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Finding instruments, measures, scales and tests in education, health, psychology, and social work: Finding a known test or measure

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This section lists sources that will help you:

1. Find a specific measure and its psychometric properties.

2. Identify measures that exist for assessing a specific condition, competency, or skill.

Please note that full access to many tests and measures is not available to student researchers. Access is often restricted to professors, to the graduate students they supervise, and other professionals in related fields.

For more information, please visit the APA's FAQ: Finding information about psychological tests 

Online resources

Books--Health

Books--Health, Psychology, Education

Local Resources

McGill University

  • Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology Assessment Library (Education Bldg, Rm 614G, 514-398-4363) Assessment Library Coordinator
    Use restricted to graduate students from the School Psychology, Counselling Psychology and Inclusive Education programs to provide access to the necessary standardized materials to conduct psychological and cognitive assessments. Measures and related materials can be loaned to individual students as part of their course requirements and are collected based on the Instructors’ lists indicated on course outlines.

Montreal

  • Université de Montreal Testothèque (Université de Montréal, Pavillon Marie- Victorin, Room D -329, (514) 343-6111 x26906)
    At UdeM, it is the mandate of the Testothèque to acquire and make tests available for clinical testing. The Testothèque contains a selection of tests, questionnaires and measurement scales in psychology and related fields, as well as theses and dissertations that have been produced by students in the Department of Psychology for the past 5 years. A selection of books on the tests are also available.

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