December 11, 2017

New Report, Statistics: Green and Gold Open Access Percentages and Growth, by Discipline

Title Green and Gold Open Access Percentages and Growth, by Discipline Authors Yassine Gargouri Universite du Quebec a Montreal Vincent Larivière Universite du Quebec a Montreal Yves Gingras Universite du Quebec a Montreal Les Carr University of Southampton, Southampton, United Kingdom Stevan Harnad Universite du Quebec a Montreal Source via arXiv Abstract Most refereed journal […]

U.S. Census Releases New Version of OntheMap for Emergency Management Interactive Web App

From a U.S. Census E-Mail: New features in the Census Bureau’s OnTheMap application improve access to workforce and demographic statistics for emergency preparedness, response and recovery activities. The application automatically incorporates real-time data updates from the National Weather Service’s National Hurricane Center, Department of Interior, Department of Agriculture, and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). New […]

Reference: Digest of Education Statistics 2011 Now Available

Released yesterday by the National Center for Education Statistics. The primary purpose of the Digest of Education Statistics is to provide a compilation of statistical information covering the broad field of American education from prekindergarten through graduate school. The Digest includes a selection of data from many sources, both government and private, and draws especially […]

Statistical Survey of IFLA’s Metropolitan Libraries Section 2010, 59 Libraries From 23 Countries

From the International Federation of Library Associations Web Site: It was compiled by Toronto Public Library on behalf of the Section. There was a record participation from 59 libraries from 25 countries. The results are also reported in a presentation, under the title Libraries in Changing Times: A Global View. The Statistics collate information from […]

New Reference Resource: State-Level Maps and Graphs on Voting From U.S. Census

From the U.S. Census Web Site: The Census Bureau today released a menu-driven, interactive Web page permitting users to access for any state a series of graphs showing percentages of adults who voted and registered in every congressional and presidential election between 1996 and 2010. In addition to graphs showing voting and registration trends over […]

New Statistics: Older Adults and Internet Use, 53% of U.S. Seniors Now Using Net or Email

Released today by the Pew Internet & American Life Project. From the Overview: As of April 2012, 53% of American adults age 65 and older use the internet or email. Though these adults are still less likely than all other age groups to use the internet, the latest data represent the first time that half […]

New Statistics From Scholar One: “Global Publishing: Changes in Submission Trends and the Impact on Scholarly Publishers”

Scholar One is a Thomson Reuters service. The full text white paper is available (free) but requires registration. From a News Release: The ScholarOne Manuscriptsreport, Global Publishing: Changes in submission trends and the impact on scholarly publishers, confirms what scholarly publishers have long suspected: submission rates are not only rising overall, but are increasing significantly […]

Survey Reveals 100% Increase in Publishers Making Double-Digit Annual Revenues from eBooks

From Aptara and Publishers Weekly: Publishers Weekly (PW) magazine and Aptara announce that initial results from the 4th Annual eBook Survey of Publishers, conducted in April, reveal a 100% year-over-year increase in the number of publishers making greater than 10% of their annual revenues from eBooks (36% of eBook publishers surveyed as compared to 18% […]

Bowker Releases 2011 U.S. Book Publishing Market Statistics & New Book Output Chart (by ISBN)

From Bowker: Bowker [has] released its annual report on U. S. print book publishing for 2011, compiled from its Books In Print database.  Based on preliminary figures from U.S. publishers, Bowker is projecting that traditional print book output grew six percent in 2011, from 328,259 titles in 2010 to a projected 347,178 in 2011, driven […]

Netflix Surpasses Apple to Take Lead in U.S. Online Movie Business in 2011

From the IHS Suppli Data Announcement: Riding a tidal wave of growth for subscription video on demand (SVOD), Netflix Inc. in 2011 surged past Apple Inc. to become the largest U.S. online movie service in revenue terms, according to a new IHS Screen Digest Broadband Media Market Insight Report from information and analytics provider IHS. […]