February 20, 2019

Collection Development: Reference Resources Roundup #9 (A Curated Collection of Recently Published or Updated Data-Rich Reports Available on the Web)

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This roundup began on December 28, 2018.

previously curated roundups featuring hundreds of reports, datasets, etc. can be accessed herehereherehere. herehere, here, and here.

February 19, 2019

America’s Digital Divide Narrows Substantially (via FCC)

Immigration Court Workload in the Aftermath of the Shutdown (via TRAC/Syracuse University)

Nevada’s Oversight of Opioid Prescribing and Monitoring of Opioid Use (via HHS OIG) ||| Reports for Other States

OIE Annual Report on Antimicrobial Agents Intended For Use in Animals (via World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE))
131 pages; PDF.

Women Pay More For Auto Insurance as they Reach Middle Age (Chart/Article) (via Stateline)

February 18, 2019

Disinformation and ‘Fake News’: Final Report Eighth Report of Session 2017–19 (via Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee. UK House of Commons) ||| Summary
111 pages; PDF.

February 17, 2019

Women in State Legislatures For 2019 (via National Council for State Legislatures) |||  Women in Legislative Leadership in 2019

February 15, 2019

2018 Holiday Sales Grew 2.9 Percent Amid Turmoil Over Trade Policy… (via NRF)

Quits by Industry, 2008 to 2018 (Interactive Graphic)(via BLS)

Report on Robocalls (via FCC)

Rural Population Trends (via Amber Waves/USDA)

Rural Students: Technology, Coursework and Extracurricular Activities (via ACT)
12 pages; PDF.

February 14, 2019

2019 100 Best Companies to Work For (via Fortune)

An Analysis of United States Online Political Advertising Transparency (Preprint)
12 pages; PDF.

Demographic Characteristics of Postdoctoral Researchers at Federally Funded Research and Development Centers: 2010-17 (via NSF)

Map: Personal Tax Exemptions by State (via Tax Foundation)

Practical Terrorism Prevention: Reexamining U.S. National Approaches to Addressing the Threat of Ideologically Motivated Violence (via RAND)
Direct to Full Text Report (335 pages; PDF) ||| Direct to Appendixes (164 pages; PDF)

Reddit Transparency Report 2018

World Military Expenditures and Arms Transfers 2018 (via U.S. Dept. of State)
WMEAT 2018 Introduction and Overview (PDF)
WMEAT 2018 Table I – Military Expenditures and Armed Forces Personnel, 2006-2016 (XLS)
WMEAT 2018 Tables II-IV – Arms Transfer Deliveries, 2006-2016 (XLS)
WMEAT 2018 Sources, Data and Methods (PDF)

February 13, 2019

2018 Ends As The Second Most Active Year For Publicly Disclosed Breaches (via Risk Based Security)
19 pages; PDF.

American Broadband Initiative Milestones Report February 2019
62 pages; PDF.

Auto Loans in the U.S. (via Liberty St. Economics)

Bullying and Violence on the School Bus: A Mixed-Methods Assessment of Behavioral Management Strategies (via National Institute of Justice)

Democracy At Risk: Threats and Attacks Against Media Freedom in Europe: Annual Report 2019 (via Partner Organisations to the Council of Europe Platform to Promote the Protection of Journalism and Safety of Journalists)

Household Debt and Credit Report (via Federal Reserve of NY)
45 pages; PDF.

IAB (Interactive Ad Bureau) 250 Direct Brands to Watch ||| Infographic

Internet Privacy: Additional Federal Authority Could Enhance Consumer Protection and Provide Flexibility (via GAO)
56 pages; PDF.

More Than One-Third of Americans Experience Severe Online Hate and Harassment, New ADL Study Finds (via Anti-Defamation League)

February 12, 2019

The Cairncross Review: A Sustainable Future For Journalism
Full Text Report (via UK Government) 157 pages; PDF. ||| Key Findings
Online Advertising in the UK-Report (via Plum Commissioned by The Department Of Digital, Culture, Media & Sport)
YouGov Survey – Newspaper Habits
Médiatique Overview of Recent Dynamics in the UK Press Market

EU: Women in Science and Technology (via Eurostat)

Importance of Nationality in Immigration Court Bond Decisions (via TRAC/Syracuse University) ||| Interactive Data Tool

