Database Cancellations

The databases listed below were either cancelled or discontinued by the vendor.

Access ended/will end on the date specified.


Europa World Plus [12/31/2018]

GEOBASE [12/31/2018]

Kodeks [12/31/2018]

LexisNexis Academic [12/31/18] – platform replaced with new platform, Nexis Uni

MLA International Bibliography (ProQuest platform) [effective 12/31/2018] – Access to MLA International Bibliography moved to the Ebsco platform in 2019, as a result of MLA entering into an exclusive agreement with Ebsco to host their content.

Reference Universe [12/31/2018]

Literary Encyclopedia [10/01/18]

VoxGov [10/01/2018]

Safari Books Online [8/01/2018]

LitFinder [7/25/18] – The Wisconsin Department of Instruction announced the cancellation of its subscription to this database for BadgerLink.

NewspaperARCHIVE [6/30/18] – The Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction cancelled the subscription for this database for BadgerLink; a contract for a replacement Historic Newspaper Collection for BadgerLink has not yet been confirmed.

Kanopy (Films) [6/28/2018] – In June 2018 the Library stopped acquiring new films, however in October 2018 a subsequent subscription was started to the Criterion Collection, Media Education Foundation Collection and California Newsreel Collection. Alternative streaming video services include Docuseek2 and Films on Demand.

BMJ Clinical Evidence [3/31/2018] – discontinued by vendor, all content to be archived at PubMed Central; some content is moving to BMJ Best Practice.


Guide to Social Work, Social Science and Religion in Periodical Literature [12/31/17] – ceased

Literary Research Guide [12/31/2017]

MIT CogNet [12/31/2017]

PsycCritiques [12/31/2017] – discontinued by vendor, replaced with open access archive

International Newsstand [12/15/2017] – discontinued by vendor, replaced with International Newsstream and Canadian Major Dailies

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A comprehensive list of reference and research databases is available in the Database Library.