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Measures and Surveys and Scales, Oh My!  

This guide will help dissertation students locate measuring instruments and psychometric information about them. The term, test, is used when referring to any type of instrument or tool, including measure, survey, questionnaire, scale, and interview.
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Research Right! Workshops

Ph.D. Dissertation students need to collect data for original research, and you'll need a measure, survey, questionnaire, scale, or test to gather it.  This workshop shows you how to find them.


Looking for Access? You Got It!

Orignal author: Sherry Youssef | Maintained by: Brian Seguin

To access the databases mentioned in this guide, go to the Alliant Library homepage ( and click the link for ‘Databases’ located under the Research section.  An Alliant ID or barcode is needed to access databases from off-campus.



Clicking on this link will take you to the Alliant Library’s List of Research Databases.  Scroll down until you locate the link for database you need. 



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Guide Information

This guide was originally created by Stephanie Ballard in Spring 2009.

It was revised by Shawna Hellenius in October 2011.  This revision has been converted to LibGuide format by Sherry Youssef. 


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