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Buros Institute of Mental Measurements

This is a key site for finding information on tests by the publisher of Mental Measurements (see above). The site does not have the full text of Mental Measurements, but it has quick guides to using Mental Measurements and Tests In Print. It also has links to ERIC/AE test locator, a listing of all of the tests reviewed in Mental Measurements for the last few years, etc.



Mental Measurements Yearbook
16 volumes

The standard source for information on measurement and testing. Consists of descriptive entries, references, and critical reviews of commercially published tests in the English language. Each edition supplements but does not supersede previous editions. Not issued annually, but periodically. Also called "Buros Mental Measurements Yearbook."

Call Number:
Ref BF176 .M48

Gleeson Reference Room, 1st Floor;

A few volumes also at Santa Rosa, Sacramento, and San Jose Campus Libraries


Tests In Print

Consists of descriptive listings of and references to commercially published tests that are in print and available for purchase and use. It serves as a comprehensive index to the Mental Measurements Yearbooks published to date.

Call Number:
Ref BF176 .M482

Location: Gleeson Reference Room, 1st Floor; All Branch Libraries.


Finding Information about Psychological Tests



Test Critiques
10 volumes

Detailed critiques on the most frequently used psychological, educational, and business tests.

Call Number:
Ref BF176 .T419

Location: Gleeson Reference Room, 1st Floor; vol. 10 at Santa Rosa Campus Library.


Directory of Unpublished Experimental Mental Measures
8 volumes

Provides researchers with ready access to information about recently developed or recently used experimental measurement scales.

Call Number:
Ref BF431 .G625

Location: Gleeson Reference Room, 1st Floor


Measures for Clinical Practice
2 volumes

Provides actual measures for students and practitioners to use. Includes description, norms, scoring, reliability, validity, and references, in addition to the measures themselves.

Call Number:
Ref BF176 .C66 2000

Location: Gleeson Reference Room, 1st Floor; Santa Rosa, Sacramento, Pleasanton, and San Jose Campus Libraries.