ELECTRONIC RESOURCES FOR EVALUATORS

Compiled by Catherine Callow-Elwell (CELWELL@COE.USU.EDU)

Links to People & Organizations
Sites with Links to Other WWW Lists
Evaluation & Related Associations
LISTSERVs
Topical Interest Groups
Directories of Evaluators & Researchers

Companies, Consultants
Non-Profit Organizations
     Foundations
     Other Non-Profit Organizations

University Affiliated Research/Evaluation Centers
Government Agencies
     Tools to Locate Agencies
     International Agencies
     United States Federal Agencies
     State Government Agencies

Links to Training, Jobs & Funding
Education, Training, Workshops
Employment
Funding Sources

Links to Text Resources
Journals & On-Line Publications
Publishers and Distributors
ERIC Resources
On-Line Documents
     Evaluation How-To
     Libraries & Document Repositories
     Standards
     Studies & On-line Reports

Links to Evaluation Tools & Data
Assessment, Measurement, Instruments
Data and Statistics
     Sites with Links to Other WWW Sites
     Statistics/Data Analysis How To's
     Data Sources
Data Analysis and Survey Software
Evaluation Tools and Products

Favorites
American Evaluation Association
CDC Evaluation Working Group
ERIC's Assessment & Evaluation Resources
EVALTALK Archives
Evaluation Center, WMU
Evaluation Exchange, Harvard
GOVBOT: Database of Government Web Sites
On-line Statistical Software & Texts
Statistics on the Web: Links to Online Resources
Trochim's Center for Social Research Methods

Thanks to all the EVALTALKERs who sent links to web sites.

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Sites with Links to Other WWW Lists

Internet Quick Reference

ERIC's Assessment and Evaluation Resources
Sociometrics' Evaluation WWW Links
Government Performance Information Consultants, Canada
Qualitative Research Web Sites
Search Education (.edu) Web Sites: SearchEdu.com
Search Government (.gov) Web Sites: SearchGov.com
Seach Military (.mil) Web Sites: SearchMil.com
Statistics on the Web: Links to Online Resources
Survey Research Center's Links
U.S. Department of Education Cross-Site Indexing

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Evaluation & Related Associations

National Evaluation Organizations Contact List

American Evaluation Association
Association pour le Développement des Méthodologies d'Evaluation en Education--Canada
Association pour le Développement des Méthodologies d'Evaluation en Education--Europe
Australasian Evaluation Society
Canadian Evaluation Society
European Evaluation Society
German Evaluation Society
Italian Evaluation Society
UK Evaluation Society

Oregon Program Evaluators Network
Southeast Evaluation Association
Washington Evaluators

American Educational Research Association
American Psychological Association
National Council on Measurement in Education

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Evaluation LISTSERVs

CataList, Catalog of LISTSERV Lists
Topical Interest Group LISTSERVs

AERA Division H: School Evaluation & Program Development LISTSERV
Best Practices Forum

EVALTALK
EVALTALK Archives
GOVTEVAL

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Topical Interest Groups

Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health TIG
Empowerment Evaluation TIG
Extension Education Evaluation TIG
International & Cross-Cultural TIG
Minority Issues in Evaluation TIG
Minority Issues in Evaluation: EVALTALK Topics
Program Theory and Theory Driven Evaluation TIG
Research, Technology & Development Evaluation TIG

AERA Division H: School Evaluation
AERA Special Interest Groups (SIG) Index
AREA SIG: Action Research
AERA SIG: Advanced Studies of National Databases
AERA SIG: Faculty Evaluation & Development
AERA SIG: School Indicators and Profiles

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Directories of Evaluators and Researchers

