Measurement Instruments for Research, Education, and Clinical Practice

Measurement Instruments - What's Included

It isn't always easy to find instruments, surveys, questionnaires, tests and measures.  We've put together a guide that will help. 

  • The Measurement Instruments Review Databases provide in-depth analysis of several types of measures. 
  • In the Searching Literature Databases section, you'll find search strategies for finding research instruments in CINAHL, Medline/PubMed, ERIC, Nursing Reference Center, and PsycINFO.
  • Under Instrument Collections on the Web, you'll find some online resources that provide research instruments.
  • OHSU Library offers many Books Describing or Containing Instruments as well.
  • Using, Adapting, and Translating Instruments provides some resources on taking the next steps once you find an instrument you would like to use.