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In Dec. 2010, the decision was made to withdraw the print version of Chemical Abstracts (CA) from the CSU Libraries. As the library approached a major renovation, we encountered severe space issues, and CA was on the list of resources slated to be moved to storage. In making this decision, we asked the question “How do we envision the print Chemical Abstracts would be used in the future?" The decision to withdraw the print CA was made based on the following: