May 28, 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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November 30, 2018

Measles Cases Spike Globally Due to Gaps in Vaccination Coverage (via WHO/CDC)
Full Text Article (via WHO) ||| Full Text Article (via CDC)

Police-Reported Hate Crime Rises Sharply in Canada During 2017 (via Statistics Canada) ||| See Also: Hate Crimes Reached All-Time High in 2017, Statistics Canada Says (via CBC)

November 29, 2018

ADL Study Details How Extreme Anti-Immigrant Hate Has Been Thrust Into the Mainstream (via Anti-Defamation League)
Full Text Report ||| Executive Summary (2 pages; PDF) ||| News Release

Asylum Decisions and Denials Jump in 2018 (via TRAC/Syracuse University)

Data Briefs From National Center for Health Statistics/CDC

Discussion Paper: “Are Millennials Different? (via Finance and Economics Discussion Series
2018-080. Washington: Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System)
56 pages; PDF.

Interagency Report on the Status of International Cybersecurity Standardization for the Internet of Things (IoT)

Profiles of Individual Radicalization in the United States (PIRUS) (via National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START))
3 pages; PDF.
  ||| See Also: Access Underlying Dataset

Time Served in State Prison, 2016 (via BJS)
Report and Data Tables.

November 28, 2018

75-80% Chance of El Niño Within Next 3 Months (via World Meteorological Organization)

Disparities Continue in Infant Mortality and Low Birth Weight (via AHRQ)
2 pages; PDF. ||| Infographic also available.

Privacy Impact Assessment: Facial Recognition Pilot (via DHS)
10 pages; PDF.

U.S. Dept. of Justice: Recommendations Issued by the Office of the Inspector General That Were Not Closed As of September 30, 2018 (via DOJ OIG)
303 pages; PDF.

November 27, 2018

2018 Geographic Mobility Data Released (via U.S. Census)

Corporate Tax Rates Around the World, 2018 (via The Tax Foundation)

Emissions Gap Report 2018 (via UN Environment Program)
Summary ||| Direct to Full Text Report ||| Direct to Interactive Data Visualization

Ericsson Mobility Report November 2018
32 pages; PDF.

Online Sales Up 23% YoY This Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend (via Adobe Digital Insights (ADI)) & Adobe Analytics Data Shows Cyber Monday Broke Online Sales Record With $7.9 Billion

Student Loan Default Recovery Continues to Drop in FY 2018 (via TRAC)

Patent Public Advisory Committee of the United States Patent and Trademark Office 2018 Annual Report
105 pages; PDF.

November 26, 2018

2018 Global Nutrition Report (via GNR)
Direct to Executive Summary (12 pages; PDF)
Direct to PDF Version of Complete Report (161 pages)
Direct to Slide Deck (PDF)

Global Wage Report 2018/19: What Lies Behind Gender Pay Gaps (via International Labour Organization)
172 pages; PDF. ||| Summary Report (8 pages; PDF)

November 24, 2018

FEMA’s Oversight of the Integrated Public Alert & Warning System (IPAWS) (via DHS OIG)
1pages; PDF.

Landmine Monitor 2018 (via International Campaign to Ban Landmines)
118 pages; PDF.

November 23, 2018

Fourth National Climate Assessment, Vol. II: Impacts, Risks, and Adaptation in the United States (via U.S. Global Change Research Program) & 2nd State of the Carbon Cycle Report (SOCCR2).

Global Trends to 2035: Economy and Society (via European Parliamentary Research Service)
160 pages; PDF.

Health at a Glance: Europe (via European Commission)
Report and interactive data tool.

