Publications based on data acquired via Roper Center access services should cite the Roper Center in the standard format outlined here. Proper citation ensures that source information is available for use by future researchers.

Researchers publishing analytical pieces using data obtained from the Roper Center are also encouraged to provide the Center with a copy of the work or its citation information for inclusion in the “Bibliography of publications using data from the Roper Center.” Citations can be submitted by email at data-services@ropercenter.org or by sending them to:

The Roper Center
University of Connecticut
369 Fairfield Way, Unit 1164
Storrs, CT 06269-2164

General Citation Format

Authorship. Title [material designator]. Unique identifier, Version. Producer [producer]. Location of distributor: Name of distributor [distributor]. Access date.

Where to Find Citations

Find citations for Roper Center datasets on the Dataset Abstract page in RoperExpress:

Example: cite dataset

Find citations for survey questions under the topline results by clicking “View Citation” in iPOLL:

Example: cite iPOLL question

Disclaimer

Files are offered “as is” with no warranty or claim for fitness for any purpose. In no event shall the Center be liable for any actual, incidental, or consequential damages arising from use of these files.