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Inside this issue of SEA Currents

More Outreach Award$

SE/A Network Membership Has Its Benefits

NN/LM SE/A Provides Infrared Technology

Meet Y/Our New Specific Populations Outreach Coordinator

Word on Health in Public Libraries

Policy for Obtaining NLM and NN/LM Giveaways

DOCLINE Fill Rate: Electronic vs. Mail

A Great Day, E-SE/A

DOCLINE-L Messaging

Scanning from Microfiche

International Infection Control Week

What's New at NLM, NN/LM and Their Partners?

In every issue:

Table of Contents for the NLM Technical Bulletin

Upcoming Events - October 2003

Publication Information

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SEA Currents

SEA Currents Volume 21, Number 5 -- September/October 2003

SEA Currents is a bimonthly publication of the Southeastern/Atlantic Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine.

More Outreach Award$

by Janice Kelly, executive director

The National Library of Medicine® recently funded nine Community Outreach Partnership Planning awards. The purpose of this award is for Network members to help potential partners develop plans and initiate activities that will enable them to be competitive for future funding opportunities related to the health information needs of minority, underserved and under-represented populations.

Four awards were made in our region:

George Washington University - Health Information Partners (HIPs)* of Metropolitan Washington, DC project
Project Director: Karyn Pomerantz

Medical University of South Carolina - Partnering for Progress project
Project Director: Nancy McKeehan

Medical University of South Carolina - REACH 2010
Project Director: Barbara Carlson

Virginia Commonwealth University - Community Outreach Information Network (COIN) project
Project Director: Jean Shipman

Also, the NN/LM® recently funded several outreach projects:

George Washington University - PARTNERS for Health Information IV
Project Director: Karyn Pomerantz

University of Virginia - Patient Med-Ucation: Promoting Student Wellness through MedlinePlus ®
Project Directors - Kelly Near, Gabriel Rios and Alison Beaver

Erlanger Health System - Regional Health Information Outreach Initiative: Chattanooga and North Georgia Metro Area
Project Director: Virginia Cairns

Wicomico County Public Health Department - Electronic Health Information for the Public
Project Director: Judith A. Sensenbrenner

Exhibit awards include:

Mercer University School of Medicine - Seventh Family Connection Biennial Conference - October 19-21, 2003 - Macon, GA

Mercer University School of Medicine - Georgia Nurses Association Sate Convention- October 15-17, 2003 - Macon, GA

University of Maryland Health Sciences & Human Services Library - Baltimore American Indian Center Pow Wow - August 22-24, 2003 - Baltimore, MD

University of Florida - Florida Nurses Association Convention - Daytona Beach, FL - September 10-11, 2003

University of Florida - North American Veterinary Conference - Orlando, FL - January 17-21, 2004

Marshall University - WV Rural Health Conference - Pipestem, WV - October 27-29, 2003

University of Virginia - Virginia Council of Nurse Practitioners Annual Spring Conference - Roanoke, VA - March 10-12, 2004

Mercer University School of Medicine Library - Georgia Rural Health Association - Cordele, GA - October 6-8, 2003

Library Improvement Project

Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami, FL

We congratulate each awardee.

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More Outreach Award$

SE/A Network Membership Has Its Benefits!

NN/LM SE/A Provides Infrared Technology

Meet Y/Our New Specific Populations Outreach Coordinator

Word on Health in Public Libraries

Policy for Obtaining NLM and NN/LM Giveaways

DOCLINE Fill Rate: Electronic vs. Mail

A Great Day, ESE/A

DOCLINE-L Messaging

Scanning from Microfiche

International Infection Control Week

What's New at NLM, NN/LM and Their Partners?

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Table of Contents for the NLM Technical Bulletin

Upcoming Events - October 2003

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SEA Currents

SEA Currents Volume 21, Number 5 -- September/October 2003

SEA Currents is a bimonthly publication of the Southeastern/Atlantic Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine.

SE/A Network Membership Has Its Benefits!

  1. SE/A gives an average of $300,000 of funding to network member libraries each year.

  2. SE/A staff conduct, free of charge, over 40 classes per year. Check our schedule at http://nnlm.gov/sea/aboutus/edschedule.html for a a class near you!

  3. SE/A employs librarians who are information experts on a variety of topics: consumer health, evidence based medicine, health literacy, drug development and information technology.

  4. There are 44 library groups in the SE/A region, many consortial. The newest is ESE/A for SE/A network members loaning reciprocally, free, electronically throughout the region.

  5. There are 1001 full and affiliate network member libraries in the SE/A region. Of those, 66% or 661 are DOCLINE® participants.

  6. We have the largest number of federal libraries in this region - 403, giving us more partner choices.

  7. 206, mostly hospital and academic, SE/A network member libraries fill "RUSH" requests.

