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DOCLINE® 6 User Feedback

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NLM regularly issues new releases in an ongoing effort to improve DOCLINE. As part of the process that helps determine what will be included in future releases, we review user feedback.

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DOCLINE users requested these enhancements or additions

(Originally posted March 8, 2019, after all activity moved to DOCLINE 6.  Updated December 30, 2021 with suggestions and feedback from Winter Update Webinar, December 15, 2021)

NOTE:

* indicates feedback added December 2021

** indicates feature requested after DOCLINE 6 launch and again in 2021.

Borrowing

  • Order via PubMed **
  • Order via LocatorPlus (planned for 2022) **
  • Order via NLM UID (completed)
  • Order via DOI **
  • Place order button at top of page (completed)
  • Multiple PMID request ordering (completed)
    • Increase maximum order from 5 PMIDs *
  • Resubmit request (completed)
    • Exclude original requests' lenders in Resubmit Routing *
  • Alert: Copyright (completed)
  • Alert: Duplicate request (completed)
  • Alert: Free article (completed)
  • Alert: Owned journal (completed)
  • Shorten request form page length (completed)
  • Contact library (completed)
  • Default borrow comments box
  • Improve Retired Unfilled display and management *

Journals

  • Batch upload of holdings (planned for 2022) **
  • Edit package holdings
  • Embargo search filter (completed)
  • Additional journal search filters (completed)
  • DOCLINE to OCLC Holdings Transfer **
  • Send "Update Holdings" reminder email *

Lending

  • Update individual requests / single lend (completed)
  • Batch lend 10+ items **

Status

  • Filled requests: display delivery method (completed)
  • Unfilled Request Alert Email *

Receipts

  • Brief receipts view (completed)
  • Increase font size
  • Requesting library LIBID on front (completed)
  • Select / deselect all for receipt / request printing (completed)

Reports

  • Holdings report (completed)
  • List of lenders (completed)
  • Fill rate (completed)
  • Turnaround time (completed)
  • Monthly activity summary (completed)
  • Request activity by Library Group *

Routing

  • Manual request needs to use automatic routing table (completed)
  • Improve routing for Rush and Urgent Patient Care (UPC) requests *
  • Add Library open hours to Library Profile, use in routing Rush and UPC requests *

Other

  • Printable documentation (completed)
* New 2021
** indicates feature requested after DOCLINE 6 launch and again in 2021.

Last Reviewed: January 5, 2022