For those of us who cannot attend, but responded to the survey, can you copy them and transmit to us in pdf format. It would be easier to read the entireform on each page rather then this distribution.
Ten maybe chart with the figure results.
On 4/17/09, jimemdy <jimemdy@...> wrote:
The LCAOM will meet in Sacramento on Thursday.April 23rd at 1:30 p.m. Here is the agenda to date. Please note that I will be away from Tuesday April 21st until the meeting date.
1.Role of libraries in educating researchers in finding current awareness journal articles.
2. Possibilities for cooperation between United States AOM colleges and institutions in China.
3. Discussion of survey on library resources and further action plan for consortium of AOM libraries.
4. Possibility of using conference calls or telemedia internet means to include particants who cannot attend in person.
Hope to see you in Sacramento.
Five Branches University.
Here is data from the survey. it is in odd format; better copies will be available at the meeting.
Table One: General information from responding libraries
Library Nr. Students Prof.Librarian? Software Shared catalogs Nr.Titles Nr. Journals
Dragon Rising 31 Yes Excel None 950 30
Five Branches Univ. 400 Yes LibraryWorld EWC, AIMC 4500 60
Inst. of Clinical Acup 38 No Cybertools None 1525 5
Northwestern Health 820(100 OM) Yes Library Solution None 9100 345
NCNM 500 Yes Innovative Interface OHSU, WSCC 14000 150
NY Chiropractic Coll. 800(60 OM) Yes Symphony 3.2.1(Dynix) None 16000 400
Oregon College OM 274 Yes InMagic/Innovative 1, 3 ** 4000 60
PCOM 280(3 sites) Yes Cybertools 3 sites linked 25000 162
Seattle Inst. of OM 31 No Excel/card catalog None 2500 70
Tai Sophia 444 Yes Folletts None 8606 45
**3 using other software
Table Two: What resources can be shared?
Dragon Rising Ill journal sharing in progress
Five Branches Univ. Cataloging help; consulting on collection development;teaching; chair of LCAQM;coordinate sharing
Inst. of Clinical Acup Advice on Cybertools, cataloging
Northwestern Health ILL books and journals
NCNM OCLC, DocLine
NY Chiropractic Coll. ILL books and journals
Oregon College OM ILL books and journals
PCOM ILL journals, not books/AV
Seattle Inst. of OM
Tai Sophia Cataloging help; limited document delivery, teaching information, help with simple websites.
Table three: Interest in developing consortium and desired services.
Library Consortium? Services desired
Dragon Rising Yes [Date missing]
Five Branches Univ. Yes Coordination of sharing efforts; discount purchases of databases
Inst. of Clinical Acup Yes Access to Online journal database
Northwestern Health Yes Shared bibliographies of essential resources; shared expertise via electronic list
possible collaboration on purchasing resources.
NCNM Perhaps Concerns with financial obligations of consortium membership
NY Chiropractic Coll. Yes shared lists of important resources; possible group purchases of ..electronic
resources, electronic discussin list to share problems and solutions.
Oregon College OM Yes Resource sharing all material types; discount consortium purchases
PCOM Yes Discount pricing for databases, esp EBSCO, E-Books in OM/
Seattle Inst. of OM Possible Concerns with financial obligations of consortium membership
Tai Sophia Yes Access to Online full text journal databases; exchange mechanism for donating
and receiving surplus copies/editions of books and journals; a place to share
Table Four: Databases currently being used
Database Number of users
About Herbs 1
Academic Search Premier 2
ACP Journal Club 1
Althealthwatch 5 accessed through EBSCO
BioMed Central 1
China Online Journals Med. Coll. 1
Clinical Pharmacology 1
Cochrane databases 3
Directory of Open Access Journals 1
Drug and Herbal information NIH 1
EBSCOHost purchased 2
EBSCOHost via public libraries 3 may include Gale resources and others
EJE E Journals 2
Florida Electronic Library 1
Health Source Nursing Acad.ed. 1
Health&Life Science Collection 1
Index to Chiroprachtic Literature 2
Journal of Trad. Chinese Medicine 2
List of free medical journals 1
MedLIne full text 2
Natural Medicine comprehensive 4
Natural Standard 4
OCOM Journal article index 1
Planetree Library 1 San Jose Hospital website
Psychology & Behavioural Sci. Col.. 1
Science Direct 1
Wang fan Data base(Chinese journ.) 1
Results of Current Survey
Results of Previous Survey
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