Web Resources

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A Brief Guide to Questionnaire Development — By Robert B. Frary (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University).

How Polls Are Conducted — By Frank Newport, Lydia Saad, and David Moore.

Conducting Research Surveys via E-mail and the Web — Includes downloadable PDF files of this text on how to conduct online surveys. Includes lots of tips for increasing the response rates of such polls. By Matthias Schonlau, Ronald D. Fricker, Jr., and Marc N. Elliot (Rand Corporation).