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Reminder: upcoming deadline for EPIC subscription confirmations 2018-2019

19 February 2018

First of all a big thank you to all the libraries that have sent through EPIC subscription confirmations for 2018-2019.

This, however, is a reminder to those libraries that haven’t (as yet) returned their confirmations that 5pm next Friday 2 March 2018 is the deadline to do so (subscription confirmation instructions and the downloadable subscription confirmation forms can be accessed via the Annual EPIC subscription confirmation process section of the EPIC subscription guide).

Please do ensure that you return your subscription confirmation for those resources that your library currently subscribes to through EPIC that you wish to retain access to in 2018-2019 as access to anything that is not indicated on your signed 2018-2019 EPIC subscription confirmation form will cease at the beginning of the new subscription year - 1 April 2018.

If you are having trouble meeting the deadline, please email me at paula.banks@dia.govt.nz to negotiate an extension, otherwise, if I do not receive a signed subscription confirmation form from your organisation by the 2 March 2018 deadline, I will assumed that your organisation is cancelling your existing subscription/s and will notify the applicable vendor/s of the cancellation.

A reminder, however, that if you are looking at adding new subscription options through EPIC and you feel you need more time than the 5pm March 2 2018 deadline to decide about whether you want to add them to your subscription for 2018-2019, EPIC member libraries can add new pro-rated subscription options at any time during the EPIC subscription year, the Setting up a pro-rated subscription section of the EPIC subscription guide provides more detail about how to do this.

Please don't hesitate to contact me if you need any further information.

Paula Banks

EPIC Manager

ph: (04) 474 3058

(please do not respond directly to this email)