November 22, 2018

Greenhouse Gas Levels in Atmosphere Break Another Record, UN Report Shows (via UN News) ||| World Meteorological Organization News Release ||| Full Text: WMO Greenhouse Gas Bulletin (GHG Bulletin) – No. 14: The State of Greenhouse Gases in the Atmosphere Based on Global Observations through 2017 (9 pages; PDF)

Religion and Human Rights (via European Parliament Research Service)
Briefing (8 pages; PDF)

Terrorism:  The 2017 Attacks: What Needs to Change? ||| News Release (via Intelligence and Security Committee of Parliament (ISC) (UK)

November 21, 2018

Abortion Surveillance — United States, 2015 (via MMWR/CDC)

Russia in the Middle East: From Sidelines to Centre Stage (via European Parliament Research Service)
Briefing (12 pages; PDF)

Sheltering in Danger: How Poor Emergency Planning and Response Put Nursing Home Residents at Risk During Hurricanes Harvey and Irma (via U.S. Senate Committee of Finance)
84 pages; PDF.

November 20, 2018

Assessing the Global Climate in October 2018 (via NOAA) and Global Climate Report – October 2018 (via NCEI/NOAA)

National Science Foundation: Higher Education R&D Expenditures Increased 4.7%, Exceeded $75 Billion in FY 2017 

November 19, 2018

International Debt Statistics 2019 (via World Bank)
101 pages; PDF.

NIH Medical Research Program Directed Against Chemical Threats 2017: Report on Research Progress and Future Directions
40 pages; PDF.

OECD Science, Technology and Innovation Outlook 2018 (Highlights) ||| Full Text, Summaries, and Additional Resources

World Malaria Report 2018 (via World Health Organization)

WorldRiskReport/WorldRiskIndex 2018 (Bündnis Entwicklung Hilft/United Nation University’s Institute for Environment and Human Security (UNU-EHS)

November 16, 2018

A Look at Borrowing, Repayment, and Bankruptcy Rates by Age (via Liberty Street Economics/Fed. Reserve of New York)

Number of International Students in the United States Reaches New High of 1.09 Million ||| 2018 Open Doors Report (via Institute of International Education)

November 15, 2018

Seven New/Updated Congressional Research Service Reports


Cyber Risks to Next Generation 9-1-1 (via DHS)
15 pages; PDF.

QuickStats: Birth Rates by Urbanization Level and Age Group of Mother — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2017 (via MMWR/CDC)

Top 100 Independent Restaurants 2018 (by Sales; via Restaurant Business)

Use of Electronic Cigarettes and Any Tobacco Product Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2011–2018 (via MMWR/NCHS/CDC)

November 15, 2018

Deloitte Unveils 2018 North America Technology Fast 500 Rankings ||| Direct to Complete Rankings and Other Materials

Map and Data Table: How Does Your State Structure Its Individual Income Tax Brackets? (via Tax Foundation)

For Young Adults, Cohabitation Is Up, Marriage Is Down 2018 Families and Living Arrangements Tables (via U.S. Census)

November 14, 2018

Designating an Acting Attorney General (via Office of Legal Counsel, U.S. Dept. of Justice)
20 pages; PDF.

2018 National Preparedness Report (via FEMA)

Factors That Influence Student College Choice (Data Brief, via National Center for Education Statistics)
2 pages; PDF.

IRS Criminal Investigation Division Releases Fiscal Year 2018 Annual Report
127 pages; PDF.

The EU27: Internal Politics and Views on Brexit (via UK House of Commons Library)
178 pages; PDF.

November 13, 2018

2017 Hate Crime Statistics Report Released by FBI

November 12, 2018

2018 Phishing and Fraud Report: Attacks Peak During the Holidays (via F5)

November 11, 2018

Use of Yoga, Meditation, and Chiropractors Among U.S. Adults Aged 18 and OverUse of Yoga, Meditation, and Chiropractors Among U.S. Children Aged 4–17 Years (via NCHS/CDC)

November 9, 2018

100 Years After World War I: What’s the Labor Market Status of Our Veterans in 2018? (via U.S. Dept. of Labor)

Election 2018

Interactive Data Visualization: Uninsured Rates in Urban and Rural America (via U.S. Census)

Interactive Data Visualization: The Population 65 Years and Older: 2016 (via U.S. Census)

November 8, 2018

A Child’s Day: Parental Interaction, School Engagement, and Extracurricular Activities: 2014 (via U.S. Census)

Sphere Standard Handbook 2018

What Does Consistent Participation in 401(k) Plans Generate? Changes in 401(k) Plan Account Balances, 2010– 2016 (via EBRI)

November 7, 2018

Blockchain: Solutions for a Responsible Use of the Blockchain in the Context of Personal Data (via CNIL)
14 pages; PDF.

