1. Workstations
  2. Transfer Equipment
    1. Drives
    2. Forensic Hardware
  3. Software
  4. Networking


Forensic Recovery of Evidence Devices (FRED) are used for transfer and stabilization of born-digital material at Library Services Center. Laptops are used for appraisal and transfer on site visits. A Mac is used for networking.

Transfer Equipment


Drives are maintained for a number of removeable media formats. These drives may be connected to different workstations as need.

  • Floppy
  • Zip Drives
  • SyQuest
  • Nimbie

Forensic Hardware

Forensic Bridges are used for write-blocking. KryoFlux is a USB device used to read floppy disks with the option of write-blocking.


A variety of commercial and open-source software is used to migrate, analyze, and package files.


Workstations are connected to wireless, wired, and fiber networks, depending on the level of access and bandwidth needed.

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