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.
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
Upon successful completion of this class, each participant will receive 3 hours of continuing education credit awarded by the Medical Library Association. Certificates will be delivered through the mail at a later date.
Greater Midwest Region
Holly Ann Burt, Outreach and Exhibits Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org, 1(312)996-2464
Pacific Southwest Region
Kay Deeney, Educational Services Coordinator, 1(310)825-5389, 1(310)206-0525
South Central Region
Karen Vargas, Outreach and Evaluation Coordinator, email@example.com, 1(713)799-7880
Southeastern Atlantic Region
Sheila Snow-Croft, Public Health Coordinator, 1(410)706-0099, 1(410)706-2855
Karen Vargas, Outreach and Evaluation Coordinator, National Network of Libraries of Medicine South Central Region
Ruicha Mishra, former Health Professionals Coordinator, National Network of Libraries of Medicine South Central Region