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ONCOLOGY NURSING SOCIETY
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ONLINE VERSION PAGE 9


Volume 14 Number 1 WINTER, 1997


The Oncology Nursing Society announces the launch of its newest member benefit, ONS Online, which offers a rich array of features accessed through the Internet, provides ONS members with revolutionary approach to gaining access to and sharing oncology nursing information.
Online content includes news, legislative summaries, oncology-related articles from both scholarly and consumer publications, a meetings listing (ONS and other organizations), various directories that will give access to ONS services, and an ONS publications and products catalogue. A "Dialogue with the Experts" feature enables users to ask questions to experts in the areas of clinical practice, research and education, and receive an answer within 48 hours. The service also contains full text editions of the Oncology Nursing Forum, Oncology Nursing Updates, Advances in Oncology, and the Journal of the National Cancer Institute.
ONS members will be able to access a variety of services, including the ability to pay member dues, register for conferences, and communicate via e-mail with the ONS Board, Steering Council, and national office. The online service will have chat capability, where users can have live interaction during preplanned moderated educational sessions; dialogue capability, where users can type in and post questions for other users to answer; and a forum area for messages and other types of postings. ONS Online is available through major online services and local Internet service providers. Once you have Internet access, go to location (URI)
http://www.ons.org to join ONS Online or via e-mail at customer.service@ons.org If you do not currently have an Internet service provider, or are unsure how to access ONS Online, contact Customer Service at 1-800-665-4679.
An access guide and disk has been developed to provide an overview of the ONS Online website and its features. For a complimentary copy of an access guide and disk, contact ONS at (412) 921- 7373.


WRITE ON STAFF

Susan McMillan...............USF
Beth Bertelli-Whidden......Moffitt
Marcy Sherman................Education
Ruth Lovett......................Health Policy
Susan Tan and Mary Beth Rearden..........Specials
Cyndi Cramer...................Editor


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