2016–2017 CARLI Commercial Products Committee Annual Project: A Review of Journal Cancellation Approaches and Practices

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The committee members of the [CARLI] Commercial Products Committee decided that as an annual project a review of journal cancellation approaches and practices would be beneficial to other CARLI libraries faced with the need to address budget issues. This is an all-too-common problem facing libraries of all types and sizes. Committee members summarized their libraries’ experiences with having to cancel journals or other resources. The responses were summarized in order to suggest best practices for handling this issue and the individual responses were then anonymized and provided as case studies for those wishing for greater detail. A bibliography of selected resources is also included.


Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI)

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