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Surveys, Instruments and Tests

Resources to help locate information about a specific test or to locate the actual test.

"Published" tests?

"Published" tests are commercially available through test publishers.  Use of these instruments is through purchase from the publisher, meeting the criteria for the purchase and administration of that test.

Online resources

On the Search All tab, click on Databases A to Z and the letter "M" to access "Mental Measurements Yearbook" online

Print reference resources

 The following sources located in the Michener Library Reference Collection provide descriptions and/or reviews of tests:

Achievement Test Desk Reference (ATDR):  A Guide to Learning Disability Identification - LB 3060.3 A28 2006  Provides reliability indications for the included tests published between 1996 and 2006 .

Early Reading Assessment - LB 1525.75 .R38 2004 Contains comprehensive reviews of 42 tests for use in Kindergarten through Grade 2.

Handbook of Psychological & Educational Assessment of Children:  Intelligence, Aptitude, and Achievement - BF 722 .H33 2003

Reviews of Selected Published Tests in English - PE 68 .U5 N2 1976 Contains reviews of 58 English related tests, excluding reading tests.

Special Educator's Comprehensive Guide to 301 Diagnostic Tests - LC 4019 .P53 2006  Identifies strengths of each of the listed tests.

Test Critiques – BF 176 .T419 1984-  Contains reviews of psychological, educational, and business tests.  

Tests:  A Comprehensive Reference for Assessments in Psychology, Education, and Business –  BF 176.T43 2003 Thousands of tests are described with information about purpose, population, format, scoring, cost, and publisher information provided.

Books containing more information on specific tests