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Carrie Fry

Nursing and Health Sciences

Carrie Fry is the librarian for Nursing and Health Sciences.
Office:   130, Main floor of the library
Phone:   206-281-2124

Finding Research Instruments:

Finding health care or nursing research instruments (or measurement tools) can be labor intensive.   After you find reference to an instrument you may not be able to find a free copy of the actual instrument, but will need to purchase a copy from the publisher.  If you do find an instrument appended to an article you should still contact the author to received permission to use the instrument.

Below are some resources to start you on your way to finding research instruments.

Resources that include citations for, reviews of, and possibly the full text of research instruments:

Resources with citations for and reviews of research instruments:

The above links are provided as a starting point, you may also search for research instruments using web search engines such as Google or Bing.

Basic Information and Tutorials about Research Instruments: