Thursday, September 29, 2016

Violation Tracker New

  "Discover Which Corporations are the Biggest Regulatory Violators Throughout the United States."  by GoodJobsFirst.

Worldwide NGO Directory

World Assoc. of Non Gov't org's.  Detailed info restricted to members.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Top Markets. Int' l Trade Administration

Up to date market research reports for 27 industries in world markets.

Stock Market Data - Stock Quotes - Barron's

 Real-time and daily data from and weekly data from Barron's.
Stocks, Bonds, Funds, Currencies, ETFs, Int'l Markets, Commodities & Futures.

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Standard & Poor's Global. company credit ratings.

Free registration required.

Public Opinion - European Commission

1974 - current. "Each survey consists of approximately 1000 face-to-face interviews per country. Reports are published twice yearly."

Sunday, September 25, 2016

Marketing the 21st Century Library. Book Review.

And if you want to skip my review,here's a full text chapter from the book.  (9 pages)

Barrons Dictionary

"More than 20,000 terms and definitions covering many areas, including accounting, banking, business, computer and internet, finance and investment, insurance, marketing and real estate"

Friday, September 23, 2016

National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts

Everything there is to know about REITs. Includes Int'l industry facts & news.   Also REITs directory.

FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Global Real Estate Index Series.
Daily & monthly updates.  a huge database.

Thursday, September 22, 2016

Gender Pay Gap (Fall 2016): AAUW

American Assoc. of University Women.  10 tables & graphs.  Includes State-by-state stats.

Top 100 Nonprofit Organizations

"Colleges, universities, and individual churches are not included on this list."
by Top Nonprofits, LLC.

Mobile Usage Statistics. US

by eMarketer.  15 pages.  free registration required.

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Librarians: Digital Marketing Needs Your Skills

"..there is an imbalance between the number of MLIS graduates and the number of traditional library jobs available to them."
"but all hope is not lost"
"CMSWire is a popular web magazine published by Simpler Media Group." 

GuideStar nonprofit reports

Free registration gets a list of charities, showing brief description + revenue and assets.  Full report is a premium feature.
Example:  112 hits for US charities with Argentina in the title.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Australian Suppliers Directory - Austrade

Click on an Industry to see component companies.

Economic Census - U.S. Census Bureau. New

Another Economic Census dbase,this site offers additional search tools.

Monday, September 19, 2016

The four pillars of distinctive customer journeys |

Aimed at financial institutions, it provides some useful points for library service.  Mckinsey.

Saturday, September 17, 2016

Cost of Health Insurance. US Annual

"a detailed look at trends in employer-sponsored health coverage including premiums, employee contributions, cost-sharing provisions, and employer opinions" The Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
14 Sections.

Friday, September 16, 2016

American Hospital Directory - Advanced Search. Free

Hospital profiles. Includes financial data.  not the AHA.
AHD "a privately owned Subchapter S Corporation"

Same Stores Sales. Monthly Review

Thomson Reuters      Free registration required.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

U.S. Industrial Outlook 2016

"Individual Analysis for 27 Industrial Sectors" Quarterly.
"Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation"  MAPI
This not a government database.  It incorporates stats from US Census, Federal Reserve & MAPI research. 

Wednesday, September 14, 2016

UNECE Statistical Database

United Nations Commission for Europe. all European countries + US.
GDP, demographics + more.  1990 - current.

Tuesday, September 13, 2016


The Best of all Possible Worlds.  Philadelphia Inquirer, Sept.2002
"You're a librarian?"

Job Search

 "Search job sites, newspapers, associations and company career pages." See lots of resumes.

Market Reports - CFTC

"Futures commission merchants (FCMs) and retail foreign exchange dealers (RFEDs) must file monthly financial reports with the CFTC's Division of Swap Dealer and Intermediary Oversight (DSIO) within 17 business days after the end of the month."

Monday, September 12, 2016

How One Startup Developed a Sales Model That Works in Emerging Markets

Harvard Business Review.  India

Budget | US Congressional Budget Office

"independent analyses of budgetary and economic issues to support the Congressional budget process"
27 categories.   semiannual reports.

Saturday, September 10, 2016

Global Corruption Barometer 2015/16

By Transparency Int'l.  MIDDLE EAST AND NORTH AFRICA, AFRica.

"The remaining surveys – for Americas, Asia Pacific, Europe and Central Asia are forthcoming."

East African Business Week


Friday, September 09, 2016

Top 100 Retailers | National Retail Federation.

"STORES Magazine "a ranking of the industry’s biggest players by domestic retail sales." Annual, 2006 - current.
See also Top Global Retailers.

What is the G20 and how does it work?

The Telegraph
Ranks members.  (Industrialized nations) + latest news

Thursday, September 08, 2016

African Economic Outlook 2016

400 pages.        Quicker:  See Country Notes; Statistics.
by African Development Bank Group, OECD, UN Development Program.

Competencies for Information Professionals

Approved 13 April 2016 by the Board of Directors of the Special Libraries Association.

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Joint Center for Housing Studies, Harvard U


"Rental Affordability Comparisons Around the World"

Hit Research tab for more studies.

US State Economic Monitor. Urban Institute

"tracks and analyzes economic and fiscal trends at the state level"
Employment, Earnings, Housing, Taxes.  + Historical, 1976 - current.

Monday, September 05, 2016

OECD member countries. Non OECD member countries.Statistics

Org. for Economic Cooperation & Development.

OECD Countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Chile, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Luxembourg, Mexico, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovak Republic, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

Non-OECD countries covered include Brazil, China, India, Indonesia, Russia, and South Africa.

Hit the oecd label below to view REGULARLY UPDATED OECD posts on this site.

Medicines Use and Spending in the U.S.

"A Review of 2015 and Outlook to 2020"  54 pages
Free reg. req.  

Sunday, September 04, 2016

Islamic Development Bank 2016

"Facts & Figures" of the 56 IDB member countries.
+"Statistical Yearbook"  37 pages.(slow loading)
+ more. | Elsevier

Science, health and medical journals.  articles and books.
Free abstracts.  Full text is fee based.

Saturday, September 03, 2016

Business & Industry - Economic Statistics .

Newly updated.  Includes historical data.
"Economic Censuses, Indicators, Other Economic Programs"

Download Datasets | Pew Research Center

Stats for 7 research areas. 2007 - current.
See also State of the News Media 2016