Landman Library

Subject Guide: Forensic Science

Subject Specific Databases

ACS Journals  The American Chemical Society is the leading publisher of peer-reviewed research journals in the chemical and related sciences, serving scientific communities worldwide through an unparalleled commitment to quality, reliability, and innovation.

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.