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Mental Measurements Yearbook

  • Whitney Strong-Bak
  • Zachary C. LaBrotEmail author
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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-28099-8_1948-1

Synonyms

Definition

A collection of reviews of English-language psychological tests.

Introduction

The Buros Library for Mental Measurements contains the publications of the Buros Center for Testing along with what is commonly considered the largest collection of tests and testing materials in the world. The Mental Measurements Yearbook and Tests in Print series are housed in the library in Lincoln, Nebraska at the University of Nebraska’s Teachers College Hall. The library also contains copies of every commercially available test published since 1930 along with various publications dedicated to the field of measurement, and the private book collection of its founder, Oscar K. Buros (Buros Center for Testing 2018).

Mental Measurements Yearbook

In the 1930s, Oscar K. Buros, sought to compile candid evaluations of commercially available tests, which often lacked critical reviews conducted by unbiased professionals. Buros grew concerned about the proliferation of test...

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Munroe-Meyer InstituteUniversity of Nebraska Medical CenterOmahaUSA

Section editors and affiliations

  • Chris Ditzfeld
    • 1
  1. 1.University of ArkansasFayettevilleUSA