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DOCLINE 6 | Releases to date

6.2.35 (12/14/21)
      • Overall/Administrative
        • Upgraded server platform to latest version
        • Improved User creation and management process to speed response time
        • Updated integration for NLM's DOCLINE transactions
        • Enhanced auto-testing to reduce time to release for new features
6.2.34 (11/15/21)
      • Lend Update
        • Added detailed Lend Request cards to increase ease of use
        • Added select/deselect buttons to choose requests quickly and easily 
        • Removed 'Fill' default to reduce update errors
      • Overall/Administrative
        • Added Juneteenth National Independence Day (June 19) to Time-Triggered Actions holiday schedule
        • Updated "orphaned" Journal Holdings report to add additional journal identifier
        • Updated editor for system banner messages
        • System preparations for server platform upgrade, and cloud-based DOCLINE
6.2.33 (10/25/21)
      • Libraries
        • Library Search enhanced with modified layout and six new search filters: OCLC Symbol, Email Address, City, State, Country, Library Group(s)
      • Administrative
        • Updated server platform
        • Modified Contact Library and User Account Request forms for additional security
6.2.32 (09/22/21)
      • Libraries
        • Integrated DOCLINE Library Profile data with NLM's ALMA unified library services platform, ensuring accurate ILL Patron Data 
      • Administrative
        • Established connection with ALMA for future integration of bibliographic data
        • Added Request & Routing Archiving for data integrity, privacy, and improved system performance
        • Updated Administrator access
6.2.31 (8/30/21)
      • Reports
        • Added new reports "Libraries with my LIBID in their (Automatic or Manual) Routing Table"
      • Requests
        • Preparations for revising Lend Update
      • Overall/Administrative
        • Updated system references to NLM's catalog, LocatorPlus
        • System updates for improved security
6.2.30 (8/4/21)
      • Libraries Search
        • Added new sorting feature in Libraries Search results.  New default sort is by LIBID.
      • Overall/Administrative
        • Moved to new ALMA-LocatorPlus Serials API as the source for all DOCLINE bibliographic data for journals
        • Journal Holdings Administration
          • Added Holdings Administration dashboard
          • Added Administrator ability to delete all holdings records from single Library (LIBID)
          • Added Format filter for Admin Delete Holdings by LIBID (all, print, electronic, other)
        • Administrator Library Group Search updated
        • Updated site footer links to synchronize with NLM’s Main Web template
        • Updated recipient addresses
          • For changes to NNLM and Canadian Support in Account Request emails
          • For NLM internal system alerts
6.2.29 (6/28/21)
      • Overall/Administrative
        • Request archiving preparations
        • Cloud implementation framework
        • New article request subject queries
6.2.28 (6/9/21)
      • Reports
        • Added Quarterly Lender and Borrower Detailed Request Reports
          • Detailed Request Reports are an alphabetic list of LIBIDs to whom you lent or from whom you borrowed
          • LIBIDs are grouped according to state and country
          • Performance statistics for each LIBID are included
          • Requests are grouped by end status (Filled/Not filled) and Type (Copy/Loan)
          • Request Reports Help has been updated with Quarterly Report information
          • Two years (eight quarters) of data is available
      • Overall/General
        • Updates to reduce average system page load time
6.2.27 (5/19/21)
      • Library Profiles
        • Implementation of new NNLM regional configuration
        • Some libraries assigned to new regions
        • Library Search results filtered by 'In My Region' and 'Not in My Region' now differ
      • Overall/Administrative
        • Library creation process updated for new regions
        • EFTS transmission update
        • Request Report preparation
6.2.26 (5/5/21)
      • Reports
        • New Request Reports dashboard
        • Modifications to enable upcoming addition of detailed request reports
      • Overall/Administrative
        • Added User Account authentication manager
        • Modified NLM Unique ID field to accommodate new NLM ILS
6.2.25 (4/7/21)
      • Lend & Borrow
        • New design templates including menu, header and footer revisions applied to Lend Receipt and Update, all Borrow forms, and Lend and Borrow Search pages
        • Additional information about requested material, and the order itself, added to Borrow Success pages
      • Activity & Status Area
        • New design templates applied, display improved for clarity
      • Overall/General
        • Updated system to remove superceded code

6.2.24 (3/3/21)

      • Activity & Status Area
        • Revised queries to improve home page load speed

6.2.23 (2/11/21)

      • Overall/General
        • User account processes updated
        • other system maintenance

6.2.22 (1/27/21)

      • Libraries
        • New design templates including menu, header and footer revisions applied to Library Profile, Libraries Search and all Library Profile edit pages
      • Overall/General
        • New design templates applied to system components such as Login, Account Applications
        • System maintenance


6.2.21 (12/2/20)

