Not to mention that those multiple volumes were so huge that just lifting them on and off the shelves was a major effort! Sometimes the "good ole days" weren't really that good! Auburn Steward, MLIS, AHIP Center for Toxicology & Environmental Health Library 5120 North Shore Drive North Little Rock, AR 72118 501-801-8614 501-801-8615 (fax) [log in to unmask] -----Original Message----- From: Medical Libraries Discussion List [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Penny Martin Sent: Thursday, March 01, 2012 1:56 PM To: [log in to unmask] Subject: Re: Question and Frustrations / pre-historic Pubmed, etc. Not to mention the days when dinosaurs roamed the earth, the closest thing to "Medline" was the multiple annual volumes of Index Medicus, which came dark red, blue and green flavors ... supplemented (by the well off libraries) with proof sheets from Current Contents and the key word in context volumes of "Science Citation Index" My how things have changed (and ain't it wonderful ...) ~~ Penny Martin ============================================================================== Penny Martin, BA, MSLS Medical Librarian Clinical Information Center Dimensions Healthcare System Prince George's Hospital Center 3001 Hospital Drive Cheverly MD 20785 VOICE: (301) 618-2490 FAX: (301) 618-2493 E-MAIL: [log in to unmask] >>> hanksell 03/01/12 1:46 PM >>> 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. -----Original Message----- >From: Susan Fowler >Sent: Feb 29, 2012 10:49 AM >To: [log in to unmask] >Subject: Re: Question and Frustrations > >Ha! I guess I am a really old dog then. ;-) > >Susan Fowler, MLIS >Medical Librarian > >Evidence at Becker: >http://beckerguides.wustl.edu/ebm > >Mobile Resources Guide: >http://beckerguides.wustl.edu/mobileresources > >Becker Medical Library, Washington University in St. Louis >314-362-8092 >[log in to unmask] > >On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 10:45 AM, shannon clever >wrote: > >> For us really old dogs, MEDLINE is the data, PUBMED or whatever, is the >> interface to it. >> >> >> Shannon Clever, MSLS >> VA Medical Center >> 510 Butler Ave. >> Martinsburg, WV 25401 >> >> >> >> >> 304-263-0811 x3826 [log in to unmask] >> >> From: "Nichols, William" >> To: [log in to unmask] >> Sent: Wednesday, February 29, 2012 10:26 AM >> Subject: Re: Question and Frustrations >> >> 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. >> >> 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." >> >> JHOH$.02W -- other folks' mileage may vary., :) >> >> Bill >> >> William F. Nichols, MLS | Medical Librarian | Edward Via College of >> Osteopathic Medicine | >> 350 Howard Street | Spartanburg, SC 29303| Office: 864-327-9852 Fax: >> 864-804-6986 >> (The views and opinions expressed here are not necessarily those of the >> Edward Via College of >> Osteopathic Medicine, and they may not be used for advertising or product >> endorsement purposes.) >> >> >> >> >> -----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 >> >> >> >> 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. >> >> >> >> 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. >> >> >> >> Frustrating. >> >> >> >> >> >> Patricia Reynolds >> >> Director, Bishopric Medical Library >> >> Sarasota Memorial Hospital >> >> 1700 S. Tamiami Trail >> >> Sarasota, FL 34239 >> >> 941-917-1730 - office >> >> 941-350-4048 - cell >> >> [log in to unmask] >> >> -- >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> Ellen Todd Hanks, MLS, AHIP 107 Doe Dr. Boerne, TX 78006 [log in to unmask] ----------------------- This message and any included attachments are property of Dimensions Healthcare System and are intended only for the addressee(s). 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