Investigation Into the Use of Data Analytics in Political Campaigns: A Report to Parliament (via Information Commissioners Office)
114 pages; PDF.

October 2018 National Climate Report (via NCEI/NOAA)

Results: Women Candidates in the 2018 Elections (via Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP)/Rutgers University)
4 pages; PDF

November 6, 2018

Immigration Court Backlog Surpasses One Million Cases (via Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse/Syracuse University)

Investigation Into the Use of Data Analytics in Political Campaigns: A Report to Parliament (via Information Commissioners Office)

At the Gate and Beyond: Outlook for the Sports Market in North America Through 2022 (via PWC)
16 pages; PDF. ||| Summary and Access to Past Editions of Report

An Independent Assessment of the Human Rights Impact of Facebook in Myanmar (via Facebook)

Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion: 2018 (via European Commission, World Meteorological Organization, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, UN Environment Programme)
70 pages; PDF. ||| Summary

“At the Gate and Beyond: Outlook for the Sports Market in North America Through 2022
16 pages; PDF. ||| Summary and Access to Past Editions of Report

Social Media in Africa – a Double-Edged Sword for Security and Development (via UNDP and RAND Europe)
Full Report ||| Executive Summary

November 3, 2018

Lists and Rankings: Top North American Airline Routes (via Routes Online)

November 2, 2018

2018 National Drug Threat Assessment (via DEA)

Nominees for the Offices of United States Senator and United States Representative in the One Hundred Sixteenth Congress (via Office of the Clerk, U.S. House of Representatives)
36 pages; PDF.

SEC (U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission) Enforcement Division Annual Report
45 pages; PDF.

Tsunamis Account for $280 Billion in Economic Losses Over Last Twenty Years (via United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR))

UN Migration Agency Estimates 3,114 Deaths from Migration Worldwide in 2018 (via International Organization for Migration)

November 1, 2018

2017 Data Mining Report to Congress (via Dept. of Homeland Security)

Building Resilient Communities Through Geospatial Intelligence (via USGIF)

Implementing ITU-T International Standards to Shape Smart Sustainable Cities: The Case of Moscow (via ITU)
2 pages; PDF.

Military and Civilian Work: Comparing Personnel Shares By Occupation Field (via BLS)

North Korea Diplomacy: October 2018 Status Report (CRS via EveryCRSReport)

United States Contributions to International Organizations (via U.S. Dept. Of State)
199 pages; PDF. “Sixty-Sixth Annual Report to the Congress Fiscal Year 2017”

October 31, 2018

Comprehensive Housing Market Analysis: Baltimore-Columbia-Towson, Maryland (via HUD)
26 pages; PDF.

Digital Privacy: Use of Trackers on U.S. Senate and U.S. House Candidate Websites (via Ghostery)

Trends in Women’s Participation in UN, EU and OSCE Peace Operation
44 pages; PDF.

Washington State Attorney General’s Office 2018 Data Breach Report
22 pages; PDF.

Zumper National Rent Report: November 2018

October 30, 2018

Access Across America: Auto 2017 (Center for Transportation Studies/U. of Minnesota)
175 pages; PDF. “This study estimates the accessibility to jobs by auto for each of the 11 million U.S. census blocks and analyzes these data in the 50 largest (by population) metropolitan areas.”