  8. 149 SE/A network member libraries have consumer health collections.

  9. SE/A network member libraries also have some of the nation's largest collections:

SE/A Network Member Libraries with Greater Than 4,000 Journal Holdings

LIBID
Institution
Library
Holdings
WVUWVA
West Virginia University
Health Sciences Library
4259
VAUVIR
University of Virginia Health System
Claude Moore Health Sciences Library
4247
MDUNIH
National Institutes of Health (NIH)
NIH Library
4623
SCUSCA
Medical University of South Carolina
Library ILL
4706
TNUTEN
University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Health Sciences Library
4804
NCUBOW
Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center
Carpenter Library
4880
TNUVAN
Vanderbilt University
Eskind Biomedical Library
5023
GAUEMU
Emory University
Health Sciences Center Library
5032
FLUFLO
University of Florida
Health Science Center Library/Document Delivery Department
5092
MSUMIS
University of Mississippi Medical Center
Rowland Medical Library/Interlibrary Loan Department
5597
FLUMIA
University of Miami School of Medicine
Louis Calder Memorial Library
5658
NCUDUK
Duke University
Medical Center Library DD/ILL
5995
ALUALA
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Lister Hill Library of the Health Sciences
6077
MDUJHU
Johns Hopkins University
William H. Welch Medical Library
6196
VAUTMC
Virginia Commonwealth University
Tompkins McCaw Library Resource Delivery
6530
NCUNCA
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Health Sciences Library
6772
MDUMDB
University of Maryland Baltimore
Health Sciences and Human Services Library
7223

Join the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (NN/LM) and receive the benefits of network membership. For more information, see our membership brochure at http://nnlm.gov/sea/membership/membrochure.pdf

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More Outreach Award$

SE/A Network Membership Has Its Benefits!

NN/LM SE/A Provides Infrared Technology

Meet Y/Our New Specific Populations Outreach Coordinator

Word on Health in Public Libraries

Policy for Obtaining NLM and NN/LM Giveaways

DOCLINE Fill Rate: Electronic vs. Mail

A Great Day, ESE/A

DOCLINE-L Messaging

Scanning from Microfiche

International Infection Control Week

What's New at NLM, NN/LM and Their Partners?

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Table of Contents for the NLM Technical Bulletin

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SEA Currents Volume 21, Number 5 -- September/October 2003

SEA Currents is a bimonthly publication of the Southeastern/Atlantic Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine.

NN/LM SE/A Provides Infrared (IR) Technology;
Augments Development of Personal Digital Assistant (PDA) Kiosk

by Lee McCarley, Systems Librarian, Medical Library & Peyton T. Anderson Learning Resources Center, Mercer University School of Medicine, Macon, GA

Sometimes things just seem to work out right-particularly when the regional NN/LM Office is there to help.

In the Spring of 2002, the Mercer University Center for Teaching & Learning (CTL) awarded "Instructional & Curriculum Enhancement Grants" to applicants from among the University's faculty in order to spur innovation in the use of information technology to support instruction. The use of Personal Digital Assistants (PDAs) has been rapidly growing in the field of medicine, and several medical schools-Harvard, Dartmouth, East Carolina University, and the University of Arizona among them-have deployed PDAs to support teaching and learning. With the possibility of funding through the CTL, two members of the Mercer University School of Medicine Library staff partnered with a member of the Mercer Computer Science faculty to seek funding for the design and construction of a prototype infrared information kiosk.

Jimmy Puckett, Systems Administrator/Programmer and Lee McCarley, Systems Librarian for the Mercer Medical Library, along with Robert Allen, Associate Professor of Computer Science, applied for and received a Center for Teaching & Learning grant to develop and deploy a touch-screen workstation where users can select and download information directly to a PDA via an infrared port. In the Fall of 2002, the Southeastern/Atlantic Region Office of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine (http://nlm.gov/sea/) offered the use of a Clarinet EthIR ESB 101 (see http://www.clarinetsys.com/) to explore ways the library might support PDAs.

