September 25, 2018

Collection Development: Reference Resources Roundup (A Curated Collection of Recently Published or Updated Data-Rich Reports Available on the Web)

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All of the items are free to access and download.

This roundup began on August 31, 2018.

Six previously curated roundups featuring hundreds of reports, datasets, etc. can be ac
cessed herehereherehere. here and here.

September 25, 2018

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

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

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″ Released)

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.”

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)

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