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Educational and Psychological Instruments

Links to databases and other resources for finding education, psychological, and social sciences testing instruments. Also provides explanations, search tips, and other advice for locating and using instruments.

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Instruments at Penn State Harrisburg

CAUTION: Only Penn State Harrisburg faculty and graduate students on a pre-approved list can use its instruments.

Location: Madlyn L. Hanes Library, Circulation Desk, 1st floor.

Borrowing period: up to 7 days.

You can find a list in the “course reserves” tab on the library's home page. As of Fall 2023, they are listed under:

  • Course number: “PSYC 571”
  • Instructor: “Michael, Cobi"

Harrisburg owns about 50 instruments, including: Bayley Scales of Infant and Toddler Development (BAYLEY-III), Beck Anxiety Inventory (BAI), Beck Depression Inventory (BDI), Kaufman Adolescent and Adult Intelligence Test (KAAIT), Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI-II), and Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children (WISC-V).

For more information, contact Bernadette A. Lear (, Education, Behavioral Sciences, and Social Sciences Librarian.