Information Resources in Toxicology

3rd Edition

Editors: P.J. Hakkinen Gerald Kennedy Frederick Stoss
Hardcover ISBN: 9780127447704
eBook ISBN: 9780080534664
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 17th December 1999
Page Count: 921
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Information Resources in Toxicology, Third Edition is a sourcebook for anyone who needs to know where to find toxicology information. It provides an up-to-date selective guide to a large variety of sources--books, journals, organizations, audiovisuals, internet and electronic sources, and more. For the Third Edition, the editors have selected, organized, and updated the most relevant information available. New information on grants and other funding opportunities, physical hazards, patent literature, and technical reports have also been added.
This comprehensive, time-saving tool is ideal for toxicologists, pharmacologists, drug companies, testing labs, libraries, poison control centers, physicians, legal and regulatory professionals, and chemists.

Key Features

  • Serves as an all-in-one resource for toxicology information
  • New edition includes information on publishers, grants and other funding opportunities, physical hazards, patent literature, and technical reports
  • Updated to include the latest internet and electronic sources, e-mail addresses, etc.
  • Provides valuable data about the new fields that have emerged within toxicological research; namely, the biochemical, cellular, molecular, and genetic aspects


Toxicologists; pharmacologists; drug companies; toxicology testing labs; libraries; poison control centers; physicians; legal and regulatory professions (EPA, government) and chemists

Table of Contents

History: - K.D. Watson, P. Wexler, and J. Everitt. Highlights in the History of Toxicology. Selected References in the History of Toxicology. A Historical Perspective of Toxicology Information Systems.

Books and Special Documents: - G.L. Kennedy, Jr., P. Wexler, N.S. Selzer, and L.A. Malley. General Texts. Analytical Toxicology. Animals in Research. Biomonitoring/Biomarkers. Biotechnology. Biotoxins. Cancer. Chemical Compendia. Chemical--Cosmetics and Other Consumer. Products. Chemical--Drugs. Chemical--Dust and Fibers. Chemical--Metals. Chemicals--Pesticides Chemicals--Solvents. Chemical--Selected Chemicals. Clinical Toxicology. Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology. Environmental Toxicology--General. Environmental Toxicology-- Aquatic. Environmental Toxicology--Atmospheric. Environmental Toxicology--Hazardous Waste. Environmental Toxicology--Terrestrial. Environmental Toxicology--Wildlife. Epidemiology. Food and Nutrition. Forensic. Genetic Toxicology. Molecular, Cellular, and Biochemical Toxicology. Noise. Occupational Health. Pathology. Pharmacokinetics and Metabolism. Radiation. Regulatory Toxicology. Risk Assessment. Target Sites--General. Target Sites--Cardiovascular. Target Sites--Endocrine. Target Sites--Gastrointestinal. Target Sites--Hematopoietic. Target Sites--Immune. Target Sites--Kidney.<BR id="C


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About the Editor

P.J. Hakkinen

Affiliations and Expertise

Specialized Information Services, National Library of Medicine, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

Gerald Kennedy

Affiliations and Expertise

E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Newark, Delaware, U.S.A.

Frederick Stoss

Affiliations and Expertise

State University of New York, Buffalo, U.S.A.


"Every library (personal, institutional, or public) should have this volume available." --TOXICOLOGY LETTERS, Sep 2000

"The editors have taken on the herculean task of concisely describing essential worldwide toxicological information resources. The book really has no peers in toxicological publishing and should find a useful place on the reference shelf of toxicologists, allied professions, and information professionals. A particular feature of this third edition is coverage of digital and electronic information resources. Increased interest in environmental and risk assessment issues are also evident and new to this edition. With more public and government awareness of toxicology in general and the attendant growth of digital and electronic resources, a fourth edition probably looms on the horizon." --DOODY'S PUBLISHING REVIEWS