May 17, 2022

Collection Development: Reference Resources Roundup #11 (A Curated Collection of Recently Published or Updated Data-Rich Reports Available on the Web)


This selection of curated, full text documents and other reference material is updated daily with new entries. Please bookmark this page and visit again. All of the linked items are free to access and download.

This roundup began on March 20, 2019.


Ten (previously posted) curated roundups featuring hundreds of reports, datasets, etc. can be accessed online.

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May 9, 2019

Adult and Youth Correctional Statistics in Canada, 2017/2018 (via Statistics Canada)
26 pages; PDF.

Data and Insights from 14th Twitter Transparency Report (via Twitter)

Food Outlook: Biannual Report on Global Food Markets (via FAO)
164 pages; PDF.

Global Catastrophe Recap, April 2019 (via Aon)
12 pages; PDF.

Informed Influencers and Powerful Purchasers: The Asian American Consumer Journey (via Nielsen)
44 pages; PDF.

Terrorism, Violent Extremism, and the Internet: Free Speech Considerations (via Congressional Research Service)
42 pages; PDF.

May 8, 2019

2019 Best & Worst States for Business (via Chief Executive)
||| Overview Article

2019 National Health Security Preparedness Index (via Robert Wood Johnson Foundation)
Summary/News Release ||| Key Findings (19 pages; PDF) ||| FAQs
||| Archives ||| Methodology ||| Data File (.xls) |||  Additional Resources

Backgrounder/Resources: Challenges Facing Rural Communities (via NCSL)

Data Brief: Where the Nation’s Foreign-Born Live Has Changed Over Time (via U.S. Census)

DiversityInc’s 2019 Top 50 List of Companies for Diversity

Global alcohol exposure between 1990 and 2017 and Forecasts Until 2030: A Modelling Study (via The Lancet, Abstract Only)

National Science Foundation Releases Updated Science and Engineering State Profiles (Spring 2019 Update)

Verizon 2019 Data Breach Investigations Report
Direct to Full Text and Executive Summary ||| Highlights/News Release

Wireless Census Report (via JISC)
39 pages; PDF.; “A snapshot of wireless networking in the UK”

May 7, 2019

Fewer Employment Lawsuits Under the Americans with Disabilities Act (via TRAC/Syracuse University)

Canada: Study: Representation of Women on Boards of Directors, 2016 (via Statistics Canada

Climate Change Update 2019 (via Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Programme)
12 pages; PDF.

Europe’s Most Innovative Universities In 2019 (via WEF)
See Also: Reuters Top 100: Europe’s Most Innovative Universities 2019

Housing Finance At A Glance: A Monthly Chartbook (via Urban Institute)

Operation Inherent Resolve Lead Inspector General Report to the United States Congress (Jan 1, 2019-March 31, 2019)
134 pages; PDF.

May 6, 2019

Fast Facts and Stats About the European Union

Nature’s Dangerous Decline ‘Unprecedented’ Species Extinction Rates ‘Accelerating’; 1,000,000 Species Threatened With Extinction (Most Comprehensive Assessment of its Kind)

Parental Mortality is Linked to a Variety of Socio-economic and Demographic Factors (via U.S. Census)

May 4, 2019

How China Operates on University Campuses (Infographic; via American Association of Universities/National Counterintelligence and Security Center)

U.S. Customs and Border Protection: Strategy 2020–2025 (Infographic; via CBP)

May 3, 2019

Master Government List of Federally Funded R&D Centers (via NSF)

Percentage of Employed Adults Aged ≥18 Years with Any Work-Loss Days Because of Illness or Injury in the Past 12 Months, by Sex and Age Group — National Health Interview Survey, 2017 (via MMWR/CDC)

Top 5 Commercial Property Owners in Manhattan (via Crain’s New York Business)

U.S. Department of Defense: Military and Security Developments Involving the People’s Republic of China 2019 (Annual Report to Congress)

May 2, 2019

Antisemitism Worldwide 2018 Report (via Kantor Center for the Study of Contemporary European Jewry/Tel Aviv University
Summary/News Release ||| Direct to Full Text Report (148 pages; PDF)


ADL Audit of Anti-Semitic Incidents (2018) ||| Direct to Full Text Report Direct to Full Text Report (PDF) ||| Direct to H.E.A.T Map (Interactive)

California: Improving California’s Prison Inmate Classification System (Legislative Analysts Office, State of California)

Canada: National Cannabis Survey, First Quarter 2019 (via Statistics Canada)

DHS Privacy FOIA Logs (March 2019)

Dockless Electric Scooter-Related Injuries Study (via City of Austin Public Health) ||| Scooter Injury Report Released

Federal Subsidies for Health Insurance Coverage for People Under Age 65: 2019 to 2029

Trends in Deficiencies at Nursing Homes Show That Improvements are Needed to Ensure the Health and Safety of Residents (Data Brief; via HHS)
23 pages; PDF.