Directory of Evaluators
Directory of Educational Researchers

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Companies, Consultants

Chauncey Group, Subsidiary of ETS
College Board

Concept Systems Inc. (CSI)
Dr. RJP Consulting

Evaluation Software Publishing
Horizon Research, Inc.
Government Performance Information Consultants, Canada
Innonet: Innovation Network, Inc.
InterEd
National Evaluation Data Services
Noldus Information Technology
Psychological Assessment Resources, Inc.
Psychometrics
Research and Evaluation Associates, Inc.
Sociometrics
Strategic Studies
Systemic Research, Inc.
The Measurement Group
Tosti-Vasey and Vasey

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Non-Profit Organizations

GuideStar: The Donor's Guide to the Charitable Universe
Internet Public Library Associations
Internet NonProfit Center
Idealist: Guide to Non-Profit Organizations

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Foundations

Foundation Center
Foundations On-line: Directory of Charitable Grantmakers

Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Annie E. Casey Foundation
ATT&T Foundation
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
Carnegie Corporation of New York
Century Foundation: Policy in Perspective
David and Lucile Packard Foundation: The Future of Our Children
Ford Foundation
Grantmakers Evaluation Network
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
MacArthur Foundation
Pew Charitable Trusts
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
W.K.Kellogg Foundation
Wallace Reader's Digest Funds

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Other Non-Profit Organizations

Action Evaluation Research Institute
American Institutes for Research
American Society Training & Development
Annenberg/CPB Projects Learner Online
Cato Institute
Center for Mental Health Services Knowledge Exchange Network
Cochrane Collaboration
Education Commission of the States
Gallup Organization
Human Services Research Institute
Innonet: Innovation Network, Inc.
Institute for Public Policy Research in the UK
International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement
International Development Research Center: Evaluation Unit
Mathematica Policy Research
National Network of Regional Educational Labs
North Central Regional Educational Laboratory

RAND
Research Forum on Children, Families, & the New Federalism
Search Institute
Social Research and Demonstration Corporation (SRDC)

Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues
UNICEF Research and Evaluation
United Way of America
Urban Institute
World Conservation Union (IUCN) Monitoring and Evaluation Initiative
Worldbank's Economic Development Institute Evaluation Unit
WestEd

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University-Affiliated Research/Evaluation Centers

Academic Survey Research Centers, Princeton University
AIRAssociates, The Action Evaluation Project, Haverford College

Annenberg Institute for School Reform, Brown University
Caroline Population Center, University of North Carolina
Centre for Applied Social Surveys, University of Southampton
Center for Earth Science Information Network, Columbia University

Centre for Health Economics, University of York
Center for Mental Health Policy, Vanderbilt University
Center for Prevention Research & Development, University of Illinois
Centre for Program Evaluation, University of Melbourne
Consortium for Research on Educational Accountability & Teacher Eval., UMich
CRESST (Natl. Center for Research on Eval., Standards, & Student Testing), UCLA
Empowerment Evaluation Institute, Stanford University
Evaluation Assistance Center, George Washington University
Evaluation Center at Western Michigan University
Evaluation Exchange, Harvard Family Research Center
EvNet: Evaluation of Education and Training Technologies, McMaster University
German Center for Evaluation, University of Cologne
Institute for Research in Social Science, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Institute for Social Research, York University
International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies, Virginia Polytechnic Institute
InterUniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research
National Center on Educational Outcomes, University of Minnesota
NORC--National Opinion Research Center, University of Chicago
Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, University of Connecticut
Social and Economic Sciences Research Center, Washington State University
Social Science Research Center, Mississippi State University
Survey Research Center, Princeton University
Transition Research Institute, University of Illinois
Trochim's Center for Social Research Methods, Cornell University
UW Extension, Progam Development & Evaluation Unit

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Government Agencies

Tools to Locate Government Agencies

FedWorld Information Network
Government Information Locator Service
GOVBOT: Database of Government Web Sites
SearchGov.com
State and Local Government on the Net
StateSearch - Sponsored by NASIRE
U.S. Federal Government Agencies

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International Government

Australian Commonwealth Government
Canada: Government of Canada
Census Bureau: Statistical Agencies (International)
Europa
Hong Kong SAR Government Information Centre
Ireland: Information on the Irish State
Israel: State of Israel Government
New Zealand Government
United Kingdom CCTA Government Information Service
United Nations

