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Forensic Sciences: Electronic Books

Other Catalogs

  • Pegasus - Find books, journal titles, a/v materials, e-books, dissertations and all materials owned by Loyola Libraries

For materials not at Loyola may be easily requested through ILLiad.

  • Books in Print - Over 6 million in-print, out-of-print, and forthcoming books, audios, and videos from North American publishers, distributors and wholesalers. Full-text book reviews from sources including Choice, Kirkus, Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, and School Library Journal.
  • Center for Research Libraries (CRL) -  is a consortium of North American universities, colleges and independent research libraries to which Loyola University Chicago belongs. The consortium acquires and preserves newspapers journals, documents, archives and other traditional and digital resources for research and teaching. These resources are then made available to member institutions cooperatively, through interlibrary loan and electronic delivery. 
  •  Resources for College Libraries (RCL) - The RCL list features 65,000 titles in 58 curriculum-specific subjects. This collection of recommended titles serves as the basis for a suite of resources for curriculum-development, student research, reference, and bibliographic instruction. to search by a variety of criteria including: RCL subject, LC Classification Range, Dewey # Range, Audience, Format, Awards, and date added to the database. Contains full-text reviews from Choice.
  • Worldcat - Records of any type of material cataloged by member libraries of OCLC, the world’s largest library cooperative, and its member libraries.  WorldCat contains more than 70 million records representing more than 1 billion physical and electronic items owned by libraries worldwide. Includes library holdings information and full authoritative bibliographic data.  Includes manuscripts written as early as the 12th century.

Liscenced Scholarly Book Collections

  • Cambridge Collections Online - Full-text of over 200 Cambridge Companions in Literature and Classics; and Philosophy, Religion and Culture. Includes over 2,200 essays on these topics.
  • Cambridge Histories Online   - Historical reference compendium of renowned texts from the Cambridge Histories series, comprising over 250 volumes published since 1960. Covers political, economic and social history, philosophy and literature of selected countries and subjects.
  • Dissertations and Theses -  this database contains over 2.3 million dissertations and theses completed from around the world. Citations are available dating from 1861, and more than 60,000 new citations are added each year.
  • Humanities E-Book Project - The Humanities E-book Project (formerly the History E-book project), was created by the American Council of Learned Societies.
  • NetLibrary   -  An interdisciplinary selection of e-books selected by the Loyola University Libraries. You must be connected to the Loyola campus network to create your account.
  • Oxford Scholarship Online  - The complete text of over 1,100 Oxford Press titles in the subject areas of Philosophy, Religion, Political Science, and Economics and Finance. New titles are added each month
  • PsycBooks   -  Full-text of over 1400 scholarly books and over 22,000 chapters published by the American Psychological Association (APA). Includes the Oxford Press Encyclopedia of Psychology, and 50 classic books in psychology dating from the early 19th century.
  • Safari Tech Books Online  - Safari Tech Books Online is a ready-reference resource covering certification, enterprise computing, Java, Linus/Unix, Web development, Windows, XML, and more technologies. Over 7,330 titles are avaliable in their complete full text.

Book Collections on the Web


  • eScholarship   - Provides free access to over 400 titles from the University of California Press.
  •  Google Books - Google has digitized millions of books from library collections, including hundreds of books related to Old English literature, with various translations and editions. The search results provide book reference pages that often include reviews, citations,
  •  Gutenberg-e
    e-book collection produced by Columbia University Press in collaboration with the American Historical Association. The nine titles in the database (as of mid-November 2003) and the dozen or so being added were selected via the same rigorous peer-review pr
  • Project Gutenberg - A collection of over 6000 e-books.
  • Europeana - the European digital library, museum and archive -It will produce a prototype website giving users direct access to some 2 million digital objects

Subject Guide

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Susan Wardzala
Social Work / Criminal Justice Librarian
Lewis Library
Loyola Libraries
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Chicago, IL 60611
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