December 9, 2017

Collection Development Roundup: A Selection of New, Full Text Reference/Research/Data-Rich Documents Available Online

All of the reports and resources listed below have been made available online in recent days and are free to access/download. Many of these resources include charts, maps, and other tools.

UPDATE September 26

FBI Releases Crime in the United States, 2015 

  • Blog Post, Links
  • Crime in the United States, 2015 also features several smaller reports:
  • Federal Crime Data, the second report from UCR looking at crime reporting from federal agencies, includes 2015 data from FBI and ATF cases as well as traditional offense information from other federal agencies.
  • Human Trafficking, the third report from UCR’s Human Trafficking data collection, includes general content about human trafficking as well as data provided by agencies that reported human trafficking offenses in 2015.
  • Cargo Theft, the third report from UCR’s Cargo Theft data collection, contains general information about cargo theft and data provided by agencies that reported cargo theft violations during 2015.

Asylum

In the EU, Number of First Time Asylum Seekers Slightly Up to Almost 306,000 in Q2 2016
6 pages; PDF.

Brexit

Assessment of the UK Post-Referendum Economy: September 2016 (via UK Office of National Statistics)

Tracking the Impact of the EU Referendum (via UK Office of National Statistics)

China

Darkened Screen: Constraints on Foreign Journalists in China (via PEN America Center)
76 pages; PDF.

Cultural Heritage

Protecting Cultural Heritage: An Imperative For Humanity (via INTERPOL, UNDOC, et al.)
28 pages; PDF

Education

More than 80% Of Primary School Pupils in EU Were Studying a Foreign Language in 2014 (via Eurostat)
8 pages; PDF.

Labor (U.S.)

Employee Tenure In 2016 (via Bureau of Labor Statistics)
11 pages; PDF.

Turkey

Turkey Since the Failed July 2016 Coup (via European Parliament Research Service)
8 pages; PDF.

Russia

Human Rights in Russia (via European Parliament Research Service)
8 pages; PDF.

Organized Crime

Transnational Organized Crime in the Pacific: A Threat Assessment (via UNODC)
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38 pages; PDF.

Wireless Industry (U.S.)
19th Mobile Wireless Competition Report (via FCC)
19th Report – Quick Facts and Additional Information (via FCC)

 

More New Research/Reference Report Roundups

1. September 22, 2016 Roundup (5 Items)

2. September 19, 2016 Roundup (27 Items)

Gary Price About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.

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