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United States Federal Agencies

ACF: The Administration for Children and Families
ACF: Office of Planning, Research and Evaluation
ACYF: Commissioner's Office of Research and Evaluation
AHCPR: Agency for Health Care Policy and Research

BJA: Bureau of Justice Assistance Evaluation Website
CDC: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
DHHS: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
DHHS:Health & Human Services Gateway to Policy Information Center
DHHS: Health Care Policy and Research
DHHS: Office of Asst Secretary Planning & Eval.
DHHS: Office of the Inspector General, Evaluations and Inspections

DHHS: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
DOE: Department of Education Program Evaluation
ED: U.S. Department of Education
GAO: US General Accounting Office
HSRI: Human Services Research Institute Evaluation Center
NAEP: Natl Assessment of Educational Progress
National Criminal Justice Reference Service
NCES: National Center for Education Statistics
NIH: National Institutes of Health
NIST: National Institute of Standards & Technology: Natl. Quality Program

NSF: National Science Foundation
NSF: Online Evaluation Resource Library
OERI: Office of Educational Research and Improvement
OSERS: Office of Special Education Programs
SAMHSA: Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration
SSA: Office of Policy
U.S. Census Bureau

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State Government Agengies

Full-text state statutes and legislation
StateSearch - Sponsored by NASIRE

Florida Monitor
Florida Department of Juvenile Justice Bureau of Data & Research
Minnesota Office of the Legislative Auditor - Program Evaluation Division

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Journals and On-line Publications

SearcheBooks.com--Search for electronic books

Action Research International
Education Policy Analysis Archives
Education Review: A Journal of Book Reviews
Evaluation and Program Planning
Evalution and the Health Professions
Evaluation Exchange at Harvard
Evaluation: International Journal of Theory, Research & Practice
Evaluation Review
Evaluation Review: Journal of Applied Social Research
InnoNet Resources
Journal of Evaluation in Clinical Practice
MandE (Monitoring and Evaluation) NEWS
Practical Assessment, Research & Evaluation
Studies in Educational Evaluation

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Publishers and Distributors

American Society for Training and Development (ASTD)
Assessment Systems Corporation
Cambridge University Press
Council on Quality and Leadership on Supports for People with Disabilities
Harvard University Press
Jossey-Bass, Inc.
Kluwer Academic Publishers On-line
Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
National Academy Press

Prentice-Hall
Random Online
Sage Publications

Amazon.com: Books, Music & More!
DealPilot.com, the Ultimate Comparison Shopping Engine
ERIC/AE Bookstore

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ERIC Resources

AskERIC
ERIC: Educational Resources Info Center
ERIC/AE Bookstore
ERIC/AE Clearinghouse on Assessment & Evaluation
ERIC/AE Full Text Internet Library
ERIC/AE Test Locator
ERIC Digests
ERIC Document Reproduction Service
Search ERIC Home Page

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On-line Documents

Full-text state statutes and legislation

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Individual Evaluation How-To Documents (see sites with multiple documents following this section)

An Educator's Guide to Evaluating Technology in the Schools
Contracting for Evaluations by Stufflebeam
Decision Support 2000+, Mental Health Statistics Improvement Program
Designing Evaluations, GAO

Designing Projects & Evaluations ... Logical Framework Approach
Evaluating Comprehensive Community Change
Evaluation Center: Checklist Project (Stufflebeam and Scriven)
Evaluation Cookbook
Framework for Program Evaluation in Public Health
Getting Smart, Getting Real: Using Research and Evaluation Information
Guidelines for Legislative Language for Program Evaluation
Joint Committee Standards on Evaluation: Personnel Evaluation

Joint Committee Standards on Evaluation: Program Evaluation
MEASURE Evaluation: Bibliography of References
NSF's User-Friendly Handbook for Mixed-Method Evaluations
Online Evaluation Workbook

