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Online reference works

  • Encyclopedia of Forensic Sciences (2013)
    This reference work (2nd edition) covers the core theories, methods and techniques employed by forensic scientists - and applications of these that are used in forensic analysis.
    Full text searchable access to essential forensic science and criminal justice reference books.

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  • PsycINFO 1887-Current
    Mobile version available. Contains citations and summaries of journal articles, book chapters, books, dissertations and technical reports in the field of psychology. Includes information about the psychological aspects of related disciplines such as medicine, psychiatry, nursing, sociology, education, linguistics, business, law and more. Journal coverage, spanning from 1887 to present, includes international material.
  • Biosis Citation Index
    Part of the Web of Science, this database indexes over 5,300 high quality journals and serials back to 1926, as well as providing indexing for selected relevant patents, conference proceedings and books.
  • SciFinder Scholar
    Provides access to the following databases: Chemical Abstracts--Chemical literature (journals, patents, books, etc.; 1907-present); Registry File--Chemical compound information (structure, molecular weight, spectral information, etc.); Medline--Medical literature (journals, books, conferences, etc.; 1958 - present); CASREACT--Information on chemical reactions (1985 - present); CHEMCATS--Chemical sources (i.e., supplier information); CHEMLIST--Regulatory information (1979-present).
  • Web of Science (WOS)
    Includes several citation indices covering sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities. Search by a specific index, or across all indices. Citations to articles in more than 8,000 major research journals. Also permits cited reference searching (searching for articles that cite a particular author or work).
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