May 23, 2022

Roundup: New Data-Rich Full Text Reports with Research/Reference Value (Open Web Collection Development)

Here’s a roundup of 22 recently released (past few weeks) research/data reports that you might want to know about, catalog, share in newsletters, etc. All of these data-rich reports are available at no charge and come from governments (globally), ngo’s and others.

New Today

Employment Up More Than 100,000 Over the Year In New York, Los Angeles, and Dallas Metro Areas (Includes Interactive Map)
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics

2016 Shape of the Nation: Status of Physical Education in the USA Report Released
Sources: Voices for Healthy Kids, a joint initiative of the American Heart Association and Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, and SHAPE America – Society of Health and Physical Educators

Waste-To-Energy Electricity Generation Concentrated in Florida And Northeast
Source: Energy Information Agency

Agriculture (Food)

Global Food Policy Report
Source: International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI)


Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Stats and Data 2015 Annual Report
Source: FTC

Climate Change

The Impacts of Climate Change on Human Health in the United States: A Scientific Assessment
Source: U.S. Global Change Research Program


Africa: ACLED Conflict Trends Report No. 46 March 2016
Source: Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project

CrisisWatch N°152 | Tracking Conflict Worldwide
Source: International Crisis Group

Death Penalty

Death Sentences and Executions in 2015 Report
Source: Amnesty International


Natural catastrophes and man-made disasters in 2015: Asia suffers substantial losses
Source: Swissre


Trends in Public and Private School Principal Demographics and Qualifications:1987–88 to 2011–12
Source: National Center For Education Statistics

Virtual Currencies: Challenges Following their Introduction
Source: European Parliament Research Service


CDC Estimates 1 in 68 School-Aged Children Have Autism; No Change From Previous Estimate ||| Full Text Article/Dat
Source: Centers For Disease Control

Difference in Life Expectancy Between Females and Males at Birth and at Age 65 Years — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 1990, 2000, 2010, and 2014
Source: Centers For Disease Control

Global Report on Urban Health; Equitable, Healthier Cities for Sustainable Development
Source: UN-Habitat

Humanitarian Issues

Global Mapping and Analysis Of Anti-Vehicle Mines Incidents in 2015
Sources: Geneva International Centre for Humanitarian Demining (GICHD) and Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Syrian Republic Humanitarian Snapshot (Map and Data)
Source: Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, UN


21 states had significant unemployment rate declines from Feb. 2015 to Feb. 2016 ||| Thirty-five states had statistically significant employment increases for year ending February 2016
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics (U.S.)


Internal Reference Service 2015 Databook
Source: IRS


Global: Peoples Without a State: Locations and Causes of Statelessness
Source: U.S. Dept. of State


New Data Explores Foreign Fighters From the United States
Source: National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START)

Victims of Ideological Homicides, 1990-2014
Source: National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START)

More Reports?

See Also: Collection Development Roundup: 21 Full Text Reports with Research, Reference Value (March 20, 2016)

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( 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, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.