October 29, 2018

Four New Fact Sheets from the The National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START)/U. of Maryland

October 27, 2018

Spotlight on Statistics: Labor Force Characteristics of People with a Disability (via BLS)

October 26, 2018

Computational Propaganda, Jewish-Americans and the 2018 Midterms: The Amplification of Anti-Semitic Harassment Online (via ADL)
News Release ||| Report ||| PDF Version (26 pages)

October 25, 2018

Federal Prosecution of Environmental Crimes Continues to Drop (via TRAC/Syracuse University)

U.S. Withdrawal from the INF Treaty (via CRS/EveryCRS)

October 24, 2018

Counties Where ICE Arrests Concentrate (via TRAC/Syracuse University) ||| Additional Data via TRAC Interactive Data Tool

Criminal Victimization, 2016: Revised (via BJS)

Infographic: Electoral Interference Timeline (via Symantec)

Serious Injury and Fatality Prevention: Perspectives and Practices (via National Safety Council)

A Taxonomy of Cyber-Harms: Defining The Impacts Of Cyber-Attacks (via OUP)

The Trade in Small Arms and Light Weapons on the Dark Web: A Study (via UN Disarmament Office)
107 pages; PDF.

UK: Gender Pay Gap Information Regulations 2017: Summary of Reported Data for 2017/18

Unaccompanied Children: Agency Efforts to Reunify Children Separated from Parents at the Border (via GAO)

October 23, 2018

2018 State CIO Survey (via NASCIO)

Asia Tourism Trends (Executive Summary)(via World Tourism Organization)
16 pages; PDF

Counting on Statistics: How Can National Statistical Offices and Donors Increase Use? (via AIDData/William & Mary)
Full Text Report (64 pages; PDF) ||| Executive Summary (12 pages; PDF)

At a Glance: Computational Propaganda Techniques (via EPRS)

Chart: Rate of Opioid Overdose Deaths Related to Fentanyl (via Pew/Stateline)

FDA Warns of Youth Epidemic of E-Cigarette Use, Faces Regulatory Challenges (via CRS/EveryCRS)

Intel’s AI Privacy Policy White Paper
12 pages; PDF.

The Safe Food Imperative: Accelerating Progress in Low- and Middle-Income Countries (via World Bank)
210 pages; PDF ||| Summary Version (48 pages; PDF)

Nuclear Materials, Chemical Weapons, and Facilities: Safeguards and Verification in Inaccessible Territories (via James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies)
53 pages; PDF.Greater New Orleans Situational Drug Report

Political Polarization and Congressional Candidates in the 2018 Primaries (via Brookings) ||| Report Appendix: About the Data, Visuals, etc.

October 22, 2018

2016 Heroin Signature Program Report (via DEA)

2018 Dept. of Homeland Security Privacy Office Annual Report to Congress

Characteristics of College Graduates, with a Focus on Veterans (via NSF)

Just the Facts: Post-Conviction Supervision and Recidivism (via U.S. Courts)

October 21, 2018

Congress Considers Possible Responses to the Disappearance of a Saudi Journalist (CRS via EveryCRSReport)

Global Trends in Democracy: Background, U.S. Policy, and Issues for Congress (CRS via EveryCRSReport)

Intelligence Community Whistleblower Protections: In Brief (CRS via EveryCRSReport)

October 20, 2018

The Alt-Right Twitter Census: Defining and Describing the Audience for Alt-Right Content on Twitter (via Vox-Pol)

The Economic Contribution of Broadband, Digitization and ICT Regulation
52 pages; PDF. ||| Summary/News Release

October 19, 2018

The Life of Women and Men in Europe — a Statistical Portrait — 2018 Edition (via Eurostat)

UK: National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC) Releases 2018 Annual Review
20 pages; PDF.  ||| HTML version also available.

October 18, 2018

Global Climate Report – September 2018 (via NCEI/NOAA)

NOAA 2018-2019 Winter Outlook

Formal Opinion 483: Lawyers’ Obligations After an Electronic Data Breach or Cyberattack (via American Bar Association)

October 17, 2018

Interactive Map: How the Housing Market Has Changed Over the Past Decade (via APM Research Lab) &  The Rise of Renters (via Marketplace)

Trends in Fertility and Mother’s Age at First Birth Among Rural and Metropolitan Counties: United States, 2007–2017 ||| PDF Version (8 pages)

Women’s Workplace Equality Index (via Council on Foreign Relations)

October 16, 2018

Mobile Ad Spending to Surpass All Traditional Media Combined by 2020 (via eMarketer)

Occupational Safety and Health in Public Health Emergencies: A Manual For Protecting Health Workers and Responders (via WHO)
136 pages; PDF.

SEC Investigative Report: Public Companies Should Consider Cyber Threats When Implementing Internal Accounting Controls ||| Direct to Full Text Report

Sexism, Harassment and Violence Against Women in Parliaments in Europe (via IPU) ||| Summary/News Release
20 pages; PDF.

October 15, 2018

Countering Russian Social Media Influence (via RAND Corp)
86 pages; PDF. ||| Key Findings

Key Facts About Latinos in the 2018 Midterm Elections (via Pew Research) ||| Interactive Map: Mapping the Latino Electorate 2018 

Official Corruption Prosecutions Drop Under Trump (via TRAC/Syracuse University)

The State of Food and Agriculture 2018 (via FAO)
199 pages; PDF. ||| See Also: The State of Agricultural Commodity Markets 2018 (112 pages; PDF)

TSA Biometrics Roadmap For Aviation Security & the Passenger Experience
23 pages; PDF.

October 13, 2018

Pedestrian Safety Report (via NTSB)
85 pages; PDF.

World Development Report 2019: The Changing Nature of Work (via World Bank)
151 pages; PDF.

October 12, 2018

Vaccination Coverage Among Children Aged 19–35 Months — United States, 2017 and Vaccination Coverage for Selected Vaccines and Exemption Rates Among Children in Kindergarten — United States, 2017–18 School Year (via MMWR/CDC)

October 11, 2018

Advisory on the Iranian Regime’s Illicit and Malign Activities and Attempts to Exploit the Financial System
19 pages; PDF.

Contacts Between Police And The Public, 2015 (via BJS)

GirlForce: Skills, Education and Training for Girls Now (Policy Brief via ILO and UNICEF)
22 pages; PDF.

Global Hunger Index 2018 (13th Annual) (via Concern Worldwide)

Joint Report on Public Hacking Tools (via NCSC)
20 pages; PDF.

Privacy Impact Assessment: Coastal Surveillance System (CSS) (via DHS)
21 pages; PDF.

October 10, 2018

Economic Losses, Poverty & Disasters (via Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED and UNISDR))
33 pages; PDF. ||| Summary/News Release

Evidence-Based Strategies for Preventing Opioid Overdose: What’s Working in U.S: An Introduction For Public Heath, Law Enforcement, Local Organizations, and Others Striving to Serve Their Community (via CDC)
40 pages; PDF.

Russia’s Strident Stifling of Free Speech 2012-2018 (via PEN International) ||| Summary/News Release

October 9, 2018

Annual Price Tag for Nonfatal Injuries in the U.S. Tops $1.8 Trillion (via Brown University) ||| Full Text Article (via Epidemiology)

Assessing the U.S. Climate in September 2018 (via NCEI/NOAA)

Commitment to Reducing Inequality Index 2018 (via Oxfam)

Global Catastrophe Report (September 2018)
17 pages; PDF.

Municipal Equality Index Rating Cities on LGBTQ Inclusion (via Human Rights Campaign)
78 pages; PDF. ||| Searchable Database ||| Web Version of Report/Additional Materials ||| Summary

Profiling Who ICE Detains – Few Committed Any Crime (via TRAC/Syracuse University)
Also Available: Interactive Data Tool

Strategy For Protecting and Preparing the Homeland Against Threats of Electromagnetic Pulse and Geomagnetic Disturbances (via DHS)

Survey Of Consumer Expectations (September 2018; via Federal Reserve) ||| Direct to Complete Report/Data

October 8, 2018

The Special Report on Global Warming of 1.5ºC (Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC))
Full Text report, FAQ, Figures, and Other Materials. Background

October 6, 2018

Data Sources and Data Linking: Strategies to Support Research to Address the Opioid Crisis (via HHS)
102 pages; PDF.

