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* Psychology

This guide provides reliable resources pertaining to the study of behavior and the mind, including books, journals, databases, videos, and reference sources in the psychological sciences.

Identifying Tests on a Particular Topic

Occasionally tests appear on the web, if the author is willing to share them. Search by title or author, if you know where the person works. For assistance locating tests, request a research consultation with me using the contact information on the first page of this guide.

Test construction, validity, bias, alternative assessment, computerized testing, graduation requirements, etc., are often discussed in books and articles.


The following subject headings and call numbers may be helpful, but more specific subtopics of testing may have other call numbers. Use Subject, Keyword, Boolean, or Advanced searching in DiscoverUR or ask for help at the Rush Rhees Q&I Desk.

Educational Tests and Measurements: LB 1131, LB 2822, LB 2823, LB 3051
Intelligence Tests: BF 431
Personality Tests: BF 698.4
Psychological Tests: BF 176
Psychological Tests for Children: BF 722
Psychometrics: BF 39


Handbook of Psychological Assessment. 4th ed. Gerald Goldstein, Daniel N. Allen, and John Deluca, eds. Elsevier, 2019. E-book.
Handbook of Psychological Assessment. 6th ed. Gary Groth-Marnat and A. Jordan Wright, eds. Wiley, 2016. Rhees Stacks BF176 .G76 2016 (also available as e-book).
Handbook of Research on the Education of Young Children. 3rd ed. Bernard Spodek and Olivia N. Saracho, eds. Rhees Stacks LB1119 .H25 2013 (also available as e-book).
Handbook of Personality Assessment. 2nd ed. Irving B. Weiner and Roger L. Green, eds. 2017. E-book.

The Rush Rhees Reference Department has a small collection of sample educational and psychological tests and test manuals available for review use only. Print tests may not be copied, borrowed, or used to administer the test because of copyright restrictions and special purchase agreements. Tests on microfiche may be copied; any reference to them should credit the authors who appear on the first frame of the fiche. Other permitted uses are explained on the fiche.

Tests in this collection are not listed in the library's Catalog. To access this collection, ask at the Q&i Desk or contact me via the contact information on the first page of this guide. TESTS ARE STORED OFF-SITE AT THE ANNEX, SO NEED TO BE REQUESTED AT LEAST THE DAY BEFORE YOU NEED THEM. When they arrive, you'll need to leave your name and phone number while you have the tests.

NOTE: Tests for UR courses are not in this collection.

Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing.
    Ref. LB 3051 .S72 1999    Joint Committee on Testing Practices (American Educational Research Assn., American sychological Assn., and    National Council on Measurement in Education)

Code of Fair Testing Practices in Education.
    Earlier edition in Ref. LB 3051 .C62 
    Brief version of Standards (above) designed for school personnel who select or interpret tests. Permission granted to copy for non-profit purposes.

Tests & Measures