Performance Measurement ... MHSIP Consumer Oriented Report Card
Planning & Conducting Performance-based Evals. (Wholey & McLaughlin)
Planning, Monitoring, & Evaluation of Programme Performance
Practical Eval. for Public Managers: Getting the Information You Need

Precede/Proceed Model for Development & Eval. of Health Ed. Programs
Program Evaluation Primer, Hospital Council of Western Pennsylvania
Program Logic Model Excerpt
Program Manager's Guide to Evaluation

Resources for Methods in Evaluation and Social Research
Review of Evaluation Resources for Nonprofit Organizations

Taking Stock: A Practical Guide to Evaluating Your Own Programs
Toolkit for Integrating Process and Outcome Evaluations
Trochim's Research Methods Knowledge Base
W.K.Kellogg Foundation Evaluation Handbook

Sites with Multiple Evaluation How-To Documents

American Institutes for Research
ARIAssociates: Action Evaluation and Case Study Papers
Aspen Institute Rountable on Comprehensive Community Initiatives

BJA Evaluation Website
Center for Substance Abuse's Decision Support Systemh
CDC Evaluation Working Group

Claremont Graduate School: Michael Scriven's Course Pages
Community Toolbox: Community Building Tools
DOE: Education Program Evaluation
Evaluation Center: Checklist Project (Stufflebeam and Scriven)
Evaluation Exchange, Harvard Family Research Center
Evaluation for Learning: Greater Kalamazoo Eval. Project Newsletters

Finance Project: Result-based Resources
Free Management Library: Evaluations and Research Methods
GAO: US General Accounting Office
Grantmakers Evaluation Network Recent Publications on Evaluation
HIV InSite: Evaluating HIV Prevention Programs
Human Services Research Institute
Innonet: Innovation Network, Inc.
John Pezzullo's Links to On-line Statistical Texts
National Council for Open and Distance Education (NCODE)
National Evaluation Data Services
New York State Teacher Resource Centers: Program Evaluation
NSF: Online Evaluation Resource Library
Sociometrics
Teaching, Learning, and Technology Group: Resources
The Measurement Group Evaluation & Dissemination Center
UNICEF Research and Evaluation
United Way's Outcome Measurement Resource Network
UW Extension, Progam Development & Evaluation Unit: Evaluation Docs
Westinghouse Knowledge Transfer Center

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Libraries and Document Repositories

Argus Clearinghouse
Center for Electronic Records
Center for Networked Information Discovery and Retrieval
Education-line : Electronic texts in education & training
Education Policy Analysis Archives
ERIC Document Reproduction Service
GPO Access Databases
Internet Public Library
Internet Public Library Online Texts Collection
Library of Congress Catalogs
Library of Congress
Library of Congress WWW/Z39.50 Gateway
National Archives and Records Administration
ProQuest Digital Dissertations
UMI's On-line Dissertation Services
U.S. Government Printing Office

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Standards

Joint Committee on Standards for Educational Evaluation
Personnel Evaluation Standards
Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing
Standardization of Juvenile Offender Program Evaluation

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Studies and On-line Reports

See individual Non-Profit Organizations for additional on-line reports

ACYF: Commissioner's Office of Research and Evaluation
Annie E. Casey Foundation Publications
CRESST (Natl. Center for Research on Eval., Standards, & Student Testing)
David and Lucile Packard Foundation: The Future of Our Children
Dept. of Education: Education Program Evaluation
Education Commission of the States
Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Evaluation Project for Family Planning
General Social Survey Data and Information Retrieval System
General Social Survey Resources, Queens College
OMB Watch: Promoting Government Accountability

