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Friday, October 6, 2017

Some Pointers on Research: A Session at the Rose Institute

Watch this clip from The Wire.  It is the best description of research, ever.

Great stuff at Honnold Library -- which students usually overlook! (password required)

  • Lexis-Nexis:  news sources and law journals
  • Political science journals
  • Dissertation abstracts (search for "California" and "redistricting" in abstracts, and you will see a couple of Rose Institute names)
General Statistics and The Census

California and General State Politics
Elections, Parties, Campaign Finance
  • Polling Report -- aggregation of national poll data
  • Gallup -- the best-known US pollster, delivering new numbers daily (for historical Gallup data, go to the Honnold Library menu, click "databases," then "Gallup Brain.")
  • 2016 exit poll