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Information Resources in Toxicology, 4th Edition

Editor-in-Chief - Philip Wexler
Associate Editors - Steven G. Gilbert, Pertti J. Hakkinen and Asish Mohapatra

Available for purchase from Science Direct

Academic Press; 4th edition (July 30, 2009), 1344 pages

ISBN-10: 0123735939


This latest version of Information Resources in Toxicology (IRT) continues a tradition established in 1982 with the publication of the first edition and presents an extensive itemization, review, and commentary on the information infrastructure of the field. This book is an international, annotated bibliography and compendium of major resources in toxicology and allied fields such as environmental and occupational health, chemical safety, and risk assessment. Thoroughly updated, the current edition analyzes technological changes and is rife with online tools and links to websites.

IRT-IV is highly structured, providing easy access to its information. Among the "hot topics" covered are Disaster Preparedness and Management, Nanotechnology, Omics, the Precautionary Principle, Risk Assessment, and Biological, Chemical and Radioactive Terrorism and Warfare.

Key Features

. International in scope, with contributions from over 30 countries
. Numerous key references and relevant Web links
. Concise narratives about toxicologic sub-disciplines
. Valuable appendices such as the IUPAC Glossary of Terms in Toxicology
. Authored by experts in their respective sub-disciplines within toxicology


Part I: The Discipline of Toxicology

Part II: Subject Categorization: Books and More

Part III: Other Resources Categorization

Part IV: Internet and Digital Tools

Part V: Special Topics

Part VI: The Global Arena

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