EBSCO Database Field List

EBSCO Database Fields Specific information provided about measurement instruments is listed in separate fields in the Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HaPI) database. Each of these fields is listed below, along with a brief description of the information that it provides about the given instrument. The actual order of the fields differs in the EBSCO and… Read More »

OVIDSP Database Field List

OvidSP Database Fields Specific information provided about measurement instruments is listed in separate fields in the Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HaPI) database. Each of these fields is listed below, along with a brief description of the information that it provides about the given instrument. The actual order of the fields differs in the EBSCO and… Read More »

How to search HaPI on EBSCO

Searching HaPI using EBSCO Download “How To Use” Instructions for EBSCO Once you have successfully logged into Health and Psychosocial instruments (HaPI) through your library, a default advanced search screen will be displayed as shown below: EBSCO advanced search employs a Boolean technique, which will allow you to combine words or phrases using the words… Read More »

How to search HaPI on OVIDSP

Searching HaPI Using OvidSP Download “How To Use” Instructions for OvidSP After logging into Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HaPI) through your library, you will be presented with the main search screen as seen below: Advanced Search: The best way to search HaPI involves using the Advanced Search option from the main search page. There is… Read More »

Reporting Instrument Guide

Evelyn Perloff, Ph.D., Behavioral Measurement Database Services, Inc. Pittsburgh, PA Fred B. Bryant, Ph.D. Department of Psychology Loyola University Chicago     Download Article in PDF format Problems with reporting the development of new instruments A. What is the new instrument intended to measure? One the most serious problems in measurement reporting in health research… Read More »