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Data on the Run: Data and Statistical Sources for Reference and Instruction: Public Opinion

ACRL Preconference Workshop, April 10th, 2013

But What Do the Polls Show?

Where to Start: Public Opinion

Many university libraries subscribe to at least one public opinion database.  Check your library holdings for Roper Center, Polling the Nations, Gallup Brain, or others.  There are some publicaly/freely available sources as well.  For the reference desk, the Pew Research Center (and related projects) is good starting point for current, topical public opinion statistics.

United States: More Sources

International Public Opinion