Philanthropy 50 2018 (America’s Biggest Donors)(via The Chronicle of Philanthropy) ||| Summary Article

Inrix 2018 Global Traffic Scorecard (Most Congested Cities)
Germany Summary (in German) ||| Translated (via Bing Translate)
UK Summary
U.S. Summary
Direct to All Data, Infographics, Blog

Nation’s Public Health Emergencies are Increasing While State Emergency Preparedness Levels are Mixed; 17 States Score in Top Readiness Tier, 20 States and DC in Middle Tier, 13 States in Lower Tier (via Trust for America’s Health)
52 pages; PDF.
|||Key Findings

Number of Women with U.S. Doctorates in Science, Engineering, or Health Employed in the United States More Than Doubles since 1997

U.S. Dept. of Defense Artificial Intelligence Strategy
16 pages; PDF. ||| Fact Sheet (2 pages)

February 11, 2019

Defense Intelligence Agency Releases Report on Challenges to U.S. Security in Space (via DIA)

Islamic State in America (Infographic) (via GW Extremism Tracker)

Population Projections for the 50 States and D.C.: 2020, 2030, 2040 (via Weldon Cooper Center, U. of Virginia) ||| Direct to Data

Progress and Potential: A Profile of Women Inventors on U.S. Patents (via USPTO)
20 pages; PDF.

Taking Root: The Growth of America’s New Creative Economy (via ReCreate Coalition)
97 pages; PDF.

Violent Extremism and Terrorism Online in 2018: The Year in Review (via VOX-POL) ||| Also Available: 2017 Annual Report ||| 2016 Annual Report

February 9, 2019

2018 FTC Annual Report on Refunds to Consumers (via FTC)
14 pages; PDF.

February 8, 2019

Top 10 U.S. Airports that Led in Firearm Discoveries in 2018 (via TSA)

EU: Number of Healthy Years Of Life: Countries Compared (via Eurostat)

Major Work Stoppages in 2018 (via BLS)

Wi-Fi Engagements from Super Bowl LIII (via Extreme Networks)

February 7, 2019

2019 State & Legislative Partisan Composition (via National Council of State Legislatures)

Presidential Security: Vetting of Individuals and Secure Areas at Mar-a -Lago (via GAO)
25 pages; PDF.

The Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing Index (via Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime)||| Interactive Resource
63 pages; PDF.

Housing Market Indicators Monthly Update (January 2019; via HUD)
7 pages; PDF.

February 6, 2019

A Human Rights Approach to Climate Change: What is the State of the Law in Canada? (Library of Parliament, Canada)

Annotated Worldwide Threat Assessment 2019 (via Center for Homeland Defense and Security at the Naval Postgraduate School)

Annual Retail Sales Forecast 2019 (via National Retail Federation)

Assessing the Global Climate in 2018: For the Globe, 2018 Becomes Fourth Warmest Year on Record (via NCEI/NOAA) ||| Global Climate Report – Annual 2018

Assessing the U.S. Climate in 2018 (via NCEI/NOAA) ||| National Climate Report-Annual 2018

Visualization: Global Temperature Anomalies from 1880 to 2018 (via NASA)

California’s Education System: A 2019 Guide (via Legislative Analyst’s Office, California Legislature)

Esports Market Data (via eMarketer)

Nevada Gaming Abstract 2019 Released (via Nevada Gaming Control Board) ||| Direct to Abstract (184 pages; PDF)

February 5, 2019

2018 End-of-Year Data Breach Report (via ID Theft Resource Center)||| Infographic
126% Increase in Exposed Consumer Data, 1.68 Billion Email-Related Credentials”

Crisis in Democracy: Renewing Trust in America (via Knight Commission On Trust, Media and Democracy)

Population Projections for U.S. Counties by Age, Sex, and Race Controlled to Shared Socioeconomic Pathway (via Scientific Data)

Presidential Travel: Secret Service and DOD Need to Ensure That Expenditure Reports Are Prepared and Submitted to Congress (via GAO)
40 pages; PDF.

Smart Speaker Market Takes Off in Holiday Quarter (via CIRP)

Wildfires: 2019 Interagency Standards for Fire and Fire Aviation Operations (via NIFC)
135 pages; PDF.

