Collection Development: Reference Resources Roundup (A Curated Collection of Recently Published or Updated Data-Rich Reports Available on the Web)
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This roundup began on May 1, 2018.
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Four (previously released) curated roundups featuring hundreds of reports, datasets, etc. can be accessed here, here, here. and here.
June 22, 2018
June 21, 2018
Delivering Government Solutions in the 21st Century : Reform Plan and Reorganization Recommendations (via The White House)
Global Uptick in Government Restrictions on Religion in 2016 (via Pew Research)
Smoke-Free and Tobacco-Free Policies in Colleges and Universities ― United States and Territories, 2017 (via MMWR/CDC)
The State Nation’s Housing 2018 (via Joint Center For Housing Studies Of Harvard University)
United Nations Releases 2018 Sustainable Development Goals Report 2018 (via UN Stats)
HTML Version ||| PDF Version
See Also: Recently Launched: Sustainable Development Goals Open Data Hub
June 19, 2018
June 18, 2018
June 16, 2018
June 15, 2018
June 14, 2018
June 13, 2018
America’s Top States for Business (12th Annual CNBC Report)
Age Gap in Religion Around the World (via Pew Research)
Full Text Report (97 pages; PDF) ||| Direct Links to All Report Materials (Data Tables, Infographics, etc.)
June 12, 2018
June 11, 2018
June 9, 2018
June 8, 2018
2018 G7 Summit: Issues to Watch (via European Parliament Research Service)
2 pages; PDF. ||| See Also: Links to Official G7 2018 Documents
June 7, 2018
June 6, 2018
State of the News Media 2018
June 5, 2018
June 4, 2018
June 1, 2018
The Burden of Opioid-Related Mortality in the United States, 2001-2016 (via JAMA Network Open)
GOES-17 Releases ‘First Light’ Imagery from its Advanced Baseline Imager (ABI) (via NASA) ||| Video
High-Tech Industries: An Analysis of Employment, Wages, And Output (via BLS)
May 31, 2018
2018 Commercial Drone Industry Trends (via DroneDeploy)
14 pages; PDF.
Annual European Union Greenhouse Gas Inventory 1990-2016 and Inventory Report 2018 (via EEA)
Full Text (975 pages; PDF) ||| News Release/Highlights
Asian American Consumer Report 2018 (via Nielsen)
56 pages; PDF.
Demographic, Attitudinal, and Behavioral Profile of Cohabiting Adults in the United States, 2011–2015
11 pages; PDF.
Recommendations to the President on Deterring Adversaries and Better Protecting the American People From Cyber Threats (via U.S. Dept. of State)
May 30, 2018
Climate Change: Analysis of Reported Federal Funding (via GAO)
95 pages; PDF.
Food Availability in Canada 2017 (via Statistics Canada)
Mapping and Analysis of Anti-Vehicle Mine Incidents in 2017 (via SIPRI)
32 pages; PDF.
Mary Meeker’s 2018 Internet Trends Report
Direct to Slide Deck ||| Highlights (via Recode)
May 29, 2018
Mortality in Puerto Rico After Hurricane Maria (via New England Journal of Medicine)
May 28, 2018
Top 100 Luxury Goods Companies Globally (via Deloitte)
Lives and Costs Saved by Motorcycle Helmets, 2016 (via NHTSA)
May 27, 2018
International Tourism Data Infographics, 2017 (via World Tourism Organization)
- International Tourism 2017 – Market Share by Region of Tourist Arrivals and Tourism Receipts
- International Tourism 2017 – Tourist arrivals and Tourism Receipts by Region
- World’s Top Tourism Spenders 2017
May 24, 2018
2016 E-Stats Report: Measuring the Electronic Economy (via U.S. Census)
5 pages; PDF. ||| 2016 E-Stats Report Summary of Changes ||| Direct to Data Files
- Summary/News Release also available.
Federal Subsidies for Health Insurance Coverage for People Under Age 65: 2018 to 2028 (via CBO)
33 pages; PDF.
State and Trends of Carbon Pricing 2018 (via World Bank Group)
62 pages; PDF.
May 22, 2018
Economic Well-Being of U.S. Households in 2017 (via Federal Reserve Board)
Report (66 pages; PDF) ||| Supplemental Material ||| Data Set ||| Highlights
Estimate of LGBT Population Rises to 4.5% (via Gallup)
May 21, 2018
Health Insurance Coverage: Early Release of Estimates From the National Health Interview Survey, 2017 (via National Center for Health Statistics)
May 20, 2018
2018 Global Report on Internal Displacement (GRID 2018) via (Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC))
China and the International Order (via RAND; 173 pages; PDF) ||| Key Findings
Official Time Usage in the Federal Government Fiscal Year 2016 (via OPM)
Potential Effects of Public Charge Changes on Health Coverage for Citizen Children (via Kaiser Family Foundation)
May 19, 2018
- Overview of African Political Violence & Protest Trends, 1997-2017 (via Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED))
- Recent Trends In Political Violence & Protests Involving the Islamic State (via Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED))
- Recent Trends in Political Violence & Protests in Africa via Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED))
- Recent Trends in Political Violence & Protests in Asia (via Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project (ACLED))
May 18, 2018
May 17, 2018
ICE Deportations Only Half Levels of Five Years Ago (via TRAC/Syracuse University)
Labor Force Characteristics of Foreign-Born Workers –2017 (via BLS)
May 16, 2018
68% of the World Population Projected to live in Urban Areas by 2050, Says UN (via UN Dept. of Economic and Social Affairs) ||| Direct to Data File, Maps, Country Reports
BrandZ Top 75 Most Valuable Global Retail Brands (via BrandZ/Kantar Millward Brown)
- UK Defence Industry Export (via UK House of Commons Library
12 pages; PDF.
