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About this Library Guide
Use this guide to learn:
- Determine difference between commercial and non-commercial tests
- Find reviews (such as validity & reliability information) of tests or measures
- Find measures based on a given topic
- Find the full text of measures
- Gain permissions to administer tests
Commercial tests are distributed through a commercial publisher. You will not be able to find these by searching in the library databases or catalog. Please check with your department if you are looking for access to these tests. Examples of these include:
You can find reviews of commercial tests through the library database: Mental Measurements and Tests in Print. For more information, select the drop down from the tab above "Find Reviews of Tests", and select Mental Measurements Year book. Or, watch the video about this database on the tab Videos for Chicago Students.
Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print
Contains full-text information about and reviews of all English-language standardized tests covering educational skills, personality, vocational aptitude, psychology, and related areas as included in the printed Mental Measurements Yearbooks. Plus, the Tests in Print database, which provides the most current descriptive test data, including test descriptions, publishers, pricing, in-print status, etc.
Non-commercial tests can be found through other avenues, such as in journal articles. You can find reviews of non-commercial measures through the library database PsycTESTS, and sometimes in PsycINFO. You might also find full text of the measure in these databases, or in the appendices of dissertations.
A research database providing downloadable access to psychological tests, measures, scales, and other assessments as well as descriptive and administrative information. The database's coverage focuses on both published and unpublished tests developed by researchers but not made commercially available.
Definitive database for psychology, psychiatry, and related mental health disciplines (including social, behavioral, and health sciences). Also includes material in related fields such as management, business, education, social science, neuroscience, law, medicine, and social work.
Dissertations & Theses Full Text: The Sciences and Engineering Collection
More than 70,000 new full text dissertations and theses are added to the database each year through dissertations publishing partnerships with 700 leading academic institutions worldwide and collaborative retrospective digitization of dissertations through UMI's Digital Archiving and Access Program. Full Text dissertations are archived as submitted by the degree-granting institution.
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This guide was created by Frances Brady for Adler University.