Update: The TOXNET Class scheduled for November 17th from 9 AM – 12 Noon has been cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience.
The UAMS Library will host a hands-on TOXNET: Toxicology & Environmental Information training class on Wednesday, November 17th from 9 AM – 12 Noon in the Learning Resource Center (LRC) classroom located on the 5th floor of the UAMS Library. There is no fee for the class but we do need you to register to insure adequate seating and workbooks.
This is a 3-hour hands-on class intended for inexperienced users. It is designed to introduce participants to the different databases available on the National Library of Medicine’s TOXNET database. 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
There will be 3.0 hours of Medical Library Association (MLA) continuing education credits awarded. The class is being taught by Michelle Malizia, Associate Director, National Network of Libraries of Medicine - South Central Region (NN/LM SCR).
Parking is available in Parking 2 for $1.25 for the first hour, plus $.75 for each additional hour up to a maximum of $7 per day.
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