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Welcome to the Blood’s information site for librarians and administrators.

Institutional subscribers have online access to:
tables of contents, abstracts, full-text searching, full-text display, PDFs, links to Medline and GenBank, future tables of contents, and document delivery. Access is limited to computers within a particular set of IP addresses.

We welcome your feedback about the Journal's institutional subscription options and about this new area of our website. Please send your comments to the Blood Subscriptions Office.

Subscription Options and Rates

Institutions can now choose from several subscription plans - from a single print subscription to a multi-site license that offers access to Blood Online for your entire institution. Institutional subscription options include the following:

  • Print subscription with single-site online access
  • Online-only subscription (single-site)
  • Academic/clinical/government site license
  • Corporate site license

Subscription Rates and Order Forms

Trial subscription

Institutional subscribers may request a FREE trial subscription for access to Blood Online. This offer is available to institutions that have not subscribed to Blood in the past 2 years. The free trial will be available for 30 days after the online account is activated. Please email the Blood Subscriptions Office to request a free trial.

Site licenses

Blood Online is pleased to provide site licenses. Single-site licenses allow authorized users at one geographical site (see below) online access to Blood through the use of the institution's IP addresses. Authorized users at the site are employees, faculty, staff, and students officially associated with the institution, as well as patrons of the institution's library facilities. Access via proxy server is permissible for authorized users. Authenticated and authorized users affiliated with the one subscribing location may access Blood Online from remote sites (e.g., through dial-in, telnet, etc.). Access via open proxy server is prohibited.

Institutions that purchase a multi-site license may also purchase one archival print subscription at a discount rate. Multi-site licenses can be purchased directly from the publisher or via subscription agents. The multi-site license agreement must be accepted before the activation process can be completed. To request a quote for a multi-site license, please email the Blood Subscriptions Office.

Manage Your Online Account

If you are having trouble accessing Blood Online from your institution, please contact your Librarian/Account Administrator.

Forgot your username or password?

If you are trying to update your email address or request a new password, please contact the Blood Subscriptions Office.

Forgot your subscriber number?

Your subscriber number appears at the top left of the mailing label on your Blood Journal. If you do not have access to your mailing label, please email the Blood Subscriptions Office to obtain your subscriber number. In your email, please provide your institution name and mailing address where you receive your Blood Journal.

Update your email address

If you are trying to update your email address or request a new password, please contact the Blood Subscriptions Office.

View your usage reports

Click here to view your institution's usage reports.

View/Change your IP addresses

Click here to view/change your IP addresses.

Change your existing password

Click here to change your existing password. Please note, this is for Librarians/Account Administrators who already know their existing password.

Change your mailing address

Please email the Blood Subscriptions Office to change your mailing address. In your email, please provide your subscriber number, institution name, current mailing address, and new mailing address.

Claim a missing issue

Please contact the Blood Subscriptions Office to claim a missing issue. In your email, please include the volume/issue number being claimed, subscriber number, full name, and mailing address. A maximum of 6 claims will be honored in a 12 month period. Claims for missing or damaged issues will be honored within 4 months from the publication date. After 4 months, issues will be available for purchase.

Institutional Usage Reports

Your Usage Statistics Report identifies the usage for Blood through your institutional subscription.

View your Institutional Usage Reports

The three sections of the report are:

Excel Download Instructions

About IP Addresses

Total Usage Statistics for your Institution

Total usage statistics:

Total-usage statistics
Access Events to: Home Page Current issue TOC All TOCS Searches Abstracts Full text HTML PDFs User Names IP addresses in use
Total Usage 24,543 7,603 11,195 21,747 3,702 5,451 9,433    
Unique Events 1   293   1,109 1,920 3,670 1 570

The Total usage statistics section shows two sets of statistics, "Total usage" and "Unique event", for each category. Total usage identifies the total number of pages that have been accessed by your institution for each category. Unique event identifies the unique number of pages viewed by your institution for that category, eliminating duplicate usage, for the month of the report.

The categories identified in the report are:

Home page Blood. Identifies the number of times the home page has been viewed.
Current Issue TOC The number of times the Table of Contents (TOC) for the most current issue, at the time of the report, has been viewed.
All TOCs The usage of all TOC pages.
Searches The number of searches performed on the search page.
Abstracts The number of abstracts or groups of abstracts that have been viewed.
Full Text HTML The number of full text articles in HTML format viewed.
PDFs The number of PDF (Portable Document Format) files downloaded.
user Names Unique user names accessing Journal of the Geological Society.
IP Addresses in use Unique IP addresses accessing Journal of the Geological Society.

 

Article Usage by Section for your institution

This report section identifies the total number of articles accessed per section through your institutional subscription, followed by the number of unique event statistics and the total access statistics for the documents formats that were viewed through your institutional subscription: Abstracts, Full Text Articles in HTML, and PDF.

