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PsycTESTS Database Reload Scheduled – June 2019


PsycTESTS Database Reload Scheduled

Dear Ovid PsycTESTS Customer:

The PsycTESTS (PSYT) database is being reloaded.

We expect it to be live on June 27, 2019.
Alerts will be run on Wednesday June 26, 2019 prior to the reload.

The PsycTESTS database has been reloaded to implement several changes to the PsycTESTS record and changes to the schema. The changes include new fields and modifications to the existing fields. This year’s reload eliminates the
Master Records and Child Records format, combining the elements of both types of records into a single Test Record.

8 New Fields:

  • Factors/Subscales (FC)
  • Methodology (ML)
  • Test Review (TG)
  • Test Type (LP)
  • Source Used (ZO)
  • Language Available (LZ)
  • UID (UZ)
  • Data Source (ZA)

2 Changed Fields:

  • Other Version Type (OY)
  • Language Present (LG)

18 Deleted Fields:

  • Number of Test Records (NR)
  • Administration Time (TA)
  • Setting (TS)
  • Accommodations (AM)
  • Other Child Record (OC)
  • Test Child Record (UC)
  • Test Master Record (UM)
  • Other Child Record (O1)
  • Test Master Record (U2)
  • Test Child Record (U1)
  • Test Child Record (U3)
  • Date of Publication (DP)
  • Content Owner (OW)
  • Table of Contents (TC)
  • TOC Title (TB)
  • TOC Access Point (TQ)
  • Source Citation Type (SR)
  • Record Type (TR)

1 New Limit:
Methodology Limit

  • Test Validity
  • Concurrent Validity
  • Construct Validity
  • Content Validity
  • Convergent Validity
  • Criterion Validity
  • Discriminant Validity
  • Nomological Validity
  • Predictive Validity
  • Test Reliability
  • Internal Consistency
  • Interrater Reliability
  • Split-Half Reliability
  • Test-Retest Reliability
  • Factor Analysis
  • Confirmatory Factor Analysis
  • Exploratory Factor Analysis
  • Principal Component Analysis
  • Item Response Theory
  • Measurement Invariance
  • Measurement Model
  • Structural Equation Modeling
  • Test Sensitivity
  • Test Specificity
  • Qualitative Assessment Methods

1 Deleted Limit:
Test Record Type Limit

  • Test Development
  • Test Use
  • Test Review
  • Test Primary Data
  • Test Master

1 Changed Limit:

  • Language to Language Present

Feel free to contact Customer Support with any questions by sending an email to


Wolters Kluwer – Ovid

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