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Dissertations and Theses
Dissertations are certainly a gold mine of original data with detailed descriptions of methodologies and instruments.
Instruments available electronically
One method of locating material for your assignment is to start by studying a standard survey instrument. You can then search for journal articles that used that instrument in their research.
Starting with the Instrument
When a researcher uses a standard test or instrument in their research, they'll cite it. Find a test or instrument that speaks to your topic, then go to our journal databases to search for it in quotes to discover articles which used that instrument in their research.
For example, if I searched for mathematics in the "PsycTests" databases, I would find out about the "Individual Interest in Mathematics Assessment".
Then, I'd head over to "PsycInfo" database, and search for that assessment (in quotes) to find an article based on the test.
Databases of Tests
A dozen library databases that gather together tests and instruments. Find a test that interests you, then head to a journal database to find articles based on that instrument.
Repository for a growing selection of psychological tests and measures, including thousands of actual test instruments and test items that are available for immediate download and use in research and teaching.
Find articles here. Tip: Search by the name of an instrument that you find in PsycTests (put the name in quotes).