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Psychological Testing and Measurement - PSYC 320 Resource Guide: Find Background Information

This guide to library resources and APA style has been created for PSYC 320, Psychological Testing and Measurement.

Why Use Reference Materials?

Reference Materials such as dictionaries and encyclopedias are useful:

  • to look up quick facts and definitions.
  • to provide a quick overview of a topic.
  • to develop vocabulary or keywords for searching.
  • to find suggestions of additional sources.

Selected Reference Databases

You will find these databases useful for finding facts, definitions, and topic overviews.

Psychometric Tests

Below are some entries on the topics of psychometrics and psychometric testing.  These entries came from the electronic reference databases listed above.  Explore these databases to see what else you can find on these topics. 

Testing Standards

Below are some entries on standards for psychological tests.  These entries came from the electronic reference databases listed above.  Explore these databases to see what else you can find.

Theories and Models

Below are some entries on theories and models related to psychological testing.  These entries came from the electronic reference databases listed above.  Explore these databases to see what else you can find on various theories and models.

Selected Electronic Reference Materials

Below are four electronic books.  Additional electronic books can be found by searching the databases provided on this page.

General Information on Psychological Tests

Below are some entries defining assessment and psychological tests as well as telling how to locate information on such tests.  These entries came from the electronic reference databases listed above.  Explore these databases to see what else you can find about psychological testing.

Methodologies

Below are entries on methodologies from one of the electronic reference databases listed above.  Explore these databases to see what else you can find.

Miscellaneous Psychological Testing Information

Below are some miscellaneous entries that came from the electronic reference databases listed above.  Explore these databases to see what else you can find of interest to you.