Q: How do I find opinion polls or survey results?
There are lots of ways to find survey results using library resources.
- Statistics Databases contain survey results, as well as statistics and government datasets. To search the databases listed below, go to the A-Z Databases list and choose Statistics and Datasets from the Database Types menu.
- Polling the Nations features thousands of opinion polls dating back to 1986 and coming from more than 100 countries.
- After you open Polling the Nations, enter your search terms in the search bar
- The search results page will list all the questions that match your search terms. Click on the question to view the whole question, the responses to the question, and information about the polling organization
- After you open Statista, enter your search terms
- To view only survey results, make sure that only the Statistics box on the left side is checked and click Refresh
- To view aggregated survey results, check the Statista dossiers and reports box and click Refresh
- Lexis Nexis contains about 5,000 newspapers from all over the world.
- After you open Lexis Nexis, enter your search terms in the search bar
- Click Advanced Options
- Click "Look up Index Terms"
- Search for "polls & surveys," the click Find
- Check the box for Polls & Surveys, then click "OK - Add to Search"
- Make sure that only the Newspapers box is checked, then click Apply
- When you return to the main search page, click Search
- After you open the database, click Advanced Search
- Enter your keywords in the first search box
- Enter "survey OR poll" in the second search box
- Click Search
In addition to library resources, you can also find survey results online:
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