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Psychology Research Guide: For Graduate Students
A guide to support undergraduate and graduate student research in Psychology.
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Provides comprehensive coverage for the field of psychology. Contains abstracts from articles, books, book chapters, journals, dissertations, and other sources. Links to full text in PsycARTICLES. Coverage: 1806-
Contains descriptions of nearly 1900 commercially published standardized educational, personality, vocational aptitude, and psychological tests. Each record provides authors, publishers, time requirements, score descriptions, intended populations, validity/reliability data, and critical reviews. Coverage: 9th edition through present
ProQuest Dissertations and Theses: Global (PQDTGlobal) is a comprehensive collection of full-text dissertations and theses, as well as citations and abstracts. The database offers full text for most of the dissertations added since 1997 and strong retrospective full-text coverage for older graduate works. It also includes PQDT UK & Ireland content.
Look in the appendices of dissertations to find copies of surveys or questionnaires. Include the words "test," "survey," or "questionnaire" in your search along with the term you are measuring. For example: body image and (test or survey or questionnaire).
If you are unable to get the full dissertation, contact ZSR Interlibrary Loan to obtain a copy.
Covers communication and mass media. CMMC incorporates CommSearch and Mass Media Articles Index. Useful for interdisciplinary topics in Psychology and Communication.
Go to "advanced search" and type in the following in search box #1: "measur* or assessment or questionnaire or survey or scale"
Type in your research topic in box #2 for a combined search.
The "Tests and Measures in the Social Sciences" (TMSS) is an index to tests and measurement tools used in psychology, sociology, health, marketing, management, and so on, that may be found in one or more reference resources.
ZSR Resources for Graduate Students
The links below provide information about resources and services available to graduate students through ZSR Library.