Collection Development: Reference Resources Roundup #15 (A Curated Collection of Recently Published or Updated Data-Rich Reports Available on the Web)
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This roundup began on August 8, 2019.
14 previously released curated roundups featuring hundreds of reports, datasets, etc. can be accessed online
October 12, 2019
October 11, 2019
October 10, 2019
October 9, 2019
October 8, 2019
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.
October 7, 2019
October 5, 2019
October 4, 2019
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)
October 2, 2019
October 1, 2019
September 30, 2019
- Top 100 Tours
- Top 100 Promoters
- Top 200 Arenas
- Top 200 Theatres
- Top 100 Amphitheatres
- Top 200 Clubs
- Top 100 Stadiums / Festival Sites
U.S. Conference Of Mayors Releases Annual Report, Forecasts Growth Of Cities and Metro Regions
141 pages; PDF. ||| Direct to Highlights ||| Direct to Download Data Tables
September 27, 2019
September 26, 2019
September 25, 2019
School Choice in the United States: 2019 (via NCES)
106 pages; PDF.
September 24, 2019
The Global Climate in 2015–2019 (via WMO)
24 pages; PDF.
Mean SAT Scores Drop Slightly Over 2.2 Million Students in Class of 2019 Took SAT, Largest Group Ever (via College Board)
- Summary/News Release
- Participation Data
- Report (Total Group)
- Reports for All 50 States Available Here
September 23, 2019
September 22, 2019
United in Science: High-Level Synthesis Report of Latest Climate Science Information Convened by the Science Advisory Group of the UN Climate Action Summit 2019 (via World Meteorological Organization)
September 23, 2019
September 19, 2019
Trends in Maternal Mortality: 2000 to 2017 (via UNICEF)
14 pages; PDF.
September 18, 2019
New Data From Glassdoor
U.S. Abortion Rate Continues to Decline, Reaching Historic Low in 2017 (via Guttmacher Institute)
Note: Multiple Resources Available
September 17, 2019
September 16, 2019
Four New Sci-Tech Explainer Briefs From GAO
All docs are 4 pages; PDF.
Immigration Detention: A Legal Overview (via CRS)
66 pages; PDF.
September 14, 2019
September 13, 2019
September 12, 2019
State of the Internet / Security: Media Under Assault (via Akamai)
Vol. 5, Special Edition.
20 pages; PDF
September 11, 2019
September 10, 2019
September 9, 2019
September 8, 2019
September 7, 2019
Disaster Reporting in the U.S. (via Urban Institute)
19 pages; PDF.
September 6, 2019
January Through August 2019 was Wettest on Record for U.S. (via NOAA)
Highlights ||| Direct to Full Text “Assessing the U.S. Climate” (August 2019) Report
New Reports From the National Center For Health Statistics
- Quarterly Provisional Estimates of Infant Mortality: 2016 – Q3 2018
- Quarterly Provisional Estimates for Selected Birth Indicators: Q1 2018 – Q1 2019
- Mortality Patterns Between the 5 States with the Highest Death Rates and the 5 States with Lowest Death Rates in the United States, 2017
September 5, 2019
Drug Use: Marijuana Use Among US College Students Reaches New 35-Year High (Monitoring the Future Report 2018) (via U. of Michigan/ISR)
September 4, 2019
September 3, 2019
September 1, 2019
A Path to Employment for Veterans with Disabilities (via NCSL)
23 pages; PDF. ||| HTML Version
August 30, 2019
August 29, 2019
Future of Fentanyl and Other Synthetic Opioids (via RAND)
265 pages; PDF.
Life Science Outlook 2019 (via JLL)
84 pages; PDF.
Safe Cities Index 2019 (via Economist Intelligence Unit)
64 pages; PDF. ||| Infographic
Three New Reports from the George Washington University Program on Extremism
- Filling the Gap in Our Terrorism Statutes (9 pages; PDF)
- Surveying the Landscape of the American Far Right (13 pages; PDF)
- The Other Travelers: American Jihadists Beyond Syria and Iraq (19 pages; PDF)
August 28, 2019
August 27, 2019
August 26, 2019
Unintentional Drug Poisoning (Overdose) Deaths in New York City in 2018 (via NYC Health)
12 pages; PDF. See Also: New York City Health Department Announces Drug Overdose Deaths Decreased in 2018 for the First Time in Eight Years Following Historic Investments
August 24, 2019
August 23, 2019
August 22, 2019
Characteristics of Public and Private Elementary and Secondary School Principals in the United States (via NCES)
63 pages; PDF. See Also: Characteristics of Public and Private Elementary and Secondary Schools in the United States
Microplastics in Drinking-Water (via WHO)
124 pages; PDF.
August 21, 2019
Healthcare Facilities and Power Outages (via FEMA)
44 pages; PDF.
August 20, 2019
August 19, 2019
…agencies still endured 31,107 cybersecurity incidents in Fiscal Year (FY) 2018. This is a 12% decrease over the 35,277 incidents that agencies reported in FY 2017. However, FY 2018 marked the first year since the creation of the major incident designation that no incidents met the threshold.
August 17, 2019
August 16, 2019
August 15, 2019
August 14, 2019
Electronic Cigarettes: U.S. Imports, 2016-2018 (via GAO)
20 pages; PDF.
This month’s release provides estimated data on overdose deaths for the 12 month period ending in January 2019, marking the first 2019 release of this data. Final data for 2018 will be released later this year.
August 13, 2019
Drug Enforcement Agency
- “Emerging Threat Report” 2Q 2019 (1 page, PDF; via DEA)
- “Emerging Threat Report” Mid-Year 2019 (1 page, PDF; via DEA)
Total Household Debt Climbs for 20th Straight Quarter as Mortgage Debt and Originations Rise (via Federal Reserve Bank of New York) ||| Direct to Quarterly Report on Household Debt and Credit (Q2 2019) ||| Direct to Data (.xls)
August 12, 2019
Domestic Terrorism: (via CRS)
3 pages; PDF.
August 11, 2019
August 10, 2019
August 9, 2019
Global Dairy Top 20 Companies (via Rabobank)
4 pages; PDF.
Media Nations 2019 (via OFCOM)
“The report reviews key trends in the [UK] television and video sector as well as the radio and audio sector.
August 8, 2019
Climate Change and Land: An IPCC Special Report on Climate Change, Desertification, Land Degradation, Sustainable Land Management, Food Security, and Greenhouse Gas Fluxes in Terrestrial Ecosystem (via Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change)
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