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Chuck Miller rellim at MAILHOST.TCS.TULANE.EDU
Fri Jan 1 17:33:44 EST 1999


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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for Bionet.Toxicology News Group


1. How do I participate in the Bionet.Toxicology News Group?


The simple way to participate is by using a web browser such as Netscape
Navigator or MS Explorer via the Internet. The web site is
http://www.bio.net/hypermail/TOXICOLOGY.


It is also possible to use e-mail to receive postings to the tox news
group. For detailed instructions on subscribing and unsubscribing to =
e-mail
list servers, how to post messages, what subject matter is appropriate,
network etiquette, and other topics, see the Bionet web site at
http://www.bio.net, or contact BIOSCI by e-mail at =
biosci-help at net.bio.net.


2. How do I find information about a particular toxic agent?


There are a multitude of on-line resources that can provide you with =
useful
toxicological information. For starters try these:


a.) Search the Bionet.Toxicology Archive of previous postings via the =
web
site (http://www.bio.net/hypermail/TOXICOLOGY).


b.) Medline literature searches (free!) from the U. S. National Center =
for
Biotechnology Information/National Library of Medicine
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/PubMed/


c.) Search the databases at the major governmental agencies....
http://www.nih.gov
http://www.niehs.nih.gov
http://www.nci.nih.gov
http://www.iarc.fr
http://www.epa.gov
http://www.cdc.gov
http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/homepage.html
Of particular interest is =
http://atsdr1.atsdr.cdc.gov:8080/atsdrhome.html
http://www.osha.gov
http://www.nsf.gov


3. Are there any general collections of toxicology-related web sites?


One great collection of tox-related information is the Hardin
Meta-Directory for Toxicology
http://www.arcade.uiowa.edu/hardin-www/md-tox.html.


Low Level Effects of Toxic Agents...http://www.belleonline.com./


Environmental Concepts Made Easy/ Endocrine Disruption/ Lead (Pb)...
http://www1.omi.tulane.edu/ECME/default.html


Society/Organization Web Sites:
http://www.toxicology.org
http://www.bts.org/toxicology/
http://www.setac.org/
http://www.uta.fi/eurotox/
http://www/ciit.com


4. Are there any resources related to education in toxicology?


For a self-test, try the toxicology tutor
http://sis.nlm.nih.gov/tox640/mainmenu.htm


For career information on toxicology
http://www.toxicology.org/guide1.html


Check out Peterson's Guide for educational programs
http://www.petersons.com/



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<P>1. How do I participate in the Bionet.Toxicology News Group?<BR>
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news<BR>group. For detailed instructions on subscribing and =
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appropriate,<BR>network etiquette, and other topics, see the Bionet web =
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e-mail at <A=20
href=3D"mailto:biosci-help at net.bio.net">biosci-help at net.bio.net</A>.<BR>
<P>2. How do I find information about a particular toxic agent?<BR>
<P>There are a multitude of on-line resources that can provide you with=20
useful<BR>toxicological information. For starters try these:<BR>
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href=3D"http://www.bio.net/hypermail/TOXICOLOGY">http://www.bio.net/hyper=
mail/TOXICOLOGY</A>).<BR>
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Center=20
for<BR>Biotechnology Information/National Library of Medicine<BR><A=20
href=3D"http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/PubMed/">http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/=
PubMed/</A><BR>
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href=3D"http://www.niehs.nih.gov/">http://www.niehs.nih.gov</A><BR><A=20
href=3D"http://www.nci.nih.gov/">http://www.nci.nih.gov</A><BR><A=20
href=3D"http://www.iarc.fr/">http://www.iarc.fr</A><BR><A=20
href=3D"http://www.epa.gov/">http://www.epa.gov</A><BR><A=20
href=3D"http://www.cdc.gov/">http://www.cdc.gov</A><BR><A=20
href=3D"http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/homepage.html">http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/=
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particular interest is <A=20
href=3D"http://atsdr1.atsdr.cdc.gov:8080/atsdrhome.html">http://atsdr1.at=
sdr.cdc.gov:8080/atsdrhome.html</A><BR><A=20
href=3D"http://www.osha.gov/">http://www.osha.gov</A><BR><A=20
href=3D"http://www.nsf.gov/">http://www.nsf.gov</A><BR>
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sites?<BR>
<P>One great collection of tox-related information is the=20
Hardin<BR>Meta-Directory for Toxicology<BR><A=20
href=3D"http://www.arcade.uiowa.edu/hardin-www/md-tox.html">http://www.ar=
cade.uiowa.edu/hardin-www/md-tox.html</A>.<BR>
<P>Low Level Effects of Toxic Agents...<A=20
href=3D"http://www.belleonline.com./">http://www.belleonline.com./</A><BR=
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<P>Environmental Concepts Made Easy/ Endocrine Disruption/ Lead =
(Pb)...<BR><A=20
href=3D"http://www1.omi.tulane.edu/ECME/default.html">http://www1.omi.tul=
ane.edu/ECME/default.html</A><BR>
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href=3D"http://www.bts.org/toxicology/">http://www.bts.org/toxicology/</A=
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href=3D"http://www.setac.org/">http://www.setac.org/</A><BR><A=20
href=3D"http://www.uta.fi/eurotox/">http://www.uta.fi/eurotox/</A><BR><A =

href=3D"http://www/ciit.com">http://www/ciit.com</A><BR>
<P>4. Are there any resources related to education in toxicology?<BR>
<P>For a self-test, try the toxicology tutor<BR><A=20
href=3D"http://sis.nlm.nih.gov/tox640/mainmenu.htm">http://sis.nlm.nih.go=
v/tox640/mainmenu.htm</A><BR>
<P>For career information on toxicology<BR><A=20
href=3D"http://www.toxicology.org/guide1.html">http://www.toxicology.org/=
guide1.html</A><BR>
<P>Check out Peterson's Guide for educational programs<BR><A=20
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