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Environmental and Occupational Health: Books

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Please note: to search for books in the Gelman Library and local DC academic research libraries, you need to use the drop-down menu as illustrated in the image below.

E-Texts Worth Checking Out!

E-texts are textbooks that are available online as a resource of Himmelfarb Library. The following have been used in EOH courses as required or recommended reading.

National Academies Press E-Books

The National Academies Press (NAP) was created by the National Academies to publish the reports issued by the National Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Engineering, the National Academy of Medicine, and the National Research Council, all operating under a charter granted by the Congress of the United States. The NAP publishes more than 200 books a year on a wide range of topics in science, engineering, and health, capturing the most authoritative views on important issues in science and health policy. The institutions represented by the NAP are unique in that they attract the nation's leading experts in every field to serve on their award-winning panels and committees.

Many published titles by The National Academies Press are offered in digital PDF format. Hundreds of these books can be downloaded for free by the chapter or by the entire book, while others are available for purchase. Questions about accessing their PDFs are addressed in their site's Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Many of their books are relevant to the field of Environmental & Occupational Health and can be found by searching the topic of interest by keyword. Look for the search box in the upper left side. Alternatively, the left tool bar permits browsing by topic. Another helpful tool once a search has been conducted is the term clouds that appear to the right of the search results that structure searches potentially relevant to the one completed.

Click here to see a list of publications on the environment and environmental studies.

Click here to browse all publications from the National Academies Press.

E-books on Children's Health and the Environment

These are publications made available online that relate to children's health and the environment. Additional online resources are available from the World Health Organization (WHO)

E-books on Nursing and Environmental Health

These are publications made available online that relate to nursing and the environment.

Books & E-Texts

These are just a few of the books in Himmelfarb's collection that may be of interest. Simply click on titles that are available online to access them.

Information for distance education students about borrowing print materials

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