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Subject: [DCHAS-L] National Library of Medicine STEM News Resources for Higher Education
Date: Wed, 25 Oct 2017 11:25:12 -0400
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The National Library of Medicine (NLM) has a variety of resources that can be incorporated into classwork at the college level. Students and faculty can use this newsletter to access databases, trainings, tutorials, webinars, images and more related to public health, toxicology, nursing, health sciences, and the physical and life sciences.

In This Issue:

- In the Spotlight: ToxTutor
- Resources to Support Coursework
- Tools and Search Tips
- Learn More about NLM Resources

In the Spotlight: ToxTutor

ToxTutor is a self-paced tutorial covering key principles of toxicology for users of the National Library of Medicine (NLM) chemical and toxicology databases. While a knowledge of anatomy and physiology is not required for viewing ToxTutor, the Introduction to the Human Body from the National Cancer Institue provides a good introduction to the topic.

Course Topics:

Introduction to Toxicology
Dose and Dose Response
Toxic Effects
Toxicity Testing Methods
Risk Assessment
Exposure Standards and Guidelines
Basic Physiology
Introduction to Toxicokinetics
Cellular Toxicology

Studying general or organic chemistry? Need information on chemical names, structures, or links to related information? ChemIDplus provides access to the structure and nomenclature authority files used for the identification of chemical substances cited in NLM databases. Learn to use ChemIDplus with these tutorials:
Research Posters

Preparing a research poster? The NLM National Training Office (NTO) has tips to improve posters.
Tools and Tips

Researching a chemical in the news? Use the Hazardous Substances Data Bank and/or Household Products Database to learn more about the potential health effects, chemical ingredients in products and more. Check out this issue‰??s case study for search tips.
Case Study

In recent news, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a final rule which requires manufacturers to stop marketing antibacterial hand and body washes with certain ingredients such as triclosan and triclocarban.

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