February 4, 2019

$145.9 Million was Wagered in Nevada’s 200 Sports Books on This Year’s Super Bowl (via Nevada Gaming Control Board)

2019-2020 Most Wanted List of Transportation Safety Improvements (28 pages; PDF) ||| Additional Resources

Annual Intellectual Property Report To Congress (via United States Intellectual Property Enforcement Coordinator)
197 pages; PDF.

Artificial Intelligence and National Security (Updated; via Congressional Research Service)
41 pages; PDF.

Lead Inspector General for Operation Inherent Resolve I Quarterly Report to the United States Congress I October 1, 2018 – December 31, 2018
Summary ||| Report in Brief-Infographic ||| Full Text Report 

February 2, 2019

2018 State of the Silicon Prairie Report (via Silicon Prairie News)

CrisisWatch (via International Crisis Group)
January 2019 Trends, February 2019 Outlook

QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged 18 Years or Older Who Were Prescribed Medication in the Past 12 Months, by Sex and Age Group – National Health Interview Survey, 2017 (via NCHS/CDC)

St. Louis, Pittsburgh and Columbus Are the Most Affordable Areas for Millennial Homebuyers (via Redfin)

February 1, 2019

2020 Census Program Management Review (via U.S. Census; 17 slides)

Compensation Trends in Government Relations (via Bloomberg Government)

Deadly Skyline An Annual Report on Construction Fatalities in New York State (via New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health (NYCOSH))
32 pages; PDF.

Detecting Online Environmental Crime Markets (via Global Initiative Against Transnational Organized Crime)
28 pages; PDF.

Privacy Impact Assessment Update for the DHS Application Authentication System (AppAuth)
8 pages; PDF.

January 31, 2019

Disparities in Minimum Wages Across the EU (via Eurostat)

Retrospective Review: Twitter, Inc. and the 2018 Midterm Elections in the United States (via Twitter)
26 pages; PDF.

U.S. Department of Defense Releases Annual Report on Sexual Harassment and Violence at the Military Service Academies, Academic Program Year 2017-201(via DOD SAPRO)

Zumper National Rent Report: February 2019

January 30, 2019

Bashe Attack: Global Infection by Contagious Malware (via Lloyds. Aon Centre for Innovation and Analytics, MSIG, SCOR TransRe and CyRiM
79 pages; PDF. The report, “explores a scenario in which companies’ devices are infected with malware that threatens to destroy or block access to files unless a ransom is paid. The attack is launched through an infected email, which once opened is forwarded to all contacts and within 24 hours encrypts all data on nearly & 30 million devices worldwide. Companies of all sizes and in all sectors & would be forced to pay a ransom to decrypt their data or to replace their infected devices.  The report estimates a cyber-attack on this scale could cost $193bn and affect more than 600,000 businesses worldwide.”

Corruption Perceptions Index 2018 (via Transparency International) ||| Highlights

Cryptocurrency Anti-Money Laundering Report, 2018 Q4 (via CipherTrace)

Federal IT Market Grew by 10 Percent in Fiscal 2018 (via Bloomberg Gov)

January 28, 2019

The Effects of the Partial Shutdown Ending in January 2019 (via Congressional Budget Office)

Latest Art Museum Staff Demographic Survey Shows Increases in African American Curators and Women in Leadership Role (via Mellon) ||| Art Museum Staff Demographic Survey 2018 (via Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD), the American Alliance of Museums (AAM), and Ithaka S+R)

Lobbying Spending Reaches $3.4 Billion In 2018, Highest In 8 Years (via CRP/Open Secrets)

Russia’s Hostile Measures in Europe: Understanding the Threat (via RAND)

January 25, 2019

Annual Energy Outlook 2019 (via Energy Information Admin)

Bureau of Transportation Statistics Releases Update to National Transportation Statistics

Canada’s Population Estimates: Age And Sex, July 1, 2018

Characteristics of Office-Based Physician Visits, 2016 (via CDC)

EU: What Do You Use the Internet For? (via Eurostat)

January 24, 2019

Milken Institute’s Annual Ranking of Best-Performing Cities
58 pages; PDF.

January 23, 2019

Global Catastrophe Recap December 2018 (via AON)

Operating Costs and Aging of Air Force Aircraft (via CBO)

Second Report of European 5G Observatory Published: Europe Preparing For 5G Launch
67 pages; PDF.