The original proposal as submitted by the developers was to create a kiosk that would permit downloading via infrared port (aka "beaming") of information such as events (calendar), class-specific information (memos and to-dos), and directory information (address book). To these capabilities, the use of the Clarinet device added the ability to offer Internet access via IR to users. With the fortuitous addition of the device on loan from NN/LM SEA, the kiosk became a "one-stop shopping" node for PDA users, offering downloadable information in support of the curriculum, as well as 'net access for programs such as the National Library of Medicine's new PubMed access for wireless handheld devices (see the 2003 July-August edition of the NLM® Technical Bulletin, http://www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/techbull/ja03/ja03_pda.html). While there are "off the shelf" kiosk solutions readily available from vendors such as HandEvent (http://www.handevent.com/infrared_kiosk.html), Zoosware (http://www.zoosware.com/kiosk/product.htm), Clarinet/Infotouch (http://www.infotouch.net/ir/nr_111501.shtml), and others, the developers wanted to use Open Source components insofar as possible, to reduce costs and leverage the development power of the Open Source community (for more about Open Source, see http://www.opensource.org/ If you have never heard of the Open Source movement, don't worry-your systems librarian has). Toward that end, the developers selected Red Hat Linux (see http://www.redhat.com) as the operating system for the kiosk computer (see http://www.linux.org/), PHP as the tool to enable user interaction via the web interface (see http://www.php.net/), and Apache as the web server software (see http://apache.org/). Puckett and Allen wrote the routines for obtaining data from existing University systems (a MySQL database-see http://www.mysql.com --for calendar information, and an LDAP directory for address book information), an interface for faculty to create memos and "to do" items for dissemination to students, and the ability to download and install Palm OS-based applications. The developers employed the OBEX protocol (see http://www.irda.org/standards/pubs/OBEX13.zip, click file OBEX13.pdf, third on the list) to move move data via IR from kiosk to users' PDAs. Support for this protocol can be found at the Open OBEX project (see http://www.ravioli.pasta.cs.uit.no/open-obex/) whose goal is to make an open source implementation of the Object Exchange (OBEX) protocol. McCarley assisted with development of the user interface, and helped coordinate usability testing. A simple set of web pages allows users to find the information they want (such as finding address or calendar information), and then initiate "beaming" sessions that sends the data to their PDAs. Data moves from the kiosk computer to the user's PDA via an IR device attached to the computer's USB port (about $50 from a computer parts supplier), a separate IR device from the Clarinet appliance provided by NN/LM SEA.

The Clarinet device, because it requires its own connection to the local network (i.e.- a separate connection and IP address), is not an integrated part of the kiosk; that is, either device could stand alone. However, placing the Clarinet device in the same enclosure as the kiosk provided convenience for users (one user can be accessing the Internet on the Clarinet device, while another downloads data from the kiosk) as well as physical security (both kiosk and Internet IR device can be secured in the same manner). With the ever-growing number of wireless applications available for PDAs, the ability to add Internet access using the Clarinet expanded the possibilities of the project. And while wireless access is quickly becoming ubiquitous in hospitals and university settings, the capability for PDA users to access the 'net via IR (which does not require an add-on wireless card) is a plus.

One of the powerful aspects of the project is the ability to draw on existing information resources. On many campuses, directories of faculty and students already exist in an LDAP or some type of database, and calendar information is likewise often available in a central database. By using the kiosk to tap these resources and deliver it to handheld computers, the "reach" and flexibility of existing information systems can be extended. Because librarians are the primary information guides in any institution-hospital or university-the library becomes a natural place to locate such as information appliance. The kiosk can by no means replace what we do, but it does add another tool to the kit we use in the profession. Mercer University Medical Library and the project developers gratefully acknowledge the NN/LM SEA Network Office for once again helping the medical libraries enhance the services we provide.

For more information about this project, please contact:
Lee McCarley, Systems Librarian
Mercer University School of Medicine
Medical Library & Peyton T. Anderson Learning Resources Center
mccarley_lr@mercer.edu

Jimmy Puckett, Systems Administrator
Mercer University School of Medicine
Information Technology & Media Services Department
puckett_jw@mercer.edu

Dr. Robert Allen, Associate Professor
Mercer University
College of Liberal Arts, Computer Science Department
allen_r@mercer.edu

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Inside this issue of SEA Currents

More Outreach Award$

SE/A Network Membership Has Its Benefits!

NN/LM SE/A Provides Infrared Technology

Meet Y/Our New Specific Populations Outreach Coordinator

Word on Health in Public Libraries

Policy for Obtaining NLM and NN/LM Giveaways

DOCLINE Fill Rate: Electronic vs. Mail

A Great Day, ESE/A

DOCLINE-L Messaging

Scanning from Microfiche

International Infection Control Week

What's New at NLM, NN/LM and Their Partners?

In every issue:

Table of Contents for the NLM Technical Bulletin

Upcoming Events - October 2003

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SEA Currents Volume 21, Number 5 -- September/October 2003

SEA Currents is a bimonthly publication of the Southeastern/Atlantic Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine.

Becky Hebert Joins NN/LM SE/A as the New Specific Populations Outreach Coordinator

I am excited to be joining the team at the NN/LM SE/A as the new Specific Populations Outreach Coordinator. My experiences are eclectic, so I'll give you a little background.

