Steinberg, Don. "Yes, no and somewhat likely: survey the world with web polls." Inc, 29:10 (Oct.2007): 58-59. http://web.ebscohost.com.proxy.lib.iastate.edu/ehost/detail?vid=7&hid=12&sid=8b138d91-172d-4c82-85f3-e930fb6b201a%40sessionmgr11&bdata=JnNpdGU9ZWhvc3QtbGl2ZQ%3d%3d#db=afh&AN=26939883
Survey Tools Comparison Chart https://cc.readytalk.com/cc/download/schedule/a74kijv001ke
A downloadable chart comparing Zoomerang, SurveyGizmo, SurveyMonkey, QuestionPro, SurveyGold, e-SurveysPro.
Research methods include a wide variety of frameworks and theoretical underpinnings. The most important aspect of any research project is ensuring the methods are valid and rigorous. One of the best overviews of social science research, on the Internet, is the Research Methods Knowledge Base. Click on the link below and you will understand why this is a highlighted resource.
Before you start any research that involves human subjects you must go through training, Go to the Research Procedures page in this library guide or click on the Office for Responsible Research for more information.
Surveys should be done to answer program-oriented questions:
Surveys may also be done to gather data to use to advocate for additional resources in order to meet the needs of a neglected emergency-affected population, (text from London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine @http://conflict.lshtm.ac.uk/page_23.htm)