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Environmental Health & Toxicology Resources for the Public and Professionals

Class Details

The purpose of this NNLM Resource Picks presentation is to familiarize participants with environmental health and toxicology resources available online from the National Library of Medicine. Participants will also learn which resources to access and utilize for specific types of information related to pesticide exposure, toxic releases, household products, maternal/child health, occupational health and more. The live session will include and overview and search demonstrations for various databases.

Presenter: Shannon M. Jordan, MPH, Specialized Information Services, National Library of Medicine

Shannon Jordan is a chemist at the National Library of Medicine (NLM) Division of Specialized Information Services (SIS) where her focus is chemical information and biomedical information resources. Ms. Jordan manages and develops environmental health and toxicology databases and leads the SIS chemical information team. Ms. Jordan also develops user engagement programs and instructional materials to train consumers, patients, students, scientists and other professionals in the use of NLM resources and data. Ms. Jordan received her Bachelor of Science in chemistry and Master of Public Health degrees from Howard University in Washington, D.C.

Class Date:
Region/Office: National
Jul 25, 2018
3:00PM - 4:00PM ET
Instructor(s):
Carolyn Martin, MLS, AHIP, Consumer Health Coordinator
Contact:
Continuing Education Credits: 
1

Class Instructors

Carolyn Martin, MLS, AHIP, Consumer Health Coordinator

Class Overview

NNLM Resource Picks is a collaborative, bimonthly, webcast series featuring the National Library of Medicine resources to increase awareness of these resources as well as encourage their integration by libraries and other organizations to more fully serve their colleagues and communities. Several of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine offices are combining efforts to feature resource experts from NLM for this national webinar series. Each session includes objectives, participation of attendees through questions and opportunities to dialog, and evaluation following the presentation. All sessions are presented as online webcasts using WebEx allowing for live phone conversation and online chat. Topics currently scheduled include: DIMRC, AIDS resources, PubMed, NLM Traveling Exhibits, Drug Information Portal, and PubMed Health. All sessions are recorded with closed captioning and archived.
(1 MLA CE offered per session)

Objectives: 

Participants will be able to:

  • Recognize featured NLM resource.
  • Know how to locate the specific resource featured.
  • Explain to others when to use the featured resource.