CDLINFO News: Authored by Danielle Westbrook

WEST invites title nominations for deep backfiles to hold in place

August 22, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

Does your library have a deep print journal backfile you would be willing to archive in place on behalf of the region? WEST would like to invite member libraries to … More

WEST Strategic Planning Progress – Initial Recommendations for Change, 2016 and beyond

August 18, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

On June 3rd, the WEST Executive Committee and Operations and Collections Council convened to review member feedback from the recent program assessment and plan for WEST’s future beyond 2016. A … More

WEST Update Delivered at Member Meeting at ALA Annual 2014

August 4, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

The ALA Annual WEST Member Meeting took place on Sunday, June 29, 2014 in LVCC-N120. Following a presentation from the WEST Project Team, we had an excellent Q&A session. Thank you to everyone … More

Emily Stambaugh speaks on “Moving Shared Print to the Network Level” at ALA Annual 2014

August 1, 2014  |  Category:  Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

The ALA Annual 2014 Print Archive Network (PAN) meeting on June 27 was followed by a session titled, “Looking to the Future of Shared Print,” co-sponsored by the Maine Shared … More

Roles and Responsibilities of an Archive Holder

July 3, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

WEST is excited to invite more members to act as Archive Holders this cycle. WEST believes strongly in the importance of the distributed model for serials print archiving. WEST currently … More

WEST member meeting this Sunday

June 26, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

The ALA Annual WEST Member Meeting is happening this Sunday, June 29, 2014 from 1-2:30 pm in LVCC-N120. Thank you to everyone who has already RSVP’d! If you haven’t RSVP’d yet, … More

WEST Program Assessment: survey results released

June 25, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

In Spring 2014, WEST conducted a program assessment of its first three years. The assessment included a survey of all WEST members to collect valuable feedback about member views and priorities … More

WEST welcomes additional Archive Holders for cycle 4

June 20, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

In Archive Cycle 4, WEST will invite approximately 60 current members to participate as Archive Holders in the distributed archive; during previous cycles, approximately 20 members participated as Archive Holders. … More

WEST Phase 2 Systems Development Update

June 17, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

WEST is currently developing additional systems functions to support archiving activities, including a graphical user interface (or “dashboard”) to the existing print journal collections analysis system. The collections analysis system … More

Strategic Planning for WEST beyond 2016; Achieving Sustainability

June 10, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

The WEST Executive Committee and Operations and Collections Council convened in person in Oakland, CA on June 3rd to initiate a strategic planning process to achieve sustainability by 2016, when … More