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Finding Background Information About Tests
Geisel Library does not purchase tests.
Unpublished tests mentioned in dissertations, papers, and reports may be obtained from the authors and copyright permission must be discussed.
Published tests may be purchased from publishers or used if presented in full in books, journal articles, or as ERIC documents.
To find background information on your test including critiques, publisher contact information, cost and availability you may want to consult some of these resources.
Mental Measurements Yearbook
Call Number: Lower Level REF BF431 .M45
Publication Date: v. 1-18
Includes factual information on published tests along with critical reviews of most of the tests.
Mental Measurements Yearbook (online)
The print is in addition to the more current MMY database, which provides a comprehensive index from 1985 to the present.
As an index it does not provide test reviews or details.
Tests In Print VIII
Call Number: REF LB3051 .T43
Publication Date: 2011
Provides purchasing information for tests.
ETS Test Collection
A database of more than 25,000 tests and other measurement devices with information about tests from the early 1900s to the present.
You can search the database for free, but the tests must be purchased.