Work For a Brighter Future (via ILO Global Commission on the Future of Work) ||| Additional Resources
66 pages; PDF.

January 22, 2019

Brand Finance Global 500 2019 (World’s 500 Most Valuable Brands
23 pages; PDF.

Food and Nutrition: Health Canada Releases New Food Guide ||| PDF Version (62 pages; PDF) ||| Backgrounder

January 21, 2019

2018 State Tax Actions Report ||| PDF Version (via National Council of State Legislators)

Government Responses to Malicious Use of Social Media (via NATO StratCom/Oxford Internet Institute)
19 pages; PDF.

January 20, 2019

International Tourist Arrivals Reach 1.4 Billion Two Years Ahead of Forecasts (via World Tourist Organization) |||Excerpt ||| Presentation Slides (PDF)

Oxfam Releases Annual Report on Global Poverty, Inequality
106 pages; PDF. ||| Summary

January 18, 2019

BJS Releases Federal Justice Statistics, 2015-2016


  • A total of 151,460 arrests were made by federal law enforcement agencies in fiscal year (FY) 2016.
  • More than half (58%) of all federal arrests in FY 2016 took place in the five federal judicial districts along the U.S.-Mexico border, up from 45% in FY 2006.
  • In FY 2016, the five federal judicial districts along the U.S.-Mexico border accounted for 52% of all suspects investigated and 41% of all offenders who were sentenced to federal prison.
  • Forty-five percent of federal arrests in FY 2016 involved an immigration offense as the most serious arrest offense.
  • In FY 2016, 41% of defendants charged in U.S. district courts were not U.S. citizens: 30% were Mexican citizens, 5% were from Central America, and 6% were citizens of other foreign nations.

The Global Risks Report 2019, 14th Edition (via World Economic Forum)

Report on Effects of a Changing Climate to the Department of Defense (via DOD)
22 pages; PDF.

Union Membership in the United States 2018 (via BLS)

January 17, 2019

2019 Missile Defense Review (via U.S. DOD)
24 pages; PDF.

Separated Children Placed in Office of Refugee Resettlement Care (via Office of Inspector General, U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services)
OEI-BL-18-00511 (24 pages; PDF)
Additional Documents
News Release
Additional Reports

Four Recently Updated Reports from the Congressional Research Service Reports (via EveryCRSReport.com)

January 16, 2019

Chemicals in European Waters: Knowledge Developments (via European Environment Agency)
80 pages; PDF.

Deloitte “Tech Trends” 2019 Report (10th Annual)

Nuclear Cooperation with Other Countries: A Primer (UPDATED; via CRS)
21 pages; PDF.

Punctuality League: World’s Most On-Time Airlines/Airports 2018 (via OAG)
30 pages; PDF.

Reports in the News: Evaluation of GSA’s Management and Administration of the Old Post Office Building Lease (via GSA Inspector General)

January 15, 2019

Guide to Psychological First Aid for Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies
106 pages; PDF.

Hottest U.S. Real Estate Markets for 2019 (via Zillow)

The Life Sciences Innovation Report (via Clarivate Analytics)

National Health Security Strategy 2019-2022 (via ASPR/HHS)

US Hospitals Are Now Required By Law To Post Prices Online. Good Luck Finding Them (via Quartz)

January 14, 2019

Cancelled Immigration Court Hearings Climb as Shutdown Continues (via TRAC/Syracuse U.)

Gender Representation in UK Research Institutions (via Digital Sciences)

Supplemental Report to Congress: U.S. Defense Implications of China’s Expanding Global Access (As Required by Statute)
34 pages; PDF.

January 11, 2019

30,000 Irregular Migration Deaths, Disappearances Between 2014-2018: IOM Report (via International Org. For Migration)

Consortium for School Networking Releases Two Reports


Global Economic Prospects Darkening Skies (via World Bank)
264 pages; PDF. ||| Regional Reports, Charts, Data

New Data: CDC Provides First In-Season Estimates of Flu Illnesses, Medical Visits, and Hospitalizations
Summary/News Release ||| Direct to Data ||| Direct to CDC FluView

January 10, 2019

Community Conversations to Inform Youth Suicide Prevention (Attorney General, State of Colorado)
87 pages; PDF. 

