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Finding Research Instruments and Tests: Test Instruments & Measures

Research instruments include tests, surveys, questionnaire, and scales.


Welcome to the Finding Research Instruments Resource Guide. Here are some tips when searching for research instruments:

  • Use online databases search limits (e.g.,  tests and instruments) such as CINAHL and PsycINFO
  • Try searching for the test title in search engines like Google or Google Scholar
  • Try searching for journal articles. Sometimes, the tests or instruments might be published in the appendix. 
  • Try searching for dissertations, which sometimes included tests or instruments used, often in appendix.

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