Forensic Science

Background Information

More books about forensic science and criminal justice can be found using the Library's catalog.

Dictionary of Law Enforcement Online only
Encyclopedia of DNA and the United States Criminal Justice System REF RA 1057.55 P 34 2004
Encyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine REF RA 1017. E 53 2005
Forensic Science: An Encyclopedia of History, Methods and Techniques REF HV 8073. T 55 2006
Forensic Science Handbook HV 8073. F 585 2001
Guide to Information Sources in the Forensic Sciences REF HV 8073. H 65 2006
Oxford Companion to American Law REF KF 154. O 96 2002

Journal Articles

Academic Search Premier
This wide ranging database includes articles on forensic science, forensic psychology, law enforcement, and more.
Legal Collection
This database can be used to locate articles on a wide variety of legal topics including, trials and cases, forensics, criminology, and more.
LexisNexis Academic
This database contains not only legal articles, but also state and federal legal codes and court case decisions.
National Criminal Justice Reference Service (NCJRS) Virtual Library
The NCJRS contains thousands of state, federal, and local government reports, books, and articles on all areas of law and criminal justice.

Web Resources

Human Genome Project Information
This site contains information about DNA evidence and genetics.
Kruglick's Forensic Resources and Criminal Law Search Site
This site is a huge directory of forensics and legal web sites.
Science.gov
Science.gov searches over 36 databases and 1,850 selected websites, offering 200 million pages of authoritative U.S. government science information, including research and development results.
Zeno's Forensic Site
This site contains a directory of forensics resources online, including chemistry and evidence collection data, professional organizations and education opportunities and more.