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American Ethnic Studies: Web Sites

Major Associations

Ethnic Studies Sites

Social Research Design/Polling Information

The ERIC Clearinghouse on Assessment and Evaluation
This ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center) site contains the Educational Testing Service (ETS) Test Collection database with records on over 10,000 tests and research instruments; the records describe the instruments and provide availability information. Includes citations to review information from reference guides such as Mental Measurements Yearbooks and Test Critiques (resources available in the Hatfield library Reference collection).
Gallup Organization
This organization is responsible for conducting the Gallup Poll, a leading source of public opinion since 1935. Their web site makes available all sorts of polling information on a wide variety of topics.
ICPSR: Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research
ICPSR provides: access to the world's largest archive of computerized social science data; training facilities for the study of quantitative social analysis techniques; and resources for social scientists using advanced computer technologies.
The Polling Report
This site offers polling results on a wide variety of topics (including abortion, the death penalty, gun control, global warming and more) from many of the top pollsters in the United States.
Research Methods Knowledge Base (RMKB)
This is a "comprehensive web-based textbook that addresses all of the topics in a typical introductory undergraduate or graduate course in social research methods." A great place to go for help with the whole research process, RMKB was created by a professor from Cornell University.

Subject Librarian

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Joni Roberts
Mark O. Hatfield Library
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