Article Usage by Section

Article Usage by Section
  Abstracts Full text HTML PDFs
Section: Total Articles Online Unique Articles Accessed Total Accessed Unique Articles Accessed Total Accessed Unique Articles Accessed Total Accessed
Mini-Reviews 409 46 126 180 13,544 156 11,685
Communications 897 599 5,532 850 12,452 845 14,959
Carbohydrates, Lipids, and Other Natural Products 897 480 2,473 777 5,708 673 5,629
Cell Biology and Metabolism 7,740 4,988 37,233 7,237 95,262 6,217 101,465
Enzymology 2,025 992 4,291 1,654 11,159 1,410 10,826
Membranes and Bioenergetics 1,564 816 2,992 1,310 8,471 1,130 8,492
Nucleic Acids, Protein Synthesis, and Molecular Genetics 4,810 2,465 11,730 4,231 36,182 3,505 32,407
Protein Chemistry and Structure 3,333 1,723 7,463 2,843 19,756 2,355 19,429
Additions and Corrections 186 2 2 90 685 67 289
Other Articles 44,935 8,923 13,714 5 9 2 2
Retractions 7 1 1 0 0 0 0
Instructions to Authors 3 0 0 1 4 1 2
Total 66,806 21,035 85,557 19,178 203,232 16,361 205,185

The chart above indicates that there are 2,025 articles available that have been indexed as Enzymology articles. The report shows that for your institution:

  • 992 unique Enzymology abstracts were viewed a total of 4,291 times.
  • 1,654 unique Enzymology full text articles in HTML were viewed 11,159 times.
  • 1,410 unique Enzymology PDF article files were downloaded 10,826 times.

 

Top 10 Articles viewed in that month at your institution

The Top 10 Articles section shows the top 10 most requested articles by your institution. The statistics provided include the number of times the HTML full text format, PDF format, and abstract format have been viewed, the sum of three formats, and the age of the article. The full citation for the articles and a link to the full text version is also provided.

Top 10 Articles in May 1999
Full text HTML PDF Abstract Total Accessed Age of Article in days from 05/31/1999 Article
1,112 947 0 2,059 11 Section: Mini-Reviews Kensal E. van Holde Biochemistry at the Single-molecule Level: Minireview Series May 21, 1999 274: 14515-14515 [Full Text]
508 951 390 1,849 25 Section: Communications John Bertin, Waan-Jeng Nir, Colleen M. Fischer, Olga V. Tayber, Patrick R. Errada, Jessica R. Grant, John J. Keilty, Mike L. Gosselin, Keith E. Robison, Grace H.ÊW. Wong, M. Alexandra Glucksmann, Peter S. DiStefano Human CARD4 Protein Is a Novel CED-4/Apaf-1 Cell Death Family Member That Activates NF-kappa B May 07, 1999 274: 12955-12958 [Abstract] [Full Text]
288 700 371 1,359 18 Section: Cell Biology and Metabolism Gregory J. Della Rocca, Stuart Maudsley, Yehia Daaka, Robert J. Lefkowitz, Louis M. Luttrell Pleiotropic Coupling of G Protein-coupled Receptors to the Mitogen-activated Protein Kinase Cascade. ROLE OF FOCAL ADHESIONS AND RECEPTOR TYROSINE KINASES May 14, 1999 274: 13978-13984 [Abstract] [Full Text]
366 612 329 1,277 11 Section: Cell Biology and Metabolism Naohiro Inohara, Takeyoshi Koseki, Luis del Peso, Yuanming Hu, Christina Yee, Shu Chen, Roberto Carrio, Jesus Merino, Ding Liu, Jian Ni, Gabriel Nunez Nod1, an Apaf-1-like Activator of Caspase-9 and Nuclear Factor-kappa B May 21, 1999 274: 14560-14567 [Abstract] [Full Text]
252 631 322 1,205 25 Section: Cell Biology and Metabolism Valerie Benard, Benjamin P. Bohl, Gary M. Bokoch Characterization of Rac and Cdc42 Activation in Chemoattractant-stimulated Human Neutrophils Using a Novel Assay for Active GTPases May 07, 1999 274: 13198-13204 [Abstract] [Full Text]
523 652 0 1,175 11 Section: Mini-Reviews Amit D. Mehta, Matthias Rief, James A. Spudich Biomechanics, One Molecule at a Time May 21, 1999 274: 14517-14520 [Full Text]
501 620 0 1,121 25 Section: Mini-Reviews Michael Forgac Structure and Properties of the Vacuolar (H+)-ATPases May 07, 1999 274: 12951-12954 [Full Text]
301 498 298 1,097 25 Section: Cell Biology and Metabolism Sang Sun Kang, Taegun Kwon, Do Yoon Kwon, Su Il Do Akt Protein Kinase Enhances Human Telomerase Activity through Phosphorylation of Telomerase Reverse Transcriptase Subunit May 07, 1999 274: 13085-13090 [Abstract] [Full Text]
341 539 200 1,080 25 Section: Cell Biology and Metabolism Eric P. Holinger, Thomas Chittenden, Robert J. Lutz Bak BH3 Peptides Antagonize Bcl-xL Function and Induce Apoptosis through Cytochrome c-independent Activation of Caspases May 07, 1999 274: 13298-13304 [Abstract] [Full Text]
319 412 271 1,002 18 Section: Communications Kang-Yeol Yu, Byungsuk Kwon, Jian Ni, Yifan Zhai, Reinhard Ebner, Byoung S. Kwon A Newly Identified Member of Tumor Necrosis Factor Receptor Superfamily (TR6) Suppresses LIGHT-mediated Apoptosis May 14, 1999 274: 13733-13736 [Abstract] [Full Text]
4,481 6,562 2,181 13,224 19.4(avg age) Totals for Top 10 Articles in May 1999

