In addition to hundreds of new references features new to this edition include: a comprehensive introduction to qualitative methods including a review of existing computer applications for collecting and analyzing data; the latest information about the use of computers and online research techniques, including the use of the Internet to locate actual research instruments and journal articles; updated coverage on new scales, internal and external validity, and new analytic techniques with extensive references on each; abstracts, citations and subject groupings by measurement tool of the last five years of the American Sociological Review, Social Psychology Quarterly, and the American Journal of Sociology; extensive coverage of how to prepare manuscripts for publication, including a list of all journals covered by Sociological Abstracts along with the editorial office address and URL for each entry; new coverage of ethical issues; expansion of social indicators to include international coverage; discussion of the importance of policy research with presentation and discussion of specific models as an adjunct to both applied and basic research techniques; and the addition of an index to facilitate the reader's ability to quickly locate a topic.

The Büros Institute and the Büros Mental Measurements Yearbook

The most useful resource for locating a very large collection of test reviews is available from the Buros Institute of Mental Measurements (, affiliated with the University of Nebraska. The Web site mirrors a print publication series, the Mental Measurements Yearbook. The Fourteenth Mental Measurements Yearbook, edited by Barbara Plake and James C. Impara, was published in 2001 by the Buros Institute of Mental Measurements, University of Nebraska at Lincoln.

More than 2,000 reviews are available online through SilverPlatter (, a database company whose products are available at most ...

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