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4 out of 5 Professors Agree: Citing Polls in Your Papers Will Earn You a Better Grade

SpeakerLaura Atkins, ATLAS
Date Feb 1, 2013
Time 10:00 am - 10:50 am  
Location 314 library
Cost Free
Sponsor University Library
Event type Workshop
Views 1275

Would you like to enhance your research papers with data from public opinion polls? Learn to use the famous Roper iPOLL database which contains nearly half a million public opinion survey questions dating from 1935 to 2012. No knowledge of statistics or statistical programming is required. Jointly sponsored by the University Library and ATLAS.

  • Introduction to  Roper iPoll
  • Hands-on experience finding poll data and making tables in an online interface 
  • Using SPSS to make simple tables 
  • Bring your public opinion poll questions

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