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.