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Database Cancellations

The databases listed below were either cancelled or discontinued by the vendor. Access ended/will end on the date specified.

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

2020

10/01/20 – World Biographical Information System (WBIS) (De Gruyter)

09/01/20 – Art Museum Image Gallery (Ebsco) – this database is being discontinued by the vendor.

07/01/20 – Archive Finder (Chadwyck-Healey)

07/01/20 – ProQuest Statistical Insight (ProQuest) – four modules: American Statistics Index (ASI), base module (TAB), Index to International Statistics (IIS), and Statistical Reference Index (SRI)

06/28/20 – Soundzabound – The Wisconsin Department of Instruction announced the cancellation of its subscription to this database for BadgerLink.

06/01/20 – CountryWatch

06/01/20 – World News Digest (Infobase)

05/01/20 – Short Story Index (Ebsco) – note that access to Short Story Index Retrospective: 1915-1983 will remain.

01/31/20 – Family Studies Abstracts (Ebsco)

01/31/20 – Docuseek2 – Access to the Docuseek2 collection on the Docuseek2.com platform will cease on 12/15/2020. Access to the same Docuseek2 content is now available from a different platform from Alexander Street Press.

2019

12/01/19 – Mergent

09/28/19 – Complete Television, Radio & Cable Directory (Grey House)

09/21/19 – BCC Research

09/01/19 – OECD iLibrary – Cancellation applies to updates or new content; Access remains for content published prior to September 1, 2019.

08/01/19 – PsycTests (ProQuest)

08/01/19 – PsycINFO (ProQuest) – Access for the University of Wisconsin System will move to the Ebsco platform on 8/01/2019.

08/01/19 – PsycARTICLES (ProQuest) – Access for the University of Wisconsin System will move to the Ebsco platform on 8/01/2019.

07/01/19 – Health and Psychosocial Instruments (Ovid platform) – Access will move to the Ebsco platform on 7/01/2019.

07/01/19 – PolicyMap

07/01/19 – International Pharmaceutical Abstracts (Ovid platform) – Access will move to the Ebsco platform on 7/01/2019.

07/01/19 – Performing Arts Periodicals Database (ProQuest)

06/17/19 – KnowledgeEdge Video (Tooling U)

06/01/19 – IndustriusCFO Industry Metrics

04/01/19 – Social Science Research Network (SSRN)

04/01/19 – Stat!Ref

04/01/19 – MICROMEDEX Healthcare Series

2018

12/31/18 – Compendex – Note that access to Ei Backfiles (1884-1969) remains available.

12/31/18 – Europa World Plus

12/31/18 – GEOBASE

12/31/18 – Kodeks

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

12/31/18 – MLA International Bibliography (ProQuest platform) – 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.

12/31/18 – Reference Universe

10/01/18 – Literary Encyclopedia

10/01/18 – VoxGov

08/01/18 – Safari Books Online

07/25/18 – LitFinder – The Wisconsin Department of Instruction announced the cancellation of its subscription to this database for BadgerLink.

06/30/18 – NewspaperARCHIVE – 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.

06/26/18 – Kanopy (Films) – 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.

03/31/18 – BMJ Clinical Evidence – discontinued by vendor, all content to be archived at PubMed Central; some content is moving to BMJ Best Practice.

2017

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

12/31/17 – Literary Research Guide

12/31/17 – MIT CogNet

12/31/17 – PsycCritiques – discontinued by vendor, replaced with open access archive

12/15/17 – International Newsstand – discontinued by vendor, replaced with International Newsstream and Canadian Major Dailies