CDLINFO News: Authored by Alison Wohlers

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

Need to Weed? WEST Webinar: On Demand Collection Comparison Report

August 28, 2017  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

On August 2nd and 9th, the WEST Project Team hosted two webinars aimed to support members in WEST archiving activities and the use of decision support services. The webinars featured … More

WEST Cycle 6 Disclosures Complete

August 28, 2017  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

In July, WEST Archive Holders and Builders completed disclosures of archived materials for Cycle 6. The WEST Project team received 34 disclosure files. Overall, we estimate that Cycle 6 archiving … More

Update Delivered at ALA Annual 2017 WEST Member Meeting

August 28, 2017  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

WEST members met during the June ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. Over 20 representatives of WEST member institutions were able to attend – hailing from California to Missouri. During the … More