Wednesday, October 9, 2013
Matas Library services impacted by the lapse in government funding - NLM is not supplying interlibrary loans.
PubMed has been designated to be maintained with minimal staff during the lapse in government funding. The information on the PubMed website will be kept as up to date as possible, and the agency will attempt to respond to urgent operational inquiries during this period.
Due to the lapse in government funding, the National Library of Medicine will be closed until appropriations are enacted. Updates regarding government operating status and resumption of normal operations can be found at http://usa.gov
Vanderbilt has compiled a list of frequently used federal online resources in the health sciences affected by the government shutdown, including AHRQ, CDC, NCBI databases and PubMed. These resources are working, but will not be updated until funding is enacted.
http://eric.ed.gov/ (ERIC in EBSCOhost is available)
census.gov sites, services, and all online survey collection requests will be unavailable until further notice.
National Archives http://www.archives.gov/
Library of Congress http://www.loc.gov/
More info here: http://alisha764.com/2013/09/30/potential-government-shut-down-leaves-librarians-scrambling-for-information/