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Educational Tests & Measurements

Use this guide to identify and locate educational tests and measurements.

Test Collections

Tests in Microfiche

Contains copies of publicly available tests from the Educational Testing Service (ETS).  Dates of coverage:  1975 - 2004. Location:  Fenwick Library Periodicals, Microfiche Cabinets, Call Number:  LB 3051 T45

How to use ETS Tests in Microfiche:

  • Search ETS TestLink - This website let's use search the online database  to identify a test of interest to you.

      To limit your TestLink search to the Tests in Microfiche (TIM) collection, do the following:

  1. Click on Advanced Search
  2. Type TIM in the Title Search field
  3. Add your keyword(s) to the other search boxes
  4. Click search
  • Once you find a test, make a note of the test's call number.  It will begin with the letters TC. 

For example:  ESL/Adult Literacy Scale. Author Roddy, Michael Year 1989 ETS Call Number TC016722

  • Find the ETS Tests in Microfiche collection.  It is located in Fenwick Library Periodicals, Microfiche Cabinets, Call Number:  LB3051 .T45
  • Once you find the set, next use the call number from the TestLink database to retrieve the piece of microfiche that has the test you need.
  • Use the microfiche readers to read and print out the test.

Please Note:  The test collection only contains publicly available tests.  Tests available in this set are either not copyrighted or permission has been granted from the author.  There are 1240 tests available in this set and does not include everything in the ETS TestLink catalog.


TestLink: The Test Collection at ETS (ETS)

Online catalog to tests in the ETS Carl C. Brigham Library's collection.  This database contains descriptions of over 25,000 tests and other measurement devices dating from the early 1900s to the present.  Test call number corresponds to how tests within the Tests in Microfiche (TIM) collection is arranged (note that TIM only has 1240 tests - does not include everything in the ETS TestLink database).  How to search the TestLink database (from ETS).

Paper Indexes to ETS Tests

Paper Indexes to ETS Tests:

Tests in Microfiche: Annotated Index  Princeton, N.J.: Educational Testing Service
Location: Fenwick Reference LB3051 .T45 (1975 - 2004) 

ETS Test Collection Catalog Vol.1: Achievement Tests and Measurement Devices (1993). Phoenix, AZ: Oryx Press. 
Location:  Fenwick Reference LB3051.E79 1992