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Subscription Review 2021 (FY22)


The University of Washington Libraries is planning for cancellations of journals and other subscriptions in response to a shortfall in the 2019-2021 biennial budget and the possibility of a flat or decreased budget in FY22. Journal subscription prices continue to inflate at an average of 6% annually, which is unsustainable in our current budget environment.

In preparation, Librarians and Libraries staff compiled the following list of proposed subscription cancellations based on their knowledge of the discipline and departments, as well as usage and impact metrics, cost, and value; see more details at Principles & Rubric for Subscription Review.

We value and encourage your feedback. We invite the UW community to explore the list and identify titles you consider essential to your teaching or research. Please note that submitting a comment does not guarantee that we will be able to keep the subscription. If a journal you need is canceled, we remain committed to continuing to work with you to provide an alternative path to access the resources you need.

Proposed List of Subscriptions to Cancel

Use the 'Submit Feedback' link to comment on a subscription on the proposed cancellation list below. You must use the feedback form for every subscription you want to comment on.

See the proposed cancellation list in separate window.

Additional notes about this list:

  • You must be logged into your UW Google Drive (G Suite) account to access the feedback form.
  • Some print resources may have temporary online access available in UW Libraries Search via HathiTrust Emergency Library. See HathiTrust Digital Library: Emergency Temporary Access Service for more information.
  • Many print subscriptions are listed with the series title on the spreadsheet, but are listed in UW Libraries Search under individual volume titles.
  • If a title link to UW Libraries Search doesn’t work, please contact

The deadline for preliminary comments is Friday, August 13, 2021. Final deadline for comments is October 12, 2021.

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