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The Collaborative on Health and the Environment (CHE) Toxicant and Disease Database is a searchable database that summarizes links between chemical contaminants and approximately 180 human diseases or conditions. Diseases and or toxicants can be viewed by clicking on the diseases below or by utilizing the search engine in the column on the right. See a full description of the database and its limitations.

Over 309 profiles in final or draft format. “By Congressional mandate, the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) produces “toxicological profiles” for hazardous substances found at National Priorities List (NPL) sites. These hazardous substances are ranked based on frequency of occurrence at NPL sites, toxicity, and potential for human exposure. Toxicological profiles are developed from a priority list of 275 substances.”

Covers issues from social poisons and substance abuse to natural toxins, from legislation and recommended standards to environmental issues.

Coverage: 1981 - present
Tags: Medicine, Toxicology

Highly selective guide to free Web resources and websites on topics such as ecotoxicology and medical toxicology. Includes information on associations and education and also provides related topics links.

Offers access to information in all areas of toxicology, including chemicals and pharmaceuticals, pesticides, environmental pollutants, and mutagens and teratogens. TOXLINE is also part of TOXNET but the ProQuest version of TOXLINE has UC-eLinks which is not enabled in TOXNET.

Coverage: 2000-present
Tags: Forensics, Medicine, Toxicology

TOXMAP, produced by the U.S. National Library of Medicine, maps data on toxic chemical releases and hazardous waste from the U.S. EPA Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) and Superfund National Priorities List (NPL).

A cluster of databases on toxicology, hazardous chemicals, and related areas. Includes the following databases: CHEMIDplus, Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB), TOXLINE, Chemical Carcinogenesis Research Information System (CCRIS), Developmental and Reproductive Toxicology and Environmental Teratology Information Center (DART/ETIC), GENE-TOX, Integrated Risk Information System (IRIS), International Toxicity Estimates for Risk (ITER), LactMed, and Toxics Release Inventory (TRI). Other resources include Haz-Map, Household Products Database and TOXMAP.

Seach U.S. government technical reports issued primarily prior to 1976 and digitized by TRAIL member libraries. Digitized series include Atomic Energy Commission, NACA, Bureau of Mines Bulletins, and NBS publications.

A website for transportation researchers and analysts, aimed at providing a broad collection of intermodal transportation data collected by various agencies within the U.S. Department of Transportation or by other federal agencies.

“This resource brings together hundreds of accounts by women of their travels across the globe from the early 19th century to the late 20th century. Students and researchers will find sources covering a variety of topics including; architecture; art; the British Empire; climate; customs; exploration; family life; housing; industry; language; monuments; mountains; natural history; politics and diplomacy; race; religion; science; shopping; war. A wide variety of forms of travel writing are included, ranging from unique manuscripts, diaries and correspondence to drawings, guidebooks and photographs. The resource includes a slideshow with hundreds of items of visual material, including postcards, sketches and photographs.”

This is a full-text collection in several languages of 137 titles “that describe southeastern Europe, and in particular, Bosnia and Hercegovina, throughout history.” Almost all the titles were originally published in the Nineteenth and Twentieth centuries.

Tags: Europe, History

Treaties in Force is published annually by the Department of State to provide information on treaties and other international agreements to which the United States has become a party and which are carried on the records of the Department of State as of January 1st in its most recent publication year.