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Regional Member Services

Along with the numerous services offered nationally through NNLM, in support of the NLM's mission to improve access to biomedical health information, the Middle Atlantic Region also offers these 3 services in partnership with the Health Sciences Library System at the University of Pittsburgh, and the Health Sciences Library Association of New Jersey.

MARDelivery

MARDelivery is a free service for Network Members. It enables users to create and send hyperlinks for ILL articles rather than emailing large attachments. MARDelivery can also be used to support local document delivery within your institution.

To sign up for MARDelivery, please fill out our online application. After submitting the application you should receive a confirmation email, and a secondary email within 3-4 business days containing username and password information. After you have received your username and password, please login and update your password.

Patrons have access to articles delivered through MARDelivery for 14 days. See the MARDelivery Tutorial for more information on this service, or visit the MARDelivery FAQ page.


HSLANJ Group Licensing Initiative

The HSLANJ Group Licensing Initiative (GLI) researches, approves, and establishes relationships with vendors, negotiating all pricing and assisting members with licensing needs. The National Network of Libraries of Medicine, Middle Atlantic Region (NNLM MAR) and Southeastern Atlantic Region (SE/A) fully recognize and endorse the HSLANJ Group Licensing Initiative as the lead organization capable of assisting libraries in their efforts to utilize multi-dimensional electronic resources.

By utilizing "group purchasing power," participants have access to a menu of electronic resources from which to choose. Offers are generally made available to participants every spring and fall, with hundreds of titles discounted according to the number of participants. Acquiring books, journals and databases electronically expands a medical facility's access and encourages wider usage of clinical resources. Resources are generally accessed via passwords or IP authentication with a hospital's computer system. Remote access to electronic resources is also possible.

For more information, or to become a GLI participant, please contact NNLM MAR.


Discounted Interlibrary Loan (ILL) for Hospital Libraries

The Health Sciences Library System (HSLS) at the University of Pittsburgh, with the encouragement of the National Network of Libraries of Medicine Middle Atlantic Region (NNLM MAR), is inviting you to join them in a discounted ILL program. HSLS provides efficient and reliable service from strong collections to fill your loans. The goal of the program is to provide fast, cost-effective interlibrary loans to DE, NJ, NY and PA hospital libraries. With its strong collection that includes over 5,700 unique titles, prompt and efficient service with a turnaround time of 1-2 days, and proficient use of technology, the University of Pittsburgh is an ideal center to offer this discounted ILL program.

Who Can Participate?

Under this program, HSLS will provide document delivery services to hospital libraries for a discounted rate of $8.50 per article.  The program is limited to hospitals with under 500 beds within the Middle Atlantic Region (DE, NJ, NY and PA).

Participating libraries agree to the following:

  • Requests must be submitted via DOCLINE
  • Libraries must be willing to receive articles electronically through Odyssey or Web PDF
  • All libraries will be invoiced via EFTS. If you do not have an EFTS account, learn more by reading their About page.
  • Discounted rate does not apply to rush, urgent patient care or color copies
  • Libraries will comply with fair use guidelines and copyright law

Program Registration

Contact: Barbara May, Manager, Document Delivery, HSLS University of Pittsburgh
Email: bmay@pitt.edu
Phone: (412) 648-2037

Routing Table Details

Once registered, we recommend you place the LIBID: PAUPIT in a routing cell of its own, after any free groups

If your request cannot be filled for free first, it will then be routed on to the University of Pittsburgh (PAUPIT)

If they have the item, the request will be filled for a cost of $8.50