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Forensic Engineering and Science

 

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E-Books

FORENSICnetBASE (CRCnetBASE)

Full text forensic eBooks covering criminal justice and law, computer crime investigation and forensics.

Knovel

Collection of science and engineering eBooks (includes aerospace and radar) with interactive tables, graphs and spreadsheets.

E-Journals

Journal of Forensic Sciences Archive

Full text access available via ASTM from 1972 (Volume 17) through to 2005 (Volume 50). Articles published from 2006 (Volume 51 - Present) can be accessed via Wiley Online Library.

OpenGeoSci

A free, public map based interface that allows users to search maps, cross sections, charts, tables, figures and data from GeoScienceWorld publications.

Royal Society of Chemistry Journals

Full text articles from the journals of the Royal Society of Chemistry, covering 1841 to present day.

ScienceDirect

Full text articles from Elsevier in the field of science and technology.

SPIE Digital Library

Provides access to more than 275,000 technical papers from SPIE Journals and Conference Proceedings from 1990 to the present in the fields of optics and photonics. Includes access to the SPIE Digital Library eBook Collection and the full SPIE Digital LIbrary.

Wiley Online Library

Full text journals from Wiley-Blackwell covering science, technology, forensics, business and management, computer science, education, engineering, law, and mathematics.

Indexes

DTIC Online

Unclassified reports added to the Defense Technical Information Centre. Previously known as STINET.

PubMed

Search engine to citations and abstracts available via the NOBI Entrez retrieval database. Subjects covered include general science, life science and chemistry. Access to the MEDLINE database is also offered.

SciFinder Scholar

Only available on-campus with an individual username & password, SciFinder Scholar, produced by the Chemical Abstract Service, is a key tool for academic scientific research in the fields of chemistry and life science. It provides references from over 9,500 currently published journals and patents from over 50 active patent issuing authorities. SciFinder Scholar also contains the world's largest collection of organic and inorganic substance information. SciFinder is only available to Cranfield University staff and students for their academic research. If you are interested in signing up for an account please email the Library Service Desk (library.barrington@cranfield.ac.uk) or use the 'Ask a Librarian' button.

Scopus

A large multidisciplinary abstract and indexing database that provides access to over 20,000 peer-reviewed titles, including 2,800 gold open access journals, from more than 5,000 international publishers. Scopus indexes more than 50,000 books, 6.5 million conference papers and 24 million patents from five patent offices.

TOXNET

Databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals and related areas, hosted by the United States National Library of Medicine.

Web of Science

The Web of Science covers many disciplines in the areas of engineering, science and the humanities, and provides access to the Web of Science, ISI Proceedings, MEDLINE and Journal Citation Reports (JCR).

Recommended Websites

BASE : The Search Engine

Search engine for scientifically relevant web resources created by Bielefeld University Library, Germany.

DOAJ Directory of Open Access Journals

A directory of quality controlled open access journals in all scholarly and scientific subject areas. Contains over 2500 titles. These journals do not impose an embargo period but some may require free online registration.

Research Professional

News and funding information for research professionals. Includes research funding opportunities, sponsors, news, and jobs. Also gives access to the full-text publication Research Fortnight. Sign up for a personal log-in to set up your own alerts in chosen subject areas, receive regular newsletters by email, save searches, and keep a watch on particular sponsors such as the MOD or DSTL. (This resource was previously known as ResearchResearch)

Standards and Patents

British Standards Online

Access British Standards and ISOs. To set up search alert notifications for this resource, contact us to sign up for an individual account.

EverySpec

Free access to 47,000+ Military, DoD, Federal, NASA, DOE, and Government specifications, standards, and handbooks.

IHS Aerospace & Defense Standards

Full text military specifications, NATO STANAGS, and abstracts of other defence standards. To access, click "User Login" and select "IHS Standards Expert".

Tools

Digimap

Maps and map data of Great Britain. Maps can be generated online or downloaded to use with appropriate application software such as GIS or CAD. Provides access to Geology Digimap, Historic Digimap and current Ordnance Survey maps of any location in Great Britain at a series of predefined scales. The "Marine" files are not available. *Please note*: you need to register with Edina to use this site in the first instance. This process takes up to two working days.