October 5, 2018

Hispanic or Latino Households More than Double Spending on Education From 2007 to 2017 (via BLS)

Lessons for Safeguarding the 2020 Games and Other Major Events (97 pages; via RAND) ||| Highlights

October 4, 2018

Blockchain Technology Overview (via NIST)

Dive Into a 360-View of Hurricane Maria (via NASA)

How Many People Work in Manufacturing (Infographic) (via U.S. Census)

Preparing for the Future of Transportation: Automated Vehicles 3.0 (U.S. Department of Transportation)

October 3, 2018

2018 Public-Private Analytic Exchange Program Threats to Precision Agriculture (via DHS)
25 pages; PDF.

Fast Facts About the Microbrewery Business in the U.S. (via U.S. Census)

Fast Food Consumption Among Adults in the United States, 2013-2016 (via NCHS/CDC)
8 pages; PDF. 

Women Legislative Candidates Jump 28 Percent Since 2016 (via NCSL)

October 2, 2018

Special Review – Initial Observations Regarding Family Separation Issues Under the Zero Tolerance Policy (via DHS OIG)

Digital Technology in Elections: Efficiency Versus Credibility? (via European Parliament Research Service)

October 1, 2018

America’s Eating Habits: Food Away From Home (via USDA ERS)
171 pages; PDF. |||  Summary (2 pages; PDF)

FDIC Releases 2018 Small Business Lending Survey Report (by Chapter) ||| PDF Version (92 pages)
Highlights/News Release also available.

Funding of Nuclear Weapons In The Russian Federation (Changing Character of War Center, University of Oxford)
12 pages; PDF. ||| Shorter Version Available via SIPRI

September 28, 2018

Broadband Subscriptions are Up, But Too Many Households are Still Disconnected (via Brookings)

September 27, 2018

American Deaths in Terrorist Attacks, 1995 – 2017 (via START)
1 page; PDF.

Canada’s Population Estimates: Total Population, July 1, 2018 (via Statistics Canada)
43 pages; PDF. ||| Highlights ||| News Release

DEF CON 26 Voting Village (Report on Cyber Vulnerabilities in U.S. Election Equipment, Databases, and Infrastructure)

U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR): 2018 Progress Report
16 pages; PDF.

September 26, 2018

2018 Nuclear Security Index (via Nuclear Threat Initiative)
Online Report and Data ||| PDF Version (132 pages) ||| Downloadable Data (.zip)

Businesses Spent $375 Billion on R&D Performance in the United States in 201 (via NSF)

Countering Islamist Radicalisation in Germany: A Guide to Germany’s Growing Prevention Infrastructure (via ICCT)
17 pages; PDF.

Entrepreneurship at a Glance 2018 Highlights (via OECD)
18 pages; PDF. 

National Student Loan Cohort Default Rate Falls (via U.S. Dept. of Education)

World Atlas of Illicit Flows (via INTERPOL, RHIPTO, Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime)
Summary ||| Full Text Report (152 pages; PDF)

September 25, 2018

Analysis: Few Women Lead Large U.S. Companies, Despite Modest Gains Over Past Decade (via Pew Research)

CBP Has Not Ensured Safeguards for Data Collected Using Unmanned Aircraft Systems (via DHS OIG)
50 pages; PDF.

Considerations for Managing Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity and Privacy Risks (via NIST)
Full Text Draft ||| Overview
52 pages; PDF.

Issue Brief: Integrating Tobacco Control into Tuberculosis and HIV Responses (via UN)
10 pages; PDF.

Measuring Housing Affordability: Assessing the 30 Percent of Income Standard (via Joint Center for Housing Studies/Harvard
26 pages; PDF.

Privacy Impact Statement: Insider Threat Reporting Mobile Platform (via Dept. of Homeland Security)
24 pages; PDF.

Progress Made, But CBP Faces Challenges Implementing a Biometric Capability to Track Air Passenger Departures Nationwide  (via DHS OIG)
2 pages; PDF.

