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More Forensic Science Publications Resources

  • Go to the NIST Publications Portal to search for recent journal articles and more NIST forensic science publications. Select "forensics" in the topic area field.
  • Find reports and publications from the National Forensic Laboratory Information System.
  • Perform a keyword search for "forensic science" with the National Library of Medicine's PubMed database.
  • Visit the National Criminal Justice Reference Service to find statistics, information on legislation, publications, training, and grants.
  • Cyberfetch, by the Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate, is a cyber forensics electronic technology clearinghouse.
Created September 3, 2013, Updated August 28, 2018