Locating Tests and Instruments
Searching for tests can be an overwhelming task if you are not sure where to begin. Here are some time-saving tips to help you get started.
Tests and instruments fall into two general categories:
For more information about commercial and non-commercial tests, see the American Psychological Association's FAQ/Finding Information about Psychological Tests.
Many journal literature databases provide access to tests, instruments, and reviews. For additional searching tips, please email email us at LibraryReferenceDesk@uams.edu or call 501-686-6734.
The following databases contain tests and instruments and can be found on our eResources page:
Print Resources, 1st floor
Additional Online Resources
Buros Institute - Online index to the Mental Measurements Yearbook (MMY).
ETS Test Collection - Includes an extensive library of 25,000 tests and other measurement devices from the early 1900s to the present.
National Information Center on Health Services Research and Health Care Technology (NICHSR) - Browse by instrument/indices title for test information and references.
UAMS Library Catalog
The UAMS Library catalog can be used to locate additional print and electronic resources for tests and instruments that are part of the UAMS or Regional Center libraries collections. Selected subject headings include:
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