Timeline for Collections Review

Because serials are ordered and paid for several months before the beginning of the subscription year, the Collections Review needs to take place during the spring and early summer months. The cancellation requests for the 2014/2015 subscription year need to be made with the serial vendors by summer 2014.

October 2013 University Library Committee Meeting
November 2013 Departmental Library Representatives Meeting
February 24, 2014 Distribution of proposed journal list for review and ranking
March 21, 2014 Deadline for feedback to the Libraries on the proposed cancellation list
April 15, 2014 Distribution of cancellation list of journals and databases for follow-up review
May 7, 2014 Deadline for comments on cancellation list of journals and databases
May 12-16, 2014 Final list of all cancellations posted
July-August, 2014 Initiate journals and databases cancellation process