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What's Pew Got to Do With It?

As you begin your assignments for the upcoming semester, you'll find that often times, research is required. The COD Library has hundreds of databases for your information needs. A librarian will be happy to help you choose and navigate the right database for your project. Our Research Fundamentals Guide provides suggestions for databases, as well as outside websites like and the Pew Research Center.

If you're curious about learning more about the Pew Research Center, check out Pew Research Center: Decoded. This blog gives readers the "how and why" behind the numbers. Entries range from basic information about how to best use the data, to advanced instructions for gathering and interpreting the data yourself. If you're having a difficult time navigating the Pew Research Center website, or any of our databases, don't hesitate to ask a librarian!