Spring 2022 Subscription Update

Spring 2022 Subscription Update

Spring 2022 Update

The Western Libraries has finalized the outcomes of the 2021-22 subscription review process. These changes–which will take effect on January 1, 2023–are part of an ongoing effort to ensure that the university’s subscriptions portfolio remains dynamic and relevant.

In winter quarter, the Libraries shared a list of 59 existing subscriptions under review and 18 new subscriptions requested by members of the university community. Based on the feedback we received, we will be canceling six (6) existing subscriptions in order to add seven (7) new subscriptions to our collection. Individuals affiliated with Western can log in to review the full list of titles.

We are pleased to share that most of the canceled subscriptions will still be accessible through library databases like Academic Search Complete, CINAHL Complete, and JSTOR. Individual articles not available on other platforms can be acquired through Interlibrary Loan (ILL).

If you have any questions, please reach out to the Libraries’ Subject Teams or contact the Libraries’ Collection Services division. Western students, faculty, and staff can also continue to submit new subscription requests for next year’s review via our New Subscription Request Form.