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E-book Resources on Research Methods and Instruments

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Psychological Report Writing Assistant - Noriaki Kurimoto (Editor); David Fielding (Editor); Ali Musani (Editor); Ari Don Davis; Gary Groth-Marnat
Call Number: RC467.95 .G768 2014 EB
ISBN: 9780470888995
Publication Date: 2013-11-25
"Expert report writing software"--Cover.

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Explaining Psychological Statistics - Barry H. Cohen
Call Number: BF39 .C644 2013 EB
ISBN: 9781118436608
Publication Date: 2013-12-04

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Qualitative Methods in Psychology - Peter Banister
Call Number: BF76.5 .F76 2011 EB
ISBN: 9780335243068
Publication Date: 2011-10-01
This book introduces the single use of four widely-used qualitative approaches and then introduces ways and applications of using the approaches in combination. Personal insight into qualitative research practice from each of the contributors covers health psychology, social psychology, criminal psychology, gender studies psychotherapy, counselling psychology and organizational psycholog

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Qualitative Research Methods in Psychology (E-book) - Nollaig Frost
Call Number: BF76.5 .F76 2011 EB
ISBN: 9780335241514
Publication Date: 2011-07-01

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Research Methods in Psychology - Irving B. Weiner; John A. Schinka; Wayne F. Velicer
Call Number: BF76.5 .R47 2013 EB
ISBN: 9780470890646
Publication Date: 2012-10-16

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Your psychology project: the essential guide (E-book) - Evans, Jennifer
Call Number: BF76.5 .E9412 2007 EB
ISBN: 9781412922319
Publication Date: 2007
Preface -- Unit 1 : Setting yourself up for success -- 1. The psychology project as a means of acquiring knowledge -- 2. Ethics for research in psychology -- 3. Choosing a topic and the research proposal -- 4. A connected and convincing argument -- 5. Self-management -- 6. Maximising supervision -- 7. How to handle the research literature -- 8. How to write a good introduction -- 9. Sampling considerations -- 10. Sourcing materials and measures for psychological research -- Unit 2 : Quantitative methods of inquiry -- 11. Quantitative methods of inquiry -- 12. Analysing quantitative data -- 13. Designing and conducting an experimental research project -- 14. Writing up your quantitative methodology -- 15. Writing up you qualitative results section -- 16. Writing up your quantitative discussion section -- Unit 3 : Qualitative methods of inquiry -- 17. Qualitative methods of inquiry -- 18. Qualitative data analysis -- 19. The semi-structured interview as part of grounded theory -- 10. Designing, conducting and analysing a grounded theory project -- 21. Writing up your qualitative methodology -- 22. Writing up your qualitative findings and discussion -- Unit 4 : The final touches -- 23. Title and abstract -- 24. References -- 25. The final write-up -- Appendix A : Students' personal experiences of their psychology project -- Appendix B : Carrying common statistical analyses using SPSS V14 -- References -- Index.


Print Resources on Research Methods and Instruments

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Writing Literature Reviews - Jose L. Galvan
Call Number: H61.8 .G34 2013
ISBN: 1936523035
Publication Date: 2012-09-01
Writing reviews of academic literature: an overview -- Considerations in writing reviews for specific purposes -- Selecting a topic and identifying literature for review -- General guidelines for analyzing literature -- Analyzing quantitative research literature -- Analyzing qualitative research literature -- Building tables to summarize literature -- Synthesizing literature prior to writing a review -- Guidelines for writing a first draft -- Guidelines for developing a coherent essay -- Guidelines on style, mechanics, and language usage -- Incorporating feedback and refining the first draft -- Preparing a reference list -- Comprehensive self-editing checklist for refining the final draft.

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The Literature Review - Lawrence A. Machi; Brenda T. (Tyler) McEvoy
Call Number: LB1047.3 .M33 2012
ISBN: 9781452240886
Publication Date: 2012-06-08
Updated with technology tips and new graphics, this bestseller takes readers through the entire literature review process in six steps, from selecting a topic to writing the review.

