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Subscription Decision Process (Renewals/Cancellations)
Maintaining high-quality collections in an environment of constrained budgets requires an active management strategy that seeks to balance external factors (e.g., subscription inflation costs) with annual budget allocations. This strategy occasionally results in cancellations or access restrictions.
The Libraries annually evaluate the collection and subscribed resources to maintain balanced support of the university's ongoing curricular and research needs within budgetary allowances.
Each subscription renewal or cancellation decision will have unique drivers and be guided by our collection values of collaboration, discovery, and stewardship. The cancellation process will include one or more of the following:
Additional elements considered include:
This policy was last reviewed March 2023.
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