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Mental Measurement Yearbook (MMY)Tests in Print(TIP)Test Critiques



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Mental Measurements Yearbook (MMY)

  • Necessary to have the entire MMY series to find reviews of a particular test

  • ALL test numbers refer to test entry numbers, NOT page numbers

    • Example: Miller Motivation Scale, 201 (N)


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MMY - Score Index

  • Index to all the scores generated by the test

  • Definitions of variables the test author is trying to measure


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MMY - Name Index

  • “Horton, A.: test, 78” = Author of test

  • “Horton, A.: rev, 86” = Test reviewer

  • “Horton, A.: ref, 45” = Name of person referenced in review


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MMY – Publishers Directory

  • Provides:

    • Address

    • Phone

    • Fax

    • Web address

    • Email address


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MMY – Subject Index

  • 18 categories listed on 1st page of subject index

    • Sample subjects: achievement, behavior assessment, education, mathematics, sensory-motor, vocations, etc.


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MMY – Acronym Index

  • Use this index if the test is better known by the acronym then the test title

    • Example: GRE=Graduate Record Examination


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MMY – Title Index

  • N in parenthesis after the test number indicates the test is new or recently published, and/or that it has not appeared before in any Buros Institute Publication

  • R indicates that the test has been revised or supplemented since last included in a Buros publication




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Tests in Print (TIP)

  • Each volume is comprehensive (TIP V supersedes TIP IV), describing every test that is currently available

  • Necessary to have entire MMY series to find review of a test, only need latest volume of TIP series for comprehensive coverage

  • ALL test numbers refer to test entry numbers, NOT page numbers

    • Example: Academic Proficiency Battery, 12

  • Similar MMY indexes except:


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TIP – Title Index

  • Numbers without colons refer to in-print tests included in TIP V

    • Example: Academic Proficiency Battery, 12 can be found in TIP V test number 12

  • Numbers with colons refer to out of print tests not listed in this volume. Readers are referred to the last volume listing the tests:

    • T4: 1826 refers to test 1826 in Tests in Print IV

    • 12:399 refers to test 399 in the 12th MMY


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TIP – Title Index

Where can you find:13:172T4:13851420

Test 172 in 13th MMY

Test 1385 in TIP IV

Test 1420 in volume of TIP that you are currently using


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TIP – Index of Recently Out-Of-Print Tests

  • Listings of tests that appeared in TIP IV, 12th MMY, and/or 13th MMY, but no longer appear in TIP V because tests are now out of print


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TIP – Subject Index

  • Use the acronym index if the test is better known by the acronym then the test title

  • 19 categories listed on 1st page of subject index

    • Sample subjects: achievement, behavior assessment, developmental education, miscellaneous (16 subcategories), personality, reading, etc.




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Test Critique Compendium ©1987

  • 60 tests most often used

  • These major tests are determined by tests that generated largest number of literary references

  • Handy and relatively inexpensive because it is one volume

  • Has author/reviewer index, publisher index, and short 1.5 page long subject index


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Test Critiques ©1994

  • Introduction section

  • Practical applications/uses section

  • Technical aspects section

  • Critique

  • References


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ERIC/AE Test Locator

  • http://buros.unl.edu/buros/jsp/search.jsp

    • Test Review Locator

    • Buros Subject Index


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