I come to you from south Louisiana where I received a BS in biology with a minor in chemistry. From there I went to Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico where I studied Spanish. When I returned to Louisiana, to make a long story short, I became a database programmer. Longing for a career working with people, I discovered the library school at Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge. Although not a requirement, I was attracted to writing a thesis. Being Delaware (Lenape) Indian, I was interested in finding out how libraries were serving the Indian populations of Louisiana. Entitled "The Role of Libraries in Native American Communities in Louisiana," my thesis discovered and explored tribal libraries in the state and how public libraries were serving Indian communities.

After graduation, I somehow ended up working with computers again as the Systems Librarian at a public library in my home parish (county). In efforts to work more with people, I taught a variety of computer classes, and I worked unofficially with the emerging Latino population in the parish. Along with the Adult Services Librarian there we started "El Club de Conversaci�n," a program in which native English speakers and Spanish speakers get together to exchange language and culture speaking a half hour in English and a half hour in Spanish. My co-worker from that library and I will be presenting El Club in a program at the 2004 Public Library Association conference.

Upon seeing the advertisement for the Specific Populations Outreach Coordinator position, I jumped at the chance to be able to help provide health information to a variety of populations. My responsibilities here will be to locate and provide training on consumer health information resources to specific populations such as different ethnic groups, community and faith based organizations, senior citizens, and other groups with unique health information needs. I look forward to working with you on future projects!

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More Outreach Award$

SE/A Network Membership Has Its Benefits!

NN/LM SE/A Provides Infrared Technology

Meet Y/Our New Specific Populations Outreach Coordinator

Word on Health in Public Libraries

Policy for Obtaining NLM and NN/LM Giveaways

DOCLINE Fill Rate: Electronic vs. Mail

A Great Day, ESE/A

DOCLINE-L Messaging

Scanning from Microfiche

International Infection Control Week

What's New at NLM, NN/LM and Their Partners?

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Table of Contents for the NLM Technical Bulletin

Upcoming Events - October 2003

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SEA Currents Volume 21, Number 5 -- September/October 2003

SEA Currents is a bimonthly publication of the Southeastern/Atlantic Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine.

Word on Health in Public Libraries

by Harrison Wein, Ph.D., Writer/Editor National Institutes of Health, Office of the Director, Office of Communications and Public Liaison

The August 2003 issue of "The NIH Word on Health" has been posted online at http://www.nih.gov/news/WordonHealth/ Stories in "The NIH Word on Health" are not copyrighted, and so may be included in your own publications free of charge. A PDF version is also available to download and distribute. Stories in the new issue include:

Cancer: Ounce of Prevention Worth a Pound of Cure -- By making simple changes in some of your daily habits, you can greatly reduce the odds of being among the grim statistics.
http://www.nih.gov/news/WordonHealth/aug2003/cancerprevention.htm

Genetics Home Reference -- New NIH web site takes the mystery out of genes, chromosomes and DNA
http://www.nih.gov/news/WordonHealth/aug2003/geneticsreference.htm

Healthy Heart Handbook for Women -- The newly updated edition of The Healthy Heart Handbook for Women offers women an easy-to-use, one-stop source for the latest information about how to lower their risk of heart disease.
http://www.nih.gov/news/WordonHealth/aug2003/womensheart.htm

Prehypertension -- Explaining the new category in blood pressure guidelines
http://www.nih.gov/news/WordonHealth/aug2003/prehypertension.htm

Research Capsules -- Feeling Pain in the Brain; Gene Linked to Depression; Update on Lazy Eye Treatments
http://www.nih.gov/news/WordonHealth/aug2003/capsules.htm

Testing Your Baby's Hearing -- If you have a new baby, in addition to counting the number of fingers and toes it's also a good time to have his or her hearing screened.
http://www.nih.gov/news/WordonHealth/aug2003/babyhearing.htm

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More Outreach Award$

SE/A Network Membership Has Its Benefits!

NN/LM SE/A Provides Infrared Technology

Meet Y/Our New Specific Populations Outreach Coordinator

Word on Health in Public Libraries

Policy for Obtaining NLM and NN/LM Giveaways

DOCLINE Fill Rate: Electronic vs. Mail

A Great Day, ESE/A

DOCLINE-L Messaging

Scanning from Microfiche

International Infection Control Week

What's New at NLM, NN/LM and Their Partners?

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Table of Contents for the NLM Technical Bulletin

Upcoming Events - October 2003

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SEA Currents

SEA Currents Volume 21, Number 5 -- September/October 2003

SEA Currents is a bimonthly publication of the Southeastern/Atlantic Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine.

