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LinkOut Update: MLA 2008

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LinkOut Update
LinkOut Update
LinkOut Team
NCBI/NLM/NIH   

Medical Library Association 2008
Chicago

 

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Participants
Participants
Graph shows an increase in participants from 2006 May to 2008 May.
In 2006: 1475 libraries and 1928 overall.
In 2008: 1934 libraries and 2405 overall.

 

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Usage
Usage
Graph showing usage showing increase from 2006-2007 and 2007-2008.  Current average is about 29 million hits per month.

 

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Full Text Links in > 8.4 M Citations (>6100 journals)
Full Text Links in > 8.4 M Citations (>6100 journals)

 

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Focus of the Year
Focus of the Year

  • Change of internal architecture and procedures
    • Better design for future growth
  • Library Submission Utility (SU2)
    • Better layout and navigation
    • Expand functionalities
      • improve LinkOut holdings management
      • manage Outside Tool/DDS

 

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Submission Utility – the New Look
Submission Utility – the New Look

Live on April 4.

 

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What’s new??
What’s new??

  • Sign In and Out
  • Easy Navigation
  • Improved LinkOut Holdings Management
  • LinkOut Management
  • Outside Tool/DDS Maintenance

 

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Sign In and Out
Sign In and Out

  • Safer
  • Resend password to registered users

 

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Automated password resend

Automated password resend

 

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Easy Navigation
Easy Navigation

 

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LinkOut Holdings Management
LinkOut Holdings Management

  • Journal Titles Grouped in Alphabetical Ranges
  • Publisher and Publisher Agent
  • Vendors Sending Holdings Files: How Do I Know?
  • Selecting a Preferred Provider

 

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Journal Titles Grouped in Alphabetical Ranges
Journal Titles Grouped in Alphabetical Ranges

 

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Publisher and Publisher Agent
Publisher and Publisher Agent

 

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Vendors Sending Holdings Files: How Do I Know?
Vendors Sending Holdings Files: How Do I Know?

Go to Browse by Journals and Show Just my holdings
If a vendor is sending a file for your library you will see the this link: vendors sent for my library
Click on the link to see the name of the vendor
Use your filter loprovNameAbbrev[sb] to see all your holdings in PubMed
Example: loprovlibtest[sb]AND (neoplasms AND children)

 

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Select a Preferred Provider:  for a specific journal title
Select a Preferred Provider:  for a specific journal title

Example: multiple providers for same journal, however, one provides more years>then state as preferred

 

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Select a Preferred Provider: for all selected holdings
Select a Preferred Provider: for all selected holdings

 

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LinkOut management
LinkOut management

Contact and Library Information

 

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LinkOut management
LinkOut management

Contact and Library Information

 

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Exporting Holdings to a CSV or Text File
Exporting Holdings to a CSV or Text File

Data can be sorted by journal title/ISSN or provider
TIP!!    Use Search PubMed for Library Holdings button to see all holdings with your icon directly in PubMed

 

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Outside Tool & Document Delivery Service Maintenance
Outside Tool & Document Delivery Service Maintenance

  • Contact Information
  • Manage:
  • Help Page URL
  • Label
  • Base URL
  • Help Page URL
  • visibility in MyNCBI 
  • Icon

Three segments: administrative, LinkOut holdings maintenance and Outside Tool/DDS maintenance

 

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Outside Tool/DDS: Contact Information
Outside Tool/DDS: Contact Information

Adding/Changing contact information.
Multiple contact fields can be added by clicking the “Add Contact” button

 

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Outside Tool/DDS: Label, Help Page URL, MyNCBI visibility & Icon
Outside Tool/DDS: Label, Help Page URL, MyNCBI visibility & Icon

Help page URL, Outside Tool label, icon and visibility in MyNCBI
Label>Up to 55 characters
Help Page> no intranet URLs or URLs behind a firewall
MyNCBI>Visible=yes private=no Keep PubMed checked whether public or private
Icon> URL must point to the icon file and not be behind a firewall. If uploading a file use only the formats: jpeg, gif or png