DART Forensics Library

DART Forensics Library contents:

  • 3,217 positive ion spectra of 828 substances

Data provided by Bob Steiner, Principal Forensic Scientist of Virginia Department of Forensic Science, Richmond, VA.

Release date: November 23, 2012.

Updated: May 8, 2013; June 28, 2013.

Library Download and Installation


Download Readme_NIST_Forensics_DART.txt file to your computer: DART Library Read Me File.

Download the installation file to your computer: DART Library Installation ZIP archive.


At this point, if NIST MS Search is running on the computer, close it.

Open the downloaded ZIP file in Windows Explorer and extract executable file. Run installation program. Under Windows 7 or Vista, you may need to enter administrative credentials during the installation.

  • Installation and Use. You may install and use an unlimited number of copies of the Library.
  • Reproduction and Distribution. You may reproduce and distribute an unlimited number of copies of the Library; provided that each copy shall be a true and complete copy of the Library, and shall be accompanied by a copy of this License. Copies of the Library may be distributed as a standalone product or included with your own product.
  • The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) uses its best efforts to deliver a high-quality copy of the Database and to verify that the data contained therein have been selected on the basis of sound scientific judgment. However, NIST makes no warranties to that effect; and NIST shall not be liable for any damage that may result from errors or omissions in the Database.
chemdata/dart-library.txt · Last modified: 2014/02/14 18:26

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