CDLINFO News: WEST

WEST Program Assessment Survey, responses due March 19th

March 12, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

WEST is currently conducting an assessment of Phase 1 (2011-2013). The assessment includes a survey of all WEST members. We want your feedback on WEST! Your responses to the survey … More

WEST collects statistics from members and Archive Holders

March 4, 2014  |  Category:  Newsletter,WEST  |  Author: 

WEST recently collected statistics about deselection, archiving and lending and borrowing from our members and Archive Holders. These statistics are important parts of our reporting to the Andrew W. Mellon … More

CRL Webinar: PAPR’s New Public Features

February 26, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

The Center for Research Libraries will present new features added to the Print Archives Preservation Registry in an online webinar. A significant amount of holdings data has been added to … More

WEST Update Delivered to the CRL Print Archives Network Meeting at ALA Midwinter 2014

January 28, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

The Western Regional Storage Trust (WEST) has entered into its second three-year implementation phase with the support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Between 2013 and 2016, WEST libraries will … More

Upcoming Meeting at ALA Midwinter 2014

January 22, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

The ALA Midwinter WEST Member Meeting is happening this Sunday, January 26, 2014 from 1-2:30 pm in MAR-Franklin 08. Thank you to everyone who has already RSVP’d. If you haven’t … More

Happy Holidays from the WEST Project Team!

December 23, 2013  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

We wish you and your staff a very happy holiday season and peaceful, prosperous new year!

Managing the Print Archiving Process: Answering a Call for Holdings

December 20, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

In November, we looked at how WEST Archive Builders manage and build print archives for silver and gold archive types (click here for a refresher). As part of this archive building process, … More

WEST Executive Committee Election Results

December 16, 2013  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

The Western Regional Storage Trust (WEST) is governed by an Executive Committee that oversees the operation and development of WEST and works to integrate WEST with related archiving programs nationally … More

Reminder – WEST ALA Midwinter Meeting: Please RSVP if you plan to attend

December 10, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

ALA Midwinter is fast approaching; if you plan to attend the WEST Member meeting on Sunday, January 26, 2014 from 1-2:30 pm in MAR-Franklin 08, please RSVP. You can RSVP to our … More

WEST at ALA Midwinter 2014 in Philadelphia: Please RSVP if you plan to attend

November 30, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,WEST  |  Author: 

There will be a WEST Member meeting at ALA Midwinter in Philadelphia, Sunday, January 26, 2014 from 1-2:30 pm in MAR-Franklin 08. WEST members are encouraged to attend to hear … More