Updated: U.S. Federal Budget Projections: 2019 to 2029 (via CBO)

May 1, 2019

Beyond The Ballot: How The Kremlin Works to Undermine The U.S. Justice System (via CSIS)
54 pages; PDF.

Girls in the Juvenile Justice System (via Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention/DOJ)
24 pages; PDF.

National Education Association (NEA) Ranking of the States 2018 and Estimates of School Statistics 2019 ||| Interactive Map

New Infographics From Statistics Canada:
+ Family Matters: Being Married or Common-Law in Canada
+ Family Matters: Being Separated or Divorced in Canada

New Infographic from USDA:
Top Markets for U.S. Agricultural Exports in 2018

U.S. Dept. of Defense Releases Annual Report on Sexual Assault in Military
Summary/News Release ||| Report and Related Materials

April 30, 2019

2019 Voice Report: Consumer Adoption of Voice Technology and Digital Assistants (via Microsoft)
44 pages; PDF.

A Case for Rural Broadband: Insights on Rural Broadband Infrastructure and Next Generation Precision Agriculture Technologies (via USDA) 
56 pages; PDF.

FAA Releases Aerospace Forecast Fiscal Years (FY) 2019-2039
107 pages; PDF.

NAEP Report Card Presents Results from 2018 Technology and Engineering Literacy Assessment at Grade 8 (via NCES)

New Zealand Terrorist’s Manifesto: A Look at Some of the Key Narratives, Beliefs and Tropes (via START)

Statistical Transparency Report Regarding the Use of National Security Authorities, Calendar Year 2018 (via Office of the Director of National Intelligence)
34 pages; PDF.

April 29, 2019

Fire Department Overall Run Profile as Reported to the National Fire Incident Reporting System (2017)
20 pages; PDF.

Measles Cases In the U.S. are Highest Since Measles was Eliminated in 2000 (via CDC) ||| Article: Increase in Measles Cases — United States, January 1–April 26, 2019 (via MMWR) ||| Transcript/Audio of CDC Telebriefing: National Update on Measles +++

National STD Trends: Key Information for Public Health Leadership (via Association of State and Territorial Health Officers)
11 pages; PDF.

No Time to Wait: Securing the Future From Drug-Resistant Infections (via WHO)
4 pages; PDF.

Principal Controversies in Vaccine Safety in the United States (via Clinical Infectious Diseases)

U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF)  Releases 2019 Annual Report and Recommendations for World’s Most Egregious Violators of Religious Freedom
234 pages; PDF.

U.S. One of Only Eight Countries Where Child and Adolescent Health Improved but Maternal Mortality Worsened Since 1990 (via Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation)

Visualization: Immigrants Prevented or Minimized Population Loss in a Fifth of U.S. Counties (via Stateline)

April 28, 2019

Infographic: Facebook’s Biggest Acquisitions (via CBInsights)

Map Shows Millions of Acres Of Lost Amazon Rainforest (via National Geographic)

April 27, 2019

2019 EU Justice Scoreboard (via European Commission)
68 pages; PDF. ||| Press Coverage (via EU Observer)

Key Gas Trends 2018 (via IEA)

April 26, 2019

2019 Special 301 Report (via USTR)
91 pages; PDF.

Doxing and Defacements: Examining the Islamic State’s Hacking Capabilities (via CTC Sentinel)

Earning Green by Working Green: Wages and Outlook in Careers Protecting the Planet (via BLS)

Infographic: Diagnoses of HIV Infection in the United States and Dependent Areas, 2017 (via CDC)

April 25, 2019

Chart: Percentage of Adults Aged ≥18 Years Who Felt Worried, Nervous, or Anxious Daily or Weekly, by Age Group and Employment Status — National Health Interview Survey,United States, 2017 (via MMWR/CDC)

College Enrollment and Work Activity of Recent And High School and College Graduates — 2018 (via BLS)

The Economic Impact of Developing the Adult-Use Cannabis Industry in New York (via Rockefeller Institute of Government)
PDF version also available.

