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SPED 425/525: Formal Tests And Measurements For Students With Disabilities: How to Cite REVIEWS from MMY

Overview of trends and issues related to assessment in special education with review of specific assessment techniques. Emphasis on observation skills, administration procedures, interpretation of results, and how to use these to improve programming.

Citing Mental Measurements Yearbook (MMY)

Since the editors of each edition vary, you will need to know the specific MMY edition to properly cite a review from the MMY. The edition your review was published in can be found by using the Mental Measurements Yearbook Yearbook Volume found in the online record.

Elements needed to cite a test review from the electronic version of the Mental Measurements Yearbook (MMY):

  1. Last name, first initial of the author of the review 
  2. Year of MMY edition
  3. Name of the test being reviewed
  4. Name(s) of MMY editors
  5. Title of the MMY edition
  6. Indication that it is the electronic version of the MMY
  7. Retrieved statement

APA citation format for a test review from the electronic version of the MMY:

The citation for reviews in MMY should follow this format:

Last name, first initial of review author. (Year of MMY edition). Test review of the name of the test being reviewed. In Name(s) of MMY editors (Eds.), The edition mental measurements yearbook [electronic version]. Retrieved from the Burros Institute's Mental Measurements Yearbook online database.

Example of a citation to a test review, with correct punctuation and APA formatting (except for the indenting and double spacing):

Sandoval, J. (2003). Test review of the Woodcock-Johnson III. In B. S. Plake, J. C. Impara, & R. A. Spies (Eds.), The fifteenth mental measurements yearbook [electronic version]. Retrieved from the Burros Institute's Mental Measurements Yearbook online database.

Citation templates for all MMY editons

If your review is from Yearbook Volume 20, use this citation template:

Last name, first initial of review author. (2017). Test review of the name of test. In J. F. Carlson, K. F. Geisinger, J. L. Jonson (Eds.), The twentieth mental measurements yearbook. Retrieved from the Burros Institute's Mental Measurements Yearbook online database.

 

If your review is from Yearbook Volume 19, use this citation template:

Last name, first initial of review author. (2014). Test review of the name of test. In J. F. Carlson, K. F. Geisinger, & J. L. Jonson (Eds.), The nineteenth mental measurements yearbook. Retrieved from the Burros Institute's Mental Measurements Yearbook online database.

 

If your review is from Yearbook Volume 18, use this citation template:

Last name, first initial of review author. (2010). Test review of the name of test. In R. A. Spies, J. F. Carlson, & K. F. Geisinger (Eds.), The eighteenth mental measurements yearbook.  Retrieved from the Burros Institute's Mental Measurements Yearbook online database.

 

If your review is from Yearbook Volume 17, use this citation template:

Last name, first initial of review author. (2007). Test review of the name of test. In K. F. Geisinger, R. A. Spies, J. F. Carlson, & B. S. Plake (Eds.), The seventeenth mental measurements yearbook.  Retrieved from the Burros Institute's Mental Measurements Yearbook online database.

 

If your review is from Yearbook Volume 16, use this citation template:

Last name, first initial of review author. (2005). Test review of the name of test. In R. A. Spies & B. S. Plake (Eds.), The sixteenth mental measurements yearbook.  Retrieved from the Burros Institute's Mental Measurements Yearbook online database.

 

If your review is from Yearbook Volume 15, use this citation template:

Last name, first initial of review author. (2003). Test review of the name of test. In B. S. Plake, J. C. Impara, & R. A. Spies (Eds.), The fifteenth mental measurements yearbook. Retrieved from the Burros Institute's Mental Measurements Yearbook online database.

 

If your review is from Yearbook Volume 14, use this citation template:

Last name, first initial of review author. (2001). Test review of the name of test. In B. S. Plake & J. C. Impara (Eds.), The fourteenth mental measurements yearbook. Retrieved from the Burros Institute's Mental Measurements Yearbook online database.

 

If your review is from Yearbook Volume 13, use this citation template:

Last name, first initial of review author. (1998). Test review of the name of test. In J. C. Impara & B. S. Plake (Eds.), The thirteenth mental measurements yearbook. Retrieved from the Burros Institute's Mental Measurements Yearbook online database.

 

If your review is from Yearbook Volume 12, use this citation template:

Last name, first initial of review author. (1995). Test review of the name of test. In J. C. Conoley & J. C. Impara (Eds.), The twelfth mental measurements yearbook. Retrieved from the Burros Institute's Mental Measurements Yearbook online database.

 

If your review is from Yearbook Volume 11, use this citation template:

Last name, first initial of review author. (1992). Test review of the name of test. In J. J. Kramer & J. C. Conoley (Eds.), The eleventh mental measurements yearbook. Retrieved from the Burros Institute's Mental Measurements Yearbook online database.

 

If your review is from Yearbook Volume 10, use this citation template:

Last name, first initial of review author. (1989). Test review of the name of test. In J. C. Conoley & J. J. Kramer (Eds.), The tenth mental measurements yearbook. Retrieved from the Burros Institute's Mental Measurements Yearbook online database.

 

If your review is from Yearbook Volume 9, use this citation template:

Last name, first initial of review author. (1985). Test review of the name of test. In J. V. Mitchell, Jr. (Ed.), The ninth mental measurements yearbook. Retrieved from the Burros Institute's Mental Measurements Yearbook online database.

 

If your review is from Yearbook Volume 8, use this citation template:

Last name, first initial of review author. (1978). Test review of the name of test. In O.K. Buros (Ed.), The eighth mental measurements yearbook. Retrieved from the Burros Institute's Mental Measurements Yearbook online database.

 

If your review is from Yearbook Volume 7, use this citation template:

Last name, first initial of review author. (1972). Test review of the name of test. In O.K. Buros (Ed.), The seventh mental measurements yearbook. Retrieved from the Burros Institute's Mental Measurements Yearbook online database.

 

If your review is from Yearbook Volume 6, use this citation template:

Last name, first initial of review author. (1965). Test review of the name of test. In O.K. Buros (Ed.), The sixth mental measurements yearbook. Retrieved from the Burros Institute's Mental Measurements Yearbook online database.

 

If your review is from Yearbook Volume 5, use this citation template:

Last name, first initial of review author. (1959). Test review of the name of test. In O.K. Buros (Ed.), The fifth mental measurements yearbook. Retrieved from the Burros Institute's Mental Measurements Yearbook online database.

 

If your review is from Yearbook Volume 4, use this citation template:

Last name, first initial of review author. (1953). Test review of the name of test. In O.K. Buros (Ed.), The fourth mental measurements yearbook. Retrieved from the Burros Institute's Mental Measurements Yearbook online database.

 

If your review is from Yearbook Volume 3, use this citation template:

Last name, first initial of review author. (1949). Test review of the name of test. In O.K. Buros (Ed.), The third mental measurements yearbook. Retrieved from the Burros Institute's Mental Measurements Yearbook online database.

 

If your review is from Yearbook Volume 2, use this citation template:

Last name, first initial of review author. (1941). Test review of the name of test. In O.K. Buros (Ed.), The nineteen forty mental measurements yearbook. Retrieved from the Burros Institute's Mental Measurements Yearbook online database.

 

If your review is from Yearbook Volume 1, use this citation template:

Last name, first initial of review author. (1938). Test review of the name of test. In O.K. Buros (Ed.), The nineteen thirty eight mental measurements yearbook. Retrieved from the Burros Institute's Mental Measurements Yearbook online database.