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Psychology and Human Development Resources (P&HD): Testing and Measurement

The Peabody Test Collection

Peabody Library maintains a physical collection of standardized tests for the Pre-K through 12th-grade population.  Access is limited to licensed faculty and qualified graduate students. For more information on this collection, click here.

The Essentials of Psychological Assessment series

Vanderbilt has many numbers of the Wiley Essentials of Psychological Assessment series. Titles with an asterisk (*) are available in print. (Search for print titles in our catalog.)

Essentials of Assessing, Preventing, and Overcoming Reading Difficulties
Essentials of 16PF Assessment*

Essentials of ADHD Assessment for Children and Adolescents
Essentials of Assessment Report Writing
Essentials of Assessment with Brief Intelligence Tests*
Essentials of Autism Spectrum Disorders Evaluation and Assessment
Essentials of Behavioral Assessment*
Essentials of CAS Assessment*
Essentials of Cognitive Assessment with KAIT and Other Kaufman Measures*
Essentials of Conners Behavior Assessments*
Essentials of Creativity Assessment*
Essentials of Cross-Battery Assessment
Essentials of Dyslexia Assessment and Intervention
Essentials of Evidence-Based Academic Interventions*
Essentials of Forensic Psychological Assessment*
Essentials of Gifted Assessment
Essentials of Individual Achievement Assessment*
Essentials of KABC-II Assessment
Essentials of Millon Inventories Assessment*
Essentials of MMPI-A Assessment*
Essentials of MMPI-2 Assessment
Essentials of Myers-Briggs Type Indicator Assessment*
Essentials of NEPSY Assessment*
Essentials of Nonverbal Assessment*
Essentials of PAI Assessment*
Essentials of Planning, Selecting, and Tailoring Interventions for Unique Learners
Essentials of Processing Assessment
Essentials of Response to Intervention*
Essentials of Rorshach Assessment*
Essentials of Specific Learning Disability Identification*
Essentials of Stanford-Binet Intelligence Scales (SB5)*
Essentials of WAIS-III Assessment*
Essentials of WAIS-IV Assessment
Essentials of WIAT-III and KTEA-II Assessment*
Essentials of WISC-III and WPPSI-R Assessment*
Essentials of WISC-V Integrated Assessment
Essentials of WJ III Cognitive Abilities Assessment*
Essentials of WJ III Tests of Achievement Assessment*
Essentials of WPPSI-III Assessment*
Essentials of WPPSI-IV Assessment
Essentials of WRAML2 and TOMAL-2 Assessment*

Sources of Information on Tests

If you are looking for information on psychological or educational tests, the following sources are good places to start.

Mental Measurements Yearbook With Tests in Print
This is the most comprehensive resource for information on tests’ norms, content and scoring, validity, and reliability. Select "Test Name" from the search-box drop-down menu and search for the test of your choice.

PsycINFO
PsycINFO records the tests and measures used in the studies it indexes. To search for studies that use a particular test, select “Test and Measure” from the search drop-down menu and type the name of the test.

Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HaPI)
An excellent resource for finding information about tests and studies that use a particular test. Simply type the name of the desired test, in quotes, in the search box. Note the many ways to limit your search under “Multi-Field Search.”

Test Critiques
This 11-volume print series collects in-depth reviews of prominent tests. Find it in the reference section of Peabody Library under call number BF176 .T419.

Tests in Print
A standard print reference with the names of and basic information about all tests in print. The most recent volume is from 2016. You can find it in the reference section of Peabody Library under call number Z5814 .E9 T47.

Directory of Unpublished Mental Measurements
Volumes 1 through 7 of this useful directory are in the Peabody stacks under the call number BF431 .G625.

Other Assessment Resources

Psychometrics and Psychological Assessment: Principles and Applications. (London: Academic Press, 2017)
(Online only)

Essentials of Psychological Testing. 2nd ed. (Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2014)
(Online only)

Clinician's Guide to Psychological Assessment and Testing: With Forms and Templates for Effective Practice. (New York: Springer, 2012)
(Online only)

Oxford Handbook of Child Psychological Assessment. (New York: Oxford UP, 2013)
(Online only)

A Handbook for the Assessment of Children's Behaviors. (Chichester, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, 2012)
(Online only)

Handbook of Personality Assessment. 2nd ed. (Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2017)
(Online only) 

Tests: A Comprehensive Reference for Assessment in Psychology, Education, and Business. 6th ed. (Austin, TX: Pro-Ed, 2008)
(Print only: BF176 .T43 2008 -- Central Library reference)

Psychological Assessment of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Children and Adolescents: A Practitioner's Guide. (New York: Springer, 2015)
(Online only)

Dynamic Assessment in Practice: Clinical and Educational Applications. (Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2007)
(Print only: RJ496 .L4 H39 2007 -- Peabody Library stacks)

Dictionary of Psychological Testing, Assessment, and Treatment. 2nd ed. (London: Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2007)
(Online and print: BF176 .S78 2007 -- Peabody Library reference)

Measures for Clinical Practice and Research. 4th ed. (Oxford: Oxford UP, 2007)
(Print only: BF176 .C66 2007 -- Central Library stacks)

Comprehensive Handbook of Psychological Assessment. 4 vol. (Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2004)
(Print only: BF176 .C654 2004 -- Peabody Library reference)

Encyclopedia of Psychological Assessment. (London: SAGE, 2003)
(Online and print: BF39 .E497 2003 -- Central Library reference)

Intelligent Testing with the WISC-V. (Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2016)
(Print only: BF432.5 .W42 K38 2016 -- Peabody Library stacks)