The UTA libraries have hundreds of books related to survey design, methodology and analysis of results, both in print and online.

Below, we are providing the link to the UTA libraries where those resources are compiled, and also a list of a few other titles and websites of relevance.

This by no means constitutes an exhaustive list of resources. The purpose is to provide a good start for those interest in engaging in informed survey research.

If you have any questions or would like assistance with a survey project, please do not hesitate in contacting Doris G. Navarro, Ph.D. Director of Evaluations and Surveys at 817-272-3418 or

Survey software and training

To access QuestionPro go to Assessment Tools or

To learn more about QuestionPro go to QuestionPro Training.

Websites with books and other educational resources:

Social Surveys Methodology (UTA Libraries Compilation, as of 03/26/2020)

Journal of Survey Statistics and Methodology

Pew Research Center

Other resources:

Willis, Gordon B. Questionnaire design, development, evaluation, and testing: where we are, and where we are headed? Wiley Online Library. 2019

Vannette, David, L., Krosnick, Jon, A. (eds). The Palgrave Handbook of Survey Research. Palgrave Macmillan. 2018

Leedy, Paul D., and Jeanne Ellis. Ormrod. Practical Research : Planning and Design. 10th ed. Boston: Pearson. 2013

Krosnick, Jon A. & Stanley Presser. Question and Questionnaire Design. Chapter 9. Handbook of Survey Research, 2nd. Ed. Emerald Group Publishing Limited. 2010

Sue, Valerie M. & Lois A. Ritter. Conducting Online Surveys. Los Angeles: Sage Publications, 2007

Rea, Louis M., and Richard A. Parker. Designing and Conducting Survey Research : a Comprehensive Guide. 3rd ed. San Francisco: Jossey-Bass, 2005

Willis, Gordon B. Cognitive Interviewing : a Tool for Improving Questionnaire Design. Thousand Oaks, Calif: Sage Publications. 2005

Laurel, Brenda. Design Research : Methods and Perspectives. Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press, 2003