PH 2100: Foundations of Environmental & Occupational Health

PH 2100: Foundations of Environmental & Occupational Health

Nanotechnology

This web page is designed to point you to critical resources to guide you with your research. If you have any questions, you can reach a librarian through our Ask-A-Librarian online service or by texting us at 713-965-6968.

Search for Books

If you are on the Houston campus, search the online catalog for the School of Public Health which also includes other libraries in the Texas Medical Center.

Search for Journal Articles

The SPH Library has access to literally hundreds of databases. You will most likely need to search more than one in order to be thorough.

Take a look at the Guides to Using Library Resources for assistance on using some of the resources listed below.

Environmental, Health, and Safety Database (International Council on Nanotechnology)
This is freely available to anyone to use; it does not link to the full text article as many of the databases shown above.

Special Reports

Nanomaterials in the Workplace (Rand Corporation)
Scroll down to retrieve the free full text.

Nanotechnology at NIOSH

Nanotechnology at the EPA

Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies (Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and the Pew Charitable Trusts)

National Academies Press

International Council on Nanotechnology

National Nanotechnology Initiative (National Science and Technology Council)

Citation/Bibliography Management

The UTSPH Library currently supports only one citation management program, RefWorks. RefWorks is free to all currently enrolled students. It is Web-based, meaning you can use it from any computer that has Internet access. Take advantage of this free resource before you get too far along in your project!

Link to RefWorks.

Do you have questions about using RefWorks?  Take a look at the Guides to Using Library Resources for assistance.

Search for Journal (not articles) by Title

Try this first:
Search for online journals available from UTSPH.

If you don’t find it in the listing for online journals, try the online catalog.

Search Google for Web Resources

Search Google for nanotechnology and occupational health resources

  • Copy and paste this search strategy: +nanotechnology “occupational health” “occupational exposure” workplace
  • Copy and paste this search strategy: +nanotechnology “environmental health” “environmental exposure” environment”