Most Popular Areas for Millennials: Where They Move and Stay (via National Association of Realtors)

Preliminary Incidence and Trends of Infections with Pathogens Transmitted Commonly Through Food — Foodborne Diseases Active Surveillance Network, 10 U.S. Sites, 2015–2018 (via MMWR/CDC)

April 24, 2019

Adobe Digital Price Index (March 2019 Data)

American Lung Association Releases 2019 “State of the Air” Report
Includes city rankings. 

Artists and Other Cultural Workers A Statistical Portrait (via National Endowment for the Arts)
56 pages; PDF.

Authors, Attribution, and Integrity: Examining Moral Rights in the United States (via U.S. Copyright Office)
172 pages; PDF.

Backgrounder: Science and Security Resources (via AAU)
7 pages; PDF.

Country Reports – Displaced & Disconnected (via UN High Commissioner for Refugees)

These country reports provide information on the legal situation for displaced populations, namely asylum seekers, refugees, and returnees, where relevant, regarding access to mobile services, in each country covered. Each report contains information on:

• Registration and Identification of Displaced Persons • SIM Registration • Know Your Customer Rules • Mobile Money • Data Protection

Global Measles Vaccination Trends (via CRS)
4 pages; PDF.

Health Disparities Related to Opioid Misuse in Appalachia (via Appalachian Regional Commission)
22 pages; PDF.

Historical and Current Patterns of Cocaine Use in the US and Two NDEWS Sentinel Sites (Video and Slides; via NDEWS)

Managing the Seriously Mentally Ill in Corrections (via Rand) ||| Direct to Full Text (35 pages: PDF)

NIST Releases Findings on Increasing the Innovation Impacts of Federally Funded R&D ||| Direct to Full Text Report (Final Green Paper)

Security of Soft Targets and Crowded Places–Resource Guide (via DHS)
24 pages; PDF.

Special Education: Varied State Criteria May Contribute to Differences in Percentages of Children Served (via GAO)

Study: Immigrant Entrepreneurs as Job Creators: The Case of Canadian Private Incorporated Companies (via Statistics Canada)

When Can the Firearm Industry Be Sued (via CRS)
5 pages; PDF.

April 23, 2019

Credential Stuffing: Attacks and Economies (via Akamai)
11 pages; PDF.

Majority of New Family Immigration Court Cases Already in Sanctuary Cities (via TRAC/Syracuse University)

Minneapolis, Chicago and Philadelphia Are the Most Affordable Sustainable Cities (via Redfin)

Selected Homeland Security Issues in the 116th Congress (via CRS)
41 pages; PDF.

Social Security Board of Trustees 2019 Annual Report on Social Security Trust Funds (via SSA) ||| Direct to Data

U.S. Census Releases 2018 Voting and Registration Data, New Data Show Voter Turnout From Midterm Elections

April 22, 2019

American Association of Research Universities “By the Numbers” 2019
5 pages; PDF.

Bankruptcy Filings Continue to Decline (via U.S. Courts)

Frequently Asked Questions about the Julian Assange Charges (via CRS)
5 pages; PDF.
See Also:
Extradition from the UK: What next for Julian Assange? (via UK House of Commons Library)

Giving and Philanthropy in the US: Analysis Of Discourse in News and Social Media (via Media Cloud/MIT/Harvard-Berkman)

Home Sales Surge in Florida as California Markets See Double-Digit Annual Declines in March

Internet Crime Complaint Center 2018 Internet Crime Report (via FBI)
28 pages; PDF.

Medicare Trustees Report Shows Hospital Insurance Trust Fund Will Deplete in 7 Years
Direct to Full Text Report and Data

April 20, 2019

Assessment of the Data Sharing and Privacy Practices of Smartphone Apps for Depression and Smoking Cessation (via JAMA Open)

NYC Rents Hit All-Time Highs as Discounts Diminish (via StreetEasy)

April 19, 2019

Department of Homeland Security 2019 Chief Freedom of Information Act Officer Report
62 pages; PDF.

Europe: Attitudes to Digital Video Advertising Report 2018 (via IAB)
19 pages; PDF.

Russian Annexation of Crimea (via UK House of Commons Library)
38 pages; PDF.

Safety and Health at the Heart of the Future of Work (via ILO)
85 pages; PDF.

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