Category Archives: Data Snapshots

Data Snapshots – Roper

The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research provides access to major public opinion survey results and datasets.  Question-level results are available through iPOLL, and complete datasets are available through RoperExpress.

Click this link for a quick video introduction to Roper’s iPoll and RoperExpress and its data collections.  This is the high resolution version of the file.

For a faster download, try the lower resolution YouTube version:

Data Snapshots is a series of introductory videos on major data resources and data finding techniques.  You can find other Data Snapshots here.

To go directly to the Roper Center without viewing the video, click here.

Data Snapshots – ICPSR

ICPSR is the largest archive of social science data in the world, and a resource that every researcher should be familiar with.

Click this link for a quick video introduction to ICPSR and its data collections.  This is the high resolution version of the file.

For a faster download, try the lower resolution YouTube version:

Data Snapshots is a series of introductory videos on major data resources and data finding techniques.  You can find other Data Snapshots here.

ICPSR is the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research.  To go directly to ICPSR without viewing the video, click here.

Data Snapshots inaugurated- World Development Indicators

While it will be a couple of months before Obama is inaugurated, it’s not too soon for change.  I’m starting a series of introductory videos on some of data resources at Rutgers.  Some of these will be on important subscription databases, others on tricky or hard-to-find data.  I’ll be calling these Data Snapshots. You can find other Data Snapshots here.

Click the link to see a high resolution

Quick video tour of World Development Indicators

Or click below to see the YouTube version.

World Development Indicators is the World Bank’s official database of major development indicators.  To go directly to the database, click here.