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I'm a much older dog (there are still a few of us around), as I was at NLM training just a little while before the database became available to libraries (1970).  I still refer to the database as Medline.


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>From: Susan Fowler <[log in to unmask]>
>Sent: Feb 29, 2012 10:49 AM
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>Subject: Re: Question and Frustrations
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>Ha! I guess I am a really old dog then. ;-)
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>Susan Fowler, MLIS
>Medical Librarian
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>On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 10:45 AM, shannon clever
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>> For us really old dogs, MEDLINE is the data, PUBMED or whatever, is the
>> interface to it.
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>> Shannon Clever, MSLS
>> VA Medical Center
>> 510 Butler Ave.
>> Martinsburg, WV 25401
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>> From: "Nichols, William" <[log in to unmask]>
>> To: [log in to unmask]
>> Sent: Wednesday, February 29, 2012 10:26 AM
>> Subject: Re: Question and Frustrations
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>> On the first, "usually." :)  Some things are intended as e-supplements or
>> just regular e-content & aren't likely to go hard copy, but at least for
>> the present if something shows up as electronic full-text  it should be
>> part of the eventual print version.
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>> On the other, I don't know if there *is* a universal solution -- old dogs,
>> new tricks, as it were.  Some aggregators still compartmentalize the
>> separate MEDLINE files like we used to search back in the day, but since
>> '97 NLM has treated all the backfiles as an integral part of PUBMED.  Ovid
>> et al. may break them down into chunks again for their servers'
>> convenience, & if so there's probably not a lot anyone can do about it
>> other than to just make it part of the boilerplate when teaching, that
>> "when you see/hear 'MEDLINE,' just think 'PUBMED,' because that's what it
>> really is."
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>> JHOH$.02W -- other folks' mileage may vary., :)
>>
>> Bill
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>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Medical Libraries Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On
>> Behalf Of Patti Reynolds
>> Sent: Wednesday, February 29, 2012 10:06 AM
>> To: [log in to unmask]
>> Subject: Question and Frustrations
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>> I have a question for you all this morning.....a doctor asked me if an
>> article is epublished (whether epub ahead of print or corrected proof)
>> will it come out in print eventually.
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>> Also my problem of the day is this....I know the difference between
>> Medline and PubMed. However, I am constantly trying to explain the
>> difference to nurses, nursing students, physicians and just about
>> everyone else. I wish we could settle on one name.  Clinical Key, OVIDMD
>> and all the other separate databases refer to Medline. Nursing
>> instructors tell their students to search Medline and then they get
>> confused when I teach them how to find their full text articles in
>> PubMed.
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>> Frustrating.
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>> Patricia Reynolds
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>> Director, Bishopric Medical Library
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>> Sarasota Memorial Hospital
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>> Sarasota, FL 34239
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