Policy for Obtaining NLM and NN/LM Giveaways from SE/A for National Medical Librarians' Month

Planning a big event in celebration of National Medical Librarians' Month? Would you like to have some NLM/NN/LM products to distribute? The National Network of Libraries of Medicine Southeastern/Atlantic Region (NN/LM SE/A) makes a number of materials promoting NN/LM and National Library of Medicine (NLM) products available to network members and subcontractors. Included in these materials are bookmarks, pens, posters, and capability cards.

However, costs of certain items require that network members requesting promotional materials write a memo indicating how the material will be used. Janice Kelly will review this rationale before the items may be shipped.

Following are specifications for members who wish to request promotional items:

  1. Full network members may request up to 500 each of bookmarks, pens, and capability cards. A statement indicating proposed use is required.

  2. Affiliate Members may request 50 each of MedlinePlus bookmarks and MEDLINEplus posters without submitting a rationale. All other materials, up to 500 each of bookmarks, pens, and capability cards, require a statement of proposed use.

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SE/A Network Membership Has Its Benefits!

NN/LM SE/A Provides Infrared Technology

Meet Y/Our New Specific Populations Outreach Coordinator

Word on Health in Public Libraries

Policy for Obtaining NLM and NN/LM Giveaways

DOCLINE Fill Rate: Electronic vs. Mail

A Great Day, ESE/A

DOCLINE-L Messaging

Scanning from Microfiche

International Infection Control Week

What's New at NLM, NN/LM and Their Partners?

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Table of Contents for the NLM Technical Bulletin

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SEA Currents Volume 21, Number 5 -- September/October 2003

SEA Currents is a bimonthly publication of the Southeastern/Atlantic Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine.

DOCLINE Fill Rate: Electronic vs. Mail Delivery

The DOCLINE Team

DOCLINE libraries have expressed concerns about requesting electronic delivery of their material believing that routing would be adversely affected and requests would retire unfilled.

The following statistics show the last action of requests completed from July 25th through September 3rd 2003 - for all requests, requests ordered for electronic delivery, and those ordered for mail delivery. It also shows the average number of routes for the delivery categories. As you can see, the fill rate and average number of routes varies very little based upon the delivery method requested. In fact, the fill rate is slightly higher and average number of routes slightly lower when requests are ordered electronically.

All Delivery Methods
Filled
91.34%
Beyond Routing Map
3.32%
Not Filled
2.68%
Canceled
2.38%
Expired
0.27%

Average number of routes: 1.24

Mail Delivery (Mail & Pickup)
Filled
91.35%
Beyond Routing Map
3.13%
Not Filled
2.96%
Canceled
2.46%
Expired
0.10%

Average number of routes: 1.25

Electronic Delivery (Ariel, Email, Fax, Web)
Filled
91.33%
Beyond Routing Map
3.66%
Not Filled
2.25%
Canceled
2.18%
Expired
0.59%

Averge number of routes: 1.22

As an aside, the following statistics show the last action of requests which were prefixed and completed over the identical span of time. These numbers show the fill rate is significantly lower when requests are prefixed. NLM urges libraries to prefix requests with caution.

Prefixed Requests
Filled
83.59%
Beyond Routing Map
7.68%
Not Filled
4.96%
Canceled
3.21%
Expired
0.56%

Since the fill rates are unaffected and even slightly better with electronic delivery, NLM once again encourages libraries to request materials via their preferred delivery method rather than use "Mail" delivery and Comments.

Libraries can modify their default delivery methods in their DOCUSER® record by editing their Routing Profile (Interlibrary Loan tab). Be sure to verify your electronic delivery addresses in your Profile as well.

There is still room for improvement in the fill rate and the request module overall. As part of the DOCLINE Team's review and redesign effort planned for the Requests module, we will be analyzing the "No Fills" to determine the reasons for the "No Fills" and devise ways to improve the fill rate. We will be reviewing the enhancement requests and DOCLINE-L postings on requests, in particular, those postings on the desire for changes to routing and electronic delivery. Additionally, we will be talking directly with a sampling of DOCLINE libraries, as well as, the regional DOCLINE coordinators about the request process to help us provide DOCLINE libraries with the best system possible.

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More Outreach Award$

SE/A Network Membership Has Its Benefits!

NN/LM SE/A Provides Infrared Technology

Meet Y/Our New Specific Populations Outreach Coordinator

Word on Health in Public Libraries

Policy for Obtaining NLM and NN/LM Giveaways

DOCLINE Fill Rate: Electronic vs. Mail

A Great Day, ESE/A

DOCLINE-L Messaging

Scanning from Microfiche

International Infection Control Week

What's New at NLM, NN/LM and Their Partners?

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Table of Contents for the NLM Technical Bulletin

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SEA Currents Volume 21, Number 5 -- September/October 2003

SEA Currents is a bimonthly publication of the Southeastern/Atlantic Region of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine.

