This guide is intended to serve as a starting point for exploring the variety of resources available in the Catholic University Libraries and online through the Libraries' subscriptions services. Comments and suggestions for additions are welcome.
Please note that while some of these titles may seem dated, they remain
valuable sources of tests not available anywhere else.
This page provides background information on tests and measures. Information about finding general and specific types of tests and measures will be found on other pages of this guide. Use the tabs above to navigate.
Tests and Measures fall into two categories:
1) "Unpublished" tests, scales, questionnaires,
and measures are those accessible to anyone,
which makes them very useful for students. Some of the most common sources of
these measures include: test compendia and compilation volumes, journal
articles and other formats such as ERIC documents, which can be identified
using databases such as Health and Psychosocial Instruments, ERIC, and
PsycINFO), and the Educational Testing Service (ETS) Tests in Microform
2) Tests that are copyrighted -- "published" --
are described and reviewed in the Mental Measurements Yearbook (see the "Starting Your Search" page). These published tests
are also briefly listed on the
Institute of Mental Measurements web site for quick reference. If
a test appears in the MMY, there may be eligibility requirements for purchasing
and administering a test (contact information is included in the MMY entry on