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The Resource The real world of a forensic scientist : renowned experts reveal what it takes to solve crimes, Henry C. Lee, Elaine M. Pagliaro, Katherine Ramsland

The real world of a forensic scientist : renowned experts reveal what it takes to solve crimes, Henry C. Lee, Elaine M. Pagliaro, Katherine Ramsland

Label
The real world of a forensic scientist : renowned experts reveal what it takes to solve crimes
Title
The real world of a forensic scientist
Title remainder
renowned experts reveal what it takes to solve crimes
Statement of responsibility
Henry C. Lee, Elaine M. Pagliaro, Katherine Ramsland
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
With the popularity of TV crime shows like CSI, interest in forensic science has reached unprecedented levels. However, these programs spread misconceptions about the real world of the forensic scientist. Students who wish to pursue a career in this field are often unaware of the diverse career choices available or have superficial notions of the rigors involved. Here, forensic scientist Henry C. Lee, along with two other veteran forensic experts, provides a realistic picture of the education, skills, challenges, and rewards involved in the many specialties that encompass forensic science
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lee, Henry C
Dewey number
363.25
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • portraits
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
HV8073
LC item number
.L394 2009
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1953-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Pagliaro, Elaine M
  • Ramsland, Katherine M.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Forensic sciences
  • Criminal investigation
  • Evidence, Criminal
Label
The real world of a forensic scientist : renowned experts reveal what it takes to solve crimes, Henry C. Lee, Elaine M. Pagliaro, Katherine Ramsland
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 313-326) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Crime scene and the scientist -- Forensic science in historical perspective -- The scientific method in forensic evidence examinations -- Death investigators -- Fingerprint evidence -- Firearms evidence -- Trace evidence and chemical analysis -- DNA evidence -- Forensic drug analysis and toxicology -- Forensic odontology -- Questioned documents -- Emerging forensic disciplines -- Forensic scientists on trial -- The future of forensic science
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
349 pages, [12] pages of plates
Isbn
9781591027294
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009017839
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), portraits
System control number
  • ocn262889611
  • (OCoLC)262889611
Label
The real world of a forensic scientist : renowned experts reveal what it takes to solve crimes, Henry C. Lee, Elaine M. Pagliaro, Katherine Ramsland
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 313-326) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Crime scene and the scientist -- Forensic science in historical perspective -- The scientific method in forensic evidence examinations -- Death investigators -- Fingerprint evidence -- Firearms evidence -- Trace evidence and chemical analysis -- DNA evidence -- Forensic drug analysis and toxicology -- Forensic odontology -- Questioned documents -- Emerging forensic disciplines -- Forensic scientists on trial -- The future of forensic science
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
349 pages, [12] pages of plates
Isbn
9781591027294
Isbn Type
(hardcover : alk. paper)
Lccn
2009017839
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), portraits
System control number
  • ocn262889611
  • (OCoLC)262889611

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