January 18, 2022

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.

Four (previously released) curated roundups featuring hundreds of reports, datasets, etc. can be ac
cessed hereherehere. and here.

June 22, 2018

International Migration Outlook 2018 (via OECD)
Overview & Comparison Tool ||| Main Findings/Summary ||| Full Text Report

Tracking the Economic Impact of U.S. Tariffs and Retaliatory Action (via Tax Foundation)

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)

Where is Rail Heading? Tracking Freight and Passengers on U.S. Railroads (via FRED/Federal Reserve)

June 20, 2018

EU Terrorism Situation and Trend Report (via Europol)
Summary ||| Full Text Report (70 pages; PDF)

Estimates of Eligibility for ACA Coverage Among the Uninsured in 2016 (via KFF)

Four Years Later 2007–08 College Graduates’ Employment, Debt, and Enrollment in 2012 (via NCES)

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

Biodefense in the Age of Synthetic Biology (via National Academy of Sciences)
Summary ||| Full Text 

Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering: 2017 (Updated Data; via NSF)

Global Trends: Forced Displacement in 2017 (via United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR))
76 pages; PDF. ||| Summary/News Release

Mobile Soon to Pass TV in Time Spent (via eMarketer)

Teachers’ Jobs Outside Their School System (via NCES)
 pages; PDF.

Trends: Ericsson Mobility Report (June 2018)
6 pages; PDF. ||| Additional Resources

June 18, 2018

Assessing the Global Climate in May 2018 (via NCEI/NOAA)

June 16, 2018

Global Electric Vehicle (EV) Outlook 2018 (via International Energy Agency)
Key Findings ||| Direct to Full Text (141 pages; PDF)

Video: The State of U.S. Public Health Biopreparedness (via U.S. Senate Energy and Commerce Committee)

June 15, 2018

2017 National Youth Risk Behavior Survey (YRBS)

More Obesity in U.S. Rural Counties Than in Urban Counties (via CDC) ||| Full Text Article 

June 14, 2018

Assessment of the Proliferation of Certain Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems: Response to Section 1276 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 (via RAND)

Millennial Perceptions of Security: Results from a National Survey of Americans (via RAND)

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.)

Canada: National Cyber Security Strategy (40 pages; PDF; via Public Safety Canada)

Global Study on Smuggling of Migrants (via United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC))
News Release ||| Direct to Full Text Report (170 pages; PDF) ||| Direct to Report (by Chapter)

UPDATED: Newspapers Fact Sheet (State of the News Media Report, via Pew Research) ||| More State of the News Media Fact Sheets

June 12, 2018

Crime in 2017: Final Analysis (via Brennan Center for Justice)

A Record Year For Complex Crises, Food Insecurity and Escalating Conflicts: United Nations Office for the Coordination Of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) Annual Report 2017

Assessing the Risks of Integrating Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) into the National Airspace System
Read Online ||| Download (Free)

June 9, 2018

New Data Visualization Shows 2017 Sea Surface Temperatures in the Atlantic Ocean (via NESDIS/NOAA)

June 8, 2018

The FCO’s Preparations for the 2018 World Cup (UK House of Commons. Foreign Affairs Committee)
28 pages; PDF.

2018 G7 Summit: Issues to Watch (via European Parliament Research Service)
2 pages; PDF. ||| See Also: Links to Official G7 2018 Documents

Clearly Opaque: Privacy Risks Of The Internet Of Things (via Internet of Things Privacy Forum)
151 pages; PDF. 

Immigration Court Backlog Jumps While Case Processing Slows (via TRAC/Syracuse University)

Metropolitan Areas with Lowest and Highest Unemployment Rates, April 2018 (Chart; via BLS)

June 7, 2018

Suicide Rates Rising Across the U.S. (via NCHS/CDC)
Summary/News Release ||| Complete Report/Graphics/Video ||| PDF Version

June 6, 2018

DHS Soft Target and Crowded Places Security Plan Overview
26 pages; PDF

Global Catastrophe Recap May 2018 (via AON)

Global Peace Index 2018 (via Institute for Economics & Peace)
100 pages; PDF. ||| Highlights Doc (4 pages; PDF)

State of the News Media 2018

June 5, 2018

New York Dominates the Top 100 US Property Taxes in 2017

Nuclear Power Reactors in the World (2018 Edition via International Atomic Agency Agency)
88 pages; PDF.

