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The databases listed below were either cancelled or discontinued by the vendor. Access ended/will end on the date specified.
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6/30/2023 – Russian Academy of Sciences Bibliographies – loss of access due to vendor EBSCO having removed the database from its product offerings.
Prior to 5/11/23 – Grant Forward (IRIS / Illinois Researcher Information Service) – access had been provided by Research and Sponsored Programs.
Effective 4/1/23 – Access to certain CNKI databases (East View) was temporarily suspended due to a data review under Chinese domestic law. The resumption date has not yet been determined. More information is available here. Databases impacted by this outage include:
Effective 12/31/2023 – Marquette University has announced that Foundations in Wisconsin will be discontinued at the end of 2023.
10/20/22 – ARBAOnline was discontinued by vendor
2/28/22 – Business Premium Collection and its sub-collections, including ABI/Inform and J.P. Morgan Research are being replaced by ProQuest One Business. All content from these databases is now available in ProQuest One Business.
12/31/21 – International African Bibliography Online (De Gruyter)
12/01/21 – Kürschners deutscher Gelehrten-Kalender online (De Gruyter)
7/30/2021 – Victorian Database Online (LITIR Database Inc.)
6/30/21 – SPIN: Sponsored Programs Information Service – access had been provided by Research and Sponsored Programs
12/30/20 – PBS Video Collection (Alexander Street) – the contents from this collection is now available to users through Academic Video Online (ProQuest)
12/5/20 – Credo Reference
10/31/20 – D&B Business Browser (Dun & Bradstreet, Inc.)
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.
01/01/20 – World Bank eLibrary (World Bank)
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
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.
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