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Tests and Measures are standardized instruments, including questionnaires, inventories and scales that are used to evaluate populations, individuals or processes. This guide will show you how to search for articles, tests, test reviews, descriptions and reproductions both online and in print.
You may want to consult the FAQ: Finding Information About Psychological Tests by the APA prior to using our guide.
For a comprehensive overview of testing and assessment, please refer to the APA Handbook of Testing and Assessment in Psychology. For guidance on testing in the United States and other countries, consult Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing (a joint product of the American Educational Research Association, the American Psychological Association (APA), and the National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME)).
To get the best search results, consider the following questions:
The library offers print resources, databases, and other online materials to help you locate tests & measures...
... however, it is often difficult to find the actual testing instruments because of some or all of the following reasons:
Anyone administering a test has several ethical responsibilities.