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PSY 490S/SOCIOL 490S: Keeping Culture in Mind: Getting Started

Research guide for Kim Rogers' course, spring 2013.



The sources compiled in this guide offer an entry point into many resources that may help you with your research for this class.

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Data & GIS Services

Data and GIS Services in 226 Perkins Library is open to Duke Community during Perkins Library Hours.

Data and GIS Services collects and supports numeric and geospatial data from a variety of sources for the Duke community and offers a range of Consulting Services.

Consultations are available 8-5 weekdays by appointment.


Survey Documentation and Analysis

SDA hosts several large scale social science surveys including the American National Elections Study (ANES) and the General Social Survey (GSS).

You will be using the General Social Survey (GSS) dataset and the analysis tools available through to test your research question.

For more information about the GSS, visit: To view the GSS codebook, which lists all the variables included in the study, visit: For guidance on using the SDA website and analysis tools, visit:

Your Librarian

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Linda Daniel
Duke University Libraries
233 Perkins Library
Phone: 919-660-5927