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Tests & Measures: Finding Tests in Dissertations

Searching for Tests using ProQuest Dissertations

Dissertations can be a gold mine for locating sample surveys and instruments, since the dissertation often includes a copy of the test or survey that was used during the dissertation research as an appendix.

To locate dissertations, search:

Tips for ProQuest Dissertations

Arrows pointing to Abstract tab, Download PDF button

For a quick overview of the dissertation's topic (and insight into the author's research methods), view the Abstract/Details. Choose Download PDF to see the full dissertation.


Appedix section of Table of Contents of dissertation is highlighted

Survey instruments are usually included in the appendices at the end of the dissertation.

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