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Indexes and Full-Text Databases

  • National Center for Educational Statistics (Free - Online Resource)
    "NCES is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data that are related to education in the United States and other nations."
  • PSYCLINE: "Your guide to Psychology and Social Science Journals on the Web"
  • U. S. Department of Education Cross-Site Indexing Project (Free - Online Resource)
    "The U.S. Department of Education's Cross-Site Indexing Project is an effort to create a searchable index of the Department of Education-supported Internet information resources."

Psychology Web Sites

  • Classics in the History of Psychology 
    "Classics in the History of Psychology is an effort to make the full texts of a large number of historically significant public domain documents from the scholarly literature of psychology and allied disciplines available on the World Wide Web. There are now over 20 books and over 100 articles and chapters on-line. The site also contains links to over 170 relevant works posted at other sites."
  • Internet Mental Health
    Internet Mental Health is a free encyclopedia of mental health information designed by a Canadian psychiatrist, Dr. Phillip Long, and programmed by his colleague, Brian Chow. This site contains information on: Mental Disorders, Treatments, Research; Psychiatric Medications (for therapists); Mental Health Magazine; online diagnostic programs; and internet links.
  • Keirsey Temperament Sorter II
    Like the more complete Myers-Briggs test, the Keirsey Sorter is based on Jung's theory of personality types, which divides individuals into 16 distinct temperaments. Four pairs of preferences are identified - extroversion vs. introversion; intuition vs. sensation; thinking vs. feeling; judgmental vs. perceptive.
  • PsychCentral 
    "Welcome to Psych Central: Dr. John Grohol's Mental Health Page, your personalized one-stop index for psychology, support, and mental health issues, resources, and people on the Internet, since 1995." Search feature is available.
  • PsychPort (Product of American Psychology Assocation)
  • Psychology Testing & Assessment at
    Quality online resources reviewed by someone in the field are listed at this popular Internet directory.
  • PsychWeb
    "This Web site contains lots of psychology-related information for students and teachers of psychology." Includes APA Style Manual Crib Sheet.
  • Tests, Tests, Tests: List of Personality, Intelligence, Relationship, Career, and Health Tests
    "Welcome to Queendom's free battery of original psychological tests, scored online in real time and accompanied by extensive interpretation. These tests can help you get to know yourself better but are not intended to replace professional help. Enjoy the soul searching!"
  • Theory Into Practice Database
    The database contains brief summarizes of major theories of learning and instruction.

Test Identification & Review Sources

  • Buros Institute of Mental Measurements
    The Buros Institute of Mental Measurements functions "as the world’s premier test review center, as well as a provider of outreach efforts related to our mission to improve testing, assessment, and measurement practices through consultation and education, with special emphases in psychology and education."
  • ERIC/AE Test Locator
    The Test Locator is closed. See web site for additional links to other sources of information.
  • Online Evaluation Resource Library
    "OERL is composed of plans, instruments, and reports that have been used to conduct evaluations of projects funded by the Directorate for Education and Human Resources (EHR) of the National Science Foundation (NSF). OERL also contains glossaries of evaluation terminology, criteria for best practices, and scenarios illustrating how evaluation resources can be used or adapted."

Information & Clearinghouses

  • Testing Information Clearinghouse
    Many of the publications listed are available full-text online. Others may be located at a local library or can be ordered from the publishers.

Associations & Organizations

  • American Counseling Association
  • American Educational Research Association
    "The American Educational Research Association (AERA) is the nation's largest professional organization devoted to the scientific study of education."
  • APA Science Directorate: Testing and Assessment
    The American Psychological Association (APA) web site on testing and assessment.
  • American School Counseling Association (ASCA)
    "The American School Counselor Association is the national organization that represents the profession of school counseling. ASCA focuses on providing professional development, enhancing school counseling programs, and researching effective school counseling practices. Our mission is to promote excellence in professional school counseling and the development of all students." Links to ASPA position statements and National Standards for School Counseling Programs.
  • The Center for the Study of Testing, Evaluation, and Educational Policy (CSTEEP)
    "The Center for the Study of Testing, Evaluation, and Educational Policy (CSTEEP) is an educational research organization located at Boston College in the School of Education. Since its inception in 1980, CSTEEP has conducted research on: testing, evaluation, and public policy; studies to improve school assessment practices; and international comparative research."
  • Fairtest: The National Center for Fair and Open Testing
    "The National Center for Fair & Open Testing (FairTest) is an advocacy organization working to end the abuses, misuses and flaws of standardized testing and ensure that evaluation of students and workers is fair, open, and educationally sound."
  • National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME)
    "The National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) is a professional organization for individuals involved in assessment, evaluation, testing, and other aspects of educational measurement. Members are involved in the construction and use of standardized tests; new forms of assessment, including performance-based assessment; program design; and program evaluation" (from the webpage). The site includes news, publications, listservs, career information and related links.
  • National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Students Testing (CRESST)
    "Funded by the U.S. Department of Education and the Office of Educational Research and Improvement,the National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing (CRESST)conducts research on important topics related to K-12 educational testing."
  • Texas Association of School Psychologists

Term Identification (Glossaries)

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(updated 11/3/2015)