CDLINFO News: WEST

Announcing AGUA – WEST’s decision-support information center!

July 9, 2014  |  Category:  Newsletter,WEST  |  Author: 

WEST is proud to announce AGUA, the information center where WEST members and Archive Holders can review archiving proposals and make local archiving decisions online. The first release will go … 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

Upcoming WEST Meeting at ALA Annual Reminder: Please RSVP if you plan to attend

May 29, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

The ALA Annual WEST Member Meeting is happening on 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 … More

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

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