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DOCLINE Training Coming in January

Monday, December 15th, 2014

Save the date: Online DOCLINE Training Series for new DOCLINE users and those who want a refresher.

No registration is required. Class login- information to follow.

Beginning DOCLINE: January 7, 2015 / 1 PM (ET)

This class covers the bare essentials of DOCLINE where participants will have an increased understanding of the basic features of DOCLINE. The instructor will give an overview of the layout of the DOCLINE window and will provide a brief description of some of the most commonly used features and their functions.

DOCLINE Routing Tables: January 14, 2015 / 1 PM (ET)

This class will provide an in-depth look into DOCLINE Routing Tables. Participants will learn about using their Borrowing Preferences, brief explanation of copyright compliance, editing Routing Tables, M/A/N Map, setting up Lending Options, and more!

DOCLINE: Serial Holdings: January 21, 2015 / 1 PM (ET)

This class will provide an in-depth look into DOCLINE’s Serial Holdings. Participants will be provided with an introduction to the Serial Holdings database, how to add, remove, and update Holdings, how to run reports, and where to go to get additional Serial Holdings support.

New to this class using the embargo feature.

DOCLINE Borrowing and Lending: January 28, 2015 / 1 PM (ET)

This class will provide an in-depth look into DOCLINE Borrowing and Lending. Participants will learn about: using their Borrowing Preferences; the many ways to borrow; how to process request received; how to run and view reports; the different levels of requests (normal, rush, and urgent patient care) and more.

Happy Thanksgiving!

Wednesday, November 26th, 2014

All of us in MAR would like to wish you and your families a very Happy Thanksgiving!

  • Barbara Epstein, Renae Barger, Michelle Burda, Sue Burke, Lydia Collins, Kate Flewelling, Missy Harvey, and Tristan Lucchetti

EFTS Tip of the Week

Sunday, October 19th, 2014

Did you know that EFTS can be used for charges other than Docline billing? You may want to collect fees for an overdue book or make payment for a subscription or any other fee based activity. As long as both libraries are in agreement that billing will be made via EFTS, you can enter data via the BUILD AN ONLINE TRANSACTION FILE and secure payment. Call our office for details… 866-561-5045.

Jola Sliwinski, EFTS Program Coordinator

866-561-5045 toll free

860-679-4561 direct

sliwinski@uchc.edu

DOCLINE Quarterly Statistical Reports Now Available!

Friday, October 10th, 2014

NLM has released the following DOCLINE quarterly statistical reports for July-September 2014:

  • Summary DOCLINE Borrower Statistics (Reports 1-1A, 1-11A, 1-1AT)
  • Summary DOCLINE Lender Statistics (Report 1-1B)
  • Detailed DOCLINE Borrower Statistics (Reports 1-2A, 1-22A)
  • Detailed DOCLINE Lender Statistics (Report 1-2B)
  • Resource Library Quarterly Report – Fill Rate (Report 2-14)
  • Loansome Doc Detailed Lender Statistics (Report 5-1A)
  • Loansome Doc Throughput Report (Report 5-1B)

Please note: Reports 1-11A, 1-1AT, and 1-22A are only distributed to libraries that have entered requests in DOCLINE for other libraries. Report 2-14 is only distributed to resource libraries.

DOCLINE statistical reports are available by going to Requests, then Reports in the DOCLINE menu. Instructions for downloading and printing reports may be found in the “Request Reports” section of the online manual (click the Help link at the top of the DOCLINE screen) or in the Reports section of DOCLINE’s FAQ page.

Input Embargo Periods in DOCLINE

Friday, October 3rd, 2014

Frustrated by the number of requests your library gets for articles that are embargoed? Now you can enter journal embargo periods in DOCLINE. Here is more information about the DOCLINE 5.0 Release http://www.nlm.nih.gov/pubs/techbull/so14/so14_docline_release.html

NLM Discontinuing Ariel Delivery: Effective 10/1/2014

Friday, September 26th, 2014

This is a reminder that effective October 1, 2014 the National Library of Medicine (NLM) will discontinue use of Ariel for delivery of interlibrary loan documents due to the diminished number of libraries using Ariel and the increasing difficulty troubleshooting Ariel transmittals.   We recommend email post-to-web (PDF) as stated in our FAQ about NLM’s ILL Delivery methods: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/services/doc_ill_nlm_pref_deliv.html

NLM will continue to deliver interlibrary loan documents by the following methods:

  • Email (PDF)
  • Post-to-Web (PDF)
  • Odyssey
  • Fax
  • Mail

If your library participates in DOCLINE, please select a new NLM Delivery Method in the Borrowing Preferences section of the DOCLINE Options page of your DOCLINE institution record. The DOCLINE FAQ on how to do so is here: http://www.nlm.nih.gov/services/doc_routing_borrow.html.

