Toxicology and Environmental Health Information Resources: The Role of the National Library of Medicine

Toxicology and Environmental Health Information Resources: The Role of the National Library of Medicine

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ISBN-13: 9780309056861
Publisher: National Academies Press
Publication date: 02/14/1997
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY 1(10)
1 INTRODUCTION
11(8)
Health Professionals and Other User Communities
13(1)
Public Health Impacts of Hazardous Substances
14(1)
Changing Trends in Health Practice
15(1)
Organization of the Report
16(3)
2 THE NATIONAL LIBRARY OF MEDICINE'S TOXICOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH INFORMATION PROGRAM
19(36)
National Library of Medicine
20(5)
Division of Specialized Information Services
25(1)
Toxicology and Environmental Health Information Program
26(3)
TEHIP Databases
29(1)
TEHIP Factual Databases
30(17)
TEHIP Bibliographic Databases
47(5)
Conclusions
52(3)
3 OTHER TOXICOLOGY AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH INFORMATION RESOURCES
55(14)
Conclusion and Recommendation
58(11)
4 UNDERSTANDING THE INFORMATION NEEDS OF HEALTH PROFESSIONALS
69(18)
Information Needs
69(2)
Factors Affecting Information Seeking
71(4)
Current and Potential Users of the TEHIP Databases
75(7)
Conclusion and Recommendation
82(5)
5 INCREASING AWARENESS: TRAINING AND OUTREACH
87(14)
Training
88(3)
Outreach
91(5)
Future Directions and Recommendation
96(5)
6 ACCESSING AND NAVIGATING THE TEHIP DATABASES
101(18)
Access: Getting Connected to the Databases
101(4)
Navigating the TEHIP Databases
105(9)
Future Directions
114(2)
Conclusions and Recommendations
116(3)
7 PROGRAM ISSUES AND FUTURE DIRECTIONS
119(12)
Program Issues
120(6)
Future Directions
126(5)
GLOSSARY AND ACRONYMS 131(12)
APPENDIXES 143
A Acknowledgments 143(2)
B Questionnaire 145(8)
C Workshop on Toxicology and Environmental Health Information Resources: Agenda, Participants, and Summary of Focus Group Discussions 153

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