This guide identifies resources on tests and measures found primarily in the USF Tampa Library, the FMHI Research Library, or on the public Internet. This guide is not comprehensive; rather, it serves as a starting point for research.
Key Terms for Searching for Tests
Educational Measurement (The assessment of academic or educational achievement. It includes all aspects of testing and test construction).
Personality Assessment (The determination and evaluation of personality attributes by interviews, obsertations, tests, or scales. Articles concerning personality measurement are consdiered to be within the scope of the term).
Diagnostic Techniques and Procedures (Methods, procedures and tests performed to diagnose disease, disordered function, or disability).
Database Search Tips for Finding Tests
There are several databases that allow users to find information about tests and measures through advanced searching teachniques. Here are some of them.
Indexing for top nursing and allied health journals, including publications from the National League for Nursing and the American Nurses Association. Covers nursing, biomedicine, consumer health, alternative medicine, and more. Coverage: 1982-current.