June 4, 2018

Criminal Prosecutions for Illegal Border Crossers Jump Sharply in April (via TRAC/Syracuse University)

Department of Homeland Security Office of Inspector General Semi Annual Report to Congress (October 1, 2017 – March 31, 2018)

What Do Luxury Apartments Rent for in the Top 30 Largest U.S. Cities? (via PropertyShark/RentCafe)

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)

Key Global Events to Watch in June 2018 (via IPI Global Observatory)

Map: Syria Situation Report: May 2018 Recap (via Institute For The Study of War)

Time To Deliver: Report of the WHO Independent High-Level Commission on Noncommunicable Diseases (via World Health Organization)
44 pages; PDF. ||| Summary Document (4 pages; PDF)

Web Application Attack Statistics: 2017 in Review (via Positive Technologies)
9 pages; PDF.

May 31, 2018

10 Most Affordable Markets for Renters (via Zillow)

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)
6 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) 

Timing and Adequacy of Prenatal Care in the United States, 2016 (via CDC)
14 pages; PDF. ||| Data Tables

World’s Most Innovative Companies 2018 (via Forbes)
Complete List ||| Methodology

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)

NOAA’s Annual Greenhouse Gas Index Ticks Up Another Notch ||| Full Text Report

U.S. Departments of Commerce, Homeland Security Release Report to President on Promoting Action Against Botnets and Other Automated Threats ||| Full Text Report 

May 29, 2018

Description of U.S. Adults Who Are Not Digitally Literate (via NCES)

Key Health Inequalities in Canada: A National Portrait – Executive Summary (Public Health Agency of Canada)
Full Text Report (437 pages; PDF) ||| Executive Summary (11 pages; PDF)

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

Cancer Burden Indicators in Europe: Insights From National And Regional Information

Federal Cybersecurity Risk Determination Report and Action Plan (via OMB)

Forecasters Predict A Near- Or Above-Normal 2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season (via NOAA)

The Impact of HIV and AIDS on the World of Work: Global Estimates  (via International Labour Organization)
64 pages; PDF. ||| Summary/News Release

Most U.S. Motor Gasoline Exports Go to Mexico (via EIA)

NOAA Report on the Ocean and Great Lakes Economy of the United States
27 pages; PDF ||| Summary/News Release ||| Data Tools

Starbucks App Leads Mobile Payment Competitors (via eMarketer)

Where Will Tomorrow’s Graduates Come From? (via OECD)

White Collar Prosecutions Fall to Lowest in 20 Years (via TRAC)

May 23, 2018

Top 10 New Species for 2018 (11th Annual List of “Newly Discovered Animals, Plants And Microbes) via State University of New York College of Environmental Science and Forestry (ESF))

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)

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 17, 2018

China On Course To Overtake USA as World’s Leading Source of Foreign Trademark Applications By 2020 ||| Full Text: China Trademark Report 2018 (via CompuMark/Clarivate Analytics)
66 pages; PDF

Fertility Rate in the United States Hit a New Record Low in 2017 (Births: Provisional Data for 2017; via National Center for Health Statistics/National Vital Statistics System)
23 pages; PDF.

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)

Can Europe Save the Iran Nuclear Deal? (via UK House of Commons Library)
12 pages; PDF.

Economic Well-Being of Women in Canada, 2015 (via Stats Canada)

Introduction to UK Arms Exports (via UK House of Commons Library)
33 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.


Event Ticket Sales: Market Characteristics and Consumer Protection Issues (via GAO)
63 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.

Many Airbnb Venues Lack Basic Safety Protections, Study Finds (via Bloomberg School of Health/JHU) ||| Full Text Journal Article (via Injury Prevention)

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.

Report/Map: Was Buying an NYC Home a Good Investment During the Past Decade? (via PropertyShark)

May 6, 2018

12 Places With the Most Vacation Homes (via Zillow)

The Top 100 Venture Capitalists (via CBInsights)

May 3, 2018

2016 National Survey of Fishing, Hunting, and Wildlife-Associated Recreation (via U.S.Census) ||| Infographic (via U.S. Census)

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))

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 hereherehere. and here.

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.