Tests and Measures: How to Locate: Home

How to locate specific tests, measurements, and scales used in research or professional practice and information about those tools.

General Availability

Tests that are widely used in education, counseling, and industry tend to be published and sold commercially from test publishers. While these complete tests are not easily available and are frequently prohibitively expensive to acquire, sample questions or reviews can sometimes be retrieved.

There are many tests and instruments that are created primarily for research purposes and these are embedded within research sources.

Use the databases listed below to locate tests, instruments, questionnaires, surveys, scales, and other measures.

Recommended Databases

Tests and measures used for research purposes are sometimes published in journal articles.  Here are scholarly databases you can use to locate specific tests or more general testing information.