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- n. Plural form of factbook.
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If this were not enough, it can serve much more data than that because it also calculates new data from many of the raw data that appeared in economic time series, factbooks, yearbooks, encyclopedias, almanacs, directories and a large variety of statistical compendia.
According to the agency, new information the DoD has added include: data tables published in PDF or similar format on public-facing websites; almanacs, factbooks and similar sets of statistics; data sets released under the FOIA process; data sets that reflect the same information in DoD press releases; and aggregated material that has been released incrementally through press releases and other DoD sources.