July 18, 1991

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.

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 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 113,916 bytes or 2,421 lines long.)

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 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
     287,547 bytes or 5,711 lines long.)

     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 39,017 bytes or 777 lines long.)

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 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 190,323 bytes or 3,951
     lines long.

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Jack L. Brock, Jr.
Government Information and Financial
  Management Issues
Information Management and Technology Division