Digital Library


From this page you can read online books related to forensic document examination. These books are provided as references and in some cases for purely historical interest.  Most of these books are very dated.  The presence of a book on this list should not necessarily be considered an endorsement of the book's contents by the ASQDE. 

Most of the the digital book files are located on the Google Books website and are embedded into the pages of this website.  You can navigate to the Google Books website to download the file by clicking on the link below the book frame.  Please note that there is no copyright violation in making these Google books available to you.  All of these books were written before 1923 and have passed into the public domain.  If you are located outside the United States you may not be able to see these books.

If you are located in the United States and cannot see the Google books, it may due to the browser you are using.  Some versions of Internet Explorer do not support the HTML code that Google uses to embed these books. Try updating Internet Explorer or using an alternate browser (e.g. Google Chrome or Firefox).  You can also use the link at the bottom of each book page to download the file from Google Books to your computer.

A bibliography appears in 1929 second edition of Questioned Documents where the author, Albert S. Osborn, critiques a large number of book related to questioned document examination or handwriting in general. Excerpts from his reviews appear for some of the books below.



More books will be added in the near future.