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Interviewing in Action in a Multicultural World - Bianca Cody Murphy; Carolyn Dillon
Call Number: RC480.7 .M87 2008 and RC480.7 .M87 2008 SUPPL. Data DVD at Circulation Desk
ISBN: 9780495095163
Publication Date: 2007-05-10
This text emphasizes and illustrates the relational, interactional, and multicultural nature of practice in the twenty-first century. [In the text, the authors] believe that students can best learn when they read about skills, view seasoned clinicians using the skills with clients, and practice the skills through role-plays and skill application exercises, receiving feedback from instructors and peers.



Phrenological head by Jean Martin Charcot

For my thoughts are not your thoughts, neither are your ways my ways, declares the Lord,” Isaiah 55:8, ESV.


APA, Literature Review, and Research Proposal Formats

  • How to Compose an Outline
    Featuring the following styles:
    Alphanumeric Style Outline
    Full Sentence Outline
    Decimal Outline
  • APA Style Tutorial
    This aid includes examples of in text citations, reference page citations and paper formatting in APA style. The aid is based off of the 6th ed.
  • Purdue Online Writing Lab-APA Format
    This resource, revised according to the 6th edition, second printing of the APA manual, offers examples for the general format of APA research papers, in-text citations, endnotes/footnotes, and the reference page. For more information, please consult the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, 6th edition, second printing.
  • Sample Formal APA Format Research Paper
    A sample APA research paper that includes guidelines on how to write your own.
  • How to Cite an Interview/Observation/Lecture
    An interview is not considered recoverable data, so no reference to this is provided in the reference list. You may, however, cite the interview within the text as a personal communication. Click on the link to view an example of how to cite an interview in your paper.
  • Writing a Literature Review
    This handout is provided by Portland State University with permission form the Asian Institute of Technology. It thoroughly explains what a literature review is, the format, and gives examples on how to cite the literature that is reviewed.
  • The Elements of a Research Proposal
    This site provided by a professor at Emory University features an easy to understand outline on what should be included in your research proposal.
  • Sample Research Proposal Provided by SAGE
    This sample research proposal can be used as a guideline as to how to format your own RP.
  • RefWorks
    RefWorks is a powerful online research management, writing and collaboration tool designed to help researchers at all levels easily gather, organize, store and share all types of information and to instantly generate citations and bibliographies. Create a free account today!

Standardized Test Bank

Standardized Test Bank Procedures

The test bank is located in the CMMC, third floor of Wiggins Memorial Library

    1. Students are to complete a form if it is their first time visiting the bank for the school year, if not, the librarian will look through the forms to find theirs.

  • Blank forms are located in the folder in the top tray on top of the file cabinet in the test bank storage room.
  • Students will be asked to print the test name and number on the designated column and then sign the form.
  • The CMMC Librarian will intial and date the form once the test has been returned.

    2. While reviewing the test, students must:

  • Remain in the CMMC.
  • Remember they are not allowed to make photocopies.
  • Do not write on any of the tests or answer sheets.





Assessments Available in the Test Bank

16 PF Personality Factor Questionnaire Forms A-D- 1979

Adaptive Behavior Assessment System II 2nd Ed (ABAS II) – 2003

Adaptive Behavior Inventory (ABI) – 1986

Adolescent Diagnostic Interview (ADI) -1993

Adolescent Psychopathology Scale (APS) – 1998

Aggression Questionnaire (AQ)-2000

Asperger Syndrome Diagnostic Scale (AASDS) – 2001

Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Test (ADHDT) -1995

BarOn Emotional Quotient Inventory: Youth Version (BarOn EQ- i:YV)-2000

Basic Achievement Skills Inventory (BASI) – 2004

Bayley Scales of Infant Development 2nd ED -1993

Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI)- 1987,1990

Beck Depression Inventory (BDI)-1987,1993

Beck Hopelessness Scale (BHS) – 1988

Beck Scale for Suicide Ideation (BSS)- 1987,1990,1991

Beck Youth Inventories-2001

Beck Youth Inventories for Children and Adolescents (2 copies)- 2005

Behavior Assessment System for Children (BASC)-1992

Behavioral Interventional Planning- 3rd Ed. (BIP3)

