It is possible to locate tests and measurements in databases :
- Go to ERIC's Advanced Search screen.
- In one row, enter Tests/Questionnaires in the first box. From the drop down menu at the end of the first row, select Publication Type
- In another row, enter the type of measurement you are interested in. For example, self efficacy
- This should result in tests and measures as a part of the journal articles or ERIC documents.
- PsycINFO, one of our major social science databases allows you to search for tests and measurements included with journal literature. These are unpublished tests.
- In PsycINFO, make sure you’re at the Advanced Search screen.
- In the first box, type your term that describes the measurement you seek (for example, self esteem).
- Add the word appended to your query box – it should read self esteem and appended in the first box.
- From the drop down menu next to the first box, select TM Tests & Measures
- Your results list should included research where a measure of self esteem is appended to the article.
Proquest Dissertations and Thesis
- Proquest Dissertations and Thesis is our major source of research originating in Ph.D. dissertations
- There are TONS of researchers who develop measurements and tests in their dissertations.
- Search the database by test name or keyword. After your search terms, add NEAR/3 appendi*.
- There are also two Subject Name/Codes, which are relevant, but they may not have actual appended tests or measures.
Psychological Tests (0632) and Educational Tests and Measurements (0288)
- In the second row, enter your keyword for the measure you wish to search – for example, self esteem.
- Your results should include dissertations which include a measurement or test for self esteem.