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Announcing the NN/LM PSR E-Licensing Program

We are pleased to announce the NN/LM PSR E-Licensing Program! The following series of questions and answers will help you decide if you would like to participate in this new venture. These questions and answers are also available on the NN/LM PSR web site on the Licensing Electronic Resources page. Please contact Julie Kwan at the RML office if you have any questions. (more…)

Welcome New EFTS Members!

Welcome to our new EFTS members! There are now 195 EFTS members in the Pacific Southwest, representing 48.4% of our DOCLINE libraries! In addition, our region now has the second largest number of EFTS libraries; only the Middle Atlantic Region has more. (more…)

DOCLINE Mini-Tutorial: How to Find EFTS Libraries in your Region

Now that so many libraries are joining EFTS, it’s time to rethink your routing table! Here’s how you can add EFTS libraries to it. (more…)

EFTS: Welcome new members!

Welcome to our new EFTS members! There are now 188 EFTS members in the Pacific Southwest, representing 47% of our DOCLINE libraries! The following 13 libraries have joined EFTS since February 1, 2008: (more…)

E-Licensing in the NN/LM Pacific Southwest Region

One of the goals for the 2006-2011 NN/LM PSR contract is to assist Network members with negotiating licensing agreements for electronic resources. In developing our proposal for the contract period, we began by identifying existing buying consortia in the region. (more…)

EFTS Continues to Grow in the Pacific Southwest!

Did you know that the National Library of Medicine encourages all DOCLINE libraries to join EFTS? (more…)

MLGSCA & NCNMLG Coupons – Going, Going, Gone

DOCLINE libraries in the Pacific Southwest Region are overwhelmingly moving to the Electronic Funds Transfer System (EFTS) and to reciprocal groups for resource sharing, such as FreeShare. As a result, both the Medical Library Group of Southern California and Arizona (MLGSCA) and the Northern California and Nevada Medical Library Group (NCNMLG) are planning to end their coupon sales and redemption programs. Although coupons played a very useful role for libraries to share among themselves in the days of paper-based interlibrary loan, they do not work well in today’s electronic based system. (more…)

Banner Good Samaritan Wins First EFTS Reward for Recruiting a New EFTS Participant

Congratulations to Banner Good Samaritan Medical Center, Health Sciences Library as the “first” recipient of the new EFTS ‘reward’ for successfully recruiting a new EFTS participant! EFTS has instituted this program to encourage participation in EFTS. Here’s how Jola Slowinski, EFTS Program Coordinator, describes the new reward… (more…)

DOCLINE has a new URL!

DOCLINE now utilizes SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) for communication between NLM and users’ browsers. SSL helps prevent eavesdropping over the network, tampering, and message forgery. This change took place with DOCLINE version 3.2.5 which was released on October 3, 2007. (more…)

Welcome new EFTS members!

Welcome to our new EFTS members! There are now 164 EFTS members in the Pacific Southwest, representing 40.29% of our DOCLINE libraries — a major milestone! (more…)