Beta III-1999

Brown Attention Deficit Disorder Scales -1998

Bruiniks-Oserefsky Test of Motor Profiencey-1978

Bully Victimization – Reynolds Scales for Schools – 2003

California Achievement Tests 5th ed. (CAT5) – 1988, 1993,’94,’96 (3 folders)

Canfield Learning Styles Inventory (LSI) (Forms & Booklet) -1988

Career Development Inventory (Specimen Set) – 1979, 1981, 1982

Career Occupational Preference System (COPS) – 1980-1984

Children’s Attention and Adjustment Survey (CAAS) -1990

Children’s Depression Inventory (CDI)-2003

Children’s Problems Checklist-1985

Clark-Beck Obsessive-Compulsive Inventory (2 copies)-2002

Clinical Assessment of Interpersonal Relationships (CAIR)-2006

Clinical Assessment Scales for the Elderly (CASE)-2001

Clymer Barrett Prereading Battery (Reading Test) -1982

Clymer Barrett (Readiness Test)-1983

Cognitive Abilities Test Form 3, Multilevel for Grades 3-12-1978

Cognitive Abilities Test Form 4, Levels 1,2A-H, Grades K-12-1980,1985,1987

Cognitive Abilities Test Form 5, Various Levels-1993,1994,1997

Cognitive Distortion Scales (CDS)-2000

College Adjustment Scales (CAS)-1991

College Major Interest Inventory (CMII)-1990

Comprehensive Behavior Rating Scale for Children (CBRSC)-1990

Comprehensive Inventory of Basic Skills (CIBS-R)-1999

Conduct Disorder Scale (CDS)-2002

Conners Adult ADHA Rating Scales (CAARS) (2 copies)-1999

Conner’s Scales Revised (Teacher, Parent, Self)-2001

Cooperative Guidance (CGP) and Reading Placement Test-1972

Coping Responses Inventory (CRI)-1993

Dementia Rating Scale-2 (DRS-2)-2001

Developmental Indicators for the Assessment of Learning Revised (DIAL-R)-1990

Diagnostic Achievement Battery (DAB-2)(2 Folders)(2 copies)-1990

Diagnostic Achievement Test for Adolescents, 2nd ed. 1972

Diagnostic Reading Scales (Booklet & Manuel) -1972

Differential Ability Scales (DAS)-1990

Dimensions of Self-concept (DOSC)-1984

Durrell Analyses of Reading Difficulty 3rd ed.-1980

Dyslexia Screening Instrument -1994

Early Independence (6 notebooks)-1981

Eating Disorder Inventory-2 (EDI-2-1984,1991

Emotional and Behavior Problem Scale- 1989

Employee Assistance Program Inventory (EAPI)-Psychological Ass.-1994

Examining for Aphasia (EFA-3)-1994

Family Assessment Measure Version III ( FAM III)-1995

FIRO-B-1997, ’78, ’82, ’87, ’89, ‘90

Gates MacGinite Reading Tests Level A forms I, II-1978, 1989

Gates- MacGinite Level B-2 2nd ed. -1978

Gates- MacGinite Level C-3-1978

Gates- MacGinite Level E 7-9 2nd ed. -1978

Gates-MacGinite Reading Tests 2nd ed. Basic R. -1978

Gates- MacGinite Reading Tests 2nd ed. Level A 1.5-1.9-1978

Gates- MacGinite Reading Tests Level D Form 3-1978

Gates- MacGinite Reading Tests Level F 10-12 (Group Reading)- 1978

Gates- MacGinites Level D 4-6 2nd -1978

Gilliam Asperger’s Disorder Scale (GADS)-2001

Goodenough Harris Drawing Test -1963

Gray Diagnostic Reading Tests (GDRT2)-2004

Illinois Test of Psycholinguistic Abilities-1961

Illinois Test of Psycholinguistic Abilities-3rd Ed. (ITPA-3)-2001

Interpersonal Style Inventory (ISI) – 1985,1986

Iowa Tests of Basic Skills (ITBS) (Guides/Directions/Content)-1996


Kaufman Adolescent & Adult Intelligence Test- 1993

Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children (KABC)-1983

Kaufman Assessment Batter for Children -2nd ed. (KABC-II)-2004

Kaufman Brief Intelligence Test (K-BIT)-1990

Kaufman Brief Intelligence Test 2nd Ed. (K-BIT2 – 2004

Kaufman Survey of Early Academic and Language Skills (K-SEALS)-1993

KeyMath Revised-1988

Learning and Behavior Problem Checklist- 1989

Learning Style Inventory Primary Version-1983

Learning Style Inventory-Grades 3-12-1977,1985,1987

Learning Style Profile (NASSP)-1986

Marital Satisfaction Inventory (MSI) -1981

Mental Status Checklist for Adolescents-1988

Mental Status Checklist for Adults- 1988

Metropolitan Achievement Tests (MAT6)-1978, 1984

Million Adolescent Personality Inventory (MAPI)-1977, 1982

Million Clinical Multiaxial Inventory-III (MCMI-III)-1994

Million Index of Personality Styles (MIPS)-1994

Minnesota Clerical Test Specimen Set- 1959, 1961

Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory-2 (MMPI-2)-2001

Multidimensional Anxiety Scale for Children (MASC)-1997

Multimodal Life History Questionnaire for Teenagers-1980

Murphy-Meisgeier Type Indicator for Children-1987

Myers Briggs Type Indicator-1985,1992

NC Testing Program –Basic Skills NCDPI/Division of Research-1978,’83,’87,’90

Nelson-Denny Reading Test Forms E-F-1981

NEO Personality Inventory (NEO PI-R)-2003

Offer Self-Image Questionnaire, Revised- 1992

Parent Child Relationship Inventory (PCRI)-1994

Parenting Satisfaction Scale (PSS)-1994

Parenting Stress Index (PSI)-1986

Peabody Developmental Motor Skills-1981

Peabody individual Achievement Test-Revised-1998

Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test 3rd Ed. (PPVT-III)-1997

Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test-Revised-1981

Personal Orientation Inventory (POI)-1962, ’63, ‘74

Personal Problems Checklist for Adolescents – 1985

Personal Problems Checklist for Adults- 1984

Personality Assessment Inventory (PAI)-1991 (2 copies on shelf)

Personality Inventory for Children (PIC)- 1981, ’82, ‘91

Personality Research Form -1974, 1984

Pervasive Development Disorders Behavioral Inventory (PDDBI)-1999, 2005 (2 copies)

Piers-Harris 2 (Piers-Harris Children’s Self Concept Scale)-1995,1996,2002

Preschool and Kindergarten Behavior Skills- (PKB-2)-1979,1982

Prescriptive Reading Inventory (PRI) (Manuals)-1972

Primary Mental Abilities-Adult Revised-1962

Productivity Environmental Preference Survey (PEPS)-1979,1982

Psycho diagnostic/Psycho diagnostics (RORSCHACH cards-1948

QNST Quick Neurological Screening Test (QNST)-1978

Quality of School Life Scale (QSL)-1978

Reading Diagnostic Tests 2nd Ed. -1981

Reading Styles Inventory (RSI)-1980-1985

Resiliency Scales for Adolescents -2006

Reynolds Child Depression Scale (RCDS)-1989

Reynolds Depression Screening Inventory -1998

Rotter  Incomplete Sentences Blank (RISB)-1950,1977


Scale for Assessing Emotional Disturbance (SAED)-1998

Scales of Cognitive Ability for Traumatic Brain Injury (SCATBI)-1992

School function Assessment (SFA) (Forms & Booklets)-1998

School Problem Screening Inventory-1974

School Social Skills (S3)-Rating Scale Binder)-1984

Screening Assessment for Gifted Elementary and Middle School Students (SAGES-2)-1987

