CDLINFO News: Authored by Alison Wohlers

WEST Representatives Attend Rosemont Shared Print Alliance In-person Meeting

December 22, 2017  |  Category:  Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

On November 3rd, WEST representatives from the WEST Executive Committee, supported by the WEST Project Team, traveled to Rosemont, Illinois to take part in an in-person strategic meeting of the … More

WEST Members Meeting at ALA Midwinter in Denver, Colorado – Please RSVP if you plan to attend!

December 21, 2017  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

The ALA Midwinter WEST Members Meeting is happening on Sunday, February 11, 2018, from 1-2:30 pm (MT) in the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Room Centennial H. Please RSVP to our poll (found here) … More

WEST passes resolution honoring Emily Stambaugh

December 15, 2017  |  Category:  Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

On November 17, 2017, the WEST Executive Committee passed the following resolution honoring Emily Stambaugh for her many contributions to shared print and the WEST program. Resolution Honoring Emily Stambaugh … More

Introducing the WEST Technical Support and Expertise Forum

November 20, 2017  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

The past six months or so—marked by disclosures of archived titles and collecting files of unarchived holdings—have demonstrated that many of our members are managing ILS transitions and other technical … More

WEST Webinar: Rosemont Shared Print Alliance Overview

October 19, 2017  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

On October 11th and 18th, the WEST Project Team hosted two webinars, during which Emily Stambaugh provided an overview of the Rosemont Shared Print Alliance and WEST’s role in that … More

OCLC’s Vision and Services to Support the Collective Collection

October 17, 2017  |  Category:  Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

In August, OCLC’s President and CEO, Skip Prichard, announced OCLC’s vision for supporting the Collective Collection. This will include support for shared print services. For more details, please watch this … More

Announcing the Completion of New Enhancements for the AGUA Analysis and Decision Support Tool

October 2, 2017  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

During the past year, the WEST Development and Project teams have worked together to realize six important enhancements for the AGUA tool. We are pleased to announce that these enhancements … More

Call for WEST Cycle 6 (2016/17) Statistics is Underway – extended deadline: Friday, October 27, 2017

October 2, 2017  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

WEST Cycle 6 statistics gathering is well underway! Thank you to everyone who has responded to our call – we greatly appreciate it. Following each cycle, WEST collects deselection, archiving, … More

WEST Webinar: The Why and How of Submitting Unarchived Holdings Files

September 28, 2017  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

In the beginning of September, the WEST Project Team sent out a request for unarchived holdings data from Full Members, which will inform the coming round of collections analysis determining … More

Annual Collection Comparison Reports for Cycle 6 now available in AGUA

September 28, 2017  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

At the end of August, the Western Regional Storage Trust (WEST) announced that the sixth archiving cycle is complete and the Cycle 6/2017 collection comparison reports are available to full … More