO/IMTEC-90-48, May 1990. Assesses the
governmentwide computer security planning process and extent
to which security plans were implemented for 22 systems at
10 civilian agencies. (This report is named REPORT1 and
is 55,062 bytes or 1,190 lines long.)
2. Drug-Exposed Infants: A Generation at Risk, GAO/HRD-90-138,
June 1990. Discusses health effects and medical costs of
infants born to mothers using drugs, impact on the nation's
health and welfare systems, and availability of drug-
treatment and prenatal care to drug-addicted pregnant women.
(This report is named REPORT2 and is 113,916 bytes or 2,421
3. High-Definition Television: Applications for This New
Technology, GAO/IMTEC-90-9FS, December 1989. Provides
information on 14 HDTV applications and the key industry
officials' views on the effect of an HDTV production
standard on potential applications. (This report is named
REPORT3 and is 31,947 bytes or 643 lines long.)
4. Home Visiting: A Promising Early Intervention Strategy for
At-Risk Families, GAO/HRD-90-83, July 1990. Discusses home
visiting as an early intervention strategy to provide
health, social, educational, and other services to improve
maternal and child health and well-being.
(This report is named REPORT4 and is 287,547 bytes or 5,711
5. Meeting the Government's Technology Challenge: Results of a
GAO Symposium, GAO/IMTEC-90-23, February 1990. Outlines
five principles for effective management of information
technology that can provide a framework for integrating
information technology into the business of government.
(This report is named REPORT5 and is 39,017 bytes or 777
6. Strategic Defense System: Stable Design and Adequate Testing
Must Precede Decision to Deploy, GAO/IMTEC-90-61, July 1990.
Discusses why the Strategic Defense Initiative Organization
will not be able to support currently scheduled full-scale
development or deployment decisions on any part of Phase I
of the Strategic Defense System. (This report is named
REPORT6 and is 104,521 bytes or 1,847 lines long.)
7. Training Strategies: Preparing Noncollege Youth for
Employment in the U.S. and Foreign Countries, GAO/HRD-90-88,
May 1990. Discusses (1) weaknesses in the U.S. education
and training system for preparing noncollege youth for
employment and (2) foreign strategies that appear relevant
to U.S. shortcomings. (This report is named REPORT7 and is
190,323 bytes or 3,951 lines long.
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