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Tests and Measurements for the Social Sciences: Getting Started

How to find tests and measures (scales, inventories, questionnaires, etc.) in the social sciences.

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This guide will help you find free full-text surveys, questionnaires, scales and other tests, whether you know the name of the test you need, or you are looking for a test that examines a particular variable (ex: anxiety, addiction, job satisfaction, etc.)  Some full text tests have been published in books or journal articles in full text and others are only available for purchase.

If you are looking for a free full text test that measures particular variables, browse through the tabs 'Full Text Tests in Books" "Full-Text Test in Journals", and "Full Text Tests Online". 

For detailed overview on finding tests see the American Psychological Association's FAQ, "Finding Information About Psychological Tests".

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