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Finding Tests and Measures: Find Test Reviews

Best Bets- Social Sceince Databases for Finding Measures

Social work encompasses many areas from working with children, adults, veterans, the homeless, the ill and many others.  Below are 3 databases that are best bets for starting your search.  However, you will also find articles in other databases that deal with specific populations, be sure to check out the Additional Resources as well listed below.

Tips for Reliabilty or Validity

Remember that each entry in Mental Measurements Yearbook will automatically have 2 reviews of the Reliability and Validity Data with each measure that is in the Database.

This Strategy will work in PsycINFO, Cinahl, ERIC, Social Work Abstracts and many other databases.

Line 1: Type the name of the instrument

Line 2: Type: reliability OR validity

reliability or validity example



You can also find reliability and validity data by adding the code 2220 in the Classification code:


image of PsycInfo Reliability search