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FSC430H5 Seminar in Forensic Science (Capstone Course)

This guide is an inventory of resources for starting research in the course.

Library Catalogue

Search Tip: 

The U of T Libraries' Catalogue is your best bet for getting started with quality scholarly resources. Our search interface and database will change by the end of January 2021 so this Guide will be updated accordingly when this happens.

For now, the Homepage Search offers the option to find books, journal articles, and other media in one parallel search:

onesearch for books and articles

If you focus on the Books, the Catalogue has an Advanced or Multi-Field Search capability which is highly effective when combining multiple concepts in a search.  To begin exploring, start with broader terms so you can get a sense of what the library carries, and how the sources deal with your topic:

advanced library search

You can refine your broad searches by following facets on the left-hand side of the page:

faceted search in the catalogie


Finding and Using E-Books

The UTM / UofT Libraries carry thousands of e-books that are a great fit when we are working remotely. Because we support many e-book platforms, getting the hang of how to use each one, and how to download chapters, takes a bit of time and experimentation.

This video will help you find our many e-books and e-book collections using our catalogue:


Now, you need to know how to download chapters from an e-book: