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Acquisitions Calendar

Mid September: Announcements of departmental allocations with an estimate of subscription expenses and the amount available for new orders.

October 31: Target date for encumbrance/expenditure of 1/4 of department's allocation.

February 10: Librarians receive a list of their departments' subscriptions and start reviewing which (if any) to cancel.

February 15: Target date for encumbrance/expenditure of 2/4 of department's allocation.

March 31: Deadline for librarians to submit proposed subscription cancellations.

May 1: Library circulates to all departments the comprehensive list of proposed subscription cancellations.

April 15: Target date for encumbrance/expenditure of 3/4 of department's allocation.

May 31: Deadline for picking up cancellations of other departments.

June 30: Target date for completing encumbrance/expenditure of department's entire allocation.