September 24, 2018

Data Analysis: Stay-at-Home Moms and Dads Account For About One-in-Five U.S. Parents (via Pew Research)

Machine Learning Algorithms and Police Decision-Making: Legal, Ethical and Regulatory Challenges (via Royal User Services Institute)
45 pages; PDF. ||| Summary

September 21, 2018

Employment Outlook For High School-Level Occupations (via BLS)

September 20, 2018

21st Annual NFL Team Valuations (via Forbes)

Beverage Consumption Among Youth in the United States, 2013–2016 (via NCHS/CDC)

Economic Impacts of the Advanced Encryption Standard, 1996 ‐ 2017 (via NIST)

National Cyber Strategy of the United States (via White House)

Prevalence of Total, Diagnosed, and Undiagnosed Diabetes Among Adults: United States, 2013–2016 (via NCHS/CDC)

Women in Jihad: A Historical Perspective (via ICCT)
16 pages; PDF.

September 19, 2018

2018 State of the Internet / Security – Credential Stuffing Attacks Report (via Akamai)

Country Reports on Terrorism 2017  (via U.S. Dept. of State) ||| PDF Version (340 pages)

Homeland Security National Risk Characterization: Risk Assessment Methodology (via RAND)

Job Automation Risks Vary Widely Across Different Regions Within Countries (via OECD) ||| Summary Report ||| Links to Full Text Report and Visuals

One Year After the Storms: Recovery and Health Care in Puerto Rico and
the U.S. Virgin Islands (via KFF)

The Recovery of Community Health Centers in Puerto Rico and the US
Virgin Islands One Year after Hurricanes Maria and Irma (via KFF)

United Nations Office on Drug and Crime (UNODC) Releases Coca Cultivation Survey Report for Colombia (Exec Summary) ||| Summary
6 pages; PDF.

September 18, 2018

Business Research/Statistics: A Snapshot of the Alcohol Industry in the United States

Tracking NSO Group’s Pegasus Spyware to Operations in 45 Countries (via Citizen Lab, University of Toronto ||| Update: NSO Group Rejects Citizen Lab’s Findings on Pegasus Operations (via Bleeping Computer)

World Food Programme Releases Hunger Map 2018

U.S. Department of Defense: Cyber Strategy & 2018 DoD Cyber Strategy and Cyber Posture Review (Fact Sheet)

September 17, 2018

Global Climate Report – August 2018 (National Centers for Environmental Information)

Levels & Trends in Child Mortality-2018 Report (via UN Inter-agency Group for Child Mortality Estimation) |||  Direct to Region/Country Data Tables
Group includes: UNICEF, the World Health Organization (WHO), the United Nations Population Division and the World Bank Group.l

September 14, 2018

2017 National Survey on Drug Use and Health (NSDUH) (via SAMHSA/HHS)
Summary/News Release ||| Full Text Report (HTML and PDF) ||| Slides: Annual National Report: Key Substance Use and Mental Health Indicators in the United States ||| Detailed Data Tables/Methodology

Facts on U.S. Immigrants, 2018 (Statistical Portrait)(via Pew Research)

Factsheets: Women Make History in the 2018 Congressional Primaries & Record Number of Women of Color Nominated for U.S. House Seats (via Center for American Women and Politics (CAWP)/Rutgers)

September 13, 2018

In the Line of Fire: Human Rights and the Gun Violence Crisis (via Amnesty International)
220 pages; PDF. ||| Summary/News Release

Mid-Year Figures: Internal Displacement 2018 (Internal Displacement Monitoring Center)
10 pages; PDF. ||| Summary/News Release

Saint Thomas Aquinas High School of Fort Lauderdale Has Most NFL Players (via NFL Communications)

Senate Confirmation Votes on U.S. Supreme Court Nominations: Overview (via CRS)

September 12, 2018

2018 Aerospace Manufacturing Attractiveness Rankings (via PWC)
21 pages; PDF.

All the World is Staged: An Analysis of Social Media Influence Operations Against US Counterproliferation Efforts in Syria (via James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies)
56 pages; PDF.

