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  • CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature) MGH access only.
    To locate articles discussing a test:
    • Search for the instrument name in the Instrumentation (it) field (e.g.
    • Search for the instrument name as publication type (pt): research instrument (e.g.

  • PsycINFO MGH access only.
    To locate articles discussing a test:
    • Click on Limit and choose the Tests & Measures limit.
    • Search for the instrument name in the Tests & Measures field (tm) (e.g. to find articles about the test.

  • ERIC (Educational Resources Information Center)
    To locate articles containing the full-text of an instrument:
    • Search in advanced mode for instrument name as keyword.

Treadwell Library Print Resources - Reference Stacks

  • Compendium of quality of life instruments
    MGH Ref. 1 WA 900.1 C737 1998
  • Directory of unpublished experimental mental measures
    MGH Ref. 1 ZBF 431 G619 v.8 2003
  • Handbook of psychiatric measures
    MGH Ref.1 WM 34 A512h 2000
  • Personality tests and reviews: including an index to The mental measurements yearbook
    MGH Ref.1 ZBF 431 B967p
  • Test critiques
    MGH Ref. 1 BF 176 T344
  • Tests in print
    MGH Ref. 1 Z 5814 .E9 T342
  • The mental measurements yearbook
    MGH Ref. 1 ZBF 431 M549
    Online Index to Tests Reviewed in the Mental Measurements Yearbook

Treadwell Library Print Resources – Book Stacks

  • A compendium of neuropsychological tests: administration, norms, and commentary
    WL 141 S768c 1998
  • Instruments for clinical health-care research
    WY 20.5 I59 2004
  • Measurement of nursing outcomes
    WY 16 M484 v.3 2003
  • Measurement tools in patient education
    W 85 M485 2003
  • Measuring health : a guide to rating scales and questionnaires
    WA 900.1 M478m 1996
  • Pediatric and neonatal tests and procedures
    WS 141 P3676 1996
  • Quick reference to speech-language pathology
    WL 39 P835q 1999
  • Scales and scores in neurology : quantification of neurological deficits in research and practice
    WL 141 M424s 2004a

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  • Test Collections
    The Reserve Test Collection supports current HGSE courses.
    The Historical Test Collection contains tests, measures, and assessments.
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