January 22, 2022

Collection Development: Reference Resources Roundup #15 (A Curated Collection of Recently Published or Updated Data-Rich Reports Available on the Web)

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



This roundup began on August 8, 2019.

14 previously released curated roundups featuring hundreds of reports, datasets, etc. can be accessed online

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October 12, 2019

October 9, 2019

Assessing the U.S. Climate in September 2019 (via NCEI/NOAA)

Understanding America’s Surge in Fentanyl and Other Synthetic Opioids (via RAND)

Who Borrows for College—and Who Repays? (via Liberty St. Economics/Fed. Reserve of New York)

October 8, 2019

High School Benchmarks 2019: National College Progression Rates (National Student Clearinghouse)

Measuring the Criminal Justice System Impacts of Marijuana Legalization and Decriminalization Using State Data
49 pages; PDF.

On Russian Active Measure’s Campaigns and Interference in the 2016 U.S. Election; Volume 2: Russia’s Use Of Social Media With Additional Views (via Select Committee on Intelligence, United States Senate)
85 pages; PDF. 

STDs Increased for the Fifth Consecutive Year, Reaching All-Time High (via CDC/MMWR)

Trends in Global Terrorism: Islamic State’s Decline in Iraq and Expanding Global Impact; Fewer Mass Casualty Attacks in Western Europe; Number of Attacks in the United States Highest since 1980s 

October 7, 2019

Analysis: Recent Sharp Rise in Firearm Deaths Seen Across Most States (via University of Michigan Health)

Global Competitiveness Report 2019 ( via World Economic Forum)
666 pages; PDF.

IMD Smart City Index 2019 (First Annual) (via IMD)
221 pages; PDF.
|||  Methodology (PDF) ||| Article: U.S. Can’t Crack Top 10 in Survey of ‘Smartest’ Cities (via StateScoop)

Key Facts About Refugees to the U.S. (via Pew Research)

October 5, 2019

U.S. Domestic Airline Fuel Efficiency Ranking, 2017-2018 (via ICCT)

October 4, 2019

2019 International Tax Competitiveness Index (via Tax Foundation)
Report ||| Interactive Data Tool

Global Temperature Report, September 2019 (via University of Alabama-Huntsville)
4 pages; PDF.

IFSAC Releases Annual Report on the Sources of Foodborne Illness
14 pages; PDF

Statistics: Microbrewery Business is Hopping in the USA (via U.S. Census)

October 3, 2019

Chart: Percentage of Adults Aged 18–24 Years Who Currently Smoke Cigarettes or Who Currently Use Electronic Cigarettes, by Year — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2014–2018 (via CDC/MMWR)

English–French Bilingualism Among Canadian Children and Youth, 2006 to 2016 (via Statistics Canada) ||| PDF Version

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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.