Who decides what journals and databases the library subscribes to?

Question: 

Who decides what journals and databases the library subscribes to?

Answer: 

The library subscribes to journals and databases that cover a wide variety of subjects, and no one person could judge what is useful for all of the subscriptions. Just as with book selection, each subject area has a subject specialist that considers the needs of the students and faculty in that area and decides what journals or databases would provide the best support over time. Many databases cover multiple subject areas, and there is a committee of subject specialists that consider and decide about these interdisciplinary databases.

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