Mid September: Announcements of departmental allocations with an estimate of subscription expenses and the amount available for new orders.
December 16: Target date for encumberence/expediture of 1/3 of department's allocation.
January 31: Departments receive a list of their periodical subscriptions and start reviewing which (if any) to cancel.
March 12: Deadline for departments to submit proposed periodical cancellations.
March 31: Target date for encumberence/expenditure of 2/3 of department's allocation.
April 2: Library circulates to all departments the comprehensive list of proposed periodical cancellations.
April 30: Deadline for picking up periodical cancellations of other departments.
May 15: Last day Serials Acquisitions places orders for print serials for the fiscal year.
May 31: Last target date - department or librarian should have sent sufficient requests for the remaining free balance.
August 16: Departmental requests not spent are reviewed by librarian liaison with the department for order in the next fiscal year.