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Forensic Science Resources

  1. 1. Library Resources<br />Linda Galloway<br />Syracuse University Library <br />Fall 2011<br />
  2. 2. http://library.syr.edu<br />
  3. 3. Determine what you need:<br />Book – <br />Article<br />General <br />Peer-reviewed, scientific<br />Background information<br />Think before you search <br />
  4. 4. In print: HV8073 .H77 2010 <br />Finding Books<br />In print: QA276 .A264 2010<br />Electronic Book<br />
  5. 5. http://library.syr.edu<br />bloodstain<br />Keyword (default) search<br />
  6. 6. Narrow (make more specific) by choosing <br />facets on the left side of the screen. <br />
  7. 7. eBooks in Forensics <br />
  8. 8. Check this box – will access our subscription only<br />
  9. 9. Finding Articles<br />
  10. 10. http://researchguides.library.syr.edu/forensic<br />
  11. 11. Databases!<br />Do you have your own database?<br /><ul><li>Cell phone address book
  12. 12. Online article collection</li></li></ul><li>Recognize the difference between a magazine and a journal…..<br />Peer review:<br /><ul><li>suitability for publication
  13. 13. credibility
  14. 14. quality control</li></li></ul><li>Primary Sources& Peer Review<br />Primary Source - Original document containing firsthand information<br />Diaries, interviews<br />Original research including journal articles and preprints<br />A peer reviewed primary source is a work that is evaluated by experts in the field of study prior to publication. Serves as a measure of quality.<br />
  15. 15. Use these links OR this tab to access<br />article collections…<br />
  16. 16. ScienceDirect<br />
  17. 17. When searching databases…<br />Remember: RATS <br />Synonyms<br />Subjects<br />Suggested topics<br />Types of materials<br />Scholarly Journals, Magazines, etc.<br />Read All The Screens!<br />
  18. 18. SpringerLink<br />
  19. 19. One good article can lead you to….<br />
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  21. 21. Web Resources<br />
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  25. 25. Final tips…<br />
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  27. 27. http://researchguides.library.syr.edu/forensic<br />
  28. 28. Questions???<br />

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