Persistence of DDT, Malathion & Deltamethrin Resistance in Anopheles Culicifacies After Their Sequential Withdrawal from Indoor Residual Spraying in Surat District, India (Dichloro-Diethyl-Trichloroethane) (Report)

Persistence of DDT, Malathion & Deltamethrin Resistance in Anopheles Culicifacies After Their Sequential Withdrawal from Indoor Residual Spraying in Surat District, India (Dichloro-Diethyl-Trichloroethane) (Report)

The tropicopolitan mosquito Anopheles culicifacies (Diptera: Culicidae) is the most important vector of malaria in India (1). Gujarat State being highly endemic to malaria, indoor residual spray (IRS) with DDT (dichloro-diethyl-trichloroethane, 1 g/[m.sup.2] and two rounds per year) had been carried out to control An. culicifacies population since 1950s, which though showed spectacular success initially, […]

Assessment of Health Sciences and Science and Technology Librarian E-Science Educational Needs to Develop an E-Science Web Portal for Librarians (Brief Communications) (Report)

Assessment of Health Sciences and Science and Technology Librarian E-Science Educational Needs to Develop an E-Science Web Portal for Librarians (Brief Communications) (Report)

In 2007, the Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Joint Task Force on Library Support for E-Science issued its report outlining five goals to guide research libraries’ burgeoning endeavors in offering e-science services and initiatives [1]. Since 2007 and the ARL report, the library scholarly literature, including recent communications from ARL e-science task force member James […]

Trends in Hospital Librarianship and Hospital Library Services: 1989 to 2006 (Report)

Trends in Hospital Librarianship and Hospital Library Services: 1989 to 2006 (Report)

INTRODUCTION The status of hospital librarians has concerned the Medical Library Association (MLA) for many years. As regulations, standards, and the economy have cycled through changes, hospital librarians have been challenged to demonstrate their value and avoid downsizing or closure of their libraries. As Holst succinctly stated in her Janet Doe Lecture, “Hospital libraries today […]