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National Library of Medicine’s Training for You Locally!
PubMed® and TOXNET® and Beyond Training in San Antonio and Lubbock, TX!

The National Training Center and Clearinghouse (NTCC), in conjunction with the National Network of Libraries of Medicine South Central Region (NN/LM SCR), is offering FREE hands-on classes at the Briscoe Library in San Antonio, TX and the Preston Smith Library in Lubbock, TX!

The following classes will be taught by the staff of the NTCC:
PubMed in San Antonio
Thursday, February 25, 2010
8:30am to 5:00pm

TOXNET and Beyond in San Antonio
Friday, February 26, 2010
9:00am to 4:00pm

PubMed in Lubbock
Thursday, May 6, 2010
8:30am to 5:00pm

TOXNET and Beyond in Lubbock
Friday, May 7, 2010
9:00am to 4:00pm

To REGISTER for any or all of these classes, or to look for other class locations, simply click on this registration form link (

PubMed® (7.5 MLA CE Hours)

Anyone who has used PubMed regularly has noticed some of the many recent changes, and more extensive changes are anticipated in the upcoming months. This PubMed® class is of particular interest to those who want a review of recent changes to the system, including medical librarians, researchers, medical editors, and anyone who searches for biomedical journal article citations. This full-day class is designed to teach students how to use PubMed® which includes MEDLINE citations. The class also includes an overview of the Medical Subject Headings (MeSH®) and its importance as a tool to both searchers and indexers.

TOXNET® and Beyond (6 MLA CE Hours)
This full-day class is designed to convey the basics of searching NLM’s TOXNET®, a Web-based system of databases in the areas of toxicology, environmental health, and related subjects. Students learn the content and structure of files covering toxicology data, toxicology literature, toxic releases, and chemical searching and nomenclature. Among the databases highlighted will be TOXLINE®, the Hazardous Substances Data Bank, the Integrated Risk Information System, the Toxic Release Inventory, and ChemIDplus.

For further information about our classes, please go to:

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