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It is the policy of NCSES to correct substantive errors in its content and notify users of these corrections. Corrections posted since January 2011 are collected on this page. They may be sorted by posting date, publication number, or title. To report an error, please contact NCSES.




Date Pub No. Title/Correction
4/12/2011 NSF 11-309 Women, Minorities, and Persons with Disabilities in Science and Engineering: 2011 (Special Reports)

1/29/2011 NSF 09-317 Characteristics of Doctoral Scientists and Engineers in the United States: 2006 (Tables)

Errors in the coding of race/ethnicity data collected by the 2006 Survey of Doctorate Recipients have been corrected. Detailed information on this issue is available on our data-correction status page. The following data tables and their corresponding standard error tables have been replaced in this report with corrected versions: 6, 14, 22, 31, 37, 44, 50, 61, 65, 79.

5/17/2011 NSF 09-315 Federal Science and Engineering Support to Universities, Colleges, and Nonprofit Institutions: FY 2007 (Tables)

This report has been withdrawn and replaced by NSF 12-301, which provides corrected tables.

Department of Defense (DOD) discovered a programming error made during the FY 2005 survey cycle that caused each advanced technology development dollar to be reported both as advanced technology development and as major systems. The correction resulted in a change of about $350 million out of a $25 billion total in most of the tables.

7/20/2011 NSF 11-317 Community Colleges: Playing an Important Role in the Education of Science, Engineering, and Health Graduates (InfoBriefs)

The comparison showing a 5 to 6 percentage point increase in community college attendance between AY 1999–2000 and AY 2001–07 was removed; these data are not comparable because the scope of the NSRCG changed in 2003 to include health graduates.

7/26/2011 NSF 06-322 Research and Development in Industry: 2002 (Tables)

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7/26/2011 NSF 07-314 Research and Development in Industry: 2003 (Tables)

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7/26/2011 NSF 09-301 Research and Development in Industry: 2004 (Tables)

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7/26/2011 NSF 10-319 Research and Development in Industry: 2005 (Tables)

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7/26/2011 SRS 02-406 Industrial Research & Development Information System (IRIS) 1953-07 data (Databases)

Appendix table A-5 was replaced with a corrected version in the following reports: NSF 06-322, NSF 07-314, NSF 09-301, and NSF 10-319.

11/30/2011 NSF 03-324 S&E State Profiles: 2000-01 (Tables)

From FY 2000 to FY 2007 Department of the Air Force (AF) did not report BA 6.7 Operational Systems Development data to the Survey of Federal Funds for R&D because the agency misunderstood reporting requirements. During the Volume 57 data collection cycle AF corrected this error. See NSF 02-321 for corrected data.

12/01/2011 NSF 05-301 S&E State Profiles: 2001-03 (Tables)

From FY 2000 to FY 2007 Department of the Air Force (AF) did not report BA 6.7 Operational Systems Development data to the Survey of Federal Funds for R&D because the agency misunderstood reporting requirements. During the Volume 57 data collection cycle AF corrected this error. See NSF 04-310 for corrected data.

11/30/2011 NSF 06-314 S&E State Profiles: 2003-04 (Tables)

From FY 2000 to FY 2007 Department of the Air Force (AF) did not report BA 6.7 Operational Systems Development data to the Survey of Federal Funds for R&D because the agency misunderstood reporting requirements. During the Volume 57 data collection cycle AF corrected this error. See NSF 05-307 for corrected data.

11/30/2011 NSF 07-322 S&E State Profiles: 2003-05 (Tables)

From FY 2000 to FY 2007 Department of the Air Force (AF) did not report BA 6.7 Operational Systems Development data to the Survey of Federal Funds for R&D because the agency misunderstood reporting requirements. During the Volume 57 data collection cycle AF corrected this error. See NSF 06-313 for corrected data.

11/30/2011 NSF 08-314 S&E State Profiles: 2005-07 (Tables)

From FY 2000 to FY 2007 Department of the Air Force (AF) did not report BA 6.7 Operational Systems Development data to the Survey of Federal Funds for R&D because the agency misunderstood reporting requirements. During the Volume 57 data collection cycle AF corrected this error. See NSF 09-300 for corrected data.

11/30/2011 NSF 10-302 S&E State Profiles: 2006-08 (Tables)

From FY 2000 to FY 2007 Department of the Air Force (AF) did not report BA 6.7 Operational Systems Development data to the Survey of Federal Funds for R&D because the agency misunderstood reporting requirements. During the Volume 57 data collection cycle AF corrected this error. See NSF 10-303 for corrected data.

10/14/2011 NSF 02-321 Federal Funds for R&D: FYs 2000, 2001, and 2002, Volume 50 (Tables)

From FY 2000 to FY 2007 Department of the Air Force (AF) did not report BA 6.7 Operational Systems Development data to the Survey of Federal Funds for R&D because the agency misunderstood reporting requirements. During the Volume 57 data collection cycle AF corrected this error. Tables C-1–C-5, C-8, C-11, C-14, C-49, C-80, C-82–C-83, C-83a, C-83b, C-84, C-84a, C-84b, C-85, C-88, C-91, C-92a, C-93a, C-95a, C-96a, C-101a, C-102, C-106, C-110a have been replaced with corrected versions.

10/14/2011 NSF 04-310 Federal Funds for R&D: FYs 2001, 2002, and 2003 (Tables)

From FY 2000 to FY 2007 Department of the Air Force (AF) did not report BA 6.7 Operational Systems Development data to the Survey of Federal Funds for R&D because the agency misunderstood reporting requirements. During the Volume 57 data collection cycle AF corrected this error. Tables C-1–C-5, C-8, C-11, C-14, C-49, C-80, C-82–C-83, C-83a, C-83b, C-84, C-84a, C-84b, C-85, C-88, C-91, C-92a, C-93a, C-95a, C-96a, C-101a, C-102, C-106, C-111a have been replaced with corrected versions.

