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Welcome to the Nursing Research Guide! Here you will find informational resources to support the Students, Faculty, and Staff of the School of Nursing and UCI Health.

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What are tests and measures?

Tests and measures are standardized instruments used to measure constructs in research often in the social sciences. Examples of measures include questionnaires, surveys, scales, inventories, etc.

Tests are NOT purchased by UC Irvine. Many tests are copyrighted, and permission from the copyright holder may be needed before administering these tests.

How to find tests and measures

Note: Some of the databases here will provide direct access to the testing instrument, while others will only provide a description.