Harvard Family Research Project
Human Services Research Institute
Joseph Rowntree Foundation
Mathematica Policy Research
National Center on Educational Outcomes, University of Minnesota
NCES: National Center for Education Statistics
National Treatment Improvement Evaluation Study
NORC--National Opinion Research Center, University of Chicago
NSF: National Science Foundation
Pew Charitable Trusts
RAND
Research Forum on Children, Families, and the New Federalism
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
Search Institute
Sociometrics Evaluation Resources
Urban Institute
W.K.Kellogg Foundation
Worldbank's Economic Development Institute Evaluation Unit

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Assessment, Measurement, and Instruments

APA: FAQ on Psychological Tests
Assessment Systems Corporation
Buros Institute of Mental Measurements
Center for Mental Health Policy, Vanderbilt University
Educational Testing Service (ETS)
EPAA Vol. 6 No. 10 Wilson: Educational Standards and the problem of Error
EPAA Vol. 6 No. 13 Mehrens: Consequences of Assessment
ERIC/AE Test Locator
Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Evaluators' Instrument Exchange
InterEd, Phoenix, AZ
Institute for Research in Social Science Public Opinion Questionaire Database
Internet Resources for Higher Education Outcomes Assessment
National Association of Test Directors (NATD)
National Evaluation Data Services
National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME)
North Central Regional Educational Laboratory: Assessment
NorthWest Regional Educational Laboratory: Assessment & Evaluation
NSF: Online Evaluation Resource Library
Outcomes and satisfaction measurement tools
Outcome Measure Menu: Measurement Tools for Prevention Specialists
PAR Psychological Assessment Resources
Performance Assessment Links in Science (PALS)

Psychometrics Canada
Quality of Life Assessment in Medicine CD-ROM - Marcello Tamburini, GLAMM Interactive
Research Forum on Children, Families, and the New Federalism: Resources
Survey Research Center
Sociometrics
The Measurement Group: Evaluation/Research Tools
The Measurement Group: Instruments - HIV/AIDS Care
United Way of America: Resource Network on Outcome Measurement

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Data and Statistics

Sites with links to other WWW sites

Data Resources for Sociologists
Data Sources compiled by Julian Faraway, UMich
Fedstats: One Stop Shopping for Federal Statistics
International Data and Data Libraries
Internet Resources for Institutional Research
Search for Social Science Data on the Net
Statistics on the Web: Links to Online Resources
University of Michigan Statistical Resources on the Web

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Statistics/Data Analysis How-To's

AmoebaWeb: Research Ethics and Methods
Electronic Textbook by StatSoft
Handbook on Differential Item Functioning (Zumbo)
Interactive Statistical Calculation Pages by John Pezzullo
Statistical Methods in Psychology Journals: Guidelines and Explanations
Statistics.com: Teaching Statistics

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Data Sources

1997 World Factbook
Centers for Disease Control
Center for Earth Science Information Network, Columbia University
Child Welfare League of America National Data Analysis System
ChildStats.gov: Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics
Council of European Social Science Data Archives
ED: U.S. Department of Education
EUROPINION, European Continuous Tracking Survey
EUROSTAT Europa Statistics
Infonation: Statistical Data for Member States of the United Nations
General Social Survey Data and Information Retrieval System
Government Information Sharing Project
Institute for Research in Social Science Data Archive, UNC, Chapel Hill
International Archive of Educational Data

InterUniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research Data Archives
Library of Congress, Federal Research Division, Country Studies, Area Handbook Series
NCES: National Center for Education Statistics
National Network of State Polls Data Archives
NSF: National Science Foundation
Population Index on the Web at Princeton
Roper Center for Public Opinion Research, University of Connecticut
SAMHSA: Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration
SDA: Survey Document and Analysis Data Archives
Social Sciences Data Collection, University of California, San Diego
Sociometrics
Statistics.com: Links to Data
Statistics Canada
U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. State Department Services
WebCASPAR: NSF's Data Archives for Academic Science and Engineering

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Software

Free Statistical Software Packages compiled by John Pezzullo
Links: Text analysis software (Harald Klein)
Statistical Services Software Resources

AnSWR Analysis Software for Word-based Records -- Centers for Disease Control
Assessment Systems Corporation: Psychometric Software
CDS/ISIS by UNESCO

Concept Systems Inc. (CSI)
DataDesk Data Analysis Software by Data Description, Inc.

