It’s time for another roundup of resources and research reports that we’ve curated from around the web. Most of these selections are new on the web in the past few weeks.
Several of the reports listed below are full of data, including visualizations, and can be useful reference tools.
Databases: U.S. Insider Trading, International Labor
There are many places online to find and search filings that U.S. public companies and other companies that trade on U.S. stock exchanges are required to file with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
OpenInsider is devoted to only insider trader filings and offers numerous ways to limit searches and view results, including many by just selecting from a menu.
Source: International Labour Organization
“NORMLEX is a new information system which brings together information on International Labour Standards (such as ratification information, reporting requirements, comments of the ILO’s supervisory bodies, etc.) as well as national labour and social security laws.”
Congressional Research Service (U.S.) via Federation of American Scientists
House of Commons Library, UK Parliament
Mediterranean boat people (July 9, 2013). 13 pages; PDF.
Drought in North Korea (June 24, 2015). 2 pages; PDF.
World Health Organization
WHO Report on the global tobacco epidemic 2015
103 pages; PDF.
Mental Health Atlas 2014
69 pages; PDF.
Organisation for Economic Co‑operation and Development
Note: Both OECD reports listed below are free to access and read online. PDF and EPUB versions are available for a fee.
Gary Price (firstname.lastname@example.org) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington, D.C., metro area. He is the author of INFOdocket (@infodocket) for Library Journal, and was a co-founder and senior editor at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker. Previously, Price served as a contributing editor to Search Engine Land and director of Online Information Services at Ask.com.