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Tests and Testing

Selected Resources


January 2009
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The following is a selected list of library resources.  Please consult a reference librarian for help in locating additional materials. You may contact us at webref@southalabama.edu or at the telephone number listed above.

Indexes for Journal Articles

Use the indexes below to identify articles on specific topics as well as to locate full-text electronic articles.  Links to the electronic indexes are on the University Library homepage under Articles, Indexes, and Databases.  Electronic journals can be located using “Our Journal List” on the Library homepage.   Bound print journals are shelved by call number on the Third Floor South of the University Library.  Current print journals and titles in microform are shelved alphabetically by title on the Second Floor South.

Education Research Complete (EBSCO).
Indexing for over 1800 journals for all levels and specialties of education. Full text is included for more than 950 of the journals. Also included full text for some education books, monographs, and conference papers.
ERIC (EBSCO).  Indexing for journals and education documents.
Links to full text of over 100,000 documents in ERIC.
Academic Search Complete (EBSCO).  Includes some full text.
Expanded Academic ASAP (Gale/InfoTrac).  Includes some full text.
PsycARTICLES (EBSCO). Full text of 63 journals in psychology. This is a subset of PsycINFO.
PsycINFO (EBSCO).  Indexing for journals, books and dissertations in psychology and related disciplines.
Sage Journals Online.  Full text for over 450 journals.
Professional Development Collection (EBSCO).  Over 240 full text journals on educational topics.
Professional Collection (Gale/InfoTrac).   Indexing for education journals. Some full text.
SocINDEX with Full Text (EBSCO).  Social sciences research database. Some full text.
Wiley Online Library.  Full text for some psychology and education journals.
ScienceDirect.    Full text for some journals in the social sciences.

Critiques and Reviews

Mental Measurements Yearbook.Reference Z 5814 .P8 B932 (1st – 16th) and
Library Homepage: Articles, Indexes, and Databases: Ovid/SilverPlatter.
Test Critiques.  Reference BF 176 .T419 1985 (vols. 1-11)
Tests: A Comprehensive Reference…  Reference BF 176 .T43 1997
Clinical Interpretation of Objective Psychological Tests.  Bookstacks RC 469 .G66 1990
Testing Psychological Tests.  Bookstacks BF 176 .S49 1986b

Bibliographies and Handbooks

Tests in Print I-6.  Reference Z 5814 .E9 B8
and Library Homepage: Articles, Indexes, and Databases:Ovid/SilverPlatter: Mental Measurements Yearbook
Building a Scholarship of Assessment. Bookstacks LB 2366 .B85 2002
Comprehensive Handbook of Psychological Assessment.  Reference BF 176 .C654 2004 (v. 1-4)
Cognitive Diagnostic Assessment for Education.  Bookstacks LB 3051 .C622 2007
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: DSM-IV. Reference RC 455.2 .C4 D54 1994
Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders: DSM-IV-TR. Ready Reference RC 455.2 .C4 D536 2000
DSM-IV Sourcebook.  Ready Reference RC 455.2 .C4 D754 1994   (v.1-3)
Directory of Unpublished Experimental Mental Measures. Reference BF 431 .D57 (v.1-8)
Educational Measurement.  Bookstacks LB 3051 .E266 2006
Encyclopedia of Psychological Assessment. Reference BF 176 .E53 2003
Handbook of Classroom Assessment.  Bookstacks LB 3051 .H3198 1997
Handbook of Psychoeducational Assessment. Bookstacks LB 3051 .H31985 2001
Student Evaluation Standards.  Bookstacks LB 3051 .J575 2003
Test Interpretation and Diversity.  Bookstacks LB 3060.8 .T47 1998
Tests in Microfiche. ETS. Reference, Micro Cabinet LB 3051 .T45 (Set Y, 1975-2000)

USA Libraries Catalog

SOUTHcat Catalog is where you will find books, journal titles (not articles), theses, government documents and media items owned by the University of South Alabama Libraries.  You may locate additional items by conducting subject or keyword searches.  These terms may also be useful when searching indexes for journal articles, but truncation symbols will vary in different databases (? or ! or *)

Subject Searches: Keyword Searches:
educational tests and measurements “social role?” test?
psychological tests occupation? test?
personality tests test? evaluation
evaluation studies education? test? evaluation
educational evaluation testing statistic?
achievement tests “achievement test?” interpretation
psychological tests for children “personality test?” family
personality assessment assessment? test?
education, higher--evaluation “educational tests” “social aspects”
mental disorders--classification test? standard?
  education? test? standard?
  employee? "psychological test?"

Internet Resources

Center for the Study of Testing, Evaluation and Educational Policy. http://www.bc.edu/research/csteep/
Practical Assessment Research and Evaluation


Selected Full-text Journals in the Field:     

Dates of full text coverage may vary with each title and with different databases.  One way to check full-text availability is to go to “Our Journal List” on the University Library homepage.


American Journal of Evaluation (Academic Search Complete, Sage Online, Education Research Complete)
Applied Measurement in Education (Academic Search Complete,Education Research Complete)
Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education (Academic Search Complete, Professional Development Collection)
Assessment in Education   (Professional Development Collection, Education Research Complete)
Behavioral Health Management    (Academic Search Complete, Expanded Academic ASAP)
Educational and Psychological Measurement    (Expanded Academic ASAP, Sage Online)
Educational Research and Evaluation   (Academic Search Complete, Professional Development Collection)
Intervention in School and Clinic    (Academic Search Complete, Education Research Complete)
Journal of Educational Psychology    (PsycARTICLES)
Journal of Educational Research   (Expanded Academic, Education Research Complete, Academic Search)
Journal of Instructional Psychology (Expanded Academic, Academic Search Complete, Prof. Development)
Journal of Learning Disabilities  (Academic Search Complete, Professional Coll., Education Research Comp.)
Journal of Occupational & Organizational Psychology   (Academic Search Complete, Expanded Academic)
Journal of Psychology   (Academic Search Complete, Expanded Academic ASAP, Periodicals Archive Online)
Measurement & Evaluation in Counseling and Development   (Education Research Complete)
New Directions for Evaluation   (Wiley InterScience, Education Research Complete)
Personnel Psychology   (Education Research Complete)
Psychological Assessment   (PsycARTICLES)
Psychology in the Schools   (Wiley InterScience, Education Research Complete)
Technology and Learning   (Professional Collection, Expanded Academic ASAP)
Training and Development  (Expanded Academic ASAP, Education Research Complete, Academic Search Complete)

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