Endnote: Bibliography Management
EPI-INFO, EPI-MAP, SSS1 -- Centers for Disease Control
EPI-META Meta-analysis Software -- Centers for Disease Control
Ethnograph by Qualis Research
EZSurvey by Raosoft
EZ-Text Qualitative Software Program -- Centers for Disease Control
FACETS: Many-Facet Rasch Analysis

General Social Survey Resources, Queens College
HyperStat Online
IDAMS by UNESCO
Inspiration: Visual Thinking and Learning Tool
Interactive Statistical Calculation Pages
Interform by Raosoft

JH Associates: Internet Survey Management Software
NCSS Statistical Software

Noldus Information Technology Products
NUDIST -- Qualitative Solutions and Research (QSR)
OpenStat FREE Statistics Package

Polyform Web Forms Construction Kit by O'Reilly Software
PowerTab Survey Software by Power Knowledge Software
Psychological Assessment Resources, Inc.
Psychometrics

QDATA, QSTATS, QSearch, Queens College
Question Mark Software for Computerized Testing, Assessment & Surveys
R Interactive Statistical Data Analysis
SAS Institute
SDA: Survey Document and Analysis
SPSS Inc. - Statistical Product & Service
Stata Corp. - Statistical Software for Professionals
Statistica by StatSoft Inc.
Statistics.com: Links to Statistical Software
Survey Said by Marketing Masters
Survey Solutions for the Web by Perseus
SurveySuite for Online Surveys by InterCom
SurveyTracker by Training Technologies Inc.
SurveyWin by Raosoft
TestPilot Testing and Assessment on the Web
WWW Survey Assistant from S-Ware
Zoomerang Surveys

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Tools and Products

Multimedia Development Tools: Analysis, Design, Production, & Evaluation
GAO Thesaurus: Evaluation

National Council for Open and Distance Learning
Program Evaluation Tool Kit

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Education, Training, Workshops

American Universities
Canadian Universities
College and University Home Pages
Community College Web
Links to Evaluation Course Syllabi
Telecampus Online Learning: Search for Online Courses

Claremont Graduate School: Psychology and the Study of Evaluation
Cornell University, Policy Analysis and Management
Evaluation Center: Opportunities for Professional Development
Evaluators' Institute
Loyola University, Chicago, Applied Social Psychology
OISE-UT: Measurement and Evaluation
Statistics.com: Statistics Shortcourses
University of Maryland: Measurement, Statistics & Evaluation
Utah State University: Research and Evaluation Methodology

Posavac's Faculty Page
Trochim's Center for Social Research Methods
Scriven's Foundations of Eval. Seminar at CGU

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Employment

Check Non-Profit Organizations for additional employment opportunities

Academic Employment Network
Academic Position Network
American Evaluation Association's (AEA) Job Bank
America's Employers
America's Job Bank
CareerMosaic
Chronicle of Higher Education
Chronicle of Higher Education: Career Network
Educational Testing Service (ETS)
Education Week
Federal Jobs Digest
FedWorld U.S. Govt Federal Job Search
GAO (US General Accounting Office)
Idealist: Guide to Non-Profit Organizations
Jobs in Higher Education
JobWeb
USAJOBS - US Office Of Personnel Management
AERA (American Educational Research Association) Job Openings List

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Funding Sources

See Foundations and Government Agencies also

ACF Office of Planning, Research & Eval. (OPRE)
AERA Grants Program
CharityVillage: Sources of Funding
Chronicle of Higher Education
DHHS: Welcome to GrantsNet
Foundation Center Online
Federal Register at NARA (Natl Archives & Records Administration)
Funding Opportunities at the National Clearinghouse on Alcohol and Drug Information
GrantsWeb
NIH: National Institutes of Health
NSF: National Science Foundation