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Finding tests and assessment tools in the Sociological Abstracts database search tips:

Available but no longer updated after June 30, 2005. See SocIndex.

Sociological Abstracts can be used to:

  • Identify tests
  • Find descriptions, reviews, and/or applications of tests
  • Possibly identify test publisher/location information
  • Possibly access a copy of a test of interest

Sociological Abstracts search tips:

  • Search by: topic/variable (Keyword/phrase Search) AND
    Combine with following keywords:
    (variable) AND “Scale” or “Reliability" or “Instrument”, etc.
  • Search by: intsrument title (Keyword/phrase Search)
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SocINDEX features more than 1,986,000 records with subject headings from a 19,600+ term sociological thesaurus sociology-specific thesaurus. Abstracts are included for more than 1,130 "core" coverage journals dating back to 1895. In addition, there is coverage for more than 430 "priority" coverage journals as well as over 2,800 "selective" coverage journals. Indexing for books, monographs, conference papers, and other sources is included, and cited references are also provided. All subdisciplines of sociology are covered.

Sociological Abstracts (1963 - 2005)
Contains information from 2600 international journals in the areas of sociology, and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. Updated bimonthly.

Available but no longer updated after June 30, 2005. See SocIndex.

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