FAQ

Thank you for your interest in the Global Institute of Forensic Research. Below you will find answers to some of our customers most frequently asked questions. If you have any additional inquiries, please write to use directly via our Contact page and we will respond to you as soon as possible!

Question 1: How many individuals can receive a GIFR Executive Bulletin if we purchase a Group Subscription?

A Group Subscription to a GIFR Executive Bulletin allows access for up to 20 individuals at a single location (e.g., one hospital or clinic, one jail or prison, one law firm).

Question 2: How can we speak with someone directly about ordering?

We would be happy to assist you directly via phone, fax, or e-mail. Please see our Contact page for details.

Question 3: Is there a discount on an Individual Subscription to the GIFR Executive Bulletins for current students?

Yes, there is a discount on an Individual Subscription for current students. For more information, please leave your contact details as well as a brief message under our Contact page.

Question 4: Are there any financial incentives for getting my colleagues to sign-up for a GIFR Executive Bulletin?

Yes, current subscribers to GIFR Executive Bulletins will receive a reference code that they may give to their colleagues. If those colleagues sign-up and enter this reference code, then both the current subscriber and the new subscriber will receive $50.00 USD as thanks.

Question 5: What do the editors of the GIFR Executive Bulletins judge to be “Poor”, “Fair”, “Good”, and “Excellent” inter-rater reliability?

The following performance indicator ranges adapted from Cicchetti (2001) are used as magnitude thresholds for the interpretation of inter-rater reliability findings:

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Question 6: What do the editors of the GIFR Executive Bulletins judge to be “Poor”, “Fair”, “Good”, and “Excellent” predictive validity?

The following performance indicator ranges adapted from Cohen (1988), Rice and Harris (2005), and Chen, Cohen, and Chen (2010) are used as magnitude thresholds for the interpretation of predictive validity findings:

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Question 7: What do the ratings of methodological quality in the GIFR Executive Bulletins mean?

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