STAFF RESOURCES

Database Cancellation Template

Draft template to appear in advance of the removal of canceled indexes and databases from the RUL web pages (and in particular, the Indexes and Databases list). This announcement will remain through the semester in which it is posted. To see an overview of this process see Removal of Licensed Databases, Indexes, Journal Packages, or Catalogs.

As of [effective date] the [index name] has been cancelled and will no longer be available through the Rutgers University Libraries. The Libraries deeply regret any inconvenience to our user community.

You may find the following print and electronic resources of some utility to your research:

[brief list of related print and electronic resources]
[any additional comments]

You may also wish to consult with a reference librarian for other ways to help find the resources you need.

If you have additional concerns about how to pursue your information needs, you may contact:
     Ask a Librarian.

Natalie Borisovets and Sara Harrington
on behalf of Public Services Council
August 29, 2003
Modified October 22, 2003

Sample: Index of Christian Art (not expected to be cancelled)

As of May 2004, the Index of Christian Art has been cancelled, and will no longer be available through the Rutgers University Libraries. The Libraries deeply regret any inconvenience to our user community.

You may find the following print and electronic resources of some utility to your research:

Strayer, Joseph R. Dictionary of the Middle Ages. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1982. 13 vols.
ALEXANDER, ART, DANA, CAMDEN, KILMER REF D114.D5 1982

Turner, Jane, ed. Encyclopedia of Italian Renaissance and Mannerist Art. New York: Macmillan Reference Limited, 2000. 2 vols.
Art REF N6370.E53 1999

ATLA Religion Database

Bibliography of the History of Art

The Index of Christian Art is headquartered at Princeton University. The Index is a separate entity fully accessible to the general public, as described here: http://ica.princeton.edu/location.html. Both paper copies and electronic versions of the Index of Christian Art are available for public use.

If you have additional concerns about how to pursue your information needs, you may contact:
     Ask a Librarian.



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