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What is the Digital Edition of Evidence Technology Magazine and how do I get it?

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  • Subscribers outside the United States also have the option of receiving the Digital Edition for free! International print subscriptions can still be purchased here.

Where can I download the older digital editions?

Digital Editions begin with the July/August 2008 issue (Volume 6, Number 4). The text of articles from all issues can be viewed in our archives or you can purchase back issues.


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