ProQuest Subscription Renewal

The invoice period for Statewide Database Licensing members is July 1 through June 30, automatically renewed annually. Individual library costs can vary slightly from year to year, depending on whether libraries drop out, or new libraries join during the previous year. Exact costs will be calculated early in June, and sent to ProQuest for invoicing. If your library needs to be invoiced prior to June 30, please contact us so that we can request expedited invoicing for you.

For school libraries, renewal (or cancellation) is through your local Educational Service District (ESD).

Joining the SDL Project

Nonprofit public, academic, or special libraries wishing to join the project should fill out and return an Intent to Participate form:

Cancellation

If a public, academic, or special library wishes to cancel its ProQuest subscription through the statewide contract, please fill out, sign, and return a Cancellation form by or before May 27.

Cost Subsidies

This project only succeeds because so many of the state’s libraries work together to make it possible. If libraries drop out, their share of the cost must be absorbed by everyone else. It is especially important that K-12 school libraries continue their subscriptions through their ESDs. A big thank you goes to all of you for working together to insure the success of this project since 1997! Approximate current cost shares are as follows:

50% Washington State Library
22% Public Libraries
13% K-12 School Libraries (both public and private) and School Districts, working through the 9 Educational Service Districts
13% Academic Libraries (community & technical colleges plus private nonprofit academic libraries)
2% Hospital, medical, research, and special libraries

Contact

If you have any questions or problems with the cancellation or renewal, please contact SDL staff. K-12 libraries should contact their respective ESD.

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