A Great Day, ESE/A

There is now an electronic document delivery group listed in DOCLINE named ESE/A (pronounced "e-sea"). ESE/A premieres in the Southeastern/Atlantic Region of the NN/LM for the free, reciprocal, electronic delivery of interlibrary loans. The ESE/A consortium invites your library to join in the fun of sending and receiving interlibrary loans with a minimum of turnaround time.

The simple requirements for ESE/A participation are:

No fees will be charged. ESE/A is based on free reciprocal borrows and loans.

Any library in the region can choose to belong to ESE/A, with no limit on the number of participants.

Maximum 48 hour turnaround time is the goal of ESE/A. Turnaround time is defined as the time between posting a request on DOCLINE and receipt of the item at the requesting library. Turnaround time equals 2 business days or 48 hours, whichever is shortest, not counting Saturdays, Sundays holidays and hurricanes.

All member libraries agree to send items electronically (PDF, TIFF, Ariel, Web, etc. or fax). Fax is considered the format of last resort, because of poor image quality control. All other electronic delivery formats are primary formats. Surface mail is not an option for filling an ESE/A request.

ESE/A libraries must change their DOCUSER profiles to indicate electronic document delivery, the ability to send and to receive electronic ILLs. If you can only receive e-documents or can only fax replies, please, do NOT join ESE/A.

Routing tables may be changed if libraries desire. No agreement needs to be signed in order to join.

To join, participants call or email the Network Access Coordinator at the SE/A office.

Participants may leave ESE/A at any time for any reason, by notifying the Network Access Coordinator

As with all library groups, participation in ESE/A will be noted on the interlibrary loan form.

For more information about the consortium, please feel free to call Karen Roth, at 727-462-7889, kroth@baycare.org or Thomas Hill at 864-227-4851, thill@selfregional.org

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More Outreach Award$

SE/A Network Membership Has Its Benefits!

NN/LM SE/A Provides Infrared Technology

Meet Y/Our New Specific Populations Outreach Coordinator

Word on Health in Public Libraries

Policy for Obtaining NLM and NN/LM Giveaways

DOCLINE Fill Rate: Electronic vs. Mail

A Great Day, ESE/A

DOCLINE-L Messaging

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DOCLINE-L provides NLM with a means of broadcasting system related messages to DOCLINE users. It also provides a forum for DOCLINE users to communicate with each other and with NLM about issues related to DOCLINE or document delivery. With over 1,500 subscribers, DOCLINE-L is a powerful communication tool for the DOCLINE community. By keeping list traffic within scope, subscribers will receive focused and relevant messages.

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  4. Library Closures
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by Karen Roth, [Karen.Roth@BAYCARE.ORG]
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My library has a 4-5 year old Minolta MS3000. We just paid for a new SCSI interface so that we could use this machine to convert all fiche to pdf files. We use WinFax to send it directly as a fax without making a paper copy first. We don't have any microfilm in this library.

We have the fiche reader connected to one computer that also has the library's generic email address available using Outlook. We make pdf files, save them with DOCLINE ILL or other name, and attach to outgoing email.

We use the same system for print to pdf, using the copy machine, which is a leased Ricoh Aficio 220. The copy machine scans and we make a pdf file. (The machine actually scans in tiff format and we convert it.) We use this same copy machine to send paperless faxes as well. It has a phone line connected out the back and we can fax without making a paper copy.

All this has saved us lots of money. The downside has been that everything comes out black & white, no color. So I'm in the process of purchasing a small, inexpensive color scanner for the 10% of articles (from journals not fiche) that have color plates. The scanner may not be unusually speedy, but the it will fit in the small space available.

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International Infection Control Week,
October 20-26, 2003

The Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology in DC sponsors this week to promote awareness of prevention and treatment of infection. Please point professionals and patients to the association's handouts at http://www.apic.org/iicw/ These tools are designed to help you inform other healthcare workers, patients, and the general public about the importance of infection control and prevention and empower them to take control. Brochures include:

Antibiotic Safety: http://www.apic.org/iicw/2002/IICW2002AntibioticSafety.pdf

Antibiotics are powerful in fighting infection, if used correctly. There are many misconceptions and concerns surrounding antibiotic. Antibiotic Safety discusses the types of germs that cause infections, how to properly communicate with doctors, and potential side effects.

Preventing Infection During Your Chemotherapy Treatment: http://www.apic.org/iicw/2002/IICW2002ChemotherapyBrochure.pdf

While chemotherapy successfully kills many cancer cells, it is also capable of killing blood cells that help fight infections. Preventing Infection During Your Chemotherapy Treatment warns against the conditions that put a strain on the immune system, such as dining out or dehydration and advises the use of certain techniques to help the immune system stay strong.

