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Tests and Measurements in the Social Sciences   Tags: ce_500, ce_510, counseling, criminal_justice, education, ps_500, psy_270, psychology, testing  

Use this guide to help you get started with exploring tests and measurements. It includes books, research databases, journals and links to useful websites
Last Updated: Feb 10, 2015 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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Logging in from Off-Campus

When you are off-campus, you will need to login to have access to the databases and full-text content.

1. You will need to put in your last name.

2. In the  University ID box, put in the alpha-numeric code you use to login to Marynet and Blackboard. It is made up of your 3 initials (use zero if you have no middle initial) and the last 5 numbers of your Marymount ID.For example: m0m34567

or your Library Barcode , the 14-digit number under the barcode on the back of your MU BlueCard.  For example: 22883123456701

3.  Finally, select Marymount from the drop down menu next to Institution.


Help from the APA

APA’s FAQ on Finding Information About Psychological Tests The American Psychological Association’s frequently asked questions on how to find psychology tests. 


Encylopedias and Handbooks

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A Guide to assessments that work
Call Number: Electronic Book
Reviews assessment tools that are clinically feasible and useful for the most commonly encountered disorders.

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Encyclopedia of psychological assessment
Call Number: Electronic Book

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Encyclopedia of research design
Call Number: Electronic Book

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Standards for educational and psychological testing
Call Number: REF LB3051 .A693 1999
Prepared jointly, the American Psychological Association, American Educational Research Association, and the National Council on Measurement in Education.

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