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Finding Tests and Measures : Test Reviews & Descriptions

Information About Tests

The resources listed below contain information about tests and measures such as reviews, norms, validity and reliability, and other psychometric properties.  Sample questions may be included, but not the actual measure.  If you simply need descriptive information about a specific measure or want to browse for tests on a specific topic, these are a good place to begin. 

Mental Measurements Yearbook Online!!

Mental Measurements Yearbook 18 vols., +suppl.
LIBRARY OF SCIENCE AND MEDICINE Reference LB1131.B967 1938-;
ALEXANDER, ROBESON Reference Z5814.P8B932 1938-; DANA Reference Z5814.P8B932 1948-, with gaps
These resources contain extensive coverage of commercially published tests. Provides descriptions, reliability/validity information, critical reviews, and references. Cross-referenced by author, test title and subject. MMY editions supplement each other, with succeeding editions including only new tests, substantially revised tests, and new information about previously reviewed tests. Use Tests in Print (see below) as an index to all the MMY volumes. How to Use the Mental Measurements Yearbook is an online guide to this resource.

Tests in Print VIII LIBRARY OF SCIENCE AND MEDICINE Reference LB1131.B4672 2011
Tests in Print VI SMITH, ALEXANDER Reference Z5814.E9T47 2002; LIBRARY OF SCIENCE AND MEDICINE, DANA Reference LB1131.B4672 2002
 An exhaustive list of tests currently available that also serves as a master index to the Mental Measurements Yearbooks. Entries in TIP will refer you to the MMY volume where detailed information on previously reviewed tests appears-see the cross-references section. How to Use Tests in Print is an online guide to this tool.

Test Reviews Online ***
Acts as an electronic index to the tests reviewed in MMY and TIP.

Directory of Unpublished Experimental Mental Measures 9 vols.
LSM Reference BF431.G625 1974- v1-v9; DANA Reference BF431.G625 1974-v1-v8; ROBESON Reference BF431.G625 1974- v1-v6
Lists noncommercial experimental test instruments currently in use collected from 37 journals grouped into 24 categories based on content and function. Entries include purpose, format, reliability and validity scores, related research and a reference to the journal in which the test was originally described. (Please note: this does not guarantee that the test in its entirety will appear in the journal article.) Use the detailed cumulative subject index in volume 9 for test numbers in all volumes

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