Journals and databases are ordered and paid for several months before the beginning of the subscription year. Therefore the serials assessment/review needs to take place during the spring and early summer months. The cancellations requests for the 2014/2015 subscription year need to be made with vendors and subscription agents by summer 2014.
|March 24 2014||Distribute list of potential cancellations to campus|
|April 25 2014||Deadline for feedback to the Libraries on proposed cancellations|
|April 28 – May 9 2014||Collections staff and Subject Liaison Librarians review feedback and collate final list of cancellations|
|May 12 - 16 2014||Final list of cancellations is distributed to campus for any additional feedback|
|July-August, 2014||Initiate journals and databases cancellation process with vendors and subscription agents|