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DOCLINE Tip of the Month: Electronic Fund Transfer System (EFTS)

Posted by on March 31st, 2014

Question: What is EFTS? Answer: The Electronic Fund Transfer System or EFTS is a transaction-based electronic billing system developed by the University of Connecticut Health Center for interlibrary loan and document delivery charges. It has been operational in New England since 1996 and is available at “https://efts.uchc.edu.” In the Pacific Southwest Region, over 65% of… Read More »

Posted in: DOCLINE

Mar

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NLM Launches New Exhibition-related Resources: Online Adaptation of “Pick Your Poison,” Educational Resources for “From DNA to Beer”

Posted by on March 31st, 2014

The National Library of Medicine has launched an online adaptation of Pick Your Poison: Intoxicating Pleasures and Medical Prescriptions, an exhibition with education resources that features items from the National Library of Medicine’s historical collection as well as the National Museum of American History in Washington, DC. Mind-altering drugs have been used throughout the history… Read More »

Posted in: Education & Training, NLM Resources

Mar

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New Search Interface for the NLM IndexCat Database

Posted by on March 27th, 2014

The National Library of Medicine has announced the launch of a new user interface for the IndexCat database, which offers a faster response time to searches; full record displays in search results; and record sorting and refinements. NLM uses the same search engine for its main Web site, as well as MedlinePlus, MedlinePlus en Español, the Directory of the History… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, General, NLM Resources, Search Tools

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NIHSeniorHealth.gov offers Comprehensive Information on End of Life

Posted by on March 26th, 2014

A new Web resource from the National Institutes of Health is aimed at helping people address a sensitive subject—the end of life. The latest addition to NIHSeniorHealth.gov, the health and wellness website for older adults, the End of Life module provides visitors with information about the most common issues faced by the dying and their… Read More »

Posted in: Consumer Health, NLM Resources

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Free Images for Evaluation Reports!

Posted by on March 18th, 2014

The current trend in evaluation reporting is toward fewer words and more images. There are a number of companies that offer high-quality, royalty free photographs at minimal cost. Stockfresh, for example, charges as little as $1 per image. However, no-cost is even better than low-cost. Freelancers Union, a nonprofit organization dedicated to assisting freelance workers,… Read More »

Posted in: Announcements, Communications Tools, General, Non-NLM Resources, Search Tools

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