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Polling Data 3

Polling Report.com: bimonthly public opinion monitor, frequently updated polling results and data. Polls grouped in three categories: Politics and Policy, Business/ Economy, or The American Scene.

Roper Center for Public Opinion Research: Cornell University; largest library of public opinion data in the world; mission focuses on data preservation and access, education and research.
General Social Survey 1972-2014: An almost annual, "omnibus," personal interview survey of U.S. households conducted by the National Opinion Research Center (NORC). Since 1972 more than 35,000 respondents have answered over 2500 different questions. National Election Studies: High-quality data on voting, public opinion and political participation that serve the research needs of social scientists, teachers, students and policy makers concerned with understanding the theoretical and empirical foundations of mass politics in a democratic society.
FedStats: Large metasite of statistics from 100+ agencies of the United States Federal Government. Statistics cover virtually everything of interest to the public. Statistical Abstracts of the United States: Collection of statistics on social and economic conditions in the United States. Selected international data are also included (terminated 2011).
American Religion Data Archive: Quantitative data sets for the study of American religion. Goals include data preservation, data access improvement, data use and cross data file comparisons. U.S. Bureau of Justice Statistics: Information on crime, criminal offenders, victims of crime, and the operation of justice systems at all levels of government.
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
The Odum Institute: Exclusive national repository for Louis Harris public opinion data. Includes data from the Roper Center's International Survey Library Association (ISLA), the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), census data and the National Center for Health Statistics; also,  the local repository for the World Fertility Surveys, and the Demographic and Health Surveys (DHS). U.S. Census Bureau:

- U.S. Stats in Brief (2010)

- U.S. Census 2010

- Economic Indicators

- State & County Profiles

National Center for Health Stats: Primary Federal organization responsible for the collection, analyses, and dissemination of health statistics. Users can browse the publications and statistical tables, download selected public-use data files, conduct on-line database queries and searches.

Public Agenda Online: Collection of background information and public opinion data on important issues facing the country. On each issue a wealth of polling information from a variety of respected research firms is offered. The site also offers guidance on using survey research, and links to particularly interesting facts and findings.
Hartford Institute for Religion Research: Conducts policy-relevant research in anticipation of emerging issues and provides  summaries of current religion research by Hartford Institute for Religion Research faculty and other sociologists of religion. Research issues include the movement of women into the role of clergy, assessment of trends in church membership, changes in theological seminaries, national denominational structures, and the dynamics and community contributions of congregations. Pew Research Center on Religion and Public Life:

- Survey Datasets

- Religious Landscape Survey

- Global Religious Futures

- Social and Demographic Trends

- Internet, Science, Technologhy

Institute for Public Policy and Social Research: Michigan State University's nonpartisan public policy network and database, connecting legislators, scholars, and practitioners through applied research, lively policy forums, and political leadership instruction. Public Opinion Surveys: Index of academic survey and public opinion sites compiled by Cornell Institute for Social and Economic.
American Association for Public Opinion Research is an organization dedicated to understanding trends in public opinion. AAPOR works to make polling data more accurate, polling methods more precise, and ensure that pollsters follow ethical sampling practices. The American Press Institute (API) is the industry's leading professional development, ethics, and strategic resource for those involved with the production of media content. Founded by newspaper publishers in 1946, the American Press Institute is the oldest and largest center devoted solely to training and professional development for the news industry and journalism educators.
The Gallup Organization: International Research Organization. Princeton Survey Research Center: Index of Poll and Survey Data and Findings, Social  Science Archives, Research Practices and Guidelines, and Survey Research Centers and Organizations
PubMed: a service of the National Library of Medicine;
provides access to over 11 million MEDLINE citations
back to the mid-1960's and additional life science
journals. PubMed includes links to many sites providing
full text articles and other related resources.
National Institutes of Health:

- National Cancer Institute Publications

- Clinical Trials (in progress, upcoming)


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