Answered By: Nedelina Tchangalova
Last Updated: Jun 01, 2017     Views: 29


Like many University Libraries, the University of Maryland Libraries faces multiple challenges in the effort to build and maintain collections and provide access to the resources needed to support their institutional research and teaching mission.

The collection budget at UMCP, like many other institutions, has failed to keep up with the rising costs of the information marketplace. One result of these budgetary constraints is that the Libraries' subscription to Health and Psychosocial Instruments will not be renewed. Access to the database will end December 31, 2016.

Alternatives to Health and Psychosocial Instruments include the following resources:

UMD Libraries’ databases:

To find other sources, please consult the guide Finding Information on Tests and Measurement Instruments for the Health Sciences.

For further questions, please contact the public health librarian, Nedelina Tchangalova (


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