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Finding Research Instruments

A guide to help identify and locate the full-text [entire document] of research instruments (e.g. surveys, questionnaires, tests, assessments, and other measures).

PsycNET Tutorial

Psychology and Other Behavioral Sciences

Health and Wellness


General/Multidiscipline (some full-text)


  • When identifying relevant instruments, look to see if articles have appended the full-text (entire document) of the instrument.
  • Try going to the official journal website of the article. Sometimes, the full-text of the instrument is found in the "Additional Files" or "Supplementary Materials" section.