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Tests and Measures: Overview

Background Information

Finding an Instrument That Measures X, Y or Z



Consult books about tests in specialized areas. Search the library catalog by subject (i.e., addiction, depression, marriage and family counseling, school counseling, etc.). The following books in Fondren Library include tests, scales, questionnaires and surveys.

Find Reviews of Tests with Mental Measurements Yearbook 

How to Find Reviews in MMY

  • If you know the title of the test, enter the title into the search box.
  • Browsing the indexes are helpful for finding tests by acronym, publisher, author, a particular type of score, etc. Test categories list tests by 36 functional descriptors.  See picture below.

Screengrab of Mental Measurements Yearbook index options, and how to select an option to browse from the pull-down menu.

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