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Earl Gregg Swem Library

Review of State Spending: 2012 Update

Categories: Govt Finance,Headlines,Virginia Issues

Latest annual report on the growth of Virginia state government spending over the prior ten years.  From the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission



Report on Transfers from Community Colleges at Virginia Public Institutions

Categories: Education-Higher,Statistics,Virginia Issues

Provides information about students transferring from the Virginia Community College System to four year public institutions of higher education from 2004/05 to 2008/09.  Also provides statistics on the time it took students to achieve baccalaureate degrees.  From the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia


Shifts in U.S. Merchandise Trade in 2011: Trade Data Tables

Categories: Foreign Trade/Investment,Statistics

Provides data on U.S. imports and exports and trends for the 2007 to 2011 period by trade partner and commodity category.  From the U.S. International Trade Commission


Out-of-Cycle Review of Notorious Markets

Categories: Copyright/Patents,Crime/Justice,Foreign Trade/Investment,Property Rights

The Notorious Markets List Identifies selected markets that engage in trademark counterfeiting and copyright piracy on a commercial scale.  Also discusses efforts made in the past year to curb such illegal market activity.  From the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative


Climate Change Indicators in the United States 2012

Categories: Climate Change,Environment,Headlines,Statistics

Presents 26 indicators to help promote better understanding of observed trends related to the causes and effects of climate change.  From the Environmental Protection Agency


Rural America at a Glance: 2012 Edition

Categories: Agriculture/Rural Issues,Income/Poverty,Labor/Employment,Statistics

Recent indicators of economic and social conditions in rural areas.  From the Economic Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture


Readmissions Following Hospitalizations with Clostridium Difficile Infections, 2009

Categories: Health Insurance,Health/Medical,Statistics

Presents data on 30 day and 90 day CDI readmissions in U.S. hospitals during 2009.  From the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality


Veterans’ Racial and Ethnic Composition and Place of Birth: 2011

Categories: Defense/Military,Population/Census,Statistics,Veterans

Highlights veterans who currently reside in the U.S. focusing on racial, ethnic, and regional diversity.  From the Census Bureau


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