PSR Reference Library

The PSR Reference Library makes selected survey research references, texts and guides available in the Harvard-MIT Data Center public computer labs. The lab is located in CGIS-Knafel (North) at 1737 Cambridge Street in Cambridge, MA. The computer lab is located on the Concourse Level in K-024. Materials are available for same-day, in-building use by any person with a valid HMDC lab account (Harvard ID required).

Alwin, D.F. 2007. Margins of Error: A Study of Reliability in Survey Measurement.  Wiley-Interscience: Hoboken, NJ.

Best, S.J., and B. Radcliff. 2005. Polling America: An Encyclopedia of Public Opinion. Greenwood Press: Westport, CT.

Biemer, P.P., et al., eds. 1991. Measurement Errors in Surveys. Wiley: New York.

Biemer, P.P., and L. Lyberg. 2003. Introduction to Survey Quality. Wiley: Hoboken, NJ.

Bradburn, N.M., S. Sudman, and B. Wansink. 2004. Asking Questions: The Definitive Guide to Questionnaire Design – For Market Research, Political Polls, and Social and Health Questionnaires. Jossey-Bass: San Francisco, CA.

Carmines, E.G., and R.A. Zeller. 1979. Reliability and Validity Assessment. Sage: Thousand Oaks, CA.

Cochran, W.G. 1977. Sampling Techniques, 3rd Edition. Wiley: New York.

Colton, D.L., and R.W. Covert. 2007. Designing and Constructing Instruments for Social Research and Evaluation. Jossey-Bass: San Francisco, CA.

Converse, J.M., and S. Presser. 1986. Survey Questions: Handcrafting the Standardized Questionnaire. Sage: Thousand Oaks, CA.

Couper, M., et al., eds. 1998. Computer Assisted Survey Information Collection. Wiley: New York.

Czaja, R., and J. Blair. 2005. Designing Surveys: A Guide to Decisions and Procedures, 2nd  Edition. Pine Forge: Thousand Oaks, CA.

Dillman, D.A. 2007. Mail and Internet Surveys: The Tailored Design Method, 2nd Edition. Wiley: New York.

Donsbach, W., and M.W. Traugott, eds. 2007. The SAGE Handbook of Public Opinion Research. Sage: Thousand Oaks, CA.

Fields, D.L. 2002. Taking the Measure of Work: A Guide to Validated Scales for Organizational Research and Diagnosis. Sage: Thousand Oaks, CA.

Fink, A. 2003. The Survey Kit, 2nd Edition. Sage: Thousand Oaks, CA.

Firebaugh, G. 1997. Analyzing Repeated Surveys. Sage: Thousand Oaks, CA.

Fowler, F. J. 1995. Improving Survey Questions. Sage: Thousand Oaks, CA.

Fowler, F.J. 2002. Survey Research Methods, 3rd Edition. Sage: Thousand Oaks, CA.

Fowler, F.J., and T.W. Mangione. 1990. Standardized Survey Interviewing: Minimizing Interviewer-Related Error. Sage: Newbury Park, CA.

Fox, J.W., and P.E. Tracy. 1986. Randomized Response: A Method for Sensitive Surveys. Sage: Newbury Park, CA.

Geer, J.G, ed. 2004. Public Opinion and Polling around the World.  ABC-CLIO: Santa Barbara, CA.

Groves, R.M, et al., eds. 2004. Survey Methodology. Wiley: Hoboken, NJ.

Groves, R.M, et al., eds. 2002. Survey Nonresponse. Wiley: New York.

Groves, R.M. 1989. Survey Errors and Survey Costs. Wiley: New York.

Groves, R.M., et al., eds. 2001. Telephone Survey Methodology. Wiley: New York.

Groves, R.M., and M. Couper. 1998. Nonresponse in Household Interview Surveys. Wiley: New York.

Gwartney, P.A. 2007. The Telephone Interviewer’s Handbook: How to Conduct Standardized Conversations. Jossey-Bass: San Francisco, CA.  

