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Books about Environmental Health
Browsing: Many environmental health books are located in the Library of Congress call numbers starting RC963 or T55 on Floor 3 of the Oviatt Library. Additional locations possible are Reserve Book Room(Floor 4 East), Stored(ASRS East), and the Reference Room. Floor 2 may also have occupational health legal material in Library of Congress classification KF.
- Patty's Industrial Hygiene and Toxicology will give you brief summaries. CSUN owns the complete set in print: Floor 3 refRC967 .P37 2000 4 v.
- Encyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety ref room RC963.3 E53 1998 4 v.
- ILO Encyclopaedia of Occupational Health and Safety and CIS database on OSH for free on the Web.
To see if CSUN owns a journal, Please check the following:
- Online Library Catalog Periodical Title Search. To search for electronic periodicals only, check the "Search electronic periodicals only" checkbox.
To assist you in finding the journal articles, the CSUN list of Electronic Periodicals and bibliographic databases offer links. Periodical databases now provide full text access possibilities where the database is limited to citation or abstract.
If CSUN does not own the journal title you need, you may request articles using the Interlibrary Loan service at http://illiad.csun.edu/.WEB SITES
The best way to find articles on a specific topic is to search in a database, most of which index thousands of articles in thousands of journals. Not all articles are available full-text online; some are in print only and some are not available from the Library except through Interlibrary Loan. To determine the availability of an article, most databases offer the FindText button.
Below are recommended databases for Environmental Health. They can be accessed either from Databases A-Z, or from the Databases by Subject: Environmental Occupational Health. The URL is http://library.csun.edu/xerxes/databases/EnvironmentalOccupationalHealth
Environmental + Occupational Health Multisearch
Search up to ten (1) Environmental + Occupational Health databases simultaneously. Note that NOT all databases are multisearchable, some most be searched directly.
Offers Medline (currently indexing over 5,000 journals), several molecular biology and chemical databases. Some full text journals and books, 1950-
Cross-searching of Education Index with Full Text, General Science Index with Full Text, Humanities Abstracts with Full Text, Readers' Guide Retrospective and Readers' Guide Full Text, Social Sciences Index with Full Text, Business Index with Full Text, Applied Science & Technology Full Text, Art Full Text, Biological & Agricultural Index Plus, Index to Legal Periodicals Full Text, Library Literature & Information Science Full Text.
CSUN University Library Catalog indexes books, periodicals, media and other materials held by the Oviatt Library.
Index of articles from the contents pages of over 22,000 journals, 1990-
Indexes over 9,700 journals with full text to over 5,000 journals, 1980-
Indexes over 3,000 nursing and allied health journals, with cited references from 1,600 journals; provides full-text access to many journals and other sources, 1937-
Abstracts to 3,000 journals (over 1,500 peer-reviewed journals), with full text to more than 2,000 of the journals. Dates may vary, most from 1985-
Free access to numerous publications of the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the Institute of Medicine, and the National Research Council.
Provides access to thousands of electronic books that have been converted into electronic format from copyrighted, printed books.
Database of occupational safety and health publications supported by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). Dates vary; 1930-
Indexing, abstracts to articles from more than 2,800 leading management publications, full text for over 1,800 titles, information on 60,000 companies, plus business dissertations, 1971-
Indexes 750 full-text business periodicals and newsletters, 1971-
Dow-Jones and Reuters full text business services.
Full text news, medical, legal & business sources. Dates vary.
OCLC catalog of books and other materials in libraries worldwide. Contains over 62 million records for all types of materials cataloged by OCLC member libraries.
Indexes new publications and technical reports from hundreds of government agencies and other organizations, 1990-
Over 240,000 full-text scientific and technical reports, mostly dating from 1964-2000, selected from the NTIS database for the NTIS/DARTS program.
offers online alot of the same information Merck Index (Merck Index: An Encyclopedia of Chemicals, Drugs, and Biologicals. 11th ed., 1989. (Ref.Rm., ref RS 153 .M57 1989) does. The ChemFinder WebServer (CambridgeSoft Corp.), a chemical database, with structures, contains over 3500 compounds searchable by name, by chemical formula and by substructure. URL: http://chemfinder.camsoft.com BioSites is a current listing of important Internet resources in the biomedical sciences done under the auspices of National Library of Medicine.
U.S. EPAEnvironmental Protection Agency
EPA Sector Notebooks Each Notebook brings you comprehensive, well-researched details gathered for the first time
Envirofacts Warehouse retrieved data from EPA databases on waste, water, air, toxics and generate maps.
Specialized Information Services tips on how to use this web site at http://sis.nlm.nih.gov/enviro.html U.S. EPA this website gives a good Introduction to Laws and Regulations with links to the full text of the environmental laws
California Environmental Law, Regulation, and Policy
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
simultaneously searches several NLM databases including PubMed and HSDB (Hazardous Substances Data Bank )
Hazardous agents, Occupational Diseases and High Risk Jobs
an interactive guide to community encountered toxic substances in english and spanish.
scientific studies from MEDLINE, CAB Abstracts, and Agricola so you can review the evidence of animals as "early warning" sentinels of human health hazards.
Center for Research on Occupational and Environmental Toxicology
- Library Lectures to Environmental Health classes
- Health Sciences: A CSUN Research Guide
- Health Statistics: A CSUN Research Guide
- Nursing; a CSUN Research Guide
Marcia Henry is the Oviatt librarian who serves the CSUN Department of Health Science. If you need help finding information for a research paper, she can offer suggestions. To make an appointment, email marcia.henry @csun.edu or phone 818-677-3012. Marcia Henry's webpage is http://library.csun.edu/mhenry/
Marcia Henry created and maintains this webpage, so please report any problems to her. Links were last checked on 1/10/06.