Table of Contents: 2014 JANUARY–FEBRUARY No. 396
Discovering TOXNET Module 2: Free Online Class Open for Registration. NLM Tech Bull. 2014 Jan-Feb;(396):b6.
Would you like to learn more about the environmental health resources available from the National Library of Medicine? Join the NLM Training Center (NTC) from March 3-25, 2014 for Module 2 of the new online class, called "Discovering TOXNET: From Paracelsus to Nanotechnology."
TOXNET is a Web-based system of databases covering hazardous chemicals, environmental health, and toxic releases. Module 2 covers the following resources:
Note: modules are independent of each other; you do NOT need to complete Module 1 before taking Module 2. (Module 1 will be offered again at a later date). You'll learn about the resources through videos, guided tutorials, discovery exercises, and solving real-life reference questions.
Health sciences librarians and health sciences professionals interested in unlocking the information in these resources.
Plan for nine hours of work over three weeks (three hours per week) on your own time followed by a ninety-minute synchronous session using Adobe® Connect. Participants who complete the class requirements are eligible for 10.5 MLA Continuing Education credits.
Class space is limited, so register now at http://nnlm.gov/ntcc/classes/schedule.html.
Questions? Contact Sharon Dennis, Assistant Director, National Library of Medicine Training Center, at firstname.lastname@example.org or (800) 338-7657, press 2.