TOXNET: Toxicology & Environmental Information
This is a 3-hour hands-on class intended for inexperienced users. It is designed to introduce participants to the different databases available on TOXNET. Attendees will gain experience locating toxicology, chemical, and other hazardous substance information. Databases to be covered include: Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB), LactMed, TOXLINE, TOXMAP, Household Products Database and ChemIDplus. One and two hour versions of this class are also available.
Participants will be able to:
- Identify the five types of databases in TOXNET
- Select the database most appropriate to their information need.
- Demonstrate proper searching techniques
Original Author: Ruicha Mishra, former Health Professionals Coordinator, National Network of Libraries of Medicine South Central Region
TOXNET Introductory Course Instructors
Greater Midwest RegionHolly Ann Burt, firstname.lastname@example.org, 1(312)996-2464
Outreach Evaluation Resource CenterKaren J Vargas, email@example.com
Pacific Southwest RegionKay Deeney, firstname.lastname@example.org, 1(310)825-5389, 1(310)206-0525
Southeastern Atlantic RegionSheila Snow-Croft, 1(410)706-0099, 1(410)706-2855
Holly Ann Burt, MLIS, Outreach and Exhibits Coordinator, National Network of Libraries of Medicine Greater Midwest Region