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1 Databases in Science and Technology Tiptoe through the bibliographic information

2 Selecting databases Use catalogs, subject indexes Data sheets, available in paper and/or online Gale directory online (Only at Dialog) Questindex (or Dialindex etc.)

3 Eins Agriculture AGRIS (109) AGRISUP(96) AQUALINE (51) ASFA (52) BIOSIS (7) CAB ABSTRACTS (132) CHEMABS (2) FSTA (20) NTIS (6) PASCAL (14)

4 Dialog Agriculture AGRI 5 BIOSIS Previews® (1969+) 6 NTIS: National Technical Information Service 10 AGRICOLA 34 (1990+) 50 CAB ABSTRACTS 65 Inside Conferences 94 JICST-EplusJapanese Science & Technology 98 General Science Abstracts/Fulltext 99 Wilson Applied Science & Technology Abstracts 143 Wilson Biological & Agricultural Index Dialindex or Onesearch Category 144 PASCAL 203 AGRIS International 235 AGROProjects 266 Federal Research in Progress (FEDRIP) 306 Pesticide Fact File 357 Derwent Biotechnology Resource 434 SciSearch® (1974– 1989)

5 Eins Health and safety (includes toxicology) AEROSPACE (37) BIOSIS (7) CAB ABSTRACTS (132) CHEMABS (2) CISDOC (40) HSELINE (47) LABORDOC (53) MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEETS (225) MEDITEC MHIDAS (208) NASA (1,95) NIOSHTIC (236) NTIS (6) PASCAL (14) TOXBIO TOXLINE

6 Dialog Health HEALTH 5 BIOSIS Previews® (1969+) 10 AGRICOLA 34 SciSearch® (1990+) 35 Dissertation Abstracts Online 48 SPORTDiscuc 50 CAB ABSTRACTS 51 Food Science and Technology Abstracts 53 Foodline®: Food Science and Technology 65 Inside Conferences 68 Environmental Bibliography 71 Elsevier Biobase 73 EMBASE® (1974+) 79 Foods Adlibra (1974–4/2002) 91 Manual Alternative and Natural Therapy (MANTIS) 94 JICST-EPlus - Japanese Science & Technology 98 General Science Abstracts/Fulltext 135 NewsRx Healthcare Newsletters 143 Wilson Biological & Agricultural Index 144 PASCAL 149 Gale Group Health & Wellness DatabaseSM 155 MEDLINE® (1966+) 156 ToxFile 162 CAB HEALTH 164 Allied and Complimentary Medicine 172 EMBASE® Alert 203 AGRIS International 266 Federal Research in Progress (FEDRIP) 357 Derwent Biotechnology Resource 434 SciSearch® ( ) 442 American Medical Association Journals 444 New England Journal of Medicine 467 ExtraMED 482 Newsweek Dialindex or Onesearch Category

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10 qi arsenic and water and bangla? EMBASE 130

11 Native Number AQUALINE TitleAppropriate technology for removal of arsenic from drinking water of rural West Bengal Author(s)Deb, AK; Gupta, A; Bandyopadhyay, P; Biswas, RK; Roy, SK SourceEditor(s): Cotruvo, JA; Craun, GF; Hearne, N (eds) Safe Drinking Water in Small Systems: Technology, Operations and Economics. pp Conference: 1. Int. Symp. on Safe Drinking Water in Small Systems: Technology, Operations, and Economics, Washington, D.C. (USA), 1998 Published by: CRC Press LLC, 2000 Corporate Blvd., NW Boca Raton FL USA, [URL:http://www.crcjournals.com/home.asp] ISBN: X Other SourcesEnvironmental Engineering Abstracts Document TypeBook; Conference Document Number LanguageEnglish AbstractArsenic is a commonly occurring toxic meal in nature. Chronic poisoning is manifested by general muscular weakness, loss of appetite, and nausea, leading to inflammation of the mucous membranes in the eyes, nose, and larynx; skin lesions and neurological manifestations may also occur. Epidemiological studies, conducted with a Taiwanese population exposed to naturally elevated levels of arsenic in groundwater, have shown increased risk of cancer of internal organs, as well as skin cancer, associated with arsenic exposure. The Taiwanese study serves as the basis for the current U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) estimate of skin cancer risk for arsenic in drinking water. In 1993, the World Health Organization (WHO) recommended a provisional guideline value of 0.01 ppm based on both estimated health risks and the practical detection limit. The present Indian standard is 0.05 ppm of total arsenic. Arsenic contamination of natural origin in groundwater has been envisaged as a problem. Perhaps one of the most devastating health crises arising out of arsenic contamination of drinking water is quietly unfolding in the Lower Gangetic Plain covering eight districts of the State of West Bengal in India and 24 districts of Bangladesh. Approximately 3.93 million people stay in 61 affected blocks (i.e., smaller administrative units under the overall control of the district authorities) of West Bengal, where the total affected area covers approximately 34,000 square kilometers. The most frequent arsenic concentration values ranged from 0.3 to 0.7 ppm with occasional higher values, such as 1.86 and 5.0 ppm, reported from two places in West Bengal. Classification Code00004 Water Treatment Controlled TermsArsenic; Metals removal; Water treatment; Pollution (Water); Water supplies (Potable); Rural areas; Public- health; Standards (Water


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