October 20, 2021

Higher Education (U.S.): New Data Released on Postsecondary Tuition, Fees and Degrees

From the National Center for Education Statistics: Between 2012-13 and 2014-15, the average tuition and required fees at 4-year public institutions (after adjusting for inflation) increased approximately the same for both in-state and out-of-state students (a nearly 3 percent increase for both). During that same time period, 4-year nonprofit institutions increased overall at 3 percent. […]

Data: EPA Releases Updated Environmental and Public Health Indicators in Online Database

From the Environmental Protection Agency: Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released updated environmental and public health indicators in an online database, making information about the current and historical condition of the nation’s environment and human health more accessible to the public. This is an online update to EPA’s Report on the Environment. Users […]

New Report: “Who Votes? Congressional Elections and the American Electorate: 1978-2014”

From the U.S. Census: Who Votes? Congressional Elections and the American Electorate: 1978-2014, uses data collected by the Census Bureau’s Current Population Survey. This report provides a detailed historical portrait of voters in congressional elections, and it examines voting patterns by age, race and Hispanic origin and includes a look at early and absentee voting. […]

Updated Datasets/Database: CMS’ Open Payments Posts Full Year of 2014 Financial Data (Medicare/Medicaid Data)

From the Center For Medicare  and Medicaid Studies: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) today published 2014 Open Payments data about transfers of value by drug and medical device makers to health care providers. The data includes information about 11.4 million financial transactions attributed to over 600,000 physicians and more than 1,100 teaching […]

Archived Webcast and a New Q&A Document: "New Roles for Research Libraries: Digital Curation for Preservation"

The webcast was recorded on April April 7, 2011 and made available om YouTube the following week. Panelists: Martha Anderson (LC/NDIIPP), Jeremy York (HathiTrust), Oya Rieger (Cornell), Trisha Cruse (California Digital Library) Along with the video, there is now a 4 pages PDF that provides answers to questions that were asked during the program but […]