Since copyright permission is needed to use any of the instruments found in databases, often access to the tests/instruments/surveys themselves is limited.
Search Tip: When searching a database, use one of these terms to find information on the validity of the instruments: psychometrics, validity, or reliability.
When checking for internal consistency, a Chronbach's alpha score of .69 and lower should be avoided or used with caution (American Psychological Association (2014). Psi Chi-APA Presentation for Students on Tests and Measures [PowerPoint slides]. Retrieved from http://www.apa.org/pubs/librarians/index.aspx).
Start your search for articles about tests in these databases:
APA PsycINFO - Articles from Psychology Journals - If you go to the Advanced Search, under Select a Field, you can select TM Tests & Measures to help narrow your search.