If you currently receive ILL delivery from NLM via Ariel and you are not a DOCLINE participant, please let us know your new preferred delivery method, selected from the options above. If you have any questions or wish to update us on your delivery preference, you can contact us by email at custserv@nlm.nih.gov<mailto:custserv@nlm.nih.gov>, call our ILL staff, Lalitha Kutty or Mary Wassum, at 301-496-5511, or use our webform: https://docline.gov/docline/help/contact_nlm/ill_web_form.cfm.

Sincerely,

Interlibrary Loan Unit

Collection Access Section

National Library of Medicine

Phone: 301-496-5511

Email: custserv@nlm.nih.gov

DOCLINE: Serial Holdings

Friday, August 15th, 2014

Online DOCLINE Training

DOCLINE: Serial Holdings

Wednesday, August 20, 2014
When:  1 pm (ET)
Where:   https://webmeeting.nih.gov/memberservices

It’s recommended that you have access to DOCLINE to take the class (the hands-on component of the class requires you to log-in to your DOCLINE account to complete the interactive exercises).
The classes are FREE.   You will receive instructions for the audio portion after entering the room.   Captioning will be provided.
You are eligible to receive 1 MLA CE credit for each class by participating in exercises.

Class Schedule
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 — DOCLINE: Serial Holdings
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 — DOCLINE: Borrow and Lend

For additional information about the classes:  http://nnlm.gov/mcr/education/docline

Beforehand, you are encouraged to test your connection prior to joining the class https://admin.acrobat.com/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm.

EFTS Tip of the Week

Monday, August 11th, 2014

There is a way to avoid having to pay individual invoices! How, you may ask? It is as easy as reviewing your routing tables. Carefully populate your routing tables, selecting FREE or RECIPRICAL lenders in your first cells. If there are no FREE sources, then proceed to route requests to other EFTS member institutions! You may never see an invoice again!

Online DOCLINE Training

Monday, August 4th, 2014

A series of DOCLINE training webinars will begin next week with:

Beginning DOCLINE

Wednesday, August 6, 2014
When:  1 pm (ET)
Where:   https://webmeeting.nih.gov/memberservices

It’s recommended that you have access to DOCLINE to take the class (the hands-on component of the class requires you to log-in to your DOCLINE account to complete the interactive exercises).

The classes are FREE.   You will receive instructions for the audio portion after entering the room.   Captioning will be provided.

You are eligible to receive 1 MLA CE credit for each class by participating in exercises.

Class Schedule

Wednesday, August 6, 2014 — Beginning DOCLINE
Wednesday, August 13, 2014 — DOCLINE: Routing Tables
Wednesday, August 20, 2014 — DOCLINE: Serial Holdings
Wednesday, August 27, 2014 — DOCLINE: Borrow and Lend

For additional information about the classes:  http://nnlm.gov/mcr/education/docline

Beforehand, you are encouraged to test your connection prior to joining the class https://admin.acrobat.com/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm.

EFTS Tip of the Week

Monday, August 4th, 2014

For those libraries who have not already done so, it would behoove you to update your routing tables to include EFTS libraries in the first cells to insure timeliness and ease of billing in loan fulfillment. Libraries not using these services should be relegated to lower tables as they represent a decrease in efficiency in filling ILL requests.

Other helpful hints would include:

• Log into your EFTS account on a regular basis and check your balance and account activity.

• Review your Member Profile information at least annually.

• Include your LIBID on all correspondence and checks submitted to EFTS.

 

Jola Sliwinski, EFTS Program Coordinator

866-561-5045 toll free

860-679-4561 direct

sliwinski@uchc.edu