Excel Download Instructions

Bring up the usage statistics page you want in your web browser.

Save the page to your local disk as HTML:

  • File/Save As...
  • Save As Type: HTML Files

Open the page saved in #2 in Excel:

  • File/Open...
  • Files of type: HTML Documents

You should now be able to use the document as a spreadsheet file.

About IP Addresses

An IP address is the numeric address of a computer connected to the Internet. The IP address is sometimes also known as the Internet address. On most networks, each computer has its own IP address. An IP address is not the same as a domain name or an email address. To see the IP address of the computer you are using right now, look at the bottom of the feedback page.

To activate your subscription to Blood, you will need to give us those IP addresses which both uniquely identify the eligible machines on your network and allow access only to authorized users of your subscription. All IP addresses contain 4 numeric segments, separated by periods. A segment is either a number, an asterisk (wildcard), or a range specified by a dash (-). See example below.

Please make sure you've correctly identified ALL needed IP addresses. Those using addresses not registered will not have access to Blood.

Some institutions use proxy servers to network their environment. This means that all the IP addresses of the computers people are using appear to our server as a single IP address.

Librarian FAQ - General

What is the ISSN number for Blood Online?

1528-0020

0006-4971

Who is the owner and publisher Blood Online?

Blood Online is owned by the American Society of Hematology.

Who has editorial responsibility for the Journal?

The editors are responsible for the content of the Journal.

Librarian FAQ - Content

Are URLs for content in the Journal persistent?

Yes, URLs are persistent and can be bookmarked.

Which ISI categories is the Journal in?

Medicine, Hematology, Oncology

What is the ISI impact factor?

9.060 (2012)

How many issues are currently published each year?

Blood Online publishes 52 weekly issues annually, plus the ASH Annual Meeting Program & Abstracts issue in November. Issues are published every Thursday. Blood Online content is updated on the day before cover issue date by 3:00 pm EST (GMT -5).

What is the average number of pages printed per year?

10,152 (2007)

Does the journal deposit content in CrossRef?

Yes.

What is the DOI Prefix Prefix/Publisher ID?

10.1182/blood-yyyy-mm-nnnnnn

What is the range of content online?

Blood Online includes a full archive from the first issue published in January 1946.

Librarian FAQ - Account management

How do I activate my site license or gain access as an administrator?

After your order is processed, you will receive an email and/or letter that contains your account information. Follow the instructions provided to begin the activation process. If you do not have the email or letter, please go here to begin the activation process. Account Administrators are responsible for maintaining up-to-date information on their accounts, i.e., username and password, IP addresses, and email addresses. Contact the Blood Subscriptions Office if you need assistance.

I can't use IP-based access. Can I still set up access for my institution?

Blood Online offers other types of access, i.e. Athens authentication, etc. Please contact the Blood Subscriptions Office to find out how we can help you.

How do I verify or update my username/password, e-mail address, or other account information?

Once your online account has been activated, you can log into the account management area on Blood Online and review and edit your account information.

I forgot my username or password. How can I retrieve them?

Please contact the Blood Subscriptions Office.

Are usage reports available for my institution?

COUNTER-compliant usage reports are available here.

Who from my institution can access Blood Online?

An institutional online subscription permits unlimited simultaneous Internet access to Blood Online by authorized users at one geographical site (see below) through the use of the institution's IP addresses. Authorized users at the site are employees, faculty, staff, and students officially associated with the institutional subscriber, as well as patrons of the subscriber's library facilities. Access via proxy server is permissible for authorized users. Authenticated and authorized users affiliated with the one subscribing location may access Blood Online from remote sites (e.g., through dial-in, telnet, etc.). Access via open proxy server is prohibited.

How does institutional access work?

When someone attempts to use Blood Online, our server checks to see if the requesting computer is within the list of internet IP addresses provided by a subscribing institution. If it is, the reader will be able to use all those services enabled for institutional readers. For institutional subscribers, there are no user names or passwords to remember, and there is no limit on the number of readers from your institution who may access Blood Online simultaneously.

If our Blood Online subscription expires and at some later date we reinstate our subscription, will we have access to all years of the electronic version?

Yes. When you buy a subscription to Blood Online, you have access to the entire journal archive.