Answered By: Amy Sisson Last Updated: Jan 15, 2019 Views: 10
In the fall of 2018, Clarivate Analytics, the publisher of Journal Citation Reports (JCR), announced that they would integrate JCR into its Web of Science database product effective January 2019. Previously, a library subscription to JCR as a stand-alone product cost $12,600 per year. Now, it can only be subscribed to as part of the Web of Science database, at a cost of $84,000 per year.
Unfortunately, the Library's budget, which is created based on the assessments paid to The TMC Library by its member institutions, is not sufficient for the library to subscribe to Web of Science. The TMC Library was not the only one to lose access to JCR; other UT libraries lost access because they could not or did not want to cover the high cost for Web of Science. Faculty and staff may discuss this situation further with the Library's Executive Director, Debbie Sibley (firstname.lastname@example.org).