VIReC produces the monthly Data Issues Brief (DIB) to inform VA researchers about current news or updates regarding health data, databases, and medical informatics. The DIB is a free monthly publication. A DIB subscription delivers current news about VA databases and information systems right to your inbox. The DIB is available from our Intranet site. Researchers with VA network access can copy and paste the following URL into the browser to view the current issue and archived publications or to subscribe: http://vaww.virec.research.va.gov/DIB/Overview.htm.