2nd International Symposium on Nanotechnology and Occupational Health, October 3-6, 2005, Minneapolis, Minnesota. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota, 2005 Oct; :92
This presentation describes a web-based Nanomaterial Information Library (NIL) that is being developed to organize and share information on nanomaterials and their associated properties. The NIL initiative is intended to meet the global needs of researchers, industrial users, and occupational health professionals and will include data such as material properties, origin/synthesis methods and information for contacting people who are developing nanomaterials. Users will have the option to submit data for inclusion in the database, and it is expected to become part of a global hub for sharing information. As the world inventory of nanomaterials increases, it will provide a mechanism for cataloging new materials and eventually integrating that information with other data sources such as surveillance and toxicology studies of nanomaterials. It will provide a snapshot of global activities and will optimally keep pace with the rapid developments in this expanding field. It is expected to positively impact the course of future research, especially in regards to the health and safety of workers. A prototype version of the NIL is currently running on the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) intranet site and a beta-version is being shared with a range of national and international partners who are collaborating on the format and content of the NIL. The presentation will include a "live" on-line demonstration of the prototype NIL website.
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