Self-Directed Search (SDS) various years-1970-1994


Slosson Intelligence Test (SIT) and Oral Reading Test (SORT)-1983,1985

Social Skills Rating System (SSRS-1990

Stanford Achievement Test-Intermediate 1,2,3 Form S-1996

Stanford Achievement Test (Hand Scoring Keys)-Form A 1973

Stanford Achievement Test (Hand Scoring Keys)(Intermediate Level II-1973

Stanford Achievement Test (Hand Scoring Keys) Adv. Complete Battery-1973

Stanford Achievement Test (Hand Scoring Keys) Intermediate Level I-1973

Stanford Achievement Test (Hand Scoring Keys) Level II-1973

Stanford Achievement Test (Hand Scoring Keys) Level III-1973

Stanford Achievement Test (Teachers Directions –Form A & B)-1973

Stanford Achievement Test Intermediate Level II ( 3 Manuals)-1972,1974

Stanford Achievement Test Level II (Battery, Booklet)-1964, 1972, 1973

Stanford Achievement Test Primary Level I-1972, 1973

Stanford Achievement Test Primary Level II (Specimen Set) – 1972,1973

Stanford Achievement Test Series 9th Ed. (Guides/Reports)-1996, 1997

Stanford Achievement Test Specimen Set-Intermediate Level 1-1973-4, 1995-6

Stanford Benet Intelligence Scale 3rd Rev. for L-M-1960

Stanford Diagnostic Reading Test (SDRT) Blue Level Grade 9-14 – 1974

Stanford Diagnostic Reading Test (SDRT) Level 3-8 (Booklet, Manual, Rept)-1974

Stanford Diagnostic Reading Test (SDRT) Level 5-8 (Booklet, Manual, Rept)- 1974

Stanford Diagnostic Reading Test (Tests and Manuals) -1974

Stanford Task- Test of Academic Skills Level 1-2 for HS- 1972, 1973

State Trait Anxiety Inventory (STAI) (FormY)-1983

State Trait Anxiety Inventory for Children (STAIC)-1973

Stress Profile-1999

Strong-Campbell Interest Inventory-1933-1994

Structured Clinical Interview for Children and Adolescents (SCICA)-2001

Student Referral Checklist for Grade k-6 -1988

Student Referral Checklist for Jr & Sr. High- 1953, ’65, ‘88

Study Attitudes & Methods Survey (SAMS)-1980

Study of Values 3rd Ed.-1960

Survey of Study Habits and Attitudes (SSHA) Grades 12-14-1965,’67

Teacher Concerns Inventory (CPPC)-survey Forms Only-1988

Teacher Stress Inventory-1988

Tennessee Self-Concept Scale- 1964

Tennessee Self Concept Scale 2nd Ed. (TSCS:2)-1996

Test of Academic Performance-1989

Test of Early Reading Ability (TERA-3) 3rd Ed. -2001

Test of Nonverbal Intelligence-2nd Ed. (TONI-2)-1990

Test of Reading Comprehension (TORC-3) 3rd Ed. -1995

Test of Spoken English –TOEFL Report-1985

Tests of Adult Basic Education (TABE)-1978

The Novaco Anger Scale and Provocation Inventory (NAS-PI)-2003

The Salience Inventory -1972,’73,’85,’86,’87

The Values Scale -1986,89

Thematic Appreciation Test #1-1943,1971

Thematic Appreciation Test #2- 1943, 1971

TOEFL Test of Spoken English Tests and Score Manual- 1985

Trauma Symptom Checklist for Children (TSCC)-1996

Trauma Symptom Inventory (TSI) -1995

Traumatic Checklist for Children(TSCC)-1996

Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scale-Classroom Ed. Booklets-1985

Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scale-Interview Edition Survey Form-1984

Vineland Adaptive Behavior Scale-Interview Ed. Expanded Form-1984

Visual Motor Gestact Test-American Orthopsychiatric Assoc. -1946

Wagner Enneagram personality Style Scales- 1999

Wechsler Abbreviated Scale of Intelligence (WASI)-1999

Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale Revised (WAIS-R)-1981

Wechsler Individual Achievement Test-1991

Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC-4) 4th Ed. Integrated-2004

Wechsler intelligence Scale for Children 3rd Ed. (WISCIII)-1991

Wechsler Preschool and Primary Scale of Intelligence-Revised (WPPSI-R)-1989

Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale 3rd Ed. (WAIS-III)-2002

Wide Range Achievement of Test (WRAT4)-2006

Wide Range Achievement Test Revised-1984

Woodcock Reading Masters Tests-Form B (Response Form)-1978

Woodcock Reading Masters Test-Rev (Cassette, Bks, Test)-1987

Woodcock Reading Masters Test- Form A (Response Form) -1973

Woodcock-Johnson Psycho-Educational Battery: Parts 2 & 3-1977

Work Motivation Inventory- 1967, ’68, ’73, ‘80


Databases for Accessing Information About Psychology Tests

Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print via EBSCOhost (Full Text)
Mental Measurements Yearbook, produced by the Buros Institute at the University of Nebraska, provides users with a comprehensive guide to over 2,000 contemporary testing instruments. Designed for an audience ranging from novice test consumers to experienced professionals, the MMY series contains information essential for a complete evaluation of test products within such diverse areas as psychology, education, business, and leadership.
Online Tutorial
Tests in Print via EBSCOhost
Produced by the Buros Institute of Mental Measurements at the University of Nebraska, Tests in Print (TIP) serves as a comprehensive bibliography to all known commercially available tests that are currently in print in the English language. TIP provides vital information to users including test purpose, test publisher, in-print status, price, test acronym, intended test population, administration times, publication date(s), and test author(s).


 via EBSCOhostInternational in scope, this resource from the American Psychological Association provides access to thousands of actual test instruments, most of which are available for immediate download and use in teaching and research. PsycTESTS is an authoritative source of structured information about tests of interest to a variety of fields, and while focused on contemporary instances of test use, has coverage that spans more than a century.                       Online Tutorial


Reference Titles

You'll find the following reference sources on the 1st floor of Wiggins Memorial Library.  Reference sources are a great place to start when conducting research.

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ALA Guide to Sociology and Psychology Reference - American Library Association Staff (Contribution by)
Call Number: Z7164 .S68 A53 2011
ISBN: 9780838910252
Publication Date: 2010-08-01
"ALA Guide to Sociology & Psychology References includes traditional encyclopedic, bibliographic, and compendious works as well as full-text databases, websites, and more, this invaluable reference resource thoroughly covers the needs of sociology and psychology reference services."--BOOK JACKET.

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The Encyclopedia of Positive Psychology - Shane J. Lopez; Shane J. Lopez (Editor)
Call Number: BF204.6 .E53 2009 V.1 and V.2
ISBN: 9781405161251
Publication Date: 2009-02-02

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A Dictionary of Psychology - Andrew M. Colman
Call Number: BF31 .C65 2009
ISBN: 0199534063
Publication Date: 2009-04-01
"Winner of the American Library Association 'Outstanding Reference Source Award'"--Cover.

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Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association - American Psychological Association Staff
Call Number: LB2369 .P8 2010
ISBN: 9781433805592
Publication Date: 2009-07-15

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The Eighteenth Mental Measurements - Robert A. Spies (Editor); Janet F. Carlson (Editor); Kurt F. Geisinger (Editor)
Call Number: BF176.P8 B932 2001
ISBN: 9780910674614
Publication Date: 2010-08-01


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