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In addition to MMY, the Cheng Library offers a wide range of resources for locating supplemental information about a test.
Books, such as Tests In Print, and other online sources, such as scholarly articles from our various databases, can offer a context within which your test has been used, or highlight issues or concerns about its use.
Below are some databases that may be useful for finding supporting literature:
Why use test reviews?
Test reviews provide valuable information about quality, accuracy and uses for various psychological tests.
One of the best places to look for this test reviews is through the Mental Measurements Yearbook (MMY), which has been published since 1938, and is currently on its 19th volume. Each volume provides detailed information about current (or significantly changed) psychological tests, as well as one or more reviews by carefully selected experts who are highly qualified to assess tests in their areas of expertise.
The full run of the Mental Measurements Yearbook (all volumes) is available in the Cheng Library's Reference collection (Ref. BF 176 .M467).
And, while it might seem easy enough to just go to the shelf and look up your test, one flaw of MMY is that you might have to look in all nineteen volumes to find the test you're after... if it's even there!
But, the good news is that there's a better way! The Buros Center for Testing, named after Oscar K. Buros (creator of MMY) has a searchable interface that will quickly tell you:
Here's how it works: