May 20, 2022

Association of American Publishers Reports Sales Were “Slow” During First Quarter of 2015″

From the Association of American Publishers: Publishers’ book sales for the first quarter of the year (Jan – March 2015) were down 6.6% for the year to date at $2.22 billion compared to $2.38 billion for the first quarter in 2014. Bright spots within the quarter were found in Trade — specifically Adult Books — […]

Reference: Healthcare: AdAge Map Shows Where People Get Sick, Dataset Also Available

The map shows prevalence of major illnesses by county. The dataset used to create the map also available as an XLS file. From the Article and Map via AdAge: As grim as it is to say this, for health-care marketers, knowing where people are sick is a useful data point. As part of the American […]

Reference: Census Bureau Releases New List/Maps of Urban Areas (Based on 2010 Census)

From the U.S. Census: The nation’s urban population increased by 12.1 percent from 2000 to 2010, outpacing the nation’s overall growth rate of 9.7 percent for the same period, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. The Census Bureau released the new list of urban areas (XLS) today based on 2010 Census results. Urban areas — […]

Reference: Fast Facts: U.S. Census Bureau Releases Five New American Community Survey Briefs

The five new briefs were released today by the U.S. Census are available online as PDF files.  You can access previously released briefs (7) here. The Foreign-Born with Science and Engineering Degrees: 2010 This brief, based on 2010 American Community Survey estimates, examines patterns of science and engineering educational attainment among the foreign-born population, with […]

Fast Facts and Stats About Veterans in the United States

Veterans Day 2011 is this Friday and the U.S. Census has put together a compilation of facts and stats about the veteran population. Here are a few examples of what you’ll find. Direct to Complete Statistical Profile ||| PDF Version 21.8 million The number of military veterans in the United States in 2010. Source: 2010 […]

Interesting! A New Article/Analysis: "Librarians in the U.S. from 1880-2009"

This article by Sydney Beveridge, Susan Weber and Andrew A. Beveridge was posted is from Social Explorer (an Oxford University Press Resource) and is accessible (free) via the OUPBlog. The article is a “must read” (and loaded with charts) for anyone interested in U.S. library and librarian history. Here are Three Paragraphs from the Article: […]