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Polling the Nations

Product Highlights

Polling the Nations is an online database of public opinion polls containing the full text of 600,000 questions and responses from 18,000 surveys conducted from 1986 through the present in the U.S. and 100 other countries. It covers over 6,800 topics such as gun control, abortion, government, women, race relations, the economy and children.


Trials may be run at any time. Trials are available via username and password or IP authentication. Simply complete the form below, and within 24-48 hours someone from ORS Publishing will contact you with trial access details.

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Technical Support

Call 800-462-8913 or email


The usage statistics available include the number and length of search sessions for any given month, with totals for the previous 12 months. Subscribers can also review the topics searched by their patrons. If you would like to access your usage statistics, please contact Polling the Nations, and they will be happy to supply you with a user name and password to log onto their administrative site.

Contact Information

Minitex Contact

Cooperative Purchasing & Electronic Resources Services (CPERS)
Wilson Library, Room 60
309 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Toll Free: 800-462-5348
Phone: 612-624-4002
Fax: 612-625-3569

Vendor Contact

Hayley Bloch
ORS Publishing (now owned by Infobase Publishing)
Phone: 212-896-4257


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