CDLINFO News: WEST

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

WEST passes resolution honoring Lizanne Payne

June 13, 2016  |  Category:  Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

The WEST Executive Committee passed the following resolution on May 20, 2016 to thank Lizanne Payne for her leadership.   Resolution Honoring Elizabeth A. (Lizanne) Payne Whereas Elizabeth A. Payne has advanced the efforts … More

WEST libraries achieve 500,000 volumes

June 7, 2016  |  Category:  Press Releases,Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

Member libraries of the Western Regional Storage Trust (WEST) have reached a major milestone, successfully archiving half a million journal volumes. Forum Journal 3, no. 3 (1989). Photo by … More

Update delivered at ALA Annual 2015 WEST Member Meeting

July 17, 2015  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

The ALA Annual WEST Member Meeting took place on Sunday, June 28, 2015 from 1:00-2:00 pm in the Hotel Nikko San Francisco. Thank you to everyone who joined us! In addition … More

WEST member meeting at ALA Annual in San Francisco: Please RSVP if you plan to attend

May 11, 2015  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

The ALA Annual WEST Member Meeting is happening on Sunday, June 28, 2015 from 1:00-2:00 pm in the Hotel Nikko San Francisco (in the Golden Gate room). Please RSVP to our poll … More

Call for Cycle 4 Archive Disclosures – Due May 29th

May 1, 2015  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

The WEST project team recently sent out a call for WEST Archive Holders to submit metadata records describing the journal backfiles archived during WEST Cycle 4. The archiving agreements formalized each cycle … More

Announcing WEST’s new FAQ!

April 21, 2015  |  Category:  Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

WEST has revised its FAQ! The new WEST FAQ includes the following three sections: The Who, What, Where and How of WEST Accessing WEST Archives The Call for Holdings … More

Cycle 5 Collections Analysis Currently Underway

April 10, 2015  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

In the fall, 86 members submitted files for 109 OCLC symbols, totaling 2.4 million records. With those records, approximately 30,000 journal backfiles were identified for cycle 5 collections analysis – which … More