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GEHS 6540 Swift: Course Guide

GEHS 6540 - Occupational Health Services: A Matas Library Online Handout for professionals who work in occupational health and safety programs. Topics include occupational diseases, toxicology and other physical health hazards such as noise.

DISCOVERY - Beginning your search.

Start at the Matas Library Homepage:  http://matas.tulane.edu

THE FOLLOWING SUBJECT GUIDES ARE GOOD STARTING POINTS.

PubMed@TU

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KNOWN PROBLEM: Off-Campus Technology access!  Beware that some companies and hospitals use firewalls that sometimes interfere with signing in for off-campus access (proxy server).   You might need to try from an alternate system or from your home network provider.  

IMPORTANT TO KNOW ABOUT:  Interlibrary Loan is how you will get the resources that are not available to you online (Make sure to use the TULink!).   Articles must be selected one per request.   Try to request book chapters instead of the entire book.

There are a lot of places to get information.  If you get stumped just contact us and we will try to assist you.

Session: Literature and Toxicology Database Research for Occupational Health

Student Learning Outcomes:
  1. Navigate the search tools effectively and efficiently
  2. Identify resource types & services most appropriate to research topic.
Agenda:
  • distribute pre-assessment Poll
Introduction: Dr. Swift
  1. Library Resources for Distance Students: Matas Librarians
    Mary Holt 
   2.   Library Basics for Distance Students
  • Matas Website
  • Sign-in from off campus (Proxy)
  • Interlibrary loan
  • Guides
   3.  Database seaching tips & Guides
  • Scenario and sample search
  • Using TULink
  • Create an Interlibrary Loan
  • Import citations to citation managers
Wrap-Up: Dr. Swift:
4. Online Session Assessment -after class (located in this Handout)
 
 

ChemIDplus Advanced

One of the foundations of toxicology is basic chemical information.  ChemIDplus contains over 390,000 chemical records with information about names, structures, chemical properties, and toxicity with links to information in other databases. There are several versions of ChemIDplus linked from the main TOXNET webpage.

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