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Tests, Measurements, Scales, Surveys, and Questionnaires

Databases

CINAHL (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature)

To locate articles discussing a test:

  • Uncheck the "Suggest Subject Terms" box.
  • Select IN Instrumentation from the "Select a Field" drop-down, and enter the name of the instrument in the search box.
  • e.g. beck depression inventory

 

ERIC (Education Resource Information Center)

To locate articles discussing a test:

  • Select TX All Text from the "Select a Field" drop-down, and enter the name of the instrument in the search box using quotation marks.
  • e.g. "beck depression inventory"

 

PsycINFO

To locate articles discussing a test:

  • Click Search Fields and check the box to search the Tests & Measures field.
  • Enter the name of the test in the search box. 
  • e.g. beck

Alternatively:

  • Click to expand Limits, then click Edit Limits.
  • Check the Tests & Measures box, then click Customize Limits.
  • Check the Tests & Measures box, then enter your search term in the search box. 
  • This limits to the names of tests and measurements referred to or used in the source material study.