Loading ...
Sorry, an error occurred while loading the content.

Re: [ccaomlcaom] Agenda for meeting in Sacramento April 23rd.

Expand Messages
  • Naomi Broering
    Hi Jim, 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
    Message 1 of 2 , Apr 17, 2009
      Hi Jim,
      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.
      Naomi Broering

      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.

      Jim Emdy
      Chair, LCAOM
      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?

      Library Services
      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/
                     Massage Therapy
      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
                     teaching resources.

      Table Four: Databases currently being used

      Database                Number of users
      About Herbs             1
      Academic Search Premier         2
      ACP Journal Club                1
      Acubriefs               1
      Acutrials               1
      Agricola                1
      Althealthwatch          5       accessed through EBSCO
      AMED            2
      BioMed Central          1
      CHANT           1
      China Online Journals Med. Coll.                1
      CINAHL          2
      Classicalchinesemedicine.org            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
      HealthStar              1
      HerbalGram              1
      HerbMedPro              2
      ImagesMD                1
      Index to Chiroprachtic Literature               2
      Journal of Trad. Chinese Medicine               2
      List of free medical journals           1
      Mantis          1
      MDConsult               2
      MedLIne full text               2
      Natural Medicine comprehensive          4
      Natural Standard                4
      Nccam           1
      OCOM Journal article index              1
      PapersFirst             1
      Planetree Library               1       San Jose Hospital website
      PlosMedicine            1
      ProceedingsFirst                1
      Psychology & Behavioural Sci. Col..             1
      PubMed          4
      Science Direct          1
      Wang fan Data base(Chinese journ.)              1

      Results of Current Survey

      Results of Previous Survey


      Yahoo! Groups Links

      <*> To visit your group on the web, go to:

      <*> Your email settings:
         Individual Email | Traditional

      <*> To change settings online go to:
         (Yahoo! ID required)

      <*> To change settings via email:

      <*> To unsubscribe from this group, send an email to:

      <*> Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to:

      Naomi C. Broering, MLS, MA
      Dean of Libraries
      Pacific College of Oriental Medicine
      7445 MIssion Valley Rd. Ste 101
      San Diego, CA 92108
      Ph: 619-574-6909 ext 134
      Fax: 619-574-6641
    Your message has been successfully submitted and would be delivered to recipients shortly.