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Subject Guide: Forensic Science

Subject Specific Databases

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SciFinder  Use the registration form to create an account for yourself using your Arcadia e-mail. The premier source for Chemistry – search journal articles from Chemical Abstracts, the CAS Registry of chemical substances, patents, and chemical reactions.

Web of Science: Science Citation Index  The premier database for literature searches in many fields.


General and Related Databases

ScienceDirect  Scholarly articles from scientific, technical, and medical journals. A product of the major academic publisher Elsevier.

Academic Search Ultimate  A large, academically multidisciplinary article database that is a very good place to start a scholarly literature search.

PubMed  A very large, very comprehensive database that is an excellent starting and finishing point for conducting health science literature research. It searches MEDLINE and other life science journals.

WorldCat  A huge database of books and other materials found in libraries across the U.S. and worldwide that you can borrow using Interlibrary Loan.

Sociology, Anthropology, Criminal Justice Webpage  A list of Landman Library's databases that serve the topic of criminology.

Psychology Webpage  A list of Landman Library's mental and behavioral health databases.


Search Engines

Google  Yes, this go-to search engine is a great way to get background on a search topic and gauge how much information there is on it.

Google Scholar  The next level go-to search engine that's as familiar looking as Google and provides a useful sense of how many professional and scholarly sources there are on a topic.