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Register for TOXNET® and Beyond (It’s free!)

Offered by the National Library of Medicine Training Center (NTC)

The National Library of Medicine Training Center (NTC) will be teaching TOXNET® and Beyond, a free hands-on course to help information specialists find authoritative resources on environmental health and toxicology on November 15, 2013 at the Memorial Health University Medical Center, Savannah, GA.

TOXNET is a full-day course (9-4 pm) designed to convey the basics of searching the NLM’s TOXNET, a web-based system of databases covering the areas of toxicology, environmental health, and related fields.  Participants will receive 6 hours of MLA CE credit.

Participants will learn the content and structure of files covering toxicology data, toxicology literature, toxic releases, and chemical nomenclature. Among the databases highlighted will be TOXLINE, the Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB), the Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS), the Toxic Release Inventory (TRI), and ChemIDplus.

This class is intended for librarians and non-librarians (toxicologists, environmental scientists, chemists, the law profession…) Spread the word!

For more information and to register, go to: http://nnlm.gov/ntcc/classes/schedule.html#class5

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