      • Journal Holdings Search
        • Added new sorting feature in Holdings search results.  New default sort is by LIBID.
      • Library Profile
        • Borrow Information>Manual Routing Table
          • Updated to prevent users from adding non-participant libraries as lenders.
      • Overall/Administration
        • Added User Account management tools

6.2.20 (10/28/20)

      • Journals
        • New design templates including menu, header and footer revisions applied to Journals Search and all journals and holdings related pages

6.2.19 (10/21/20)

      • Overall
        • Updates to streamline system codebase and reduce the need for custom coding in future iterations.
        • Help links modified. Links now point to NLM Support Center DOCLINE FAQs and Write to the Help Desk contact form.
      • Reports
        • New design templates including menu, header and footer revisions applied to Reports dashboards and detailed report pages
      • Libraries
        • New design template applied to Switch Library feature

6.2.18 (10/6/20)

      • User Accounts
        • Application updated to add clarity and additional contact options
      • Overall
        • EFTS file exchange updates

6.2.17 (9/23/20)

      • Borrow
        • Added "Free Full-Text" alert for PMID requests with PMC or publisher available content
      • Overall
        • EFTS process updates
        • Target URL for EFTS report help replaced
        • Permission Denied error page updated with new troubleshooting link and option
        • Login page text describing system and NNLM updated

6.2.16 (8/18/20)

      • Overall/Administration
        • Server upgrades
        • EFTS library status sychronization automated

6.2.15 (7/29/20)

      • Overall/Administration
        • EFTS process modifications
        • Security Update

6.2.14 (7/23/20)

      • Overall/Administration
        • EFTS Library Update process modifications

6.2.13 (7/13/20)

      • Library Profile
        • Lend Information>General
          • URL updated for MLA-Electronic Funds Transfer Service (EFTS)
          • Delivery Methods Offered: Helper text added
        • Borrow Information>Automated Routing Borrow Defaults
          • URL updated for EFTS
        • Journal Holdings accordion streamlined
      • Journals>Holdings>Edit
        • Bug fix: modified Holdings record 'Last updated by' so that long usernames do not cause errors when holdings edits are saved.
      • Overall
        • EFTS library updates processed
        • Results display modified to add number of results in Search: Borrow and Lend, Search Libraries, Journals and Journal Holdings, and to improve consistency across search
      • Administration
        • Request search updated to include 'Last Action LIBID' (e.g. Lender) for improved customer support

6.2.12 (6/23/20)

      • Search Results Update: Search results display modified to improve consistency and add number of results found
        • New display in Search Requests - Borrow and Lend, Search Libraries, Journals and Journal Holdings
      • Overall/Administration
        • Preparation for EFTS update

6.2.11 (6/17/20)

      • Request Search: Sort By options added to Lend & Borrow search
        • Options added: Requests - Oldest, Requests - Newest, Patron Name, Journal Title, and Lending Library - LIBID (in Borrow Search), Borrowing Library - LIBID (in Lend Search)
      • Overall/Administration
        • EFTS preparations for library synchronization
        • Server software update

6.2.10 (5/18/20)

      • Reports: Annual Borrower and Lender Journal Request Reports added to Request Reports dashboard
        • Only January-December 2019 (Calendar Year) available.  July 2019-June 2020 (Academic Year) scheduled.
        • 2019 Calendar Year reports include only requests placed in DOCLINE 6, March 4-December 31, 2019

6.2.9 (4/8/20)

      • Journals / Holdings Search
        • Added Library Status indicator to Holding Library card in Holdings search results

6.2.8 (4/2/20)

      • Libraries
        • Added Print Resources Available indicator in Lend Information>Loaning Policies
        • Added Print Resources Available Libraries Search filter

6.2.7 (4/1/20)

      • Journals
        • Added Holdings Report dashboard
        • Added ability to build and download Library Holdings Report (CSV)
      • Overall/Administration
        • Software library upgrade

6.2.6 (3/4/20)

      • Borrow
        • Added Resubmit feature for Retired Unfilled Requests
      • Overall/Administration
        • Web platform software update
        • EFTS transition preparation

6.2.5 (1/8/20)

      • Journal Holdings maintenance process integration


6.2.4 (12/4/19)

      • Requests: Added Routing Algorithm information, labeled "Via"
        • In Borrow Request confirmation display; Borrow Request History, and on Requests Receipts for both Borrower and Lender
      • Updated Search to include pagination at the bottom of pages in Requests, Libraries, Journals, and Holdings Search results
      • Revised Borrow Menu options to improve clarity and ease of use
      • Updated Account Application emails
      • Updated "Fill from Format" label on Request forms

6.2.3: (11/13/19)

      • Updated Limited Retention Holdings evaluation within Routing Algorithm
      • Updated Cancel Request logic regarding 'Last Action Library' used in 'Contact Library' feature 
      • Added Requests at 'Warning' status (pending removal for lack of receipt or update) to Lend>Pending Receipt or Update search results

