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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Persons With A Disability: Labor Force Characteristics, 2014

Categories: Disability,Labor/Employment,Statistics

http://www.bls.gov/news.release/archives/disabl_06162015.pdf

In 2014 17% of persons with a disability were employed, while the unemployment rate for such persons was 12.5%.  Statistical tables include information on occupations of employed persons with disabilities.  From the Bureau of Labor Statistics

 

Births: Preliminary Data for 2014

Categories: Births/Deaths,Health/Medical,Statistics

http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/data/nvsr/nvsr64/nvsr64_06.pdf

Presents preliminary 2014 birth information by age, live-birth order, race and Hispanic origin of mother, marital status, cesarean delivery, preterm births, and low birthweight.  From the National Center for Health Statistics

 

2013 Housing Profile: Washington-Arlington, DC-VA-MD-WV

Categories: Housing/Homelessness,Statistics,Virginia Issues

http://www2.census.gov/programs-surveys/ahs/2013/factsheets/ahs13-26_Washington.pdf

One of 25 selected metro areas covered in a series of housing factsheets.  Covers information on owner and renter-occupied housing units, including various physical and financial characteristics.  From the Census Bureau

 

2013 Housing Profile: Richmond, VA

Categories: Housing/Homelessness,Statistics,Virginia Issues

http://www2.census.gov/programs-surveys/ahs/2013/factsheets/ahs13-20_Richmond.pdf

One of 25 selected metro areas covered in a series of housing factsheets.  Covers information on owner and renter-occupied housing units, including various physical and financial characteristics.  From the Census Bureau

 

2013 Housing Profile: United States

Categories: Housing/Homelessness,Statistics

http://www2.census.gov/programs-surveys/ahs/2013/factsheets/ahs13-1_UnitedStates.pdf

Brief factsheet which summarizes information on owner and renter-occupied housing, the housing inventory, and housing units by various physical and financial characteristics.  From the Census Bureau

 

Baseball Resources at the Library of Congress

Categories: Athletics/Exercise,Libraries/Museums

http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/baseball/

A guide to baseball-related resources available online at the library’s website and in its physical collections.  Includes information about other baseball websites and a bibliography of print resources for all ages.  From the Library of Congress

 

Making a Difference: Progress Report 2015

Categories: Africa,Health/Medical,United Nations

https://ebolaresponse.un.org/sites/default/files/web_press_ebola_progress_report_en_sm.pdf

Describes the progress made to date in stopping the spread of Ebola in Africa.  From the United Nations

 

Department of Defense Law of War Manual

Categories: Defense/Military

http://www.defense.gov/pubs/Law-of-War-Manual-June-2015.pdf

Described as the first-ever DOD-wide Law of War Manual.  Covers the international law principles governing armed conflict.  From the Defense Department

 

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