10/14/2011 NSF 05-307 Federal Funds for R&D: FYs 2002, 2003, and 2004 (Tables)

From FY 2000 to FY 2007 Department of the Air Force (AF) did not report BA 6.7 Operational Systems Development data to the Survey of Federal Funds for R&D because the agency misunderstood reporting requirements. During the Volume 57 data collection cycle AF corrected this error. Tables C-1–C-5, C-8, C-11, C-14, C-49, C-80, C-82–C-83, C-83a, C-83b, C-84, C-84a, C-84b, C-85, C-88, C-91, C-92a, C-93a, C-95a, C-96a, C-101a, C-102, C-106, C-111a have been replaced with corrected versions.

10/14/2011 NSF 06-313 Federal Funds for Research and Development: Fiscal Years 2003-05 (Tables)

From FY 2000 to FY 2007 Department of the Air Force (AF) did not report BA 6.7 Operational Systems Development data to the Survey of Federal Funds for R&D because the agency misunderstood reporting requirements. During the Volume 57 data collection cycle AF corrected this error. Tables 1–5, 8, 11, 14, 49, 80, 82-89, 92, 95, 97, 99, 103, 105, 115, 116, 120, 129 have been replaced with corrected versions.

10/03/2011 NSF 07-323 Federal Funds for Research and Development: Fiscal Years 2004-06 (Tables)

From FY 2000 to FY 2007 Department of the Air Force (AF) did not report BA 6.7 Operational Systems Development data to the Survey of Federal Funds for R&D because the agency misunderstood reporting requirements. During the Volume 57 data collection cycle AF corrected this error. Tables 1–5, 8, 11, 14, 49, 80, 82–85, 87–90, 92, 95, 97, 99, 103, 105, 115, 116, 120, 129  have been replaced with corrected versions.

10/03/2011 NSF 09-300 Federal Funds for Research and Development: Fiscal Years 2005–07 (Tables)

From FY 2000 to FY 2007 Department of the Air Force (AF) did not report BA 6.7 Operational Systems Development data to the Survey of Federal Funds for R&D because the agency misunderstood reporting requirements. During the Volume 57 data collection cycle AF corrected this error. Tables 1–5, 8, 11, 14, 49, 80, 82–85, 87–90, 92, 95, 97, 99, 103, 105, 115, 116, 120, 129  have been replaced with corrected versions.

10/03/2011 NSF 10-303 Federal Funds for Research and Development: Fiscal Years 2006–08 (Tables)

From FY 2000 to FY 2007 Department of the Air Force (AF) did not report BA 6.7 Operational Systems Development data to the Survey of Federal Funds for R&D because the agency misunderstood reporting requirements. During the Volume 57 data collection cycle AF corrected this error. Tables 1–5, 8, 11, 14, 49, 80, 82–85, 87–90, 92, 95, 97, 99, 103, 105, 115, 116, 120, 129  have been replaced with corrected versions.

10/03/2011 NSF 10-305 Federal Funds for Research and Development: Fiscal Years 2007-09 (Tables)

From FY 2000 to FY 2007 Department of the Air Force (AF) did not report BA 6.7 Operational Systems Development data to the Survey of Federal Funds for R&D because the agency misunderstood reporting requirements. During the Volume 57 data collection cycle AF corrected this error. Tables 1–5, 8, 11, 14, 49, 80, 82–85, 87–90, 92, 95, 97, 99, 103, 105, 115, 116, 120, 129  have been replaced with corrected versions.

10/17/2011 NSF 11-320 Academic Institutions of Minority Faculty with Science, Engineering, and Health Doctorates (InfoBriefs)

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5/17/2011 NSF 09-310 Federal Science and Engineering Support to Universities, Colleges, and Nonprofit Institutions: FY 2006 (Tables)

This report has been withdrawn and replaced by NSF 12-302, which provides corrected tables.

Department of Defense (DOD) discovered a programming error made during the FY 2005 survey cycle that caused each advanced technology development dollar to be reported both as advanced technology development and as major systems. The correction resulted in a change of about $350 million out of a $25 billion total in most of the tables.

8/30/2010 NSF 06-318 Academic Institutions of Minority Faculty with S&E Doctorates (InfoBriefs)

This report has been replaced by NSF 11-320.

Owing to the discovery of quality issues in race and ethnicity data from the 2003 and the 2006 Survey of Doctorate Recipients, this publication has been withdrawn.

3/07/2012 WEB 12-301 State Profiles Web Application (Other)

From November 2011 to February 2012, "Download all current profiles," at the bottom of each profile page, was linked to a preliminary file containing errors and/or omissions. It now links to the final, corrected data (state_profiles_2011.xls).

5/17/2011 NSF 07-333 Federal Science and Engineering Support to Universities, Colleges, and Nonprofit Institutions: FY 2005 (Tables)

This report has been withdrawn and replaced by NSF 12-312, which provides corrected tables.

Department of Defense (DOD) discovered a programming error made during the FY 2005 survey cycle that caused each advanced technology development dollar to be reported both as advanced technology development and as major systems. The correction resulted in a change of about $350 million out of a $25 billion total in most of the tables.

5/14/2012 NSF 12-308 Federal Funds for Research and Development: Fiscal Years 2008–10 (Tables)