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Forensic Science: Home

Key Databases and Journals

Criminal Justice Database

Criminal Justice is a comprehensive database supporting research on crime, its causes and impacts, legal and social implications, as well as litigation and crime trends.

Forensic Science International

Forensic Science International is the flagship journal in the Forensic Science International Family, publishing the most innovative, cutting edge, and influential contributions across the forensic sciences. 

Journal of Forensic Sciences

The mission of the Journal of Forensic Sciences is to advance forensic science research, education and practice by publishing peer-reviewed manuscripts of the highest quality.

PubMed Central

Open access Life Science & Medical journals. Hosted by the National Library of Medicine.

No password is needed.

Science Direct (Elsevier)

Full text access to Elsevier journals from the mid 1990s. Covers all science including health and social sciences.

New! Scopus

Scopus is an abstract and citation database of peer-reviewed journals, books and conference proceedings.

Web of Science

Worldwide index to journal articles from 1970.
Incorporates the Science Citation Index / Social Science Citation Index / Arts & Humanities Citation Index.

There is no full-text in this database, instead each article that comes up will have a link to our E-Journals Finder or a link to the publishers website

NEW! Cyberpsychology, Behavior, and Social Networking

Cyberpsychology, Behavior and Social Networking is the premier peer-reviewed journal for authoritative research on understanding the social, behavioral, and psychological impact of today's social networking practices, including Twitter, Facebook, and internet gaming and commerce. 

Full text access: 2013-present

Library Guide for Forensic Science

This is your guide to finding and using the best Library resources for your subject.

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Hazel Glasse (Life & Natural Sciences)
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