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PH 270B: Toxicology I: Subject-Specific Databases

Selected Subject Databases

  • Agricola
    NOTE: Access limited to UCB faculty, staff and students.
    • Citations from books, book chapters, journal articles, technical reports, and other materials back to 1970.
    • Topics include: agriculture, herbicides, nutrition, pesticides, and soil science.
  • Agricultural and Environmental Science
    NOTE: Access limited to UCB faculty, staff and students.
    • Indexes international journals, books, reports, dissertations, conference proceedings, and other resources covering agricultural and environmental sciences back to 1960.
    • Topics include: agricultural pollution, environmental quality, herbicides, pesticides, and water quality.
  • BIOSIS Previews
    NOTE: Access limited to UCB faculty, staff and students.
    • Index to over 24 million citations from journals, reports, books, conference proceedings, and meeting abstracts back to 1926.
    • Topics include: biological research and medical research findings.
  • CAB Abstracts and Global Health
    NOTE: Access limited to UCB faculty, staff and students.
    • Indexes journals, books, reports, conference proceedings, patents, theses, and electronic only publications from more than 100 countries.
    • Topics include: agriculture, environmental and occupational health, environmental pollution, food safety and hygiene, nutrition, pest control, public health, toxicology, and more.
  • ECOTOX Database (EPA)
    NOTE: Access limited to UCB faculty, staff and students.
    • Locate single chemical toxicity data for aquatic life, terrestrial plants and wildlife back to 1972.
    • Contains 472,705 records of single chemical toxicity information for aquatic and terrestrial life. Data is extracted from primarily peer-reviewed sources.
  • Environment Complete
    NOTE: Access limited to UCB faculty, staff and students.
    • Contains over 3.6 million records from about 2,200 U.S. and international titles back to 1888, plus full text of over 1,100 journals and nearly 200 monographs.
    • Subjects include agriculture, environmental technology, herbicides, pesticides, pollution & waste management, social impacts, urban planning, and more.
  • HERO
    • "Health and Environmental Research Online (HERO) database provides an easy way to access the scientific literature behind EPA science assessments." Includes more than 2,000,000 scientific journal articles, reports, books, book chapters, conference material, and other material from the peer-reviewed literature.
    • Contains over 51,000 occupational safety and health information resource citations. Some citations date back to 1971. Some links to full-text. Includes some NIOSH Mining Safety & Health Research Laboratories publications back to the 1930's.
    • Index to over 5 million citations covering the biochemical, pharmacological, physiological, and toxicological effects of drugs and other chemicals. Includes PubMed, DART, and NTIS citations. Can search by CAS numbers.