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Forensic science

** Guide to Forensic Science

A library guide to researching topics in forensic science

AGRICOLA (USDA.gov)

Catalog and index to the collections of the National Agricultural Library, as well as a primary public source for world-wide access to agricultural information. The database covers materials in all formats and periods, including printed works from as far back as the 15th century. Useful for forensic science.

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American Chemical Society Journals

Full-text of articles from a collection of the American Chemical Society journals.

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ChemIDPlus (NIH.gov)

Information on over 400,000 chemicals including synonyms, structures, and regulatory  information from the National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health.

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Ebook Collection from Ebscohost

Access to thousands of commercially published electronic books in various disciplines, including recently-published titles in criminal justice. (Formerly Netlibary)

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Encyclopedia of Forensic Sciences

Electronic equivalent of the 3-volume encyclopedia.

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FireINF

Index to documents concerning fire, emergency management and forensics; some documentation of European legislation in these area, with heavy focus on British publications.

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FORENSICnetBASE (CRC - T&F)

A searchable collection of over 300 reference books in forensic science and related fields.

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Medline via PubMed (NIH.gov)

National Library of Medicine's database (via PubMed interface) of millions of references to articles published in licensed or freely available biomedical journals.

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Medline with Full Text (EBSCO)

Provides many of the materials indexed in Medline. Covers medicine, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, the health care system, pre-clinical sciences, and more.

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Provides access to authoritative consumer health information from the National Library of Medicine and other organizations as well as drug information and an illustrated medical encyclopedia.

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NCJRS -National Criminal Justice Reference Service (US.gov)

Searches and often provides the full text of federal, state, local, and foundation reports, as well as abstracts of journal articles and other websites.

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Pubmed (NIH.gov)

Searches citations for biomedical literature from MEDLINE, life science journals, and online books. Some are free or available via a John Jay subscription. Some are for sale.

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Science Citation Index (Web of Science) (Thomson)

Multidisciplinary index to research journals in the sciences, including medicine, mathematics and statistics. 1997 to present.

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Science Direct

Access to journals in the sciences and social sciences.

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SCOPUS

Access to peer-reviewed journal titles from international publishers in science, technology, social science and medicine. Results can be refined by author affiliation, funding source, and more. Coverage from the 1960's to the present.

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Web of Science (Thomson)

Searching and Citation checking through the use of Science Citation Index (from 1997), Social Science Citation Index (from 1900), and Arts & Humanities Citation Index (from 1975).

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