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Forensic Science: Books

This research guide has links to forensic-related databases, associations, tutorials, and web sites.

Books and More

Find books and more by searching the library catalog:


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Finding Books in the Library

To find books by title, author, or subject, search our Library Catalog.

Most books at the Library of the Health Sciences are shelved by the National Library of Medicine Classification system. Books written specifically for forensic sciences are usually classified "W".  Here is a select list of where you can find books related to forensic sciences:

  • QS Anatomy.
  • QV Pharmacology.
  • QV 600-667 Toxicology.
  • QZ Pathology.
  • W 700 General Works on Forensic Medicine and Science./li>
  • W 705 Forensic Dentistry.
  • W 725 Expert Testimony.
  • W 740 Forensic Psychiatry & Psychology.
  • W 750 Other Forensic Sciences (forensic anthropology, forensic toxicology, etc.)
  • W 775-W 867 Medicolegal Examination.
  • WM 141 Psychiatric Examination.
  • WM 170-197 Neurotic Disorders.
  • WM 200-220 Psychotic Disorders.
  • WM 270-290 Substance-Related Disorders.
  • WM 600-611 Social behavior disorders. Paraphilias.
  • WS 350-350.8 Child Psychology. Child Psychiatry.
  • WS 462-463 Adolescent Psychology. Adolescent Psychiatry.
  • WY 170 Forensic Nursing.

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