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How can I find test preparation materials through the library for educational and career entrance exams such as ASVAB, GRE, Praxis, and others?

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A good place to start is the Testing and Education Resource Center database. 

This resource includes many preparation materials for many popular standard tests such as the GRE, MCAT, GMAT, TOEFL, and others.


To find the Testing and Education Resource Center database from the Library website: 

  1. From the library homepage, click on the databases link in the left sidebar.

  2. On the databases page, you'll see an alphabetical list at the top of the page --- select letter 'T'

  3. Under 'T',  scroll down to "Testing and Education Reference Center."  

  4. If you are off-campus you will be asked to enter your WKU NetID and password.

  5. GRE and other grad school prep materials are under "Grad School Tools." The SAT & ACT are under "College Prep Tools."

 

What if I would like to find a test preparation book? Are they just print, or are they available online?

 

To find out if the library has books available to help prepare for a test, go the library home page and enter the name of the test in the One-Search Library Catalog search box. In the example below we have entered GMAT, the Graduate Management Admission Test, which is used to test candidates for admission to management graduate programs.

showing one-search box with gmat entered

 

When you have entered your search for GMAT, the results should look something like the example shown below. Many of the results will not be relevant to your needs. To get to books about GMAT test preparation, click on "Books" in the Resource Type area of the left sidebar. If you would prefer electronic books (e-books) click the "Full Text Online" link in the left sidebar, as shown:

 

Example of results of GMAT search in One-Search

 

You should see results similar to those shown below when you limit your GMAT search to "Books" and "Full Text Online."

 

 

If you would like more help finding books, see a full explanation at How Can I Find Books through WKU Libraries or get personalized assistance at the Research Assistance Desk at Cravens Library Commons (270) 745-6125.