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Finding Tests & Other Instruments

This guide provides advice on finding tests and other instruments in various resources from the library and on the Internet.

Article databases for finding research

Databases are a good source for finding information about tests in a particular subject area (e.g. business, nursing, education, etc.). Here are a few databases that are especially helpful for finding tests as well as a link to our comprehensive list of databases:

Some databases have special fields set aside for recording tests used in a study. You may search the field by entering either the name of a test or the topic the test is about. Examples are further down the page.

PsycInfo (Psychology and Counseling)

CINAHL (Nursing)

Instrumentation search in the CINAHL database.

ERIC (Education)