6.2.2: (10/28/19)

      • Request Search
        • Added "Contact Library" feature. "Contact Library" envelope icon appears next to current Borrower/Lender on request card in Request search results
      • Library Profile
        • Updated and secured EFTS administration in Lend Information
        • Updated Contacts logic for required contact roles
      • Library Search
        • Added filters to limit search results by
          • DOCLINE Participant status
          • Open/Closed status
          • Library Type
          • Region
          • State
          • Routing Table inclusion
          • Lend Service Levels offered (ex. Rush, Urgent Patient Care)
          • Lend Delivery Methods offered
          • EFTS Participant status
          • Lending Days

6.2.1: (10/10/19)

      • Borrow
        • Added “in holdings” alert for PMID ordering
      • Journals
        • Added limited retention to holdings year search filter
        • Added additional journals
      • Overall/Administration 
        • Additional search options in the Administration Dashboard
        • System maintenance

6.2.0:   (10/1/19)

      • Borrow
        • Added ability to create Borrow requests using multiple PMIDs
        • PMID Request results page enhanced with more information about requested item(s), and about requests overall
        • Updated manual request receipt to include a second Author field (if present)
        • Manual request input form updated with user help
        • Button labels updated to improve clarity
      • Journals
        • Updated Journals Search to include user options when "No Journal Found"
      • Users
        • Added additional help text on "Permission Denied" sign in message to assist in trouble-shooting log in issues
        • User Account application emails links to NLM interlibrary loan and Customer Service updated
      • Overall/Administration
        • Updated NLM Customer Support links throughout website
        • Additional search options in Administration Dashboard
        • System maintenance

6.1.16: (8/28/19)

      • Web-platform updated

6.1.15: (8/12/19)

      • URL reverted to

6.1.14: (7/23/19)

      • Added Service Level (Rush, Urgent Patient Care) filter to Holdings Search to limit results to libraries that offer the selected level of service. After a journal is selected, Holdings filters display.
      • System updates for better performance
      • Fixed issue with National Institutes of Health user credentialing

6.1.13: (6/13/19)

      • Added secondary Place Order button to the top of request forms to reduce scrolling
      • Added multiple filters to Holdings Search. After a journal is selected, the following filters are available to limit Holdings search results:
        • Year
        • Volume
        • Format
        • Embargo
        • E-Pub Ahead of Print
        • Supplementary Data
        • My Library Groups
        • Selected Library Groups
        • Not in My Routing Table

 6.1.12: (6/4/19)

      • Updated Lend Receipt function to address bug caused by new or cancelled requests arriving when receipt is in process

6.1.11: (5/28/19)

      • Added Request Reports Dashboard
      • Added Monthly Activity Summary Report, including links for up to two prior months
        • Activity Summary includes Lender and Borrower statistics and performance tables
      • Added Lender Performance Statistics to Lend Information accordion in Library Profile

6.1.10: (4/29/19)

      • Updated required fields for PMID ordering, reducing the need to place Manual requests
      • Updated Need by Date Expiration for lender reporting

6.1.9: (4/9/19)

      • Added downloadable EFTS Manual Billing File report of filled requests for EFTS libraries.

6.1.8: (3/28/19)

      • Added Journal Unique Identifier (UI) ordering for non-PMID citations, which will allow requests to route via borrowers' Automated Routing Table.
      • Journal UI ordering can be initiated from Borrow menu, and from Journal search results, after a single journal card has been selected.

6.1.7: (3/27/19)

      • Added Copyright Compliance Review alert for PMID ordering if articles being ordered are older than 5 years and "guidelines" is selected by default.  
      • Updated routing defaults on Manual ordering form for ‘Route to NLM’  
      • Added Request review functionality for DOCLINE Coordinators 

6.1.6: (3/20/19)

      • Added "Previously Ordered PMID" alert in PMID ordering

6.1.5: (3/12/19)

      • Updated delivery defaults on Manual ordering form

6.1.4: (3/11/19)

      • Added Latest Route information to request receipts (current lender and action/reason)

6.1.3: (3/8/19)

      • Added label "Last 7 days" to Retired requests view, in My Borrowing Activity & Status card

6.1.2: (3/8/19)

      • Added Actual Delivery Method to Request information cards in Request Search results

6.1.1: (3/7/19)

      • Improved PMID ordering, reducing the need to place Manual requests
      • Updated Need by Date expiration

6.1.0 (3/4/19)

    • Added base Request features for Borrowing & Lending
      • Requesting with PMID & Manual methods
      • Automatic & Manual Routing
      • Routing algorithm
      • Lend Update
      • Request Search
      • Request status warnings and automatic re-routing (TTA)
      • Need by Date

Last Reviewed: December 14, 2021