California: Funding Cuts Cause Santa Barbara Public LIbrary To Cut Access to Seven Database Subscriptions
Due to funding cuts at the state and local levels, the Santa Barbara Public Library System can no longer provide access to the following subscription databases effective July 1, 2011:
• Ancestry Library Edition
• Biography Resource Center/ Biography in Context
• Chilton’s Automotive Library
• Health and Wellness Resource Center
• Heritage Quest
• Literature Resource Center
• Toucan Social Studies Fact Card
For a list of databases still available through the Santa Barbara Public Library System web site please visit sbplibrary.org/research.
About Gary Price
Gary Price (email@example.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com.