Global Mental Health: Five Key Insights Which Emerge From the Data (via Our World in Data/Oxford Martin Programme on Global Development)
May 15, 2018
How CBO Defines and Estimates Health Insurance Coverage for People Under Age 65
8 pages; PDF.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity Strategy
35 pages; PDF. ||| Fact Sheet (2 pages; PDF) Also Available
(Use of) Telegram Tracker (via GWU Program on Extremism; Spring 2018)
May 14, 2018
World Employment and Social Outlook 2018: Greening with Jobs (via International Labour Organization) ||| Also Available: Report Summary, Infographics, Video
184 pages; PDF.
New Report Looks at Past Disasters to Prepare for the Future (via The Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery) ||| Direct to Full Text Report (68 pages; PDF)
Protecting Classified Information: Defense Security Service Should Address Challenges as New Approach Is Piloted (via GAO)
Summary of the 2018 White House Summit on Artificial Intelligence for American Industry
May 10, 2018
Infographic: Alcohol Sales in Canada (via Statistics Canada)
Labor Force Participation Rates by Age and Gender and the Age and Gender Composition of the U.S. Civilian Labor Force and Adult Population (via EBRI)
22 pages; PDF.
Public School Principals’ Perceptions of Influence by School Level and Community Type (via NCES)
Study Examines Rising Pedestrian Deaths (Total Has Increases 46% Since 2009) (via Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, Highway Loss Data Institute)
May 8, 2018
FBI/ICCC Releases 2017 Internet Crime Report
29 pages; PDF. ||| Infographic also available.
Older Iowans (Data Brief; via Iowa State Data Center)
4 pages; PDF.
Real Estate: Here’s How Much It Costs to Rent a High-End Apartment Around the Country Right Now (via RentCafe)
May 7, 2018
Corporate Responsibility Magazine (CR Magazine) Announced 19th annual 100 Best Corporate Citizens List
Direct to Full Text Report/Methodology ||| News Release/Summary
Interactive Resource: Fiscal 50 State Trends and Analysis (via Pew Research)
“An interactive resource from The Pew Charitable Trusts, allows you to sort and analyze data on key fiscal, economic, and demographic trends in the 50 states and understand their impact on states’ fiscal health.”
The Nielsen Local Watch Report: A Focus On Streaming Trends In Our Cities
25 pages; PDF.
New Report From Anti-Defamation League (ADL): “Quantifying Hate: A Year of Anti-Semitism on Twitter”
Summary/news release also available.
May 6, 2018
12 Places With the Most Vacation Homes (via Zillow)
The Top 100 Venture Capitalists (via CBInsights)
May 3, 2018
Canada: Association Between the Frequency of Cannabis Use and Selected Social Indicators (via Statistics Canada)
Five-Year Decline in Social Security Disability Benefit Lawsuits (via TRAC/Syracuse University)
May 2, 2018
Occupational Outlook for Self-Employed Workers (via BLS)
May 1, 2018
Infographic: An Overview of Canada’s Forest Resources (via Statistics Canada)
Panmunjeom Declaration for Peace, Prosperity and Unification of the Korean Peninsula (Translated; via Arms Control Association)
State Higher Education Finance (SHEF) Fiscal Year 2017 (via State Higher Education Executive Officers Association (SHEEO))
- Press Release
- Interact with the Data
- FY 2017 Report
- Full Unadjusted Dataset (.xls)
- Appropriations, Tuition, and Enrollment, by State (.xls)
- Changes since Great Recession, by State (.xls)
- Figures and Tables
Trends In World Military Expenditure, 2017 (via SIPRI)
8 pages; PDF.
See Also: News Release: Global Military Spending Remains High At $1.7 Trillion (via SIPRI)
UN Climate Change Launches First-Ever Annual Report
Highlights ||| Full Text (52 pages; PDF)
United States Commission on International Religious Freedom 2018 Annual Report
Includes Country Reports (228 pages; PDF). ||| Previously Released Reports
See Also: Telephonic Press Briefing on 2018 Annual Report
Four previously curated roundups featuring hundreds of reports, datasets, etc. can be accessed here, here, here. and here.
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