Information Resources in Toxicology


  • Philip Wexler, National Library of Medicine's (NLM) Toxicology and Environmental Health Information Program

Edited by

  • P.J. Hakkinen, Specialized Information Services, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
  • Asish Mohapatra, Safe Environments Directorate (SED), Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety (HECS), Health Canada, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
  • Steven G. Gilbert, Institute of Neurotoxicology and Neurological Disorders, Seattle, WA, USA

This latest version of Information Resources in Toxicology (IRT) continues a tradition established in 1982 with the publication of the first edition in presenting an extensive itemization, review, and commentary on the information infrastructure of the field. This book is a unique wide-ranging, international, annotated bibliography and compendium of major resources in toxicology and allied fields such as environmental and occupational health, chemical safety, and risk assessment. Thoroughly updated, the current edition analyzes technological changes and is rife with online tools and links to Web sites. IRT-IV is highly structured, providing easy access to its information. Among the “hot topics” covered are Disaster Preparedness and Management, Nanotechnology, Omics, the Precautionary Principle, Risk Assessment, and Biological, Chemical and Radioactive Terrorism and Warfare are among the designated.
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Toxicologists, pharmacologists, drug companies, toxicology testing labs, poison control centers, physicians, legal and regulatory professions (EPA, government), and chemists.


Book information

  • Published: July 2009
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-373593-5

Table of Contents

Part I – The Discipline of ToxicologyPart II – Subject Categorization: Books and More Part III – Other Resources CategorizationPart IV Internet and Digital Tools Part V – Special Topics AppendicesAppendicies