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This page offers information on tests and test construction.

Books about tests and test construction

In the library collection you can find literature about tests en testtheory (call no's 300-329), but not the tests themselves.

For example:

APA handbook of testing and assessment in psychology, Kurt F. Geisinger, Bruce A. Bracken, American Psychological Association.

Call no.: 300 177

Algemene psychodiagnostiek / I, Testmethoden, J. de Zeeuw, Riet Dekker, Wilma C.M. Resing

Call no.: 300 8

Research Support

Research Support

Research Support BSS provides support on all research related areas, specifically data management, funding, providing and maintaining technical equipment, use of software, and policy and regulation. Support is provided by means of personal advice, training, and technical facilitation. They can assist you with, among other things:

The department supports a large number of software packages that are used for research, the processing of data and the analysis of observations.

For further questions you can contact us via e-mail:

Dutch tests assessment


The Commission Testaangelegenheden Nederland (COTAN) assesses psychodiagnostic instruments that are edited in the Netherlands and presented for evaluation to COTAN.

International information about tests


The database PsycINFO offers various possibilities to find (information about) psychological tests:

Use the field Test & Measures in order to find results where a test has been used, and then use the limiter Test & Measures that will restrict to documents that are specifically about a particular test or measurement instrument. This is a good way to eliminate studies that did use a specific test or measurement as a methodology, but which are actually about another topic.

The tests at the Rijksuniversiteit Groningen


Information can be obtained via the website of Test Library of Psychology

Perusal or borrowing test materials is only possible for students and staff members from the Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences. A student card or staff card is required for borrowing test materials.

To make a reservation for the use of test materials you can use this form. The tests can be picked up, after confirmation via email, at the secretary of the department of Neuropsychology (Heymans Building room 0347).

Opening hours: Mon-Fri from 9.30 till 12.00 hrs. and 14.00 till 16.30 hrs. 

ADNG (Archief en Documentatiecentrum Nederlandse Gedragswetenschappen)

Type of material: Historical test material, especially before 1975. Employees, students and historians of Psychology can use this material. The catalogue is a list that can be found at the Centre.

Room: 154 Heymans building
Tel.: 050 3636333 / 050 3636465

Pedagogical Sciences

You can find an overview of the tests and  manuals at the Test website.

Perusal or borrowing of the collection is only possible for students and staff members from the Faculty of Behavioural and Social Sciences. A student card or staff card is required for borrowing test materials.

Ordering test material for teaching can be done via email:



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Subjects: Faculty of Behavioural & Social Sciences