One TOXNET article every medical librarian should read
Posted by Molly Knapp on October 27th, 2017
Posted in: Blog, Classes, News, Online Classes, TOXNET and Beyond
TOXNET is a suite of toxicology databases from the NLM. We’re prepping for some upcoming instruction on TOXNET ourselves, and wanted to share something we found today. This article is indexed in PubMed and the full text is freely available. What’s more, it’s written by project scientists at the Specialized Information Services division of NLM. The TOXNET experts!
On to the reading!
Health effects of toxicants: Online knowledge support.
Wexler P, Judson R, de Marcellus S, de Knecht J, Leinala E.
Life Sci. 2016 Jan 15;145:284-93. doi: 10.1016/j.lfs.2015.10.002. Epub 2015 Oct 24.
- Outlines all of the databases in TOXNET
- Discusses National Library of Medicine (NLM) and its Toxicology and Environmental Health Information Program, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
- Includes reading list of related publications about toxicology databases
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