Hansen, M.H. 1953. Sample Survey Methods and Theory. Wiley: New York.

Harkness, J.A., F.J.R. van de Vijver, and P.P. Mohler. 2003. Cross-Cultural Survey Methods. Wiley-Interscience: Hoboken, NJ.

Hippler, H., N. Schwartz, and S. Sudman. 1987. Social Information Processing and Survey Methodology. Springer-Verlag: New York.

Kalton, G. 1983. Introduction to Survey Sampling. Sage: Newbury Park, CA.

Kish, L. 1995. Survey Sampling. Wiley: New York.

Lavrakas, P.J., ed. 2008. Encyclopedia of Survey Research Methods. Sage: Thousand Oaks, CA.

Lavrakas, P.J. 1993. Telephone Survey Methods: Sampling, Selection, and Supervision, 2nd Edition. Sage: Newbury Park, CA.

Lee, E.S., and R.N. Forthofer. 2006. Analyzing Complex Survey Data, 2nd Edition. Sage: Thousand Oaks, CA.

Lehtonen, R., and E. Pahkinen. 2004. Practical Methods for Design and Analysis of Complex Surveys. Wiley: West Sussex, England.

Lepkowski, J.M., et al., eds. 2007. Advances in Telephone Survey Methodology. Wiley-Interscience: Hoboken, NJ.

Lessler, J.T., and W.D. Kalsbeek. 1992. Nonsampling Error in Surveys. Wiley: New York.

Levy, P., and S. Lemeshow. 1999. Sampling of Populations: Methods and Applications. Wiley: New York.

Little, R. J.A., and D.B. Rubin. 2002. Statistical Analysis with Missing Data. Wiley: Hoboken, NJ.

Lohr, S.L. 1999. Sampling: Design and Analysis. Duxbury: Pacific Grove, CA.

Lyberg, L., et al., eds. 1997. Survey Measurement and Process Quality. Wiley: New York.

Marsden, P.V., and J.D. Wright, eds. 2010. Handbook of Survey Research, 2nd Edition. Emerald: Bingley, UK.

Presser, S., et al., eds. 2004. Methods for Testing and Evaluating Survey Questionnaires. Wiley: Hoboken, NJ.

Robinson, J.P., P.R. Shaver, and L.S. Wrightsman, eds. 1999. Measures of Political Attitudes. Academic: San Diego, CA.

Robinson, J.P., P.R. Shaver, L.S. Wrightsman, and F.M. Andrews. 1991. Measures of Personality and Social Psychological Attitudes. Academic: San Diego, CA.

Rubin, D.B. 2004. Multiple Imputation for Nonresponse in Surveys. Wiley-Interscience: Hoboken, NJ.

Saris, W.E., and I.N. Gallhofer. 2007. Design, Evaluation, and Analysis of Questionnaires for Survey Research. Wiley-Interscience: Hoboken, NJ.

Särndal, C., and S. Lundström. 2005. Estimation in Surveys with Nonresponse. Wiley: Hoboken, NJ.

Schuman, H., and S. Presser. 1996. Questions and Answers in Attitude Surveys. Sage: Thousand Oaks, CA.

Sue, V.M., and L.A. Ritter. 2007. Conducting Online Surveys. Sage: Thousand Oaks, CA.

Tourangeau, R., L.J. Rips, and K. Rasinski. 2000. The Psychology of Survey Response. Cambridge University Press: New York.

Viswanathan, M. 2005. Measurement Error and Research Design. Sage: Thousand Oaks, CA.

Weisberg, H.F., J.A. Krosnick, and B.D. Bowen. 1996. An Introduction to Survey Research, Polling, and Data Analysis, 3rd Edition. Sage: Thousand Oaks, CA.

Willis, G.B. 2005. Cognitive Interviewing: A Tool for Improving Questionnaire Design. Sage: Thousand Oaks, CA.

Updated 11/9/10

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