Tests and Measurements

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Below are some useful resources for finding information about tests and/or measurements. In addition, an excellent guide developed by Bernadette Lear at Penn State Library is "Is Psychological Assessment Making you 'Testy'? Frequently Asked Questions (and Answers!)".

Print Resources

  1. The Library Catalog - search for information about tests and measurements in the University Libraries collection.
    • Open the library catalog.
    • Type in your topic or discipline followed by the word "tests" or "testing" (see Sample Subject Headings below).
    • Click "Search."

      Some Sample Subject Headings:

      child development testing
      educational tests and measurements
      exercise tests
      personality tests
      preschool tests
      psychological tests
      psychological tests for children
      mathematical ability testing
      readiness for school ability testing
      reading ability testing
      spelling ability testing

  2. Other Resources Available in the Libraries:

    Assessment for Effective Intervention: Official Journal of the Council for Educational Diagnostic Services.
    LB3050 .D53 Fall 2000-to date (Cook Library 2nd Floor South)

    Assessing Kindergarten Children: A Compendium of Assessment Instruments
    ED 1.348/3:C 43/2 (Cook Library 2nd Floor South Gov Doc)

    Directory of Unpublished Experimental Mental Measures
    BF431 .G625 (Cook Library and Gulf Coast Library Reference Stacks)

    ETS Test Collection Catalog
    Z5814.P8 E37 1995 (Vol. 2) (Cook Library 2nd Floor South Microfiche and Gulf Coast Library Reference Stacks)

    Essentials of Psychological Assessment Series:
    Essentials of WMS-III assessment RC394.M46 L53 2002 (stacks)
    Essentials of neuropsychological assessment RC386.6.N48 H43 2002 (stacks)
    Essentials of MMPI-A assessment RJ503.7.M56 A729 2002 (stacks)
    Essentials of WISC-III and WPPSI-R assessment BF432.5.W42 K36 2000 (stacks)

    Index to Tests Used in Educational Dissertations
    LB3051 .F3 1989 (Cook Library Reference Stacks)

    Mental Measurements Yearbooks
    BF176 .M46x 1938-to date (Cook Library and Gulf Coast Library Reference Stacks)

    Tests: A Comprehensive Reference for Assessments in Psychology, Education, and Business
    BF176 .T43 1997 (Cook Library and Gulf Coast Library Reference Stacks)

    Test Critiques Compendium
    BF176 .T4195 1987 (Cook Library and Gulf Coast Library Reference Stacks)

    Tests in Microfiche (ETS) (Unpublished tests in a variety of fields of study)
    Z5814.P8 E37 (Cook Library 2nd Floor South Microfiche)

    Tests in Print
    BF176.T4 (Cook Library and Gulf Coast Library Referernce Stacks)

Web Resources:

Databases - search for studies used by other researchers by searching your topic in one of the following:

If you have any questions, please use the Ask-a-Librarian service or phone Research Services in Cook Library at 601.266.4249.