AAFS 2016 Workshop #1

Forensic Science Literature

Information Does Exist Beyond the First Page of Your Google® Search!:

Tools and Strategies for Forensic Science Literature Searching and Use


 Half-day workshop at AAFS meeting in Las Vegas, NV

Monday, February 22, 2016 - Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino



John M. Butler (NIST Special Programs Office)


Matthew R. Wood (Ocean County NJ Sheriff's Department Forensic Science Laboratory)



John M. Butler (NIST Special Programs Office)

Jeff Teitelbaum (Washington State Patrol Forensic Science Library Services)

Susan Makar (NIST Information Services Office)

Amanda Malanowski (NIST Information Services Office)

Melissa Taylor (NIST Special Programs Office)

[presentation handouts - 6-slides to a page, 34 pages]

click on hyperlinks of presentation titles below to access full page slides



Introduction to Workshop and Presenters

8:30 a.m. - 8:35 a.m. - Matthew Wood


Why Search and Read the Forensic Science Literature?

8:35 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. - John Butler


Free Forensic Science Information Resources for the Practitioner

9:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. - Jeff Teitelbaum


Tools for Searching and Analyzing the Forensic Science Literature

9:45 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. - Susan Makar & Amanda Malanowski


BREAK    10:15 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.


Case Examples 1

10:30 am. - 10:50 a.m. - Jeff Teitelbaum


Case Examples 2

10:50 a.m. - 11:10 a.m. - Susan Makar


ForSciPub: A Vision for the Future of Forensic Science Literature

11:10 a.m. - 11:40 a.m. - Melissa Taylor


Other Activities Regarding Forensic Literature: AAAS, NCFS, OSAC

11:40 a.m. - 11:50 a.m. - John Butler


Discussion, Questions & Answers as needed

11:50 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.



Last Updated: 01/11/2016