Latest Global Cancer Data: Cancer Burden Rises to 18.1 Million New Cases And 9.6 Million Cancer Deaths in 2018 (via IARC Global Cancer Observatory/WHO)
Summary ||| Infographics ||| Full Text Article (via CA: A Journal for Cancer Clinicians) ||| Global Cancer Observatory Data Tools

United States is Now the Largest Global Crude Oil Producer (via EIA)

September 11, 2018

2018 State of Broadband Report (via ITU/UNESCO)

Global Hunger Continues to Rise (“The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2018”)

Guide to Developing a National Cybersecurity Strategy (via ITU)
76 pages; PDF.

Myanmar: UN Report Details Silencing by Law of Independent Journalism
Summary ||| Full Text (.doc)

Who are the European Jihadis? From Criminals to Terrorists and Back? Midterm Report (via Globsec)

September 9, 2018

Condition of College and Career Readiness 2017 (via ACT)
20 pages; PDF. “Annual report on the progress of US high school graduates relative to college readiness.”

Household Food Security in the United States in 2017 (via USDA/ERS)
44 pages; PDF. ||| Summary (2 pages; PDF)

Nielsen Estimates 119.9 Million TV Homes in the U.S. for the 2018-2019 TV Season (via Nielsen)

September 7, 2018

BROADBAND INTERNET FCC’s Data Overstate Access on Tribal Lands (via GAO)
54 pages; PDF.

DATA PROTECTION Actions Taken by Equifax and Federal Agencies in Response to the 2017 Breach (via GAO)
40 pages; PDF. 

International Air Transport Association (IATA) World Air Transport Statistics 2017 Released

September 6, 2018

2018 Voting-Eligible Population Estimates (via U.S. Elections Project)

Preliminary Study of PRC Political Influence and Interference Activities in American Higher Education (via Wilson Center)
Publication Announcement ||| Direct to Full Text Report

Securing the Vote: Protecting American Democracy (via National Academies)
Summary/News Release ||| Direct to Full Text Report
153 pages; PDF

Urgent Actions Are Needed to Address Cybersecurity Challenges Facing the Nation (via GAO)
88 pages; PDF.

September 5, 2018

Guide: Nerve Agent Information For Emergency Medical Services and Hospitals (via DHS, HHS, DOT)
5 pages; PDF. 

ICAO (International Civil Aviation Organization) 2018 Safety Report
52 pages; PDF. ||| Summary/News Release

GWU Program on Extremism Releases Updates to ISIS in America Tracker GWU Extremism Tracker
August 2018. 

Natural Disasters 2017 (Annual Disaster Statistical Review) (via Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters)
8 pages; PDF.

Operating Costs of Aging Air Force Aircraft (via CBO)
18 pages; PDF.

September 4, 2018

The 21st Century Maritime Silk Road: Security Implications and Ways Forward for the European Union (via SIRPI)
63 pages; PDF.

Bibliography: The U.S.-Russia Relations (via NATO Library)
60 pages; PDF.

Incident Handling Overview for Election Officials (via DHS)
8 pages; PDF.

Kansas Statistical Abstract 2017  (PDF) ||| Enhanced Online Edition (via Institute for Policy & Social Research, University of Kansas)

QuickStats: Number of Youths Aged 2-19 Years and Adults Aged ≥20 Years with Obesity or Severe Obesity – National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey, 2015-2016 (via MMWR/CDC)

September 1, 2018

Global Climate Action From Cities, Regions and Businesses (via Data Driven Yale, NewClimate Institute)
 106 pages; PDF. ||| Summary/Key Findings

August 31, 2018

2018 Annual Surveillance Report of Drug-Related Risks and Outcomes (via CDC)
91 pages; PDF.

This surveillance report on health outcomes and health behaviors related to prescription and illicit drug overdose in America includes data on national opioid prescribing patterns, drug use/misuse, treatment, hospitalizations, emergency department visits, and overdose deaths.

Labor Force Characteristics by Race and Ethnicity, 2017 (via BLS)

VIDEO: A Conversation with Supreme Court Justice Elena Kagan (via Harvard Law School)
Recorded August 27, 2018

Working Paper: Understanding the Quality of Alternative Citizenship Data Sources for the 2020 Census (via U.S. Census (via IDEAS/RePEc/U.S. Center for Economic Studies)

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.