Lloyd Sealy Library
John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Lloyd Sealy Library
John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Science (including forensic science)

**Forensic Science:A guide to finding (mostly published) information in forensic science.

A guide to finding out more about forensic science topics, written by a Lloyd Sealy Librarian.

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**Science: How to get authoritative information on science topics.

How to find articles, books and more written by scientists. A guide to finding out more about science topics, written by a Lloyd Sealy Librarian.

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AGRICOLA (National Agriculture Society)

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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Applied Science & Technology Source

Articles in journals and trade publications covering the applied sciences, including engineering, math, physics, and computer technology with coverage dating back to 1913. 

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ChemIDPlus (NIH)

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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CINAHL

The Cumulative Index to Nursing & Allied Health Literature with links to full text.

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Encyclopedia of Forensic Sciences

Electronic equivalent of the 3-volume encyclopedia.

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Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management

Covers environmental biotechnology, engineering, pollution  in journal articles, conference proceedings, reports, monographs, books and government publications.

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Films on Demand (Infobase Learning)

Over 10,000 documentaries, dramas, and newsreels from the world

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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

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

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General Science Full Text

Access to popular and professional science journals published in the U.S. and Great Britain. Coverage from 1984 to the present.

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GreenFILE

Scholarly, government and general-interest information covering all aspects of human impact on the environment. Topics include global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more.

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Medline Complete

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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Medline via PubMed (NIH)

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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MedlinePlus (NIH)

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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National Geographic Magazine Archive

The complete archive from 1888 to 1994 of the award-winning magazine, which features in-depth coverage of cultures, nature, science, technology, and the environment; and spectacular photographic essays.

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Nature

Nature Journals is a database providing access to the full content of the premier science journal Nature, as well as the following 28 additional journals published by Nature: Nature Biotechnology, Nature Cell Biology, Nature Chemical Biology, Nature Chemistry, Nature Climate Change, Nature Communications, Nature Genetics, Nature Geoscience,  Nature Immunology, Nature Materials, Nature Medicine, Nature Methods, Nature Nanotechnology, Nature Neuroscience, Nature Photonics, Nature Physics, Nature Protocols, Nature Reviews Cancer, Nature Reviews Drug Discovery, Nature Reviews Endocrinology,  Nature Reviews Genetics, Nature Reviews Immunology, Nature Reviews Microbiology, Nature Reviews Molecular Cell Biology, Nature Reviews Neuroscience, Nature Structural and Molecular Biology, and Scientific American.

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NCBI Bookshelf (NIH)

A growing collection of searchable biomedical books hosted by the National Center for Biotechnology Information, which advances science and health by providing access to biomedical and genomic information.

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NCBI Images

Images from the full text resources at the National Center for Biotechnology.

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NCJRS — National Criminal Justice Reference Service

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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Oxford Reference Online Premium

Over 200 reference books from Oxford University Press, including language dictionaries, and reference works in art, science, classics, business, history, law, literature, medicine, geography, performing arts, philosophy, and social science.

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Pubmed (NIH)

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

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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TOXNET (NIH)

Indexes journal articles, books, and reports (written for scientists) on the toxicological, pharmacological, biochemical and physiological effects of drugs and other chemicals. Coverage from 1965 to the present.

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Very Short Introductions

Short but authoritative introductions to  topics  written by authors who are experts in their field. These short introducations cover a range of subjects in the arts and humanities, law, medicine and health, science and mathematics and  the social sciences.

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Web of Science

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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