CDLINFO News: Collection Development

UC Special Collections Highlighted

In a news article on the University of California website, UC archival collections are highlighted across the campuses. States the article, “While there’s no other band like the Grateful Dead, … More

HathiTrust – April Update

May 20, 2014  |  Category:  Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

      Highlights from April’s HathiTrust Update: HathiTrust is seeking nominations for the User Support Working Group. The group is looking to add up to two new members who have … More

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WEST Strategic Planning Meeting June 3rd

May 12, 2014  |  Category:  Newsletter,Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

The WEST Executive Committee and Operations & Collections Council will meet on June 3 in Oakland, California to plan for subsequent WEST phases. The goals of WEST’s strategic planning this … More

Embed with HathiTrust: Putting Digital Books in Your Users’ Path

May 8, 2014  |  Category:  Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Did you know that it’s easy to embed HathiTrust books in your website? You can embed any public domain book into HTML code.  Follow the instructions on the HathiTrust website or simply … More

WEST assessment survey a success!

April 30, 2014  |  Category:  Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

The “WEST Phase 2 Assessment Survey 2014” ran from March 5, 2014 through March 24, 2014. Thank you to all participants! We received a very good response rate, with a … More

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: April 2014

April 24, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

I’m pleased to announce that SCP is now cataloging two high profile open access monographic collections, Knowledge Unlatched and the Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB). The UC’s are charter … More

WEST at ALA Annual 2014 in Las Vegas: Please RSVP if you plan to attend

April 23, 2014  |  Category:  Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

The ALA Annual WEST Member Meeting is happening on Sunday, June 29, 2014 from 1-2:30 pm in LVCC-N120. This year, in addition to a general program update, we will also include … More

New Archive Holders in Cycle 4

April 18, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

WEST will invite many more member institutions to serve as Archive Holders in Archive Cycle 4 (2014-2015). WEST is currently completing its annual regional collections analysis for Archive Cycle 4 … More

HathiTrust Update – Spring 2014

April 17, 2014  |  Category:  Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Mike Furlough (photo by Penn State) Recent highlights and events at HathiTrust: HathiTrust released a statement regarding the “Heartbeat Bug”  on April 9th. In February Mike Furlough was appointed Executive … More

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WEST Invoicing 2014

April 14, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

WEST will issue member fee invoices in May/June for the calendar year 2014. As previously announced via email to members in December 2013, there will be increases to the member … More