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MENTAL MEASUREMENTS YEARBOOK WITH TESTS IN PRINT - SEARCHING

Searching MMY and TIP in EBSCOhost

Search by Keyword

Keyword search in MMY

  • In the Find box, type keywords (ex: preschool and anxiety).
  • Then, click the Search button. You will receive a results list (sorted by relevance) and on this list will be all the tests related to preschool and anxiety.

Search by Test Title

Test title search in MMY

  • Click the Advanced Search link from the Basic Search Screen (under the search box).
  • In the Find box, type the title of a test (ex: Slosson Intelligence). If you enter a full test name and do not find it, do another search using only the main words in the test.
  • Select Title from the drop down box and click Search.

Search by Test Category

Test category search in MMY

  • This is useful to see a list of tests that can be used for a broad topic such as personality.
  • It is not necessary to enter a keyword, but can if need to be more specific.
  • Click the Advanced Search link (below search boxes) if not in this search mode.
  • Highlight the Test Category desired.
  • Click the Search button.

Search by Index (Must search MMY and TIP separately in order to get to the Indexes searches)

Index search in MMY

  • This search is useful for: acronyms, administration mode, author, reviewer, publisher name, scores, test category, test code, test name, time and year of publication.
  • In EBSCOhost, select ONE of the databases, either MMY or TIP.
  • Click the Advanced Search link from the Basic Search Screen (under the search box).
  • Once in the database, the drop down menus will list the available index options to select.  Select an index and enter a term to search.
    • Example: Select Acronym, then enter an acronym such as SIT, then click Search to retrieve a list of tests with that acronym.
    • Example: Select Scores, then enter a keyword such as depression, then click Search to retrieve a list of tests which are used to test for depression.

 OR BROWSE the Indexes

  • Once in the database, on the blue menu bar, click on Indexes.
  • Select an index to browse.
    • Example: Select Test Category, then click Browse. Mark a box, then click the Search button to retrieve a list of tests from that category.
    • Example: Select Scores, then enter a keyword such as depression, then click Browse. Mark a box, then click the Search button to retrieve a list of tests which are used to test for depression.
    • Example: Select Publisher Name, and click the Browse button. Mark a box by desired publisher. Click the Search button to retrieve a list of all tests by that publisher.

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Result List in MMY

Sample Record

MMY: A typical record will contain the test citation (author, title, date, publisher, etc.), test description with reliability and validity, test review(s), and references.

TIP: Records contain the test citation and references.

Sample record showing full text review