original research in the social sciences often requires using some type
of data collection tool i.e. a questionnaire, a survey, a scale, a battery,
an index, etc. This page identifies some of the resources available
to you through HSL and on the internet to help you locate tests and
measurements from the wide variety available.
Institute of Mental Measurements Publishers of the Mental Measurements
Yearbook and Tests in Print series. NEW: Test Reviews Online!
ETS Test Link - ETS Test Collection The world's largest test collection database.
FAQ/Finding Information about Psychological Tests The American
Psychological Association's FAQ.
Surveys From CDC Wonder, contains information regarding many
of the national surveys conducted by the CDC, including the survey
Quality Measures Clearinghouse NQMC, sponsored by the Agency for
Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is a public repository for
evidence-based quality measures and measure sets.
Quality of Life
Instruments Database QOLID provides basic information at no charge,
while complete instrument information is by subscription.
Health Surveys Includes full text of some publicly available tests.
Contains information on over 100 health-related instruments, including
information on how to obtain the full-text if it is not included.
To search, limit your search to publication type "Research Instrument".
(1997). Measuring Health: A Review of Quality of Life
Measurement Scales. Philadelphia, PA: Open University
Press. Location: Books WA900.1 B787m
K.J. (2000). Measures for Clinical Practice.
New York, NY: Free Press. Location: Reference WM145 C793m
Plake, B.S. (1998). Mental Measurements Yearbook.
Lincoln, NE: The Buros Institute of Mental Measurements. Location:
Reference BF431 M549 1998.
Sweetland, R.C. (eds). (1984-1994). Test Critiques.
Kansas City, MO: Test Corporation of America. Location: Reference
(1997). Tests. Austin, TX: Pro-Ed, Inc.
Location: Reference BF176 T345 1997.
McDowell, I., Newell, C. (1996). Measuring Health: A Guide
to Rating Scales and Questionnaires. New York, NY: Oxford
University Press. Location: Books WA900.1 M138 1996.
Murphy, L.L., Impara, J.C., Plake, B.S. (1999).
Tests in Print V. Lincoln,
NE: The Buros Institute of Mental Measurements. Location: Reference
BF176 T3453 1999.