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Indexes and Full-Text Databases

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 APA)
    In addition to news and articles this web site provides access to the PsychCrawler Search Engine.
  • 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.
  • School Psychology Resources Online
    Information on learning disabilities, ADHD, gifted, autism, adolescence, parenting, psychological assessment, classroom management, special education, k-12, mental health, reading, research, and more.
  • 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.
  • Personality and IQ Tests
    Links to online versions of tests by topic: Personality, IQ, Love, Health, Career and Other Fun Tests.

Test Identification & Review Sources

  • Buros Institute of Mental Measurements
    "The Buros Institute of Mental Measurements has more than a half-century history of serving the public interest and advancing the field of measurement. By providing professional assistance, expertise, and information to users of commercially published tests, the Institute promotes meaningful and appropriate test selection, utilization, and practice. The Buros Institute encourages improved test development and measurement research through thoughtful, critical analysis of measurement instruments and the promotion of an open dialogue regarding contemporary measurement issues." Use "The Classified Subject Index" to find a test title and the Mental Measurements Yearbook edition (since the 9th in 1985) where reviews can be found. "The Classified Subject Index can be helpful if you are seeking a listing of tests in given subject areas."
  • 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.
  • Performance Assessment Links in Science
    "What is PALS? PALS is an on-line, standards-based, continually updated resource bank of science performance assessment tasks indexed via the National Science Education Standards (NSES) and various other standards frameworks."
  • Things Parents Should Know About Testing (PDF)
    from the Education Resources Center, part of the document "Parent Handbook. Preschool Transition Project."
    A series of questions & answers, with relevent information for teachers and administrators.

Associations & Organizations

Term Identification (Glossaries)

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