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Subject Guide: Tests & Measurements

Web Sites

Many useful information resources are available on the Internet. But, remember to evaluate any Web site before using it for research.

Website & Description

Applied Psychometric Society.
The Applied Psychometric Society is a professional organization concerned with the design and analysis of research and the measurement of human characteristics.

Buros Institute of Mental Measurements.
Search for citations to reviews of educational and psychological tests and measures in the Mental Measurements Yearbooks, Tests in Print, and Test Critiques
Includes: Test Reviews Online.
A searchable database of over 4,000 educational and psychological tests with information on how to obtain the tests. 

Code of Fair Testing Practices in Education.
Prepared by the APA's Joint Committee on Testing Practices. Statement of the major obligations to test takers of professionals who develop or use educational tests.
ETS: Educational Testing Service.
A private nonprofit company, ETS develops and annually administers more than 11 million tests worldwide on behalf of clients in education, government and business. 
Includes: TestLink
Searchable database for the ETS Test Collection which includes information on 20,000 tests and other measurement devices from the early 1900s to the present.
FAQ/Finding Information About Psychological Tests.
Provides information on published and unpublished psychological tests and measures, including how to locate and obtain tests, finding computerized testing materials, and how to properly use tests.
Rights and Responsibilities of Test Takers: Guidelines and Expectations.
Identifies the expectations that test takers may reasonably have about the testing process, and the expectations that those who develop, administer, and use tests may have of test takers.
Tests and Measures in the Social Sciences: Tests available in compilation volumes.
Searchable site of test instruments compiled by Helen Hough of the University of Texas at Arlington. Includes ERIC documents (prior to April 2000) with full-text instruments http://libraries.uta.edu/helen/Test&Meas/Table%20of%20contents/ERIC2000.htm

Test Publishers:
(Selected publishers of tests and measurement tools.)

Association of Test Publishers.

EdITS. (Educational and Industrial Testing Service)

PAR. (Psychological Assessment Resources, Inc.)

Pro-Ed, Inc.

The Psychological Corporation.

Western Psychological Services.

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[an error occurred while processing this directive] Last updated: February 16, 2004