February 21, 2018

Reference Resources Roundup (Curated Collection of Recently Published/Updated Data-Rich Reports Available on the Web)

The selection of curated, full text documents. and other reference material is updated daily with new selections. Please bookmark this page and visit again.

All of the items are free to access and download.

This roundup began on February 5, 2018 and will continue for the next 4-6 weeks.

Two previously curated roundups featuring more than 200 reports, datasets, etc. can be accessed herehere. and here.

Most Recent Additions

February 21, 2018

Health Reports: Analysis of Trends in the Prevalence of Cannabis Use in Canada, 1985 to 2015  ||| Data Tables Only (via Statistics Canada)

February 20, 2018

Estimates of the U.S. Voting Age Population for 2017 (by State) (via U.S. Census/Federal Register)

Assessing the Global Climate in January 2018 (via NCEI)
Summary ||| Full Text Report ||| Global Temperature and Precipitation Maps ||| Additional “State of the Climate” Materials

Q4 2017 State of the Internet / Security Report (via Akamai)

February 17, 2018

MADD Rates Every State’s Drunk Driving Laws (via Mothers Against Drunk Driving)
Summary/News Release ||| Full Text Report

February 16

At-A-Glance: Kremlin Trolls In The US Presidential Election (via European Parliament Research Service)
2 pages; PDF. 

Now Available: 2017 U.S. Border Crossing/Entry Data (via BTS)

The database shows the number of crossings into the U.S. through land ports on the Canadian and Mexican borders by personal vehicles, trucks, trains, buses, containers and pedestrians.

Renting Landscape in 30 Countries Around the World (via RentCafe.com)Learning from the Flint Water Crisis: Protecting the Public’s Health During a Financial Emergency (via Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Network for Public Health Law)
84 pages; PDF.

New Data: Bureau of Economic Analysis Releases Prototype Statistics Re: Outdoor Recreation Economy

Outdoor Recreation

February 15

Charitable Giving Report: How Fundraising Performed in 2017 (via Blackbaud Institute)

Interim Estimates of 2017–18 Seasonal Influenza Vaccine Effectiveness — United States, February 2018 (via MMWR/CDC)

Global Malware Report 2017 (via Comodo Threat Research Labs)
51 pages; PDF.

Terrorism: Asia Threat Overview (via Special Warfare/U.S. Army)
Pages 11-14.

Canada: National Occupational Classification (NOC) 2016 Version 1.1 Published (via Statistics Canada)

Security and Privacy Assurance Research (SPAR) Pilot Final Report (via Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA))
See Also: Report Release Announcement via ODNI

UPDATED DATA: Characteristics of Same-Sex Couple Households: 2005 to Present (via U.S. Census)

This table package showing household characteristics of opposite-sex and same-sex couples has been updated with statistics from the 2016 American Community Survey.

The tables show age of householder and partner, race of householder, interracial couples, labor force participation, educational attainment, presence of children, household income, and homeownership. The statistics include the number of same-sex couples, including those reported as spouses and as unmarried partners by sex of the partners.


February 14

Congressional Task Force on Election Security: Final Report
56 pages; PDF.

Draft Interagency Report, NISTIR 8200, Summarizes International Efforts to Standardize Internet of Things Cybersecurity (via NIST)
Summary/News Release ||| Full Text (187 pages; PDF)

Canada: Charitable Donors, 2016 (via Statistics Canada)

February 13

Worldwide Threat Assessment of the U.S. Intelligence Community (via Office of National Intelligence)
22 pages; PDF.

Federal Penalties Imposed on Largest Corporations Plunged During Trump’s First Year (via Good Jobs First)

Prevalence of Depression Among Adults Aged 20 and Over: United States, 2013–2016 (via NCHS/CDC) ||| PDF Version (8 pages; PDF)

Survey of State Criminal History Information Systems, 2016: A Criminal Justice Information Policy Report (via BJS)
132 pages; PDF.

February 12

Anti-Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing Measures Ukraine (via Council of Europe)
219 pages; PDF.

February 10

Global and Regional Trends in Women’s Legal Protection Against Domestic Violence and Sexual Harassment (via The World Bank
o pages; PDF.





Has Enrollment in HSA-Eligible Health Plans Stalled? |||  Is Enrollment in HSA-Eligible Health Plans Growing or Not? (via EBRI)


Top 50 Chinese Global Brand Builders 2018 (via Kantar Millward Brown)
73 pages; PDF.


National League of Cities & Internet Association Release Report on the Impact of Internet Sector on Cities, Future Innovation |||PDF Version


Data Breach Trends – Year End 2017
(19 pages; PDF) & 2017 Vulnerability Trends (20 pages; PDF) (via both reports via Risked Based Security)


Annual Energy Outlook 2018: With Predictions to 2050 (AEO2018) (via EIA)
74 pages; PDF.
Also available: PPT ||| Data Files ||| Interactive Table Viewer


Southwest Border Migration FY2018 (via DHS)


Production In Europe: Production Volume, Co-Production And Worldwide Circulation (via European Audiovisual Observatory)
66 pages; PDF.


U.S. Dept. of Defense Releases New Policy for Harassment Prevention and Response in the Armed Forces
Announcement ||| Full Text Document (23 pages; PDF)

U.S. Dept. of Defense Releases Report on Sexual Harassment and Violence at Military Service Academies (via US DOD)

Special Operations (U.S. Army Doctrine Publication)
28 pages; PDF. (January 2018; No. 3-05)


2018 Global Health Care Outlook (via Deloitte)
32 pages; PDF


The Travelers: American Jihadists in Syria and Iraq (via GWU Program on Extremism) 
116 pages; PDF.


Treasury Releases CAATSA Reports, Including on Senior Foreign Political Figures and Oligarchs in the Russian Federation  (via U.S. Treasury)
Full Text Report via FT.com ||| via PublicIntelligence.net
 pages; PDF.


Inrix Global Traffic Congestion Rankings 2017 (Cities and Roads, U.S. and Global Rankings)
Summary/Charts ||| Complete Report (Interactive Resource

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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.