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Finding Tests, Measures, and Appraisals: Discover Test: In Books

Assessments, Tests, and Measures

Searching the Catalog for Books with Measures


There are many words that can be used as synonyms for tests or measures

  • tool
  • assessment
  • review
  • instrument
  • survey
  • measure
  • scale
  • inventory
  • questionnaire
  • checklist
  • diagnosis
  • evaluation
  • measurement
  • observation
  • screening

Subject Headings

Keyword searches work well when you first begin to look for a measure.

However there are several Subject Headings that will lead you to measures in certain areas.

Try these Subject Headings:

  • psychological tests
  • public health-evaluation
  • health surveys
  • questionnaires
  • educational tests and measurements
  • neuropsychological tests

Find Books & Ebooks

Search for Books in the Library

Search Tips:
  • Search one to two keywords for best results.

Search for Reference Books in the Library


Search Tips:
  • Search one to two keywords for best results.
  • Use reference books to get a broad overview of your topic!
  • Many reference books have a Table of Contents (in the front of the book) and an Index (in the back of the book).  Search both of these places for your keywords to see what pages to turn to so you can read about your topic.

Search for Ebooks


Search Tips:
  • Search one to two keywords for best results.
  • Ebooks are keyword searchable, so you can quickly find what you're looking for within the text.
  • Ebooks can be accessed anywhere!

Search the OhioLINK catalog


Search Tips:
  • Not seeing any materials that you want in Ursuline Library's catalog? Try searching the OhioLINK catalog!
  • Search one to two keywords for best results.


How to Request OhioLINK materials:
  1. From the OhioLINK search results, click on the title of the item that you're interested in.
    • You will only be able to request materials that have an "Available" status.
  2. Under Library Holdings, click on the green Request button. OhioLINK Request button
  3. Select "Ursuline College" from the dropdown menu and click Submit.
  4. Fill out the Request Verification form with your name (i.e. Jane Doe) and your Ursuline ID # (i.e. 1234567).
  5. Click Submit.
    • Your OhioLINK materials should arrive at Ursuline College Library for you to pick up within 2-3 business days.
    • You will get an email when your OhioLINK books are available for pick up.

Books for Finding Measures

Select Books with Measures