International Space Station (ISS) U.S. National Laboratory 2018 Annual Report

Islamic State in America (December 2018) & Islamic State in America 5- Year Review (via George Washington University Program on Extremism)

Total Fertility Rates by State and Race and Hispanic Origin: United States, 2017 (via NCHS/CDC)
11 pages; PDF.

2013 Ability-to-Repay and Qualified Mortgage Assessment Report (CFPB)
272 pages; PDF.
2013 RESPA Servicing Rule Assessment Report (via CFPB)
301 pages; PDF.

January 9, 2019

Six New and Recently Updated Reports from the Congressional Research Service Reports (via EveryCRSReport.com)

2019 Outlook for Navy Shipbuilding (via Congressional Budget Office)
27 pages; PDF.

Children in Africa: Key Statistics on Child Survival and Population (via UNICEF, African Union)
4 pages; PDF.

Map: Which States Rely the Most on Federal Aid? (via Tax Foundation)

Music: Music Streamed Artists/Tracks and Other 2018 Industry Facts/Trends (Nielsen Music)

Source and Use of Firearms Involved in Crimes: Survey of Prison Inmates, 2016 (via BJS)

January 8, 2019

American Cancer Society Releases Cancer Statistics, 2019

IFI CLAIMS Announces 2018’s Top U.S. Patent Recipients

Python is TIOBE’s Programming Language of the Year 2018 (via TIOBE Index)

Q4 2018 MoneyTree Report (via PWC/CB Insights)
99 pages; PDF.

Victims Of Identity Theft, 2016 (via BJS)

January 7, 2019

Aviation: Flight Global 10th Annual On-Time Performance Service Awards

Shellfish Tops List of U.S. Adult Food Allergies (via Futurity/Northwestern U.) ||| Research Article: Prevalence and Severity of Food Allergies Among US Adults (via JAMA Open)

January 5, 2019

2018 Year-End Report on U.S. Music Consumption (via BuzzAngle Music)
84 pages; PDF.

January 4, 2019

China Military Power: Modernizing a Force to Fight and Win (via Defense Intelligence Agency)
140 pages; PDF.

New York City Achieves Record-Breaking Low Crime in 2018 (via NYPD)

Tsinghua University (China) Publishes Comprehensive Machine Translation Reading List (via Synced)

January 3, 2019

From United States House of Representatives (via Clerk of the U.S. House)

From the U.S. Senate

From the Congressional Research Service (via EveryCRSReport)

Fact Sheet: Women Officeholders in 2019 (via Center for American Women and Politics/Rutgers)

Migration: U-Haul Annual Lists of Top Growth States and Cities for 2018

January 2, 2019

2018 National Movers Study (via United Van Lines)

Aviation Safety Network Releases 2018 Airliner Accident Statistics ||| Overview Chart ||| Data Table

Patterns of Connectivity in New York State: Households with Computing Devices and Broadband Internet (via New York Minute, Cornell University)

January 1, 2019

New Horizons Ultima Thule Flyby (Press Conference Slides From 1/1/2019) (via JHUAPL/NASA)

More Project Resources

December 31, 2018

Chief Justice of  the United States 2018 Year-End Report on the Federal Judiciary
15 pages; PDF. 

Solid Passenger Traffic Growth and Moderate Air Cargo Demand in 2018 (via ICAO)

December 28, 2018

2018 Inclusiveness Index (via Haas Institute for a Fair and Inclusive Society)
3rd Annual Report.
Key Findings/Interactive Map ||| Direct to Full Text Report (52 pages; PDF) ||| Data Set

December 27, 2018

Annual Ranking: Most Admired Man and Woman, 2018 (via Gallup)

Counting the Cost: A Year of Climate Breakdown (via Christian Aid)
14 pages; PDF.

Federal Funding for Rural America: The Role of the Decennial Census #3 (via GW Institute for Public Policy)
23 pages; PDF.

National Money Laundering Risk Assessment (via U.S. Dept. of Treasury)
50 pages; PDF.

December 26, 2018

“Tops of 2018” (U.S.) Rankings From Nielsen

See Also: Nielsen Top 10 Lists (TV, Music, Video Games, Social TV)

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