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ToxWorld: Surveying the Landscape of NLM's Environmental Health Resources


This is a 3-hour hands-on class designed to introduce participants to the different environmental health and toxicology resources available from the National Library of Medicine.  Attendees will gain experience locating environmental, toxicological, and hazardous substance information.  This class will cover resources about your environment including climate change, fracking and toxic chemicals.


Participants who complete this program will be able to:   

  • identify and describe environmental health and toxicology resources from the National Library of Medicine;
  • select the resource most appropriate to their information need;
  • utilize these resources to obtain health information resources on a variety of environmental and toxicological issues.

Course Materials

Continuing Education

Upon successful completion of this class, each participant will receive 3 hours of continuing education credit awarded by the Medical Library Association.


Greater Midwest Region

Samanthi Hewakapuge, Consumer Health Coordinator, ,

Outreach Evaluation Resource Center

Karen Vargas, Evaluation Specialist,


Karen Vargas, Evaluation Specialist, NN/LM Outreach Evaluation Resource Center