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Deans' Council, University of Rhode Island

Three slides in the presentation were provided by Elsevier. Individual database cost data redacted per license agreements with publishers.

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Slides from a presentation to the University of Rhode Island Deans' Council comparing the databases Web of Science and Scopus, in the context of the University Libraries' plans to cancel Web of Science and become a Scopus-only campus. The presentation took place in Green Hall at the University of Rhode Island on April 19, 2017.

A handout given to attendees is included as a supplementary file.

HandoutforWebofScienceCancellation_Redacted.pdf (58 kB)
"Notes for Web of Science Cancellation," handout given to Deans at meeting