The databases listed here are useful for finding journal articles. Connect directly to the UT Databases at http://www.lib.utk.edu/databases.
Academic Search Premier
Contains both popular periodicals and scholarly journals. "Public Opinion Polls" is a subject category.
American National Election Studies (ANES)
Public opinion data covering elections, voter participation, and voter characteristics, 1948 - current
Contains reports about current and controversial issues. Excellent for finding overviews, pros/cons, and lists of key resources
Comprehensive polling of public opinion on a variety of issues, including politics, elections, and the Congress
General Social Survey (GSS)
Data on "the structure and development of american society," 1972-2010
Opinion Archives (1850 - current)
A collection of leading scholarly journals of opinion in politics [and arts and culture]
Pew Research Center for the People and the Press
" ... an independent, non-partisan public opinion research organization that studies attitudes toward politics ... and public policy issues."
Points of View Reference Center
Provides information to multiple sides of a current issue
Roper Center for Public Opinion Research
An extensive archive of public opinion information, providing access to the iPOLL database, a database of 500,000 questions and answers asked in the U.S. since 1935, and access to the datasets of survey results through RoperExpress. [note: This link connects you to the iPOLL database. To search the Datasets Collection, click on the Datasets link at the top of the iPOLL page]
Vossische Zeitung Online (1918 - 1934)
The Vossische Zeitung is a source for the study of political reporting and public opinion in Germany. Please click Logout when exiting database
[note: Expressed in German and English; see drop-down menu at right for preference]