How to Dine Out Safely: http://www.apic.org/iicw/2002/IICW2002DiningBrochure.pdf

When dining out, cost, atmosphere and taste are important, but not nearly as important as food safety. This brochure on How to Dine Out Safely educates consumers to recognize the signs of a dirty eating establishment, to identify the symptoms of food poisoning, and what to do to if afflicted from eating contaminated foods.

Viral Meningitis: http://www.apic.org/iicw/2002/IICW2002MeningitisBrochure.pdf

This handy brochure on Viral Meningitis explains the causes, symptoms, and treatment of this fairly common and rarely fatal disease that causes swelling of the tissues that cover the brain and spinal cord.

Consumer Information:
Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology's consumer information section: http://www.apic.org/cons/

  1. West Nile Virus: Consumer Information

  2. Educational Brochures
    APIC has published numerous brochures on infection control topics of interest to health care consumers. Topics include handwashing, protecting yourself from flu, travel, West Nile Virus, Chlamydia (also in Spanish), Hepatitis A B & C, antibiotics, and Lyme Disease. Samples of these brochures are available for downloading and printing in portable document format (PDF).

  3. Infection Control -- A Few Ounces of Prevention...

  4. 10 Tips for Preventing the Spread of Infection

  5. Infection Control Tips on Handwashing

  6. APIC Resource Center

  7. Beware of Fraud Related to Buying Medications Online to Treat Anthrax

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  1. PubMed Heads Up!
    Heads up!! There has been a change in PubMed . On the History page it now says "Search History will be lost after eight hours of inactivity."

    On the Clipboard page it now reads, "Clipboard items will be lost after eight hours of inactivity."

    Now, instead of loosing work after one hour of inactivity on a particular computer, History and Clipboard will remain for eight hours.

    If you are working on your own computers this is probably an advantage. However, if you have work stations available to the public, this could cause some confusion as searchers may find other people's searches sitting in "their" history; or they may find citations on "their" Clipboard that they didn't add.

    You may think about setting the browser's preferences to empty the cache more frequently.

    Important news for all PubMed (and NLM Gateway ) searchers! The current Technical Bulletin explains that most OLDMEDLINE citations will soon be searchable in PubMed . Since the format of these 1953-1965 references often differs from the PubMed standard, it will be important to consider searching implications. Read more about this change at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/techbull/so03/so03_oldmedline.html

  2. Searchable Health & Safety Information on Household Products Database http://householdproducts.nlm.nih.gov/ from NLM's Specialized Information Services

    What's under your kitchen sink, in your garage, in your bathroom, and on the shelves in your laundry room? Do these household products pose a potential health risk to you and your family? Find out what's in these products and what are the potential health effects, and other safety and handling information.

  3. LinkOut Libraries, what comes after "Getting Started"
    Now libraries can display full-text library holdings in plain text format. To view this feature, click "Display Holdings" on the left sidebar of the Submission Utility. Click the "Text Version" link (located under the page title). This works the same for Display Holdings by Full-Text Provider and Display Holdings by Journal Name.

    Please note, LinkOut is unable to provide exact year ranges if "All Years" is selected. The FAQ has been updated with a new question for this feature: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/linkout/doc/liblofaq.html#display

  4. New Exhibit at NLM on Women Physicians
    "Changing the Face of Medicine, Celebrating America's Women Physicians" opens October 14 at the National Library of Medicine (NLM). For more information, email Judy Folkenberg, folkenj@nlm.nih.gov Visit http://www.nlm.nih.gov/exhibition/changingthefaceofmedicine/trailer/info.html to learn more.

  5. Chemicals recently added to the Hazardous Substances Data Bank/HSDB
    The Hazardous Substances Data Bank (HSDB) (http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/htmlgen?HSDB) is a toxicology data base on the National Library of Medicine's TOXNET system. It focuses on the toxicology of potentially hazardous chemicals, and is enhanced with information on human exposure, industrial hygiene, emergency handling procedures, environmental fate, regulatory requirements, and related areas.

    Chemicals are added to HSDB on a scheduled basis. They are peer reviewed by the HSDB Scientific Review Panel of outside experts (http://toxnet.nlm.nih.gov/cgi-bin/sis/htmlgen?DescSRP.htm).

    Further information about HSDB can be found on the National Library of Medicine's HSDB Fact Sheet at http://www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/factsheets/hsdbfs.html

  6. NIH announces three Internet exhibits:
    A Revolution in Progress: Human Genetics and Medical Research http://history.nih.gov/exhibits/genetics/

    Martin Rodbell: Discovering How Cells Respond to Signals
    http://history.nih.gov/exhibits/rodbell/index.htm

    Measuring Fluorescence: The Aminco-Bowman Spectrophotofluorometer
    http://history.nih.gov/exhibits/bowman/index.html

  7. NLM announces PDA application for PubMed , ClinicalTrials.gov , etc.
    http://www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/techbull/ja03/ja03_pda.html

  8. NIH and AAAS Announce Healthy People Library Project
    http://www.healthlit.org/ in the Healthy People Library Project website. The goal is to empower libraries to play an active role in increasing the quality and years of healthy life and to eliminate health disparities for all Americans, especially African Americans, Hispanic Americans, Asian Americans, and Native Americans. As consumer demands for health information skyrocket, public, medical, and consumer health libraries will be flooded with requests for health information resources. The American Association for the Advancement of Science, (AAAS) is pleased to join the community of libraries and other organizations that are responding to this need. The purpose of this website is to provide libraries with resources for informing the public about health research, with the ultimate goal of enabling people to make healthier choices from advances that emerge from the research.

  9. NCBI Announces:
    GEO and GDS; Two new Entrez databases, Entrez GEO and Entrez GEO DataSets (GDS), have been created and populated to support effective querying and mining of GEO, the gene expression and hybridization array data repository.

    RefSeq, Release 1
    A full compilation of all NCBI RefSeqs (reference sequences ) is now available via the RefSeq Homepage and the FTP site. Release 1 includes genomic, transcript, and protein data with sequences from approximately 2000 taxids and over 783,000 proteins.

  10. NICHSR Databases and Retrieval Services: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/nichsr/db.html NICHSR coordinates the development of new information products and services related to health services research. HSR literature includes the following:

    Pilot Health Services Research (HSR) Filters Project
    HealthSTAR (Health Services Technology, Administration, and Research) has migrated to other NLM online web-based environments:

  1. journal citations to NLM's PubMed (http://PubMed.gov)

  2. books, book chapters, technical reports and conference papers to, LOCATORplus (http://locatorplus.gov)

  3. meeting abstracts to the NLM Gateway (http://gateway.nlm.nih.gov/).

    HSRProj (Health Services Research Projects in Progress)
    HSTAT (Health Services/Technology Assessment Texts)
    Health Services/Sciences Research Resources (HSRR)
    DIRLINE (Directory of Information Resources onLINE)

  1. Agency for Health Research and Quality Releases Clinician's Handbook Resources Update: http://www.ahrq.gov/ppip/handbkup.htm AHRQ recently released the Clinician's Handbook Resources Update, that contains updated contact information and Web site addresses for those organizations referenced in the Patient and Provider Resources sections of each chapter of the complete Clinician's Handbook of Preventive Services, 2nd Edition. Users can find the information by organization name or by the page number on which it is referenced.

  2. National Academies of Science
    National Academies Press title The Future of the Public's Health in the 21st Century is available online. http://www.nap.edu/catalog/10548.html?onpi_listserv091203

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July-August 2003
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/techbull/ja03/ja03_issue_cover.html

Technical Notes: - e1

SNOMED Clinical Terms To Be Made Available in UMLS®

New Version of NLM Gateway Adds OLDMEDLINE Document Ordering

DOCLINE 1.6 Released

NLM Classification Updated

NLM Launches Historical Anatomies on the Web

The KIR Gene Cluster Added to NCBI Bookshelf

New City Scene Added to Tox Town Web Site

July 2003 PubMed ®, NLM Gateway , and ClinicalTrials.gov Training Manuals Now Available

Household Products Database Launched

Planned Changes to MeSH® Publications

Suggestions for Authors' Keywords

MEDLINE® Unique Identifier (UI in PubMed ) To Be Discontinued

Articles:

Virtual Representative Provides 24/7 Access to NLM Information - e2
Cosmo, a virtual customer service representative, can answer basic questions about the Library and its products and services 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Store an E-mail Address for PubMed in the Cubby - e3
Store a default e-mail address for PubMed 's Send to E-mail feature.

DOCLINE Version 1.6 Directs Users to Full Text Articles Available in PubMedCentral - e4
This release features links from DOCLINE and Loansome Doc® to free full text articles, whenever the article requested is available in PubMedCentral.

PubMed Available for Use on Handheld, Wireless Devices - e5
Search PubMed and access ClinicalTrials.gov via PDA.

Pharmacologic Action Headings: PubMed - e6
Searches for Pharmacologic Action MeSH headings will be modified and a new search tag added.

MLA 2003 - e7a-b-c
NLM Online Users' Meeting 2003: Remarks - 7a
NLM Online Users' Meeting 2003: Questions and Answers - 7b
MedlinePlus and DOCLINE PowerPoint Presentations - 7c

New Features